Expat Guide to Living in Paraguay
Whether you're already living in Paraguay or preparing to move to Paraguay, our Expat Guide to Living in Paraguay offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Paraguay. For answers to specific questions, visit our Paraguay Forum to talk with expats in Paraguay.
Expats talk about some of the biggest challenges they've faced living in Latin America. Whether you're moving to Panama City or Punta del Este, this article is a must read to help you prepare (hint: you'll be much happier if you learn the language) and adjust your expectations (realities: the roads are rough, the pace of life is slower and bureaucracy is unavoidable). Despite all of the challenges, the list of what expats like about life in Latin America far exceeds the challenges.
Paraguay is not for everyone. Expats who move to Paraguay are drawn to the low cost of living, low taxes and stable economy. But, expats living in Paraguay warn newcomers about rampant corruption; hazardous conditions for drivers and pedestrians; and lack of modern amenities.
If you're moving to Paraguay, healthcare is an important consideration. Expats in Paraguay offer advice about health insurance in Paraguay, the best hospitals, prescription medicine and more.
Charles Barrett offers some helpful tips to ensure that you minimize risk associated with a lost or stolen passport.
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Paraguay handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Paraguay by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Living Overseas Report
What are people's priorities in Paraguay - 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 Paraguay by filling out our Living Overseas Report.
Submit a Living Overseas Report
Moving Overseas Report
What should you take with you when you move to Paraguay? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Paraguay? Help others moving to Paraguay by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
Submit an International School Review
Reviews of Schools in Paraguay
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Paraguay. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Paraguay:
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Paraguay. If you are already living in Paraguay, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.
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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 Paraguay by taking our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Paraguay? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Paraguay? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
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