Addis Ababa - Post Report Question and Answers

Was this post your first expatriate experience? If not, what other cities have you lived in as an expat?

No, we've had multiple postings in developing countries, though this is our first in Africa. - Aug 2020


First overseas post. - Mar 2020


No. We've also lived in San Jose, Costa Rica; Lilongwe, Malawi; Washington, DC; had an unaccompanied tour; and Dakar, Senegal. This is not our first post in Africa, so we knew what to expect, yet still... - Feb 2020


We've lived in Baku/Azerbaijan, Tashkent/Uzbekistan, and have now been in Addis Ababa for almost two years. - Feb 2019


No, I've also lived in Beijing and Brussels. - Oct 2018


No, this is our third overseas assignment and first Africa posting. - Aug 2018


No, this was our eighth overseas post. Other posts were in Asia, Middle East, and Africa. - Jul 2018


We have lived in Jordan and Israel, so this is our third post overseas. - Jan 2018


No. I've lived in Western Europe, and also West Africa. - Sep 2017


No. We had lived in Morocco together; my husband has been all over - Pakistan (x2), Tashkent, numerous extended TDYs. - Aug 2016


No, we've lived in numerous posts from Scandinavia and Eastern Europe to South America. - Aug 2016


No. Dakar, Senegal and Geneva, Switzerland. - Feb 2016


No, second expat but first time in Africa. - May 2014


I have served at posts in Europe, West Africa, and Asia. - Jan 2014


Not first expat experience - I've had other assignments in Asia. - Nov 2013


Fifth expat experience. - Jun 2012


No, West Africa, Switzerland, Ireland. - Aug 2010


No, I have lived in Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, London, and Iquitos (Peru). - Jun 2010


I've also lived in Loei, Thailand; Bogota, Colombia; Ciudad Juarez, Mexico; Inchon, South Korea; and Sidamo, Ethiopia. - Mar 2008


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