Expat Guide to Living in Kenya
Whether you're already living in Kenya or preparing to move to Kenya, our Expat Guide to Living in Kenya offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Kenya. For answers to specific questions, visit our Kenya Forum to talk with expats in Kenya.
In Africa, international assignees and their families often face a special security risk simply because they are foreign and, as expatriates, perceived to be wealthy. Keefer offers an overview of the safety of popular cities.
A moving report on recent violence and expat life in Nairobi.
One member shares experiences living in Nairobi, Kenya. From the family-centric culture to a lively social scene, Kenya has a lot to offer in spite of its crime and social unrest.
More Culture Shock Reports for Kenya
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Kenya handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Kenya:
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Kenya Reports
What are people's priorities in Kenya - work? family? 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 Kenya:
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Kenya Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Kenya? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Kenya? Below are some of the responses from expats in Kenya:
Submit an International School Review
Reviews of Schools in Kenya
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Kenya. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Kenya:
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Kenya. If you are already living in Kenya, 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 Kenya by taking our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Kenya? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Kenya? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report