Zenab Tavakoli


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    Urban Flooding during Survey in South America

    May 27, 2020 @ 07:55 AM / by Zenab Tavakoli

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    While South American countries have a wet season, the duration and severity vary. Knowing this and having traveled extensively throughout the continent, my February survey delivered some unique experiences. I encountered urban flooding in both Brazil and Paraguay and in both instances the flooding occurred subsequent to a relatively short period of rainfall. Both times also seemed to be a failure of infrastructure more than anything else.

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    Expatriate Transportation: An on-site cost of living survey in Mexico

    Jun 05, 2018 @ 02:45 PM / by Zenab Tavakoli

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    During the February quarter, I surveyed three Mexican cities – Aguascalientes, Guadalajara, and Mexico City. Despite my extensive travel experience after five years as a cost of living surveyor, and many more traveling as a private citizen, this was my first visit to Mexico.

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    The Exclave on the Baltic: Kaliningrad, Russia

    Jul 13, 2016 @ 06:30 AM / by Zenab Tavakoli

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    During my recent survey, I had the opportunity to spend a research day-trip in Kaliningrad, the non-contiguous Russian exclave wedged along the Baltic Sea.

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    Discover Quito! An AIRINC On-site Cost of Living Survey (video)

    Jun 02, 2016 @ 01:09 PM / by Zenab Tavakoli

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    Quito, Ecuador is one of the many cities where AIRINC conducts surveys for cost of living data.

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    Surveyor Spotlight: Training and Learning on the Road in Central America

    May 05, 2016 @ 12:52 PM / by Zenab Tavakoli

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    One of the biggest difficulties to survey is often the language barrier. Manarti is a veritable polyglot, speaking seven languages

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