You can find a lot of great ring designs with alexandrite on the website Etsy. We've decided to go poking around for you, and surface the very best alexandrite rings the handmade / vintage site has to offer! (You're welcome!) Alexandrite is a pretty purple colored gemstone and is one of the...

Small is beautiful here, as just five suites are split between the atmospheric Old House and sleek New Wing, with a midnight-blue pool snaking between the two. Although this is a hinterland hideaway, you're just a short drive from the coast if you fancy a dip. Need to know Rooms Five

On Saturday, 13 November 2010 at the Sri Lanka Design Festival (SLDF), Kasuni Rathnasuriya was awarded the Young Fashion Entrepreneur (YFE) Award 2011. The YFE 2011 Award is a British Council initiative offered in partnership with the Sri Lanka Design Festival, that seeks to champion and...

Upon arriving in Sri Lanka I must say I experienced one of the most painless passport checks ever. It was more or less a straight through job and our luggage was all out within 15 minutes of landing. Dear Colombo airport, please come and give some lessons to the western world about...

We'll officially kick this off with my last trip to Sri Lanka, where I visited Ceylon Tea Trails and Cape Weligama for five days. What I found most interesting about the whole Sri Lankan experience was the travel involved to get to certain locations and the beauty that was discovered along...

Ok so I know this blog is all about DIY, but I couldn't help share with you a few pics from my recent trip to Sri Lanka. Please don't hate me! Has to be one of my favourite places to travel - with mountains of DIY inspiration. For such a small island (just south of India) it has such beautiful...

Boutique hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith serve up three of the best Sri Lankan escapes for your holiday pleasure! Best for tea treats: Ceylon Tea Trails, Hill Country, Sri Lanka Style Peaceful plantation Setting Sumptuous haute hill-station For a taste of Sri Lanka's elegant colonial past...

For those that value the distinctive, rare and special, Alexandrite semi-precious gemstones are a great choice. An alexandrite ring will be the perfect setting in which to display this beautiful gemstone's unique characteristic – a vibrant color change when moved from natural light into...

But, if you want a break from the liver damage, don't choose Boracay for your next beach vacation; instead choose the chill Sri Lanka with its beautiful beaches, stunning drives through the mountains and cultural sites to drink in. Upon first glance, Sri Lankan towns resemble many other...

While I should hope that I'd be returning to Sri Lanka in a matter of months, I never know what the future holds and Adam's Peak is not to be missed when given the chance to visit. Essentially, here I'm telling you to make it a "must" on any itinerary you put together if you book into Ceylon...

 

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