When considering a move to a new country, there is nothing more useful than hearing real life stories and experiences from other expats who have lived there. We'd love to hear about your expat experiences. Please contact us if you live or have lived in Zambia and would like to share your story.


Jacques Boonen moved to Lusaka in Zambia in 2013 because he felt like he needed a change in his life. Two years later, he says there is very little he misses about his home country of Belgium and he has embraced his new life in Africa. Read more about his expat experiences in Zambia.

Jacques is a Belgian expat in Zambia

Tima is a Canadian expat living in Lusaka with her husband and son. They moved to Zambia when her husband was transferred there for his job. Tima shares her insights about life in Zambia, offering some first-hand advice for those contemplating a move there. Read more about her expat experiences in Zambia.

Time - a Canadian expat living in Zambia

Norman is a South African expat living in Zambia. He moved to Lusaka with his wife and family to head up a new contract in 2008. Five years down the line, they are enjoying life in Zambia. Although the cost of living is high, they feel safe and find the locals friendly and welcoming. Read more about his expat experiences in Zambia.

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