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Tunis



Is this a good city for single people? For couples? For families? Why or why not?

Seems good for both singles and an increasing number of families. - Nov 29, 2017
Currently, the State Department allows only non-school-age children at post. It seems like a good city for singles and couples. There are a lot of small restaurants, sites to see, and beautiful beaches. - Nov 3, 2015
I would not advise families to go here because there is nothing for kids to do. The parks are awful (one play area collapsed when my 23 pound child was playing on it and no one apologized or did anything). There is no theater. There is a new water park but I've heard it literally smells bad and the employees are lazy. - Nov 26, 2014
Good for families and couples, probably good for singles as well though I can't personally comment on that. - Jul 29, 2013
Couples without children, yes. There are not many activities for kids. No cinema with English movies, no mall, the parks are not great, watch out for glass on the grass. - Jun 21, 2013
This city (especially the beach suburbs) is great for everyone. Foreigners are welcome. There are clubs and recreational activities for singles. Families can enjoy sport clubs, beaches, travel. - Feb 3, 2012
Singles and couples might get bored, as there is little to no nightlife and it can be hard to get to know people. Many Tunisians seemed guarded in their public lives. This was a contrast to what we found in some other Arab-Muslim countries we had visited. Things are slightly better for families, we still did feel somewhat socially isolated. - Oct 28, 2011
I don't think this would be a great city for singles. Although there is a fairly sizable expat community, largely because of the African Development Bank, there are not tons of places to go out (bars, restaurants, etc) - as mentioned earlier. It's the ideal post for families because of the good schools, numerous outdoor activities, affordable household labor and slower pace of life. - Jul 11, 2010
This is a good family post. It is good for single men. Not so good for single women. - May 3, 2010
This is a great city for families. I think it's a challenge for singles and married couples with no children as the night life is mediocre and there are not a ton of things to do after-hours. - Jan 13, 2010