The aim of the event was threefold: firstly, to help people who have recently moved to London meet other expats and make friends; secondly, to raise money for the Central London branch of the Samaritans, a charitable organisation providing confidential support for people feeling suicidal or experiencing emotional distress; thirdly, to raise awareness among the expat community of the work the Samaritans do, both in London and throughout the UK.
The Boat Trip and Dinner
The fundraising dinner took place on board the Prince Regent, a canal boat docked at London's Little Venice moorings. Thirty-four guests were present on the night, representing a wide range of countries from Burma to South Africa. more ...
Visit Iguazú Falls
The spectacular Iguazú Falls is located in the province of Misiones, in the north easternmost part of Argentina. It stretches across the border into Brazil and while the Iguazú River runs much of its course in Brazil, the falls lie on the Argentinian side. more ...
Strong job market
The Canadian employment market has remained largely unaffected by global economic factors and expats with adequate experience and skills are able to find lucrative employment quite easily. more ...
Gold Coast, Queensland
With a population of about 600,000 people, Gold Coast is a highly populated city and has also experienced the most growth among the cities of Queensland. more ...
The influenza outbreak caused by the H5N1 virus in 1997 became a global concern due to concern over its spread to other parts of the world. Until then the virus was known to only infect birds. more ...
Under Costa Rica’s universal healthcare system, every citizen is eligible for health coverage through the public system. This is funded by employee income tax amounting to 9 percent. There is also employer contribution, which is variable. Public healthcare is available to citizens regardless of pre-existing health issues and the extent of the medical care required. more ...
From local handicrafts to international boutiques, you can find it all in São Paulo. more ...
Benvenuti to all my Loyal and New Followers
Here in beautiful Tuscany, the first week in October heralds the buying up of loads of winter plants to cheer up the pots that are now in need of refreshing. So on the first Saturday morning, we dropped down to Certaldo’s fruit, veg and plant market to check out our lovely plant lady. She loaded us up with trays of clematis, pansies and heathers and threw in a few freebies as is her wont. more ...
I have lived permanently in the Veliko Turnovo area of Bulgaria for 6 years after owning property here for 3 years previously.
I moved here with my husband after we fell in love with the country & the simplicity of life here. more ...
Robin Pascoe, the Expat Expert
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