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The Best Areas to Live in Kenya

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The Best Areas to Live in Kenya

Postby texkourgan » Fri Jul 05, 2013 5:11 pm

It can be difficult to find the best place to live in a new city. This is even more difficult for an expat who is not familiar with the country and culture. So where is the best place to live in Kenya?

What do you look for in a neighborhood? What do different neighborhoods offer? What area would you recommend based on:
- Schools
- Transportation
- Access to shops and groceries
- Nightlife and Activities

Where do you live? What do you like about it? Are there any dangerous areas? Are some areas more affordable?

Thank you in advance for your contribution. This is a very common question for expats moving to Kenya and your help is much appreciated.
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Re: The Best Areas to Live in Kenya

Postby nashmaeva » Tue Nov 17, 2015 11:42 am

places like westlands, runda, lavington etc are prefered by foreigners because they are upper class estates or middle, safe and have all amenities.
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Re: The Best Areas to Live in Kenya

Postby Cyrilexpat » Wed Nov 18, 2015 8:44 am

Many thanks for you message.

We invite you to share more of your experience in Kenya by posting tips and experience in several topics we have opened to help other expats in the Kenya forum:
:arrow: Planning Your Move to Kenya
:arrow: Flat or House: How to Rent in Kenya
:arrow: Going Out and Meeting People in Kenya
:arrow: Healthcare: Medical Treatment in Kenya
:arrow: Public Transportation in Kenya
:arrow: Taxes in Kenya
:arrow: Setting-up Internet in Kenya
:arrow: Childcare in Kenya
:arrow: Shopping in Kenya

:arrow: etc (see topics with a Image in the forum)

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Re: The Best Areas to Live in Kenya

Postby nisaac01 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:36 pm

I live in Karen, its a large expat area, the other ones that im aware of are Muthiaga and Lavington. I've a blog on what schools/ living/restaurants in karen if its in your area of interests www.slummyexpatmummy.com

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