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. PHOTO: CAROLYN BEASLEY
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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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