Colombo, Sri Lanka

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By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Sep 24, 2021

Summary: Expats, digital nomads and retirees talk about what it is really like living in Colombo, Sri Lanka. They offer advice about meeting people, cost of living, finding a home and more.

What do expats in Colombo appreciate most about the local culture?

"It is clean, people are more educated amongst south Asian people, nature is beautiful, weather is nice, great fruits and sea food," said another expat in Colombo .

"Friendliness of people and their willingness to help you at every turn. I was working in London and Latvia before and I was depressed then due to the fact that I did not find genuine people around me," added another person living in Colombo.

What do expats find most challenging?

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