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Dhaka



What do you wish you had known about this particular city/country before moving there?

I wish I had known about the draconian movement restrictions. - Apr 11, 2017
The terrorist threat. How difficult it would be to exercise. - Jun 17, 2016
That ISIS and Al Qaida had set up shop and were aggressively expanding. - May 18, 2016
That you can't escape from Dhaka very easily. This makes the city feel ever present and claustrophobic. There are very few parks and a number of them are dangerous. They will likely soon be turned into concrete along with the rest of the city. - Jun 20, 2015
I would have a hard time feeding healthy foods to my family. You'll gain weight from both poor nutrition and lack of exercise. Both require much more effort because you no longer do your own chores, walk anywhere, etc...exercise takes more effort but doable. - Sep 29, 2014
How challenging of a place to live it is. - Aug 3, 2014
The pollution is rotten in the winter, but it gets better during monsoon season. Monsoon season really is the best. Don't drink the water in the shower or brush your teeth with it. The rules to cricket. - Jul 28, 2014