Expat Guide to Living in Port of Spain
Whether you're already living in Port of Spain or preparing to move to Port of Spain, our Expat Guide to Living in Trinidad & Tobago offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Port of Spain. For answers to specific questions, visit our Trinidad & Tobago Forum to talk with expats in Port of Spain.
If you are moving to the Port of Spain area, here are 8 suburbs and neighborhoods popular among expats in Trinidad. The article covers suburbs such as Westmoorings, Maraval, Cascade, St Anns and others.
At first the novelty of a new location especially in the sun after cold UK is exciting but once you settle in to routine you start to miss home, friends and family and feel quite isolated for a while.
More Culture Shock Reports for Port of Spain
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Port of Spain handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Port of Spain:
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More Living in Port of Spain Reports
What are people's priorities in Port of Spain - 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 Port of Spain:
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More Moving to Port of Spain Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Port of Spain? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Port of Spain? Below are some of the responses from expats in Port of Spain:
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Reviews of Schools in Port of Spain
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Port of Spain. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Port of Spain:
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Port of Spain. If you are already living in Port of Spain, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.
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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 Port of Spain by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
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Working in Port of Spain Reports
What's it like to find a job in Port of Spain? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Port of Spain? Below are some of the reports from expats in Port of Spain:
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