Last updated on Apr 09, 2023
Summary: Expats, digital nomads and retirees talk about what it is really like living in Mombasa, Kenya. They offer advice about meeting people, cost of living, finding a home and more.
What do I need to know before moving to Mombasa?
When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Mombasa, they said:
"Choose a safe neighborhood with many expats. Gated compounds with security and alarm systems are good," remarked one expat living in Mombasa, Kenya.
How do I find a place to live in Mombasa?
About the Author
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.