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Located off the east coast of Africa, Zanzibar is an attractive destination for expatriates. The Indian Ocean island offers an idyllic setting to the ones whohave chosen to live here: white sandy beaches, blue waters, tropical climate... Zanzibar indeed has seductive assets to appeal expats wishing to settle herewhether to retire, to work or to volunteer. Would you like to be one of them?

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If you are relocating to Tanzania, you are likely going to be looking for a job sooner or later! This article outlines the ins and outs of finding a job in Tanzania, from the general work climate for foreigners to advice and links for landing that position.

If you are planning on relocating to Tanzania, it is a good idea to read up on relevant information around the Tanzanian labour market. Most of what you will read in this article reflects change that at least in part can be attributed to an increasing urbanisation, especially the youth who are moving to the denser cities where more job opportunities are present. This article will outline the general work climate of the country, popular over-and under-resourced sectors, and will also provide links for further reading.

Where you stay in Tanzania will likely depend on the combination of your budget, length of stay, and personal preferences. One thing is for certain, however - you will not be at a loss for choices! Wherever you go, you are likely to find wifi, and often accommodation packages include half-/full-board. This article will outline the types of accommodation available, categorised by budget, so you can make an informed decision on what will suit you best.

Whether in Tanzania for a day or a year, you will find a variety of things on offer to do in your leisure time. It doesn’t matter if you enjoy something more relaxed, perhaps soaking up the bountiful nature that the country has on offer, or something more upbeat that will get your blood pumping. The country has it all. Read below to find what activity might suit you best whilst you are spending time in Tanzania.

Whether you are traveling to Zanzibar or Tanzania’s mainland, you will not find a shortage of unique and mouth-watering food that is sure to please any palate. Read on to find out more about the cuisine you will find in Tanzania, as well as how your dietary requirements/restrictions may fare in the country

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January's expat blog: How to traveller

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January's expat blog: How to traveller

How to traveller is about the life of David, an Irish expat blogger who moved to Spain looking for new pastures. A job opportunity drove him from Malta to Costa del Sol after spending some time in Czechia and Malaysia. To those who are looking to travel or move to Spain, he speaks about his experiences and gives out some tips.

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