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Living in Bangladesh
By Joshua Wood, LPC
Last updated on Nov 29, 2021
Expats, digital nomads and retirees discuss what it is like to live in Bangladesh: Cost of living, Finding a home, Meeting People and more.
What do I need to know about living in Bangladesh?
When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Bangladesh, they said:
"Without basic Bengali language skills you will be lost, it's nothing like Dhaka. (it's better),"
remarked another expat living in Sylhet, Bangladesh.
How do I meet people in Bangladesh?
Join our Bangladesh forum to meet other expats and talk about living in Bangladesh.
Help other expats and newcomers by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living in Bangladesh.
5 Tips For Living in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Expats in Dhaka, Bangladesh live in a developing nation, yet a city that is also home to a significant part of the nation's technology, industrial and financial base. Some of the sites are beautiful, yet the poverty is also difficult for some to see over an extended period of time.