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What are the particular advantages of living in this city?

Saving money, getting street cred. - Jun 18, 2014
Check the career box and save money. Unless you're running away from something, I can't see any other redeeming aspects. - Jul 12, 2013
The pay and the ability to leave up to five times for 65 total days. There really are no redeeming qualities to this place. - Mar 30, 2013
Money - that's bascially the only and best advantage of being here. - Dec 27, 2010
Afghanistan itself is an amazing country - beautiful scenery, nice people, good food. It's from another era. Unfortunately, most people don't have much opportunity to experience it, and are confined to compounds. - Aug 2, 2010
If you work for the embassy, it's possible to save a lot of money, what with hazard pay, post differential etc. Lots of leave time (up to 65 days/year) is another perk. Otherwise the only advantage is that saying you live in Afghanistan is a real ice breaker/conversation stopper! - Jul 10, 2010