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

Definitely so for families with young kids (not much going on here to keep teenagers happy). And there are many happy couples, especially if both work at the embassy. There is not much here for an adult with no kids to do if they don't work at the embassy or an international school. I have met some very lonely singles. It isn't just a dating issue; there just isn't much of a crowd for single friends. It is a very family-focused post. - Jan 2016


At the U.S. Mission singles are pretty unhappy. They can't date Cubans and there are few of the social activities for young, single people that you would find elsewhere. Couples have been pretty happy. Families are the happiest, I think, because they can hire great nannies, the schools are pretty good, and our kids are generally happy here. - May 2014


Great for families, good for couples, TERRIBLE for singles under the Non Frat policy. - Aug 2013


Yes, for both families and singles, there are plenty of activities. The social and cultural scenes are lively. There are parks and sport events. - Jul 2011


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