Living in Tanzania
Welcome To Dar es Salaam
The moment your items make their way through baggage claim, you’ll walk out of the air-conditioned airport to a blast of hot air, you’ll hear the sounds of cars picking up passengers, of people debating how to get to their hotels, of the wind rustling through the palm trees in the distance. You and your family will hop into the chosen form of transportation and drive along the highway, too distracted by the sights around you to be able to absorb that this is your new home.
From here, you will probably be wondering - where will this car take us? What will our new home look like? What will the community be like? Where is the school campus and what will it be like? There are countless unknowns when moving to a new place, even if your family has done it before. Let's explore the country, the local culture, your new community and the limitless opportunities for a smooth transition a good school can offer. Let's explore how learning about the country, the local culture, your new community and discovering the limitless benefits of a good school can make the transition into your new home a seamless one.
Immerse Yourself In The Local Tanzanian Culture
Facts about Dar es salaam
Dar es Salaam is located in the eastern coastal region of the nation. Dar’s harbor is the main port in Tanzania, and therefore government offices have their base here. Diplomatic missions and non-governmental organizations also have a presence in the city.
There are many things you can do to immerse yourself in Tanzania’s culture: Try local foods, visit the markets, experience the food in restaurants and cook them in your home.