Knowing what you know now, would you still move to this city?

Compared to what. My wife works for USAID so we are not going to get posted to Rome. There are much worst places to be. I will say that most in the expat community don't want to listen to complaints about lack of anything. We are all in the same boat and we want to create solutions not sit around and complain about what we do not have. - Aug 2019


It was an interesting post and good opportunity for the FS Officer. I would do the post again because it can only get better from here on out. - Aug 2019


Yes, we have enjoyed our time. We have had good local experiences and enjoy our time in the expat community. The lack of things to do has created more community opportunities and a slower pace of life which is very enjoyable. - Aug 2019


Yes. - Nov 2017


Absolutely. It's been a challenging post, but ultimately a very rewarding one. - Jun 2016


Yes, but it's not for the ultra-picky or faint of heart. - Aug 2015


Nope, I'd have to take a pass. I think I could make a bigger difference somewhere else. - Dec 2013


Yes, this has been an invaluable experience to me. Even if you hate it here, just remember that at least your next post will seem like a vacation. - Dec 2012


Definitely. - Aug 2010


Maybe. This place can really sap your energy if you're not constantly aware and taking care of your well-being - physically, emotionally, socially, etc. - Jul 2009


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