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An Expat Talks about Living in Aberdeen, Scotland

What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?


How long have you lived there?

5 months

What activities, clubs and organizations would you recommend to newcomers to help them meet others?

American Women Of Aberdeen... The organization started out just for Americans, but the group has grown to members from France, Norway, Germany and quite a few other countries. The group has individual groups that meet for stichery,scrapbooking, hiking, side trips, and more.

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In terms of religious, racial, economic and cultural diversity, are the people of this city or town diverse? Are they accepting of differences? Describe.

Somewhat yes.

What are the main industries in this city? What types of career opportunities commonly exist? How do most people find new jobs?

Oil Business,Fishing, Construction. Cab drivers, hospital workers,laborers, Newspapers, and word of mouth

In general, what are peoples' priorities in this city? For example, do lives revolve around work, family, socializing, sports, etc.?

Family, sports( football), and shopping.

If a friend of yours was thinking of moving to this city or town from far away, what other advice would you give them.

Don't bring your US car over and be prepared for just how much it really costs to live over here. It is almost 60% higher than the States.

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Aug 20, 2011 23:38

what is the population of expatriates in Aberdeen.

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