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Expat Guide to Living in Villavicencio

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

Culture Shock in Villavicencio, Colombia

An expat in Villavicencio, Colombia talks about culture shock in Colombia. His greatest challenge is that Colombians don't value time in the same way that Americans do.

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

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

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Moving Overseas Report

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

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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 Villavicencio with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Villavicencio, 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 Villavicencio. If you are already living in Villavicencio, 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 Villavicencio by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.

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Having a Baby Abroad Report

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

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Working Abroad Report

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

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Expat Report: Culture Shock in Villavicencio

An expat in Villavicencio, Colombia talks about culture shock in Colombia. His greatest challenge is that Colombians don't value time in the same way that Americans do.

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