Monrovia - Post Report Question and Answers

What are some typical ways to socialize, either with local people or with other expatriates? Are there groups or clubs that you can recommend?

Liberians are wonderful, welcoming people. They are some of the nicest people I have ever met. The expat community is also fun and interesting. You can meet people from all over the world. The standard ways of socializing involve the beach and the bars. Some people surf. - Oct 2021

We have met most of our social circle either through work or friends. You can also meet people through the schools, if you have kids or at your residence. - Aug 2019

Day trips to the beach, yoga classes, and eating out. - Aug 2019

Yoga, Hash Harriers, and bird watching are ways to meet other expats. A lot of socialization is self-made and goes on within homes. - Aug 2019

The Hash House Harriers is always top of my list. I understand there is a running 'club' as well. Apart from that it's kids birthdays and the usual holidays/festivals. You have to make your own fun. - Nov 2017

There are a few bars and clubs in town, a few restaurants, and many people host smaller gatherings at their homes. There are a few book clubs, and events are regularly advertised on the Liberia expats google group. It's not hard to meet people in Monrovia if you put a little bit of effort into it. - Jun 2016

Dancing at Sajj, happy hours or quiz nights at Tides or Fuzion. There are several nightclubs and bars, but not much else. Most people make their own fun. - Aug 2015

Have friends over for dinner. Go camping in Robertsport. Take a long weekend trip to the Gambia or Morocco. - Dec 2013

There are a few clubs in town, some night life, dinner parties, happy hours at the Marine House, golf at the Firestone Compound, volley ball at the beach, checking out restaurants with friends. - Aug 2010

Entertaining is either done in the home or out at restaurants. Other than going to the beach, there is nowhere else to go to. - Jul 2009

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