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What do you wish you had known about this particular city/country before moving there?
The COLA does not come close to the true expense of living. - Jul 9, 2016
It is hard to grasp what a Nordic winter really is like. It didn't bother me but it was still a shock. It really doesn't get super cold like I thought it would (rarely gets below 20F) but it officially rains 175 days a year and there's only five or six hours of gloomy "sunlight" during the winter. - May 1, 2014
If you haven't been on a bike since elementary school, get some practice prior to arrival. Morning rush hour is not the time to figure out that you aren't very good at going through a crowd. - Feb 8, 2014