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Pros and Cons of Living in Gambia

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Jun 11, 2023

Summary: The pros of living in Gambia include its warm climate, friendly people, and low cost of living. Additionally, Gambia is a great place to experience African culture and wildlife. On the other hand, the cons of living in Gambia include limited access to healthcare and education, as well as a lack of economic opportunities. Additionally, the country is prone to political instability and corruption.

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What are the pros and cons of living in Gambia?

Expats, digital nomads and retirees living in Gambia responded:

"Expats and digital nomads in Gambia enjoy the warm climate, friendly locals, and the low cost of living. They also appreciate the country's stunning beaches and the opportunity to explore the diverse culture. On the other hand, some expats and digital nomads find the lack of infrastructure and the limited access to modern amenities to be a challenge. Additionally, the country's political instability can be a source of concern for some," said one expat in Gambia.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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