This is the moment a quick-footed rabbit managed to outwit a leopard in southeast Sri Lanka. The heart-stopping incident took place at the popular Yala National Park. Footage shows the leopard waiting patiently before pouncing, but the rabbit
A fifth-century Sri Lankan king seeking protection from his violent and power-hungry brother ended up building a fortress in the sky that survives to this day. According to Lonely Planet, the ancient site is called Sigiriya, and it rests on a
Villagers and wildlife officers in Sri Lanka worked together to help an elephant that had become trapped in a canal for more than 10 hours. The elephant was rescued from Maduru Oya's Z.D main canal near Medagama on Monday, after wandering
A stomach-churning video has emerged of a six-foot-long python swallowing a live peacock in a forest area of Sri Lanka. The incident apparently took place at the Yala National Park in 2017. Footage shows the python strangling the large bird
Perched on a hillside, overlooking the largest natural lake in Sri Lanka and miles of untapped natural beauty, Tri serves up an almost unrivaled location.
Nestled on the coast, metres from Yala National Park, Wild Coast Tented Lodge in Sri Lanka offers a getaway with a real difference.
Thought private beaches were just for the rich and famous? You'll be surprised by how many hotels around the world have their own sandy strips to allow guests to stretch out and experience exclusivity on holiday. SEE ALSO: Britain's
The Sri Lankan navy rescued a wild elephant dragged out to sea by strong currents. The elephant, who was struggling to stay afloat, was spotted by a Fast Attack Craft (FAC) on a routine patrol off the coast of Kokkuthuduwai in Kokilai, in the
Deciding where to go for a family holiday can be difficult, particularly choosing a place that everyone will enjoy. But there are some bucket list destinations that are guaranteed to impress children of all ages as well as the adults, while
A huge crocodile has been rescued by wildlife officials in Sri Lanka. The reptile got stuck in a canal leading to the Nilawala River. See also: Brave woman wards off crocodile with flip-flop See also: Film makers dress in disguise to swim
Amazing footage has emerged from Sri Lanka appearing to show a little girl stopping a wild elephant in its tracks and forcing it to retreat. The video, filmed earlier this month, shows the girl standing her ground with her arm outstretched as
Making a stylish entrance at a hotel is one thing, but what about being welcomed into one of the world's most amazing hotel lobbies before checking in to your room? These days, hotel lobbies are so much more than a reception desk and a
The bridge that was destroyed in a famous scene from classic 1957 film The Bridge on the River Kwai is to be rebuilt in Sri Lanka. The detonation of the bridge is one of the most iconic scenes in movie history. Now, 57 years after it was blown
Sri Lanka is now well and truly on the map for holidaymakers. It's the perfect destination for travellers in search of somewhere as yet unspoilt by tourism: think endless beaches, welcoming people, value for money. This great video gives
Keeping fit on holiday has never been such a joy. Check out these luxury gyms at hotels around the world, whether you're after sweeping views of oceans, jungles, snow-covered mountains or cityscapes...
£300 off per couple in Sri Lanka Travelbag (0871 703 4240) is offering a seven-night escape at the four-star Avani Kalutara, staying on a half board basis from £599 per person, including flights with Kuwait Airlines from London Gatwick. This
PA Travel operators could challenge Sri Lanka's decision to charge a £30 tourist charge for all visitors from 1 January, 2012. Currently, there is a free visa-on-arrival, but the new Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA), will charge £30
Holidaymakers will be able to splash less cash this year in Portugal and Spain, according to The Post Office's annual Holiday Money Report, which was published today, 24 January 2011. The survey, which tots up the cost of eight common
For a small island, Sri Lanka has plenty to tempt you to visit - white sand beaches, ancient cities, tea plantations, leopards and elephants, even a growing fashion scene, not to mention plenty of winter sun. And now the country's civil war