Whether you're already living in Kathmandu or preparing to move to Kathmandu, our Expat Guide to Living in Nepal offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Kathmandu. For answers to specific questions, visit our Nepal Forum to talk with expats in Kathmandu.
More Culture Shock Reports for Kathmandu
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Kathmandu handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Kathmandu:
What are people's priorities in Kathmandu - 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 Kathmandu by filling out our Living Overseas Report.
What should you take with you when you move to Kathmandu? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Kathmandu? Help others moving to Kathmandu by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Kathmandu. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Kathmandu:
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Kathmandu. If you are already living in Kathmandu, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality 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 Kathmandu by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Kathmandu? Help other expats who are preparing to have a baby in Kathmandu by filling out our Having a Baby Abroad Report.
What's it like to find a job in Kathmandu? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Kathmandu? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.