An Expat Talks about Living in
What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?
How long have you lived there?
What activities, clubs and organizations would you recommend to newcomers to help them meet others?
Read the Austin Chronicle, a free weekly newspaper, to find many actitivies to participate in.
In terms of religious, racial, economic and cultural diversity, are the people of this city or town diverse? Are they accepting of differences? Describe.
Austinites are diverse and open-mindedly friendly.
What are the main industries in this city? What types of career opportunities commonly exist? How do most people find new jobs?
The main industries include the University of Texas, and high-tech.
In general, what are peoples' priorities in this city? For example, do lives revolve around work, family, socializing, sports, etc.?
As in much of America, lives revolve around work. When not working, many Austinites enjoy the outdoors in hiking and watersports.
If a friend of yours was thinking of moving to this city or town from far away, what other advice would you give them.
The summers are hot, so you must like hot weather!
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An expat talks about life in Christiansted, St. Croix following Hurricane Maria in September of 2017. The oil refinery closed, tourism was down and jobs were hard to come by. But, the situation is improving since refinery has reopened and there are reconstruction jobs. She wouldn't advise someone to move to St. Croix right now unless they don't need to work.
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