Not for the faint-hearted or the waistline obsessed, Sri Lankan food is chili and spice-laden taste sensation and there is always enough to feed a small army.
They're mad and bad, unclean and mean - or so the story goes. These are the cities with the worst reputation in the world.
Stylish Sri Lankan stays.
Christina Pfeiffer goes on tour to explore this amazing island's richness.
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Anthony Dennis takes a 10-day trip on one of the most charmingly decrepit railway systems in the world.
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Mock Tudor melds with leopards and Buddhas in incomparable Sri Lanka, writes Christina Pfeiffer.
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.