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Sri Lanka

Galle Face Green Promenade, Colombo Sri Lanka,

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: After the war is over

Anthony Dennis Colombo is charming new generations of Asian travellers, writes Anthony Dennis.

Sri Lanka

Handy in Kandy

The Elephant's Stables, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Anthony Dennis India's classic retro wheels, the Ambassador, may have sadly run out of juice with its manufacturer announcing recently it had halted production of the beloved though anachronistic car.

Health spas

Six of the best: health retreats

Flip Byrnes Tempted to sneak a midnight snack? Forget it. The kitchen at this health retreat is locked at night.

Global

A look back in wonder

Japan. Teshima Art Museum.

Our writers spend their year going places. In 2013 these were their most memorable experiences.

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Photo galleries

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Six of the best: wellness retreats

Bikini Boot Camp, Mexico, Tulum.

Looking to find a healthier and more balanced you? These top six retreats offer the perfect surrounding to relax and regenerate, writes Flip Byrnes.

The tear-drop island

Bathing time at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka.

Take a look at some of the attractions of Sri Lanka, named the No.1 destination in the world for 2013 by Lonely Planet.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist: Hit the road in Sri Lanka

Alaska railroad

Tripologist Find the 'fun stuff' in Sri Lanka, beat the airport blues and avoid overkill in Alaska.

Tripologist

Sri Lanka - better by the dozen

Tripologist We're a group travelling to Sri Lanka. Is independent travel recommended or should we consider a tour company?

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Map of Sri Lanka

Travel News

Should you be afraid of flying?

Plane flying around a storm. Wing.

BRITTANY MANN 10:52am | The two Malaysia Airlines incidents have not helped those with a fear of flying, but are those fears realistic?

Donald Trump unveil plans for new Washington DC luxury hotel

9:46am | The Trump empire is expanding to include a 270-room luxury hotel in DC that has bathrooms trimmed in gold.

Economic recovery drives more UK, US tourists to Australia

9:31am | Economic recovery in the UK and US has helped drive a surge in overseas travellers to Australia.

Gaol kicks off National Trust 'hotel' brand

CAROLYN WEBB 2:35pm | The public will be able to sleep overnight in Old Melbourne Gaol cells, with the National Trust starting to throw open its properties as hotels.

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