Tunis - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Yes. I've been in multiple middle eastern posts and this was my favorite - from a lifestyle perspective. - Jan 2024

Yes. - Jun 2022

Absolutely. - May 2022

Absolutely. What a great place to spend a few years. - Nov 2020

Sure. - May 2020

Yes. It is a surprisingly wonderful country and capital -- much nicer than expected! - Nov 2015

Absolutely not, it was the hardest 2 years of my life. It was a learning experience and it made me a more grateful person, but I am beyond glad that it's over with. I would not advise coming here for more than 2 years to anyone. If you have kids I wouldn't even consider it, especially if they've lived in first world countries prior to living here...they will be miserable. If your child is under 2 you might be okay. If you don't know French, learn it before you come! - Nov 2014

I wouldn't go back now with the current political and security situation, but I do not regret having lived there. - Jul 2013

No. Do research to make sure you could live here if you have to come longer than 2 years. - Jun 2013

Absolutely and I was there for the revolution. It's a great country and the Tunisians are good people. They're going to pull through this tough post-revolution time just fine. - Feb 2012

No. Tunisia is a relatively easy and pleasant place to live, but we also found it somewhat boring after a year. It's a small country, and there's a certain sense of having "been there, done that." In one year, we managed to see virtually every major ruin, beach and tourist attraction in the country. Also, the lack of work opportunities for me, as the trailing spouse, makes returning here unlikely. - Oct 2011

Yes, for a short tour - I wouldn't be sad when my 2-3 years was up though. - Jul 2010

We have had fun and our children liked their school, but I can think of somewhere else i would rather go. it wasn't an incredibly enjoyable tour, but it wasn't bad enough to hate it. - May 2010

Sure. This is a gorgeous, safe country with tons of history. - Jan 2010


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