All visitors to Congo need a visa, and you need to obtain one before travelling, either from home or a neighbouring country. This is a relatively straightforward process – you'll simply need to make a hotel reservation in Congo and ask...
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Congo is not really suitable for travel with children, though in Pointe-Noire there are plenty of working expats with children.
There's a significant number of expats working in Congo, particularly in the oil city of Pointe-Noire, where the oil industry has developed Congo's most vibrant foreign-worker scene. Brazzaville also has a sizeable population of expats working in diplomacy and conservation.