Baku - Post Report Question and Answers

If you move here, you can leave behind your:

desire to only serve in Western Europe. No, it's not Paris or London, but it is a fabulous post if you open your mind. - Jun 2021


Leave behind your sense of rules on the road. Traffic is terrible and people do their own thing. Its common to see cars just decide to drive down the wrong side of the road so they can get somewhere faster. - Jan 2019


Driving rules. We like to say that in other countries you drive to not hit others but here you drive to not be constantly hit. - Jul 2018


Desire for tasteful interiors. Your house is likely to have outlandish chandeliers and/or wallpaper! - May 2018


Logic and common sense. - Mar 2017


Expectations for clean air and water, consistent utilities, nice neighborhoods. - Jul 2015


fast sports cars, first-world expectations, need for bacon, and sweatpants. - Jan 2013


Bicycles, running shoes, love of movies, shorts and tank-tops, your 'nice' car, rollerblades, skateboard, high-heel shoes (you will break your ankle for sure on this uneven pavement), and 110 volt appliances. - Dec 2011


Idea that this is Northern Virginia. It is not. - Sep 2010


bicycles, running shoes, love of movies, expectation of bargain rugs. - Aug 2010


sense of order and your antique car. - Oct 2009


Rollerblades, skateboards. - Nov 2008


High heel shoes (you will break your ankle for sure on this uneven pavement). - Sep 2008


Shorts and bad attitude. - Sep 2008


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