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. I've lived in the US, Europe, and South East Asia for the past decade. - Dec 2023

This is my fourth decade working or living in East Asia, South Asia, and South America. - Aug 2023

No, this is my third experience. - Aug 2023

No - I have been in Europe and South America before. - Aug 2022

Ethiopia is the first place I have lived outside of the United States. - Jul 2022

I have lived in Costa Rica and Uganda and travelled on mission trips to many African countries. - May 2022

I lived in nine other countries before coming to Addis. And once I leave this city, I will never return. - Jun 2021

Second directed post after directed EAP tour. - Feb 2021

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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