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 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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