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Sri Lanka Travel Guide

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Trip Report: Sleeping in Sri Lanka

Three years after the country’s 26-year civil war ended, Sri Lanka’s recovery is well underway. I spent two weeks traveling in Sri Lanka at the...

Return to Sri Lanka

This exotic island nation may have been forever altered by political unrest and natural disaster. But on two visits—one just before the tsunami, one a...

Just Back: Summer Action in Minneapolis

Am I really the last person to "discover" Minneapolis? Until recently, I probably knew more about the religious capital of Kandy, in the central highlands...

Hottest Travel Destinations of 2012

There's always someplace new on the horizon. From southern China to Arkansas, here are the must-see travel destinations of 2012.

Why We Travel

Travel has the power to transform places and people in an instant. T+L looks at why we go.

A-List 2010: World's Top Travel Agents

T+L evaluated thousands of travel agents to create this highly selective list just for you.

T+L Reports: Sri Lanka's Kilburn Imperial White Tea

Pick up a tin of Kilburn Imperial White—one of the rarest teas on earth—during a plantation tour of Sri Lanka's Handunugoda Estate (Tittagalla, Ahangama; 91-4/385-299;...

Alp-n-Rock: Global Apparel that Gives Back

I recently discovered a designer whose attire I find irresistible—as I suspect it is (or will be) for many an active, trendy, and socially conscious...

A-List: World's Top Travel Agents 2011

Whether you’re looking to plan the trip of a lifetime, secure a great guide, or snag a hotel upgrade, booking with an expert beats the...

One Family's Experience With the Tsunami

Photographer Max Kim-Bee, a regular Travel + Leisure contributor, was on holiday with his family near Galle, Sri Lanka, when the earthquake and subsequent tsunami...
HOTELS

Ulagalla Resort

A 54-acre jungle retreat powered by solar panels and dotted with airy pavilions with plunge pools. Recommended by Ellison Poe, one of T+L's 2010 A-List travel agent. more ›


RESTAURANTS

Barefoot Café & Shop

Textile designer Barbara Sansoni serves fresh seafood and pastas and just-squeezed, sweetened lime juice in a cool, inviting garden shaded by frangipani trees. more ›


ACTIVITIES

Gangaramaya Temple

Visit this peaceful temple in Colombo, near Beira Lake; the resident elephant is a highlight. more ›


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