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Sri Lanka with Kids

Sri Lanka is a justifiably popular holiday destination for people of many nationalities. But Sri Lanka with kids? Does that work? Is Sri Lanka a good destination for families, toddlers, babies or children of any age? We’ve taken our kids to Sri Lanka many times and it’s been great. So let us help put your …

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Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, with kids

Sigiriya With Kids. Good Idea?

We put off climbing Sigiriya with kids until they were 11 and 9. Why? Because we’d climbed Sigiriya rock fortress twice before, without kids and knew exactly what to expect up there. We knew that the steps weren’t the most child friendly in the world and that there were a few other issues to consider …

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Elephants Pinnawalla Sri Lanka orphanage

Highlights of Sri Lanka, for Families

Sri Lanka is an amazing place to take your kids. This magical island combines low prices, friendly people, stunning coastline and a wealth of cultural and wildlife experiences. After months exploring Sri Lanka, these are our, and our kids’, recommendations for highlights of Sri Lanka for families. Finding family accommodation in Sri Lanka is fairly …

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Hijabs and Sri Lanka

This morning at sunrise I sat down to my computer to start my work for the day. It’s what I do every morning before the kids wake up. The first thing I do is check my emails, messages, data and comments. Some good news, some bad, a couple of lovely comments and readers asking for …

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Kandy to Anuradhapura

Why go to  Sri Lanka’ s second ancient city, Anuradhapura? It’s a long way north and getting to Anuradhapura ( for us, from Kandy) can be a challenge. For me it was all about a sacred tree. 2500 years ago, or thereabouts, Prince Siddhartha Gautama sat under the Bodhi ( Bo ) tree, and meditated. He cleansed …

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