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Expat Guide to Living in Dhaka

Whether you're already living in Dhaka or preparing to move to Dhaka, our Expat Guide to Living in Bangladesh offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Dhaka. For answers to specific questions, visit our Bangladesh Forum to talk with expats in Dhaka.

Moving to Dhaka, Bangladesh

One expat talks about moving to Dhaka and offers tips. Set the right expectations. When searching for an apartment, check the water supply, find out if there is construction nearby and how close, more.

More Culture Shock Reports for Dhaka

Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Dhaka handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Dhaka:
Submit a Culture Shock Report

Living Overseas Report

What are people's priorities in Dhaka - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Help other expats and people moving to Dhaka by filling out our Living Overseas Report.

Submit a Living Overseas Report

More Moving to Dhaka Reports

What should you take with you when you move to Dhaka? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Dhaka? Below are some of the responses from expats in Dhaka:
Submit a Moving Overseas Report

Dream vs. Reality Report

Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Dhaka. If you are already living in Dhaka, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.

Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report

Overseas Retirement Report

Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Dhaka by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.

Submit a Retire Abroad Report

Having a Baby Abroad Report

How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Dhaka? Help other expats who are preparing to have a baby in Dhaka by filling out our Having a Baby Abroad Report.

Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report

Working Abroad Report

What's it like to find a job in Dhaka? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Dhaka? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.

Submit a Working Abroad Report

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