Colombo Sri Lanka


Andreea Dissanayaka

Mom of 2

Age : six year old girl and four year old boy

Resident for : 8 years

Profession: Textile merchandiser/economist

#1 Travel Tip: Get a tuk-tuk to get around, but make sure it has a meter and charges the correct fee.

About Colombo, Sri Lanka :


Tell us about living in your city:

Challenging at times, but laid back and lively.

What’s one cultural quirk?

Weddings are a BIG affair and can be on any day, any time, as it depends largely on the “auspicious time”.

Why is traveling important for a family?

It bonds us together and it is fun.

What’s the hardest thing about traveling with kids?

When traveling alone with kids, the most difficult thing is going to the toilet!! When traveling with a partner and kids, it’s the never-ending fights between kids.

What’s your favorite family travel destination?

Somewhere on the beach

What’s on your travel wish list?

Vietnam, Cambodia, Italy

What’s the one thing you do that makes traveling with kids easier?

Buy new books and get ready with few new games.

Give us a song from your road trip playlist:

Meghan Trainor’s “No”