Expat Guide to Living in Vancouver
Whether you're already living in Vancouver or preparing to move to Vancouver, our Expat Guide to Living in Canada offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Vancouver. For answers to specific questions, visit our Canada Forum to talk with expats in Vancouver.
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Vancouver handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Vancouver by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Living Overseas Report
What are people's priorities in Vancouver - 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 Vancouver by filling out our Living Overseas Report.
Submit a Living Overseas Report
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Vancouver Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Vancouver? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Vancouver? Below are some of the responses from expats in Vancouver:
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 Vancouver with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Vancouver, 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 Vancouver. If you are already living in Vancouver, 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 Vancouver by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working in Vancouver Reports
What's it like to find a job in Vancouver? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Vancouver? Below are some of the reports from expats in Vancouver:
Submit a Working Abroad Report