Colombo - Post Report Question and Answers

What are the particular advantages of living in this city?

The city is fairly safe, very affordable, and offers a jumping-off point to explore the rest of the country. - Mar 2021

Inexpensive cost of living for expats. Nice weather most of the time. - Sep 2020

It's relatively easy living. - Apr 2020

It's cheap to live in Colombo, and there is a movement of organic goods. There are several markets that are like hidden gems. EVERYTHING delivers! - Sep 2017

It is small enough that you can easily get around and get to know the city well. You can walk safely in most places and use a tuk-tuk right off the street. There is plenty to see and do and it is easy to get out of the city and wander the country and region! Take advantage of the millions of things to see and do in Sri Lanka - it is small, but stuffed full of unbelievable wonders! - Mar 2017

Great beaches, wonderful local people, relatively safe, great international expat community, and easy to function in English. - Sep 2013

The weather and the cost of living. - Sep 2012

Sri Lanka's countryside is amazing - mountain ranges, tea plantations, white sand beaches. There are ancient ruins scattered throughout the country, and wild elephants. - Dec 2011

Colombo is a small city, but very pleasant and easy. Nice weather not too hot and lots of places to visit out side of the city on the weekends. - Feb 2010


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