Asmara - Post Report Question and Answers

What are the particular advantages of living in this city?

The weather is beautiful, the local food is delicious, and the people, while reserved, are really kind. - Apr 2021

It's a beautiful place with good people, lovely weather, and good food. It's a pretty easy place to live, if you are ok with not having many of the amenities of the Western world. It's safe and chill. I'm really loving it here. - Dec 2019

Great weather! Light traffic. It's walkable & easy to bike here. Compact. Cool Art Deco architecture. Fascinating history, people and culture. - Feb 2019

Weather, seeing the remarkable changes that are happening with Eritra’s neighbors, and the ability to save money. - Sep 2018

It's quiet. It has pleasant weather with very pleasant people. While relations may be strained with our governments, I feel like the people I met were extremely nice, hospitable and judged you on your own merit and not "as a American" or as a "Canadian", etc. I have been to a lot of places where individual people are reduced to their country's policy, such as Pakistan where there is generally a negative opinion of Americans. I think a large part of the difference here is that almost everyone has family who live abroad, so they have a better understanding. - Dec 2016

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