Living in Colombo, from Switzerland
"On coming to Colombo, I was dreading the culture shock. However, expats and local contacts gave me some great advice. "
Living in Colombo, from Belgium
"It was fun to find other cricket fans among the expats around here and watch some matches at a Colombo club together. "
InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Colombo
- Build up valuable contacts with like-minded Colombo expats
- Find reliable information and trustworthy tips about the expat life in Colombo
- Join top-class InterNations events to meet fellow expatriates in town
Welcome to the Expatriates Colombo Community!
Piliganimu & enna vishayam and welcome to our community for Colombo expats! Our private network helps you to settle in easily when moving to or living abroad in Colombo: Get to know like-minded expatriates in Colombo in a casual way, find reliable information and tips about expat life in Sri Lanka and meet fellow expats from Colombo’s international community at our first-class InterNations events.
Our Services for Colombo Expatriates
Make the most of your Colombo Expat Life
The "Harbour With Leafy Mango Trees" offers an exciting intercultural experience for expats, starting with cultural highlights, like the Dutch Period Museum, which documents colonial rule in Sri Lanka,, the folkloristic festivities on the occasion of Sri Lanka’s Tamil Thai Pongal Day, up to getting a taste of traditional rice and curry. The InterNations community helps you as an Colombo expat to enjoy your expat stay in Sri Lanka to the fullest. Our members have already come across many of the questions you’ll have when starting your expatriate life in Colombo and kindly offer you their assistance, from ʺShould I study some basic Sinhala or Tamil, or rather both of them?ʺ up to ʺWhat are an expat couple's average living expenses in Colombo?ʺ.
Become part of our Expat Colombo Community
Our members have their roots in Argentina, Russia, Japan, Spain and almost any other country around the globe, all sharing your situation as an expat in Colombo. InterNations makes it easy for you to connect with fellow expats in Colombo. Next to our active online community, our members also regularly meet in real life at top-class events or go for weekend activities together, e.g. to visit Sri Lanka’s famous landmarks around the spiritual heart of the country.
Please feel cordially invited to become part. Our members of the Colombo community are open-minded, helpful and looking forward to welcome you on board. Simply request your personal invitation and you’ll be graciously received by our expat Colombo chapter!
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