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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 Italians living in Sri Lanka

Would you like to get in touch with other Italians in Sri Lanka? Are you in need of help and advice from your Italian compatriots? Or would you like to join other Italian 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 Italy 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 Italian expats in Sri Lanka, coming from all corners of Italy - from Milan, over Rome to Napoli.

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    From Italy, living in Colombo
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  • from Italy just arrived!!!!!!!!!!!
    4 replies
    Jan 16, 11:22 AM
    Community member

    Hi Francesca, Hope you are settling in well, I have just moved to Colombo (from the UK) also for work purposes! Feel free to message if you wish to chat :) Hannah

  • from Dehiwala to world trade center shearing VAN
    3 replies
    Jan 25, 9:14 AM
    Community member

    Hi Francesca, The below are few numbers I had noted (last year) from the notices posted on the office transport vehicles I have seen on Galle Road going from Morartuwa to Colombo. You might want to …

  • Orthopaedic help
    1 reply
    Aug 28, 3:11 PM
    Community member

    Send me a mail and I will give you a few ideas. edsilva.w@gmail.com

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

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for Italian 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 Italy 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 minestrone in Galle.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for Sri Lanka to get information on institutions from your home country, including the Italian embassy.

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

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