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

I asked for this assignment so I was pretty prepared, but this post requires tons of patience and flexibility from the officer and their family. If you spouse can't handle this or you don't want to be separated, go elsewhere. When things are bad here it can feel like a priority/PSP with none of the support or benefits. - Aug 2019

The extent to which finding amusements and fun could be a challenge. - Jun 2019

The traffic can be horrible. You must learn alternate routes to your destinations. - Dec 2016

I wish I had known that there weren't any shopping malls or movie theaters or fast food restaurants. I took a lot of American conveniences for granted. Now I am more thankful of how good we really have it. - Sep 2014

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