They are definitely not over the top, but like any developing nation there are a few things you should avoid doing.So here's a survival guide for those intrepid souls who want to delve into Sri Lankan culture and don't want to leave anyone with a bad taste in their mouths.Although much latitude is given to tourists, it is more polite to use your right hand when shaking hands, handing money and small objects, etc.Of course you can use both hands for something big and/or heavy.You should also consider this vaccine if you plan to visit rural areas in Sri Lanka or will be spending a lot of time outdoors, even for trips shorter than a month.Your doctor can help you decide if this vaccine is right for you based on your travel plans.
The Land Acquisition Act allows the government of Sri Lanka to seize lands that will be used for “public purposes” — the law has a blurry definition of public purpose.
Sri Lankans eat with the fingertips of their right hands - with no cutlery,but most places will offer you some.
This is not strange and is custom in a lot of countries, so don't cause a fuss - easier trips to London are always available.
“Just turn off data, or put it on airplane mode before you open the Snapchat. Patriarchy 101 dictates that the girl/woman must first exhibit this trust by sending her naked picture. One girl commented that it was uncommon for boys to share naked pictures, and/or close ups of their genitals.
“They’re not comfortable with their bodies.” A Grade 9 female student (14 years old) opined that the main reason for girls sharing naked pictures was because that’s the way girls and boys are built. Girls give sex to get love.” This phlegmatic assessment equates the with sex.