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Eva Stone
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I'm an expat living in Sri Lanka who loves to travel, embrace different cultures and meet interesting people
I'm an expat living in Sri Lanka who loves to travel, embrace different cultures and meet interesting people

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Expat News, Articles of Interest and Diary Events #11
June 2017 Round Up - What's been in the news? Expat Articles Business Insider: Why the world's expats just dumped Australia out of their top 10 (1 June 2017) Sri Lanka Articles Sunday Times LK: Coming to Ceylon, their new home (4 June 2017) Sunday Observer:...

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Expat News, Articles of Interest and Diary Events #10
May has historically been a terrible month for Sri Lanka when it comes to natural disasters. With the onset of the southwest monsoon comes thunderstorms, strong  winds and torrential rains. Last May our little island experienced terrible floods and landslid...

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An Expat Perspective on Why You Should Grow Your Own Organic Fruit and Vegetables
I was reading an article a few days ago titled, " SL fruits could fetch better prices in int’l markets " that reinforced my concerns about food safety in Sri Lanka. In this article, an Agriculture Economist at the Ministry of Agriculture was quoted as sayin...

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An expat in Sri Lanka: the Good, Bad and Ugly - Part 9
My mailbox has been inundated this year with emails from across the globe, largely from women who are either interested in or are about to embark on a longer stint in Sri Lanka. So, this post is largely going to focus on what it is like to be living as an "...

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Are you being served? - A debate about customer service in Sri Lanka
Customer service is commonly defined as the "service provided to customers before, during and after purchasing and using goods and services". It is often said, good customer service provides an experience that meets customer expectations resulting in return...

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Roast Chicken Tales of Collisions with Sri Lanka Customs
You cannot say you've received the "full Lankan" experience as an expat unless you've had a run-in with Sri Lanka customs officials and  a juicy story to share . Well, I have more than a couple of those, so it's a good time to start sharing. And while I'm d...

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An expat in Sri Lanka: the Good, Bad and Ugly - Part 7
Well it would seem 2014 has kicked off with a loud bang  ... in more ways than one. A small part of me wished for a bit of peace and quiet, but this was never going to be. And you guessed it, there were a few things that got on my goat. So, it's been loud, ...

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An expat in Sri Lanka: the Good, Bad and Ugly - Part 6
As 2013 is coming to a close (wow, only 13 days and counting!), there's an internal push within me to publish one more "Expat in Sri Lanka" blog post   .  We're up to part 6 and there'll probably be more on the cards in 2014. It's like there are many quirky...

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Medicinal gold and rasa treatment in Sri Lanka
When you take any form of medical treatment, whether it is conventional or alternative, the importance of having faith in your chosen treatment needs to be considered. The mind and body go hand-in-hand so to speak. Quite often people may seek out alternativ...

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An expat in Sri Lanka: the Good, Bad and Ugly - Part 5
It's Friday 13th today, so what better way to celebrate this than to publish another "An expat in Sri Lanka: the Good, Bad and Ugly" post  If you haven't read these yet, but are interested in reading them... you can click on these links: An expat in Sri Lan...
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