Expat Guide to Living in Zambia

Whether you're already living in Zambia or preparing to move to Zambia, our Expat Guide to Living in Zambia offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Zambia. For answers to specific questions, visit our Zambia Forum to talk with expats in Zambia.

Culture Shock in Kabwe, Zambia

Find out what it's like to move as an American expat to Zambia from Germany. That makes for a lot of different cultural dynamics... see how this expat makes it work!

More Culture Shock Reports for Zambia

Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Zambia handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Zambia:
Submit a Culture Shock Report

Living Overseas Report

What are people's priorities in Zambia - 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 Zambia by filling out our Living Overseas Report.

Submit a Living Overseas Report

Moving Overseas Report

What should you take with you when you move to Zambia? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Zambia? Help others moving to Zambia by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.

Submit a Moving Overseas Report

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 Zambia with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Zambia, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.

Submit an International School Review

Dream vs. Reality Report

Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Zambia. If you are already living in Zambia, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.

Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report

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 Zambia by taking our Overseas Retirement report.

Submit a Retire Abroad Report

Having a Baby Abroad Report

How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Zambia? Help other expats who are preparing to have a baby in Zambia by filling out our Having a Baby Abroad Report.

Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report

Working Abroad Report

What's it like to find a job in Zambia? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Zambia? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.

Submit a Working Abroad Report

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