Moving from Uk to Dar (Dar es Salaam)
Hi, we have to opportunity to move with our child from the UK to Dar. Area suggested - Masaki.
I have hundreds of questions and worries but I will try to start with a few only.
Malaria - what do you do about anti malaria tablets? Are they available there easily? Are they expensive? Are they safe for long term use is adults and children?
Doctors - how does it work, do we register like in the uk and call for an appointment on the day of illness or is the system different?
Schools - can you give me an example of good schools and fees please? It will be for a child going into year 3 uk ( age 8). Is it practical to home school? Are schools safe? How do you travel to school, is it ok to walk there?
Driving - I’ve read some horror stories. Is it safe to drive really? Anything in particular we should know?
Children’s activities - are there play centres and parks for children? Could we just walk to one and are there precautions we need to take. The same with beaches etc.
Accommodation - it has been suggested that our best option would be a serviced apartment with pool due to back up generators and security etc. Are there rules about renting accommodation? Can anyone recommend a nice complex and what are the fees.
I’ve read that venturing out in the evening is not advised... is this how it truly is?
Sorry for my lack of knowledge, I try to read as much as I can but there is so much conflicting advice and information.
Thank you so much!