Kolonia - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Married couples without children should do well here. Singles have a really hard time as the dating pool is tiny. - Jul 2021

This is not a good place for singles or families with school-aged children. This place is best for couples that have no children and love isolation. Dating is difficult. - Apr 2021

Families seem to do okay, but singles seem to get depressed. - Mar 2020

It's okay for couples and very bad for singles - there is little to do on the island, and unless a single person is either extremely outgoing or extremely comfortable in solitude, this would be difficult. For families with school-aged kids, forget it. The schools here are horrendously bad.are horrendously bad. - Feb 2013

This is hard to answer. Singles will be lonely here unless they drink a lot and fall into the exapt bar crowd (proceed with caution!) or are very religious and belong to a church. If you like diving, snorkeling, kayaking, boating, fishing, hiking, you'll have a better time (and if you don't mind the rain). Families seem unhappy here due to the limited employment opportunities for spouses and poor schooling options for children. There is no cultural life here, and entertainment options are few. You need to make your own fun here, yes, just like your mom told you! If you can do that, you'll be moderately happy here. It's a rather safe place in this day and age, just much less developed and poorer and economically depressed than I had expected. - Apr 2008


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