Visiting Sri Lanka with the kids and parents-in-law

With Sri Lanka named the No.1 country to visit in 2019 by publishing group Lonely Planet, there's no better time to visit the island nation.
With Sri Lanka named the No.1 country to visit in 2019 by publishing group Lonely Planet, there's no better time to visit the island nation.PHOTO: CAROLYN BEASLEY

SINGAPORE - When the distinctive baseline of Roy Orbison's Pretty Woman blasts out of the villa's speakers, it's my mother-in-law's cue to dance.

She beckons the grandkids to join her and to my surprise, all five of them, aged eight to 14 years, oblige; each one being spun around in turn.

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