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Expat Guide to Living in Arusha

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

Culture Shock Report

Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Arusha handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Arusha by filling out our Culture Shock Report.

Submit a Culture Shock Report

Living Overseas Report

What are people's priorities in Arusha - work? family? socializing? 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 Arusha by filling out our Living Overseas Report.

Submit a Living Overseas Report

More Moving to Arusha Reports

What should you take with you when you move to Arusha? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Arusha? Below are some of the responses from expats in Arusha:
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 Arusha with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Arusha, 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 Arusha. If you are already living in Arusha, 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 Arusha by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.

Submit a Retire Abroad Report

Having a Baby in Arusha Reports

How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Arusha? Below are some of the reports from expats in Arusha:
Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report

Working Abroad Report

What's it like to find a job in Arusha? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Arusha? 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-MoshiAn Expat Talks about Culture Shock & Living in Moshi, Tanzania

An expat living in Moshi, Tanzania is slowly learning Swahili by interacting with locals. He enjoys warm, friendly and demonstrative nature of the locals. He also notices that there is a certain 'Wild West Frontier', every-man-for-himself attitude masked by their friendliness.

An expat living in Moshi, Tanzania is slowly learning Swahili by interacting with locals. He enjoys warm, friendly and demonstrative nature of the locals. He also notices that there is a certain 'Wi...

5-Tips-for-Living-in-Tanzania5 Tips for Living in Tanzania

Expats living in Tanzania find a wide variety of cultural influences and geography, which is largely dependent upon where in the country they live and what brought them there in the first place.

Expats living in Tanzania find a wide variety of cultural influences and geography, which is largely dependent upon where in the country they live and what brought them there in the first place....

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