Praia - Post Report Question and Answers

Morale among expats:

People seem happy and make the most of it. Whenever we all get together we have a great time. Some people stay for five years or even longer. The sun and warm weather certainly help the mood! - Feb 2011

Fair. Praia is isolated with poor infrastructure and for many Westerners there is "nothing to do." All of the little frustrations (slow customer service, language barrier, bugs, power outages etc etc) can build up to really hurt morale. - Sep 2012

Fair. This is a very isolated island; getting off it is expensive and time-consuming. - May 2012

Expats love it here, though some people go stir crazy. It is a small place where comraderie is really good. But boredom can set in very easily for the adventurous types. - Sep 2009

In my opinion, poor. - Feb 2008

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