What do expats find most challenging?
We asked expats and digital nomads what they find the most challenging about the local culture in Slovenia. They wrote...
"Expatriates often find it difficult to adjust to a new culture, language and lifestyle. Additionally, they can find it difficult to make new friends and build a social network outside of work, since they often leave behind family, friends and their favourite places. They also have to deal with unfamiliar bureaucracy and regulations, and may experience visa issues or lack access to services like healthcare. Finally, expats may find it hard to manage their finances in the new country, such as opening a bank account, or to find suitable housing, especially in areas with limited availability or higher rent prices," said another expat in Slovenia.
"There is also a bit of nihilism here on the part of population who longs for the good old days with Tito and who are paid very poorly for the most part, even the professionals," wrote a member who made the move to Bled, Slovenia.
- What do I need to know before moving to Slovenia?
- How do I find a place to live in Slovenia?
- What is a typical expat home or apartment like in Slovenia?
- What is the average cost of housing in Slovenia?
- Should I buy or rent a home in Slovenia?
- What should I pack when moving to Slovenia?
- What cultural faux pas should I try to avoid making in Slovenia?
- Why do people move to Slovenia?
- What are healthcare services like in Slovenia?
- What are medical services in Slovenia like?
- What are typical rents in Slovenia?
- What appliances are typically included in a rental?
What do expats find most challenging?If you live in Slovenia, newcomers to Slovenia would love to hear your answer to this question.