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?

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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