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.

Crime in Africa: Some Cities Are Safer Than Others for Expatriates

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.

Violence in Nairobi, Kenya

A moving report on recent violence and expat life in Nairobi.

City Profile: Nairobi, Kenya

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

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 Living 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 a Moving Overseas Report

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:
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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

Having a Baby Abroad Report

How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Kenya? Help other expats who are preparing to have a baby in Kenya 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 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.

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Join our Kenya forum to meet other expats and talk about living in Kenya.

Living in Kenya GuideLiving in Kenya Guide

Guide to Living in Kenya covering expat life, local culture, finding a home, diversity and more.

Help other expats and newcomers by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living in Kenya.

Moving to KenyaMoving to Kenya Guide

Our guide to moving to Kenya with lots of advice from expats on the ground.

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