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

Bid on Havana with extreme caution! - Oct 2, 2017
I knew the lack of items for sale would hurt, but I didn't realize the extent to which the embassy would have no mail, and that the city would offer few goods. Also, I wasn't fully understanding how cut off from the states and family I'd be-- with such bad internet and such expensive phones and high-priced tickets ($500 for a time-consuming flight to Miami, 45 minutes away). But there are many great surprises here, too. - Jan 2, 2016