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Expat Guide to Living in Accra

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

Culture Shock in Accra, Ghana

An Aussie Expat offers some great advice on settling in to Accra, Ghana that actually applies to expats just about anywhere.

Living in Accra, Ghana

An expat in Accra, Ghana offers a glimpse at life there and advice about housing allowances, cost of living, job opportunities, expat clubs & organizations and more.

More Culture Shock Reports for Accra

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

More Living in Accra Reports

What are people's priorities in Accra - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Accra:
Submit a Living Overseas Report

Moving Overseas Report

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

Submit a Moving Overseas Report

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 Accra with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Accra, 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 Accra. If you are already living in Accra, 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 Accra 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 Accra? Help other expats who are preparing to have a baby in Accra 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 Accra? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Accra? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.

Submit a Working Abroad Report
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Culture-Shock-in-AccraAn Expat Talks about Culture Shock & Living in Accra, Ghana

An Aussie Expat offers some great advice on settling in to Accra, Ghana that actually applies to expats just about anywhere.

An Aussie Expat offers some great advice on settling in to Accra, Ghana that actually applies to expats just about anywhere....

Living-in-AccraAn Expat Discusses Living in Accra, Ghana

An expat in Accra, Ghana offers a glimpse at life there and advice about housing allowances, cost of living, job opportunities, expat clubs & organizations and more.

An expat in Accra, Ghana offers a glimpse at life there and advice about housing allowances, cost of living, job opportunities, expat clubs & organizations and more. ...

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