The tiny island of Sri Lanka has endured a lot, both in the past and in recent memory. Torn apart by civil war and a devastating tsunami, this strong and determined little country has fought its way through the hard times and come out on the other side not only with its beauty and culture […]
Like a little droplet dripping off the tip of India, Sri Lanka sits in the azure ocean, luring you to her sandy shores. Home to ancient legends and a modern mix of cultures thanks to the various religions of her people and the remaining influence of the colonizing Portuguese, Dutch, and British, Sri Lanka is […]
Traveling with the kids, whether they’re tiny tots or troublesome teens, can be fraught with hassle: there’s so much to consider, from getting the right vaccinations to packing all the essentials. But, it’s worth it: nothing is more edifying for young minds and more bonding for a family than exploring new places together, and for […]
Whether your trip to Sri Lanka includes the stunning beaches in the south, the lush highlands terraced with tea plantations or a wildlife safari in one of its national parks, it’s worth making the effort to venture into the country’s heart to explore the Cultural Triangle to get a deeper sense of history.
On a recent trip to Sri Lanka, I was excited to visit Minneriya National Park – scene of the largest meeting of Asian elephants anywhere in the world
I recently returned from a visit to Trincomalee, where I took in the major must-sees and was welcomed by the locals. Here’s my pick of the best experiences…
In the heart of the country lies Sri Lanka’s famed Cultural Triangle, which includes the ancient capitals of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa, the cave temples at Dambulla and the mighty rock fortress of Sigiriya.
The rolling tea plantations of Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, offer a stunning glimpse at the bounty of this immensely picturesque country.