Dili - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Good for anyone with a sense of adventure who can hack a hardship post. People date. Families hang out. - Aug 2021

This is a good post for anyone who doesn't need to be constantly entertained to be happy. It is relaxing, for sure, but you have to find your own fun. - Sep 2017

Timor is what you make of it. It is an island post with poor internet, isolated and not a lot of indoor activities but it does have a very laid back lifestyle, quiet evenings enjoying the breeze, weekends diving, snorkeling or boating, easy excursions to Bali, Australia, Singapore or New Zealand and a pretty easy outdoor life. It can be hard for singles who don't get out much and can be really hard for teenagers with the lack of things to do. Families with small kids tend to do very well. - May 2017

In my opinion, it's a good city for just about everybody. - Sep 2016

YES! - Nov 2013

This is a great post for families with young children! Singles and couples that we know here do quite well, too. The place has a pretty active social calendar. - Apr 2013

I think this is a great place for each category. Families get lots of pool, beach, play time with the added bonus of affordable full time help. There are a lot of families with young children. Singles can have great hikes, diving and day trips, and lots of local bars and restaurants. Couples are in the same boat as singles here. - Mar 2010

We have all three in our communtiy and most seem to be very happy. There is really nothing to do in Dili outside of making your own fun. There is no movie theater, mall, shopping, bowling ect. We go to the beach, diving, swimming at the pools, each others homes ect. - Feb 2010

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