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

Yes, I was very bored when I was just stuck in the city but the regional trips were fantastic. Get out of the city. Go on Safari. See the incredible countryside in South Africa, Zambia, and Namibia and you will have a much better tour. - Jul 2019


No. The internet issue made the post too isolated, particularly since Gaborone was otherwise pretty boring. It is great to be able to visit the Okavango Delta, Victoria Falls, Chobe, and Cape Town, but perhaps it would make more sense to do all those things on a one month vacation rather than a three year assignment. Gaborone is not a great place to live for three years. - Apr 2017


Absolutely. The travel experiences from here are spectacular. - Jul 2016


Nope. This was supposed to be a "reward" assignment, pitched to us as the "Paris of Africa" or some such malarky. But a lot has changed here, and it's not what it was 5 or 10 years ago. Compared to other African posts, it's easy living - just boring, and definitely not anything near Paris. This is NOT what I would consider a "reward" for a high-threat post. - Mar 2015


Nope. - Oct 2014


Yes. - Nov 2013


No. - Jul 2013


Yes. It's not a glitzy, exciting post but it was great for us! - Apr 2013


Definitely. - Jun 2010


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