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    On coming to Colombo, I was dreading the culture shock. However, expats and local contacts gave me some great advice.

InterNations – Uniting Americans living in Sri Lanka

Would you like to get in touch with other Americans in Sri Lanka? Are you in need of help and advice from your American compatriots? Or would you like to join other American expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the spiritual heart of the country?

Whether you have settled as an expat in Sri Lanka or are still living in the United States of America and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations Sri Lanka offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of American expats in Sri Lanka, coming from all corners of United States of America - from New York City, over Washington D.C. to Los Angeles.

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    From United States of America, living in Colombo
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    From United States of America, living in Colombo
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    From United States of America, living in Colombo
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    From United States of America, living in Colombo
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    From United States of America, living in Colombo

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Attend our monthly events and activities for Americans expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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Forum Posts by Americans in Sri Lanka

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Americans in our Sri Lanka expat forums.

  • International Schools in Colombo
    17 replies
    Mar 12, 8:32 AM
    Community member

    A pioneer in international education, Royal Institute International School https://royalinstitute.org has a reputation for devotion to academic excellence providing primary and secondary education.

  • American couple looking for a room.
    1 reply
    Aug 9, 6:25 PM
    Community member

    Hi Carl, This is not regarding the post that you made above, but to tell you that if you are in any case interested in learning a bit of Sinhala language you can contact me... It will really be …

  • Just arrived in Colombo...
    6 replies
    Jan 4, 8:55 AM
    Community member

    Great! Thanks for the invite- Ill definitely try and attend!

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Find Tips and Advice on Sri Lanka from American Expats

Of course, expat living in Sri Lanka is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Americans is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Sri Lankan way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Americans in Sri Lanka, residing in Colombo, Galle, Kandy and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Americans in Colombo.

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from the United States of America in Sri Lanka.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our Sri Lanka Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get st■ turkey in Galle.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for Sri Lanka to get information on institutions from your home country, including the American embassy.

From the spiritual heart of the country to the administrative capital and largest city, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly American expats in Sri Lanka.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Americans in Sri Lanka

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Sri Lanka. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Sri Lankan rice and curry, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Colombo’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see cool highland hill retreats as well as other beautiful landmarks in Sri Lanka.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from the United States of America and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Hello from our Americans living in Sri Lanka!