Sri Lanka: the secrets behind Asia's mightiest elephant migration

In every dry season, elephants gather in Minneriya National Park in their hundreds, creating one of the planet’s greatest natural spectacles.
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Five ways to discover the beauty of Sri Lanka’s highlands

The nation's central region, which spans mountains, waterfalls, tea plantations and colonial-era bungalows, offers a wide range of adventures. 

Sri Lanka: Top 21 highlights

Sri Lanka, cast away off the tip of India, hasn’t escaped the cliches. Writers often refer to it as ‘India in miniature’, failing to grasp that it has a fervent personality of its own. From tea plantations to ‘rice and curry’, Ayurveda and spice gardens, Sri Lanka is emerging as a gem in the rough

The world's best food destinations in 2019

Whether it’s an Italian temple of gastronomy or an Indian veggie paradise, some places seem to have good food woven into their DNA. From Mendoza to Mysore and Bologna to Beirut, we pick out some of the best destinations for food lovers

Family travel wishlist 2019: Action-packed Patagonia

With out-of-this-world landscapes and faraway fauna, nowhere packs a punch like Patagonia for the ultimate family adventure.
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Jetwing Safari Camp

This secluded bolthole is perfect base from which to explore Yala National Park — a vast area of forest and wetlands that's home to an incredible diversity of wildlife, including elephants, sloth bears and leopard
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A taste of luxury with Jetwing

Inspired by local, rural traditions, Jetwing Vil Uyana is a haven of blissful natural settings and luxury comforts

A taste of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka offers deeply fragrant interpretations of southern Asian cuisine, with colours, tastes and textures that feed all senses

Family travel: Sri Lankan safari

Leopards make an unexpected appearance on an unplanned game drive in Sri Lanka's Yala National Park

We compare: Family surfing holidays

We've selected some great surf trips for families where there's more than just waves on the horizon

Sri Lanka: A tuk-tuk safari

Swapping the surfing hotspot of Arugam Bay for a spur-of-the-moment adventure to a mountaintop Buddhist shrine leaves a lasting impression.

Sri Lanka: Cinnamon island

History, nature and culture collide on an aromatic trip to Sri Lanka's cinnamon heartland

Uncover Sri Lanka

Discover an island brimming with unique history and mesmerising culture with Heritance Hotels & Resorts

Sri Lanka: Hide and seek

Situated on opposing sides of the teardrop island of Sri Lanka, the Wilpattu and Yala national parks are wonderfully unspoilt areas of lowland jungle known for their bears and birds, elephants and crocodiles, and a certain elusive, spotty cat.

The trials of trivia: David Whitley

If you're going to market yourself to geography trivia anoraks, then at least have the decency to get facts right…