Expat Guide to Living in Fiji
Whether you're already living in Fiji or preparing to move to Fiji, our Expat Guide to Living in Fiji offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Fiji. For answers to specific questions, visit our Fiji Forum to talk with expats in Fiji.
Jacqueline Brown moved to Fiji to teach English. She shares advice about staying in paradise and actively taking part in everyday life. Her insight applies to any expat destination.
Expats in Fiji talk about make the move to Fiji and what it's like living in Fiji. Topics range from the pet quarantine to the Coconut grapevine to culture shock.
An expat in Savusavu, Fiji talks about the realities of living in Fiji. She and her husband quickly realized that being a resident and being a tourist are two completely different things.
An expat in Nadi, Fiji discusses the ongoing challenges she's experienced living there. It's taken her several years to come to the realization that locals aren't (and never will be) empathetic.
An expat in Fiji offers some insight into the positive and negative aspects of what is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful countries in the world.
More Culture Shock Reports for Fiji
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Fiji handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Fiji:
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Living Overseas Report
What are people's priorities in Fiji - 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 Fiji by filling out our Living Overseas Report.
Submit a Living Overseas Report
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Fiji Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Fiji? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Fiji? Below are some of the responses from expats in Fiji:
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 Fiji with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Fiji, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.
Submit an International School Review
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Dream vs. Reality of Living in Fiji Reports
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Fiji. If you are already living in Fiji, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not. Below are some of the reports from expats in Fiji:
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 Fiji by taking our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Fiji? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Fiji? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report