Expat Guide to Living in Leon
Whether you're already living in Leon or preparing to move to Leon, our Expat Guide to Living in Nicaragua offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Leon. For answers to specific questions, visit our Nicaragua Forum to talk with expats in Leon.
Dean LaCoursiere recently visited Leon and describes this wonderful city, a UNESCO historical site, where the temperature is typically above 90 degrees.
An expat who moved to Leon, Nicaragua talks about how she chose Leon, finding her first place to live with the help of a local real estate agency, getting advice from other expats before she moved and much more. She advises others to bring more sheets and towels, more pots and pans and to leave fancy, warm clothing and shoes at home.
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Leon handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Leon by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Leon Reports
What are people's priorities in Leon - 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 Leon:
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Leon Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Leon? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Leon? Below are some of the responses from expats in Leon:
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 Leon with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Leon, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.
Submit an International School Review
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Leon. If you are already living in Leon, 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 Leon by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Leon? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Leon? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report