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Articles > Netherlands (Holland)

Netherlands (Holland)

Useful Tips For Expat Parents Moving To The Netherlands

Posted on Tuesday February 21, 2017 (09:15:54)
(c) Ian Cochrane on Flickr
When you make a list of the places that are among the best for raising children, the Netherlands is one name that is bound to feature near the top. This charming European country has become one of the most desirable expat destinations in the world for several reasons, which include its high standard of living, rich culture, modern infrastructure, universal healthcare, scenic beauty, and overall environment. Today, more than 20% of its residents are from overseas. Amsterdam in particular is home to people of more than 150 nationalities. So what is it about this country that appeals to expatriates? Some of the factors are:   more ...

Articles > Croatia

Croatia

Croatia - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Posted on Tuesday February 21, 2017 (08:57:29)
(c) Silberfuchs on Pixabay
At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Croatia and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...

Articles > United Kingdom (UK)

United Kingdom (UK)

An Expat Guide To Making Friends In The UK

Posted on Tuesday February 21, 2017 (08:37:04)
(c) Robert J Heath on Flickr
If you are moving to the United Kingdom (UK) in the near future, congratulations! You’re on the move to a great place. Whilst you may be excited about your new adventures ahead, there are many emotions that come with moving. Understandably you are leaving your friends, family, home and memories behind. Luckily, there is social media nowadays to keep in touch with all those familiar faces, but moving abroad can feel lonely at first.   more ...

Articles > United Kingdom (UK)

United Kingdom (UK)

A Guide To The Cost Of Living In London

Posted on Monday February 20, 2017 (09:33:49)
(c) jeviscachee.com
People often call London a mini New York. It is the British version of the city of dreams and it truly does make those big dreams become a reality. This is one of the reasons many Londoners love this wonderful, diverse and fresh city. If anything new or innovative is going to happen, London is going to be the first place to do it. Whilst many people reside here permanently, London also sees millions of tourists each year, all of whom want to experience a piece of the British lifestyle.   more ...

Articles > Canada

Canada

A Guide To Immigrating To Canada

Posted on Monday February 20, 2017 (08:59:45)
(c) Kevin Dooley on Flickr
Moving abroad is generally a daunting subject, especially as there are so many different laws and rules that may be different to your current home country. Customs, visas, work permits and tests that need to be undergone before you can make your move and make a living are all things you’ll need to think about. Below is a brief guide to immigrating to Canada.   more ...

Articles > Singapore

Singapore

Preparing Your Family For A Move To Singapore - What You Need To Know

Posted on Friday February 17, 2017 (08:47:09)
(c) tpsdave on Pixabay
There seems to be a lot to figure out and put into place when moving your family abroad, so here is a guide for all the key components you will need to organise in order to make the process as smooth as possible.   more ...

Articles > Italy

Italy

A Guide To Accredited Language Learning In Italy

Posted on Friday February 17, 2017 (08:21:11)
Language proficiency certificates are required for a multitude of circumstances. In particular being able to demonstrate knowledge of the Italian language along with a proficiency certificate is usually required for applying for long term residency, gaining access to higher education and employment in most workplaces (especially within a corporate setting).   more ...

Articles > China

China

China - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Posted on Friday February 17, 2017 (08:00:36)
(c) smokingpermitted on Flickr
At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at China and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...

Articles > United Kingdom (UK)

United Kingdom (UK)

Ten Classic British Traditions All Expats Should Experience

Posted on Tuesday February 14, 2017 (10:31:24)
Where to begin with an offering of the ten classic British traditions all expats should experience?


1. The pub

Let's start in the pub - the best times often do. Expats who have just moved to the UK may be surprised at how popular the pub is to their British colleagues but it's a good place to socialise and make new friends.   more ...

Articles > Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Setting Up Your Own Business In Costa Rica? Here's What You Need To Know

Posted on Tuesday February 14, 2017 (09:43:47)
Costa Rica in Central America is ranked as one of the most visited international destinations in the world. A democratic country, it has always enjoyed peace and has not had an army since 1949. Costa Rica is a small country, spanning just 0.03 percent of the earth’s surface. But it is home to 5 percent of the world’s biodiversity, and 25.58 percent of the country’s area is made up of conservation and natural protected territory.   more ...

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