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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 Dutch living in Sri Lanka

Would you like to get in touch with other Dutch in Sri Lanka? Are you in need of help and advice from your Dutch compatriots? Or would you like to join other Dutch 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 Netherlands 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 Dutch expats in Sri Lanka, coming from all corners of the Netherlands - from The Hague, over Amsterdam to Rotterdam.

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    From Netherlands, living in Colombo
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    From Netherlands, living in Colombo
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  • Colombo
    4 replies
    Jan 27, 11:22 AM
    Community member

    mmm well if you like cricket, go down to scc on maitland place and see a match if you ar enot cricket mad, but like sports, go to cheers bar (cinammon grand) or cricket club (Queens Road) to enjoy …

  • Piano in Colombo
    2 replies
    Jan 12, 10:20 AM
    Community member

    Hi Edga, Thanks for the offer! Bringing more people together for music is always good. Will contact you when I have arrived. Best, Hugh

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Find Tips and Advice on Sri Lanka from Dutch 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 Dutch 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 Dutch in Sri Lanka, residing in Colombo, Galle, Kandy and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Dutch in Colombo.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for Dutch food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Sri Lankan InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from the Netherlands 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 stamppot in Galle.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for Sri Lanka to get information on institutions from your home country, including the Dutch embassy.

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

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Dutch 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 Netherlands and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Goededag from our Dutch living in Sri Lanka!