Zanzibar, Tanzania
Zanzibar, Tanzania
Zanzibar, Tanzania

Pros and Cons of Living in Tanzania

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Nov 27, 2021

Summary: Pros and Cons of Living in Tanzania. Expats, Retirees and Digital Nomads talk about the pros and cons of living in Tanzania

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What do expats in Tanzania appreciate most about the local culture?

"Some levels of respect for the elderly. The greetings rituals. The mostly, warm, friendly and demonstrative nature of the locals," explained one expat.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000. Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Some of Joshua's more popular articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 8 Best Places to Live in Croatia and the Living in Mexico Guide. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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