Duncan Forgan takes his rickety golf game to the island nation, home to characterful layouts steeped in colonial-era character.
Steeped in folklore and religious significance, Adam’s Peak in Sri Lanka is a site of pilgrimage for spiritual seekers and adventure lovers alike.
Photos by Chan Kit Yeng
From the sloth bears of Wilpattu to the elephants of Udawalawe, it is always a good time for a safari in Sri Lanka.
With world-class national parks, colonial plantation retreats and epic Unesco sites, packed within a glorious tropical coastline, Sri Lanka is one of Asia’s most underrated gems.
There is no need for a 600mm lens or to follow a kingfisher around for hours. No, this land is alive with colorful birdsthat can be well shot by any run-and-gun photographer.
Travelogues speaks with Malik Fernando of Resplendent Ceylon, proprietor of some of the finest accommodations on Sri Lanka, including Wild Coast Tented Lodge, Ceylon Tea Trails, and Cape Weligama.
With seaside, ancient stupas, rustic rural hamlets, and abundant wildlife, Sri Lanka’s east coast is a holistic island experience.
With its sloping palms, history, and ecology, travelers will be spoiled for choice in Sri Lanka, whether they want a relaxing beach stay, tea retreat, or a wildlife adventure.
Ramshackle heritage buildings dot the cityscape, a large market dominates the busy town, and Palmyrah leaves are weaved into a cadjan fences in houses. This is Jaffna.
Sri Lanka is nothing if not photogenic. Whether it’s mountain fortresses or empty beaches, this island nation is a magical land for Instagram-happy travelers.
There’s a lot to see in Sri Lanka, from Sigiriya to leopards, but there’s something to be said for a long hike to a waterfall. Central Sri Lanka’s unique topography gives it some very interesting cascades.