Expat Guide to Living in Austin
Whether you're already living in Austin or preparing to move to Austin, our Expat Guide to Living in United States offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Austin. For answers to specific questions, visit our United States Forum to talk with expats in Austin.
Expats who work in Austin for tech companies enjoy one of the fastest growing regional tech centers in the world. Austin has excellent housing options, a dynamic art scene, and some of the best food in America... it truly is one of the best places to live in America.
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Austin handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Austin by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Austin Reports
What are people's priorities in Austin - 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 Austin:
Moving Overseas Report
What should you take with you when you move to Austin? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Austin? Help others moving to Austin by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.
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 Austin with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Austin, 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 Austin. If you are already living in Austin, 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 Austin by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Austin? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Austin? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report