Freetown - Post Report Question and Answers

What are the particular advantages of living in this city?

There is a high hardship differential for a reason. Having said that if you come with your eyes wide open and s sense of adventure this can be a rewarding post. - Sep 2021

Hardship differential. - May 2018

Beaches, friends, large homes, cheap help. - Sep 2017

The people are so friendly and welcoming, and the beaches are beautiful. - Sep 2014

No real special advantages. This is a country with very poor infrastructure and very little development. However, there are nice beaches about 30 minutes from our housing, so most weekends people spend some time there. You can get lobster, prawns and other simple dishes at the beach which is also nice. - Jun 2014

Advantages...well, there aren't many. The dollar goes a little further than normal but that's always subject to bribery, fake tariffs and extortion. The beaches are beautiful and the mountain scenery is majestic. - Aug 2013

Has some nice beaches and if you good with your money you can save some. Rains six months out of the year. - Sep 2010

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