Category Archives: Colombo

Sri Lanka, Colombo – Cost of Living

The economy of Sri Lanka is famous for the production and export of tea, coffee, coconuts, rubber and cinnamon which is native to the country. Colombo is the largest city and commercial capital of Sri Lanka. The great majority of … Continue reading

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Expat life in Sri Lanka, Colombo

I recently visited the wonderful island of Sri Lanka, and found a country full of surprises. Sri Lanka is situated just south of India, in the Indian Ocean. Once known as the Dominium of Ceylon and often referred to as … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka, Colombo Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Sri Lanka is in Southern Asia, it is an island in the Indian Ocean, south of India. CAPITAL CITY: Sri Jayawardenapura-Kotte LARGEST CITY: Colombo CURRENCY: Sri Lanka Rupee (LKR) ECONOMY: Sri Lanka has a low-income developing economy. Famous for … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka, the soft side of Expat Living

An Expat Lifestyle From an expat perspective, I could not fault the lifestyle. Beaches stretch on forever, the natural beauty of the island is encompassed with a jungle filled with coconut and banana trees, tea plantations, herbs, spices and flowers. … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka, Colombo – The Tea Country…..

My trip to Sri Lanka was very diverse to say the least and reminded me very much of Mauritius, Sychelles, Bali and most islands in the Indian Ocean. Some facts: Sri Lanka is in Southern Asia, it is an island … Continue reading

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