Whether you want to catch waves or air, Sri Lanka has destinations all around the island and in all seasons for the intrepid surfer and kitesurfer.
Sigiriya gets all the good press, but Pidurangala has the best view. For trekkers looking for the best possible vantage in the region, Pidurangala is the hike to beat.
Bedraggled, fuzzy, and occasionally drunk on berries, the Sri Lankan sloth bear in summer is one of the lesser known treasures of Yala and Wilpattu.
Historian Jeremiah Jenne explores the verdant, tea-covered hills of Dambatenne, upon which the Glaswegian Tommy Lipton would build a 19th-century empire that persists today.
Home to ancient legends and a modern mix of cultures, Sri Lanka is a land of intriguing dichotomies, but, it is her beaches that will enchant and captivate.
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 intact, but also with its eyes on bigger rewards.
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.