Whether you're already living in Kristiansand or preparing to move to Kristiansand, our Expat Guide to Living in Norway offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Kristiansand. For answers to specific questions, visit our Norway Forum to talk with expats in Kristiansand.
More Culture Shock Reports for Kristiansand
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Kristiansand handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Kristiansand:
What are people's priorities in Kristiansand - 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 Kristiansand:
What should you take with you when you move to Kristiansand? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Kristiansand? Help others moving to Kristiansand 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 Kristiansand with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Kristiansand, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Kristiansand. If you are already living in Kristiansand, 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 Kristiansand by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Kristiansand? Help other expats who are preparing to have a baby in Kristiansand by filling out our Having a Baby Abroad Report.
What's it like to find a job in Kristiansand? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Kristiansand? Below are some of the reports from expats in Kristiansand: