With unrest well behind it, Sri Lanka's capital is refurbishing magnificent colonial buildings, erecting hotels with ocean views and adding to its already lively cafe and dining scene.
An exotic mix of fruits and spices, from mangos and bananas to tamarind, turmeric and ginger, go into this delicious local product.
Look at your plate as a painter's palate, Kuruvita advises. 'Take a little bit of everything and mix it together.'
Travellers can still find middle-of-the-road affordability in this super friendly country.
An innovative oasis of Japanese calm and the perfect counterpoint to the hustle of Colombo.
There's a lot to love about sailing in Sri Lanka: barefoot days and balmy nights, and the chance to experience this incredible country in a new way.
Sri Lanka's first purpose-built luxury wellness resort is a secluded sanctuary.
For a country that was at war not so long ago, Sri Lanka has experienced a phenomenal boost in visitor numbers.
Mysteriously untouched by tourism, Sri Lanka ticks all boxes on a traveller's checklist. Picture riding ruby-red trains that chug through luminescent-green tea plantations; palm trees jutting over dazzling white beaches while stilt fisherman ply their trade undisturbed from the shallows; magnificent 2000-plus years UNESCO ruins begging exploration, and a singular, spectacular cuisine. Don't think. Just go.