Whether you're already living in Hamilton or preparing to move to Hamilton, our Expat Guide to Living in Bermuda offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Hamilton. For answers to specific questions, visit our Bermuda Forum to talk with expats in Hamilton.
An experienced teacher who had vacationed in Bermuda many times eventually decided to move there. She faced serious challenges living in Bermuda and working as a single, Caucasian expat in a public school. She was repeatedly asked by Bermudians "Have you had enough?" Eventually, she had -- and she returned home to Canada.
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Hamilton handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Hamilton by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
What are people's priorities in Hamilton - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Hamilton:
What should you take with you when you move to Hamilton? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Hamilton? Help others moving to Hamilton by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.
Parents are invited to answer questions about the schools that their kids attend (Pre-K through High School) in hopes of helping others moving to Hamilton with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Hamilton, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Hamilton. If you are already living in Hamilton, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not. Below are some of the reports from expats in Hamilton:
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 Hamilton by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Hamilton? Help other expats who are preparing to have a baby in Hamilton by filling out our Having a Baby Abroad Report.