Getting crafty: handicrafts from around the world

From delicate needlework to intricate woodcarving: these crafts from around the world will inspire your next project.

Spotted in the wild: where to see Sri Lanka’s ‘Big Five’

From sloth bears to sperm whales, Sri Lanka is home to some of the most remarkable wildlife on the planet.

One step beyond: the world’s most impressive lesser-known mountains

How many of these have you climbed?

Seeing the wood for the trees: 11 of the world’s most spectacular forests

Covering even more of the world than our guidebooks, forests are ubiquitous but almost always different.

Sri Lankan Safari

Our founder Hilary Bradt took a trip to Sri Lanka and discovered all the ingrediants necessary for a terrific safari. 

Travelling locally to Sri Lanka – why you should give it a go

When it comes to exploring the kaleidoscopic country of Sri Lanka, travelling locally is the best way to do so. 

Sri Lanka by rail

Sometimes travelling is about the journey more than the destination. This is especially true when taking a train trip through scenic Sri Lanka.

What not to miss in Sri Lanka

Whether you’re a history lover, safari-goer or simply want to top up your tan, Sri Lanka has plenty to offer. Here is our pick of what not to miss. 

The Cultural Triangle

Home to four of Sri Lanka’s most impressive UNESCO sites, the Cultural Triangle is a must-see on any trip to the country.

Tea

One of Sri Lanka’s greatest exports, tea has been grown here since the 1800s.