Expat Guide to Living in Cartago

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

Moving to Cartago, Colombia

An expat in Cartago, Colombia has found a little bit of heaven living in Colombia. He appreciates the much lower cost of living and admits he lives like a king in Colombia for $2,000 a month. He advises others moving to Colombia to bring only the necessities and buy furniture there.

Culture Shock Report

Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Cartago handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Cartago by filling out our Culture Shock Report.

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Living Overseas Report

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

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More Moving to Cartago Reports

What should you take with you when you move to Cartago? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Cartago? Below are some of the responses from expats in Cartago:
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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 Cartago with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Cartago, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.

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Dream vs. Reality Report

Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Cartago. If you are already living in Cartago, 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 Cartago by filling out 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 Cartago? Help other expats who are preparing to have a baby in Cartago 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 Cartago? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Cartago? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.

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