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Sri Lanka

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.

Sri Lanka

Twenty reasons to visit Colombo

Sri Lankan traditional dancers perform during the annual pageant of the historic gangaramaya temple Buddhist Temple in Colombo on February 17, 2011. The pageant is held the night before the full moon day in February. Dozens of colourful traditional dancers, drummers, whip crackers, fire eaters, musicians and devotees take part in the pagaent that parades through the main streets of Colombo. AFP PHOTO/Ishara S. KODIKARA shd travel november 3 colombo 20 reasons to visit colombo - text by belinda jackson

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Belinda Jackson Exotic food, ancient traditions, seaside fun and cricket are part of the Sri Lankan capital's colour and movement.

Sri Lanka

It's Ceylon to a tee

Avani Kalutara Sri Lanka

Nina Karnikowski Lounging in Sri Lankan luxury is very hard to beat, writes Nina Karnikowski.

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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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Travel News

Fuel pump fault causes Qantas A380 to turn back mid-flight

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GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 19 Apr | A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

NINA KARNIKOWSKI | When Roberta Sudbrack opened her self-titled restaurant in Rio, she brought to her kitchen the skills learnt from seven years' cooking at Brazil's presidential palace and her love of organic produce.

Frequent Flyer: Simon Westcott

JANE REDDY | Simon Westcott is the owner and chief executive LUXE City Guides.

Traveller letters: Thanks for the disloyalty, Qantas

An experience that reinforces last week's comment that Qantas does not care about its loyal Frequent Flyer members.

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