Expat Guide to Living in Seattle
Whether you're already living in Seattle or preparing to move to Seattle, our Expat Guide to Living in United States offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Seattle. For answers to specific questions, visit our United States Forum to talk with expats in Seattle.
Tech expats in Seattle live in one of the most famous centers of high technology in the world. Home to such tech stalwarts as Microsoft and Amazon, the Seattle area also has a vibrant business environment for start ups to cash in on and thrive.
Read what it's like to move to Seattle and live as an expat in one of the most important technology centers in the world. Expats in Seattle enjoy a unique culture in a gorgeous Pacific Northwest setting.
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Seattle handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Seattle by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Seattle Reports
What are people's priorities in Seattle - 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 Seattle:
Moving Overseas Report
What should you take with you when you move to Seattle? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Seattle? Help others moving to Seattle 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 Seattle with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Seattle, 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 Seattle. If you are already living in Seattle, 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 Seattle by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Seattle? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Seattle? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report