When visiting Sri Lanka there are some frequently asked questions that need to be addressed. When it comes to clothes and accessories it is best to keep it light and modest unless on the beach. Be aware of cultural differences and come prepared for different customs and etiquette. When travelling in Sri Lankan make sure to deposit your valuables in a hotel safe and at all times keep a record of your finances. Sri Lanka uses the Rupee as its currency and except for certain tourist establishments most places will not accept the Euro or US$. Credit cards are widely accepted throughout the island. For health precautions ensure you have mosquito repellent and all the necessary vaccinations before you begin your journey. Although Sinhalese and Tamil are the official languages most people understand English making communication easier. Telephone facilities include cheap SIM cards and IDD facilities throughout the country. Internet and WiFi facilities are also available in most hotels and tourist destinations. Shopping is an enjoyable task and a growing night life in certain key cities offer great entertainment and cuisine. Local cuisine is generally spicy but there is a wide variety of options from which to indulge your palette.
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