Is this a good city for single people? For couples? For families? Why or why not?

If you're single there is a large population of 20-30s and a very active late night that gets started around 10 or 11pm! We've loved this post as a family with a young child because it is quiet and we have had lots of other families recently. Day care is cheap, our son is learning Spanish, and there is a great park called "Parc de Salud." The Paraguayans are very family oriented and love kids. There are lots of festivals and things but you don't always know if they are kid friendly. There are lots of playdates to keep us busy. Babysitting is cheap and so is a night out so we have loved it here. - Jun 2019


Yes. Yes. Yes. - Aug 2018


It's a great family post, and we've been really happy here. - Jun 2018


I think it is great for families because it is safe, easy to get around, and there are lots of activities for children. Older children might be bored. There are quite a few singles here at post now and they seem to be an awesome group and go out for lots of adventures. - May 2016


Families are pretty happy here. Singles complain that there's nothing to do. - Sep 2015


It seems to me most families and couples are happy-ish, but singles less so. - Apr 2015


Mediocre for all. - Aug 2014


Great for families, and probably okay for couples, however I think most singles do not love it here. - Jul 2013


Post has lots of families with kids, but I think everyone can get along well if they have a good attitude and adventurous spirit. - Aug 2011


"Good" is a really strong word for this country. let's just say it's better than hell for all who get stuck here. Side note: the local women are more often than not very pretty. Very surprising. You can randomly select 10 women from a phone book, and i would say at least 6 of them would be considered pretty by most universal standards. Compared to the USA, I would say, 4 would be pretty. Shallow side note, but I think it's interesting to share. - Jun 2011


For families it's great, especially for those with younger kids. I think it's great for single men as well. For single women, I think it's hard because one would have to rely on the Embassy community (this is Latin America where women don't live outside their parents' home until they're married).For couples, it's fine if you get involved in activities -- after you've toured the country once, there's not that much to explore (other than going to other countries).So, best to get involved in lessons, activities, etc. - Feb 2011


For male singles it's a fine city. For female singles it's very tough. For couples and families it's a great city. Families have some trouble finding things to do that their kids enjoy - especially between the ages of 10-18. But all seem to enjoy living here. - Apr 2010


I would say this would be a great city for families. Not a lot to do for singles and couples other than dining out and traveling. - May 2008


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