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Moving to Kenya

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Nov 27, 2021

Summary: Moving to Kenya? Expats talk about what you need to know before moving to Kenya.

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What do I need to know before moving to Kenya?

When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Kenya, they said:

"Choose a safe neighborhood with many expats. Gated compounds with security and alarm systems are good," commented one expat who made the move to Mombasa.

"Although Kenyans are generally good people, don't trust everyone. It's a very corrupt country. Oh, one more thing, don't be late to get home, car jacking and robbery at night are common," remarked another expat in Nairobi, the whole country, Kenya.

How do I find a place to live in Kenya?

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About the Author

Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder of Expat Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Some of Betsy's more popular articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Italy, 12 Things to Know Before Moving to The Dominican Republic and the Living in Panama Guide. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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