Expat Guide to Living in Tanzania
Whether you're already living in Tanzania or preparing to move to Tanzania, our Expat Guide to Living in Tanzania offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Tanzania. For answers to specific questions, visit our Tanzania Forum to talk with expats in Tanzania.
Expats living in Tanzania find a wide variety of cultural influences and geography, which is largely dependent upon where in the country they live and what brought them there in the first place.
An expat living in Moshi, Tanzania is slowly learning Swahili by interacting with locals. He enjoys warm, friendly and demonstrative nature of the locals. He also notices that there is a certain 'Wild West Frontier', every-man-for-himself attitude masked by their friendliness.
More Culture Shock Reports for Tanzania
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Tanzania handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Tanzania:
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Living Overseas Report
What are people's priorities in Tanzania - work? family? 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 Tanzania by filling out our Living Overseas Report.
Submit a Living Overseas Report
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Tanzania Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Tanzania? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Tanzania? Below are some of the responses from expats in Tanzania:
International School 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 Tanzania with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Tanzania, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.
Submit an International School Review
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Dream vs. Reality of Living in Tanzania Reports
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Tanzania. If you are already living in Tanzania, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not. Below are some of the reports from expats in Tanzania:
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 Tanzania by taking our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report
Having a Baby in Tanzania Reports
How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Tanzania? Below are some of the reports from expats in Tanzania:
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Tanzania? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Tanzania? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report