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Guatemala City, Guatemala
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Guatemala City, Guatemala

Guatemala City, Guatemala

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Sep 17, 2022

Summary: Expats, digital nomads and retirees discuss what it is like to live in Guatemala City, Guatemala: Cost of living, Finding a home, Meeting People and more.

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Will I be able to find a job in Guatemala City?

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When we asked people about industries and career opportunities in Guatemala City, they reponded:

"More int'l job opportunities in Guatemala focus around NGOs, education, and science," said another expat in Guatemala City.

What do expats in Guatemala City appreciate most about the local culture?

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"Weather is nice. There are some nice places to visit (lakes, vulcanoes, coastal area)," said another expat in Guatemala City.

What do expats find most challenging?

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"Security (18 murders per day, many robberies), understanding people (learning a new language), not working," explained one expat.

About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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