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

I can't say I didn't know about the pollution ahead of time but I didn't realize that it penetrates every aspect of your life in the winter (it's in your hair, your clothes) you simply cannot prepare for it and you can't escape it unless you leave the city. - Oct 2016

How bad the International School would be. - Feb 2015

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