Expat Guide to Living in Paradise Island
Whether you're already living in Paradise Island or preparing to move to Paradise Island, our Expat Guide to Living in Bahamas offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Paradise Island. For answers to specific questions, visit our Bahamas Forum to talk with expats in Paradise Island.
An expat talks about making the move to The Bahamas. He wishes he'd brought cooler work clothing and tech-friendly items. Plus, be prepared for higher utility bills, such as a $500 to $750 a month power bill.
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Paradise Island handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Paradise Island by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Living Overseas Report
What are people's priorities in Paradise Island - 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 Paradise Island by filling out our Living Overseas Report.
Submit a Living Overseas Report
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Paradise Island Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Paradise Island? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Paradise Island? Below are some of the responses from expats in Paradise Island:
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 Paradise Island with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Paradise Island, 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 Paradise Island. If you are already living in Paradise Island, 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 Paradise Island by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working in Paradise Island Reports
What's it like to find a job in Paradise Island? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Paradise Island? Below are some of the reports from expats in Paradise Island:
Submit a Working Abroad Report