Damascus Fors & Againsts


  • Current weather is warm
  • Mostly negative attitude to cigarettes
  • Mild weather conditions in spring
  • Generally clean air without pollution
  • Not overfilled with people
  • Optimum humidity level


  • High temperature in summer
  • Does not differ in the manifestation of democracy
  • Realy heavy traffic with bad road conditions
  • High prices for food and accommodation
  • Not appropriate for families with children
  • Bad atmosphere for making new acquaintances and friends
  • Bad English, it’s not easy to communicate with locals
  • Women have to be careful especially alone
  • Slow-moving Internet
  • Freedom of speech is quite limited
  • Not a lot of cafes and restaurants, places to relax and have some entertainment
  • Cool in winter
  • Level of medical care is not very sufficient, lack of modern equipment and personnel
  • Internet is a serious problem when it comes to work or communicate with family and friends
  • Bad safety
  • Students do not score enough for the average educational level
  • Not favorable business environment

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