Monrovia - Post Report Question and Answers

Knowing what you know now, would you still move to this city?

I only came for a very particular career move that resulted in a promotion. I would never live in Liberia willingly. - Oct 2021

Compared to what. My wife works for USAID so we are not going to get posted to Rome. There are much worst places to be. I will say that most in the expat community don't want to listen to complaints about lack of anything. We are all in the same boat and we want to create solutions not sit around and complain about what we do not have. - Aug 2019

It was an interesting post and good opportunity for the FS Officer. I would do the post again because it can only get better from here on out. - Aug 2019

Yes, we have enjoyed our time. We have had good local experiences and enjoy our time in the expat community. The lack of things to do has created more community opportunities and a slower pace of life which is very enjoyable. - Aug 2019

Yes. - Nov 2017

Absolutely. It's been a challenging post, but ultimately a very rewarding one. - Jun 2016

Yes, but it's not for the ultra-picky or faint of heart. - Aug 2015

Nope, I'd have to take a pass. I think I could make a bigger difference somewhere else. - Dec 2013

Yes, this has been an invaluable experience to me. Even if you hate it here, just remember that at least your next post will seem like a vacation. - Dec 2012

Definitely. - Aug 2010

Maybe. This place can really sap your energy if you're not constantly aware and taking care of your well-being - physically, emotionally, socially, etc. - Jul 2009

Subscribe to our newsletter

New book from Talesmag! Honest and courageous stories of life abroad with special needs.

Read More