±JOIN OUR NEWSLETTER

Get expat health and financial news, interesting expat articles, social media recommendations and more in your inbox each month - free!



We respect your privacy - we don't spam and you can unsubscribe at any time.

±Compare Expat Providers

Expat Health Insurance Quotes

Foreign Currency Exchange Quotes

International Moving Quotes

We're very social! Follow Expat Focus on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+

Expat Focus Facebook PageExpat Focus on TwitterExpat Focus Pinterest PageExpat Focus Google+ Page

Notify me when new content is added about a country

±Expat Focus Partners

±Financial Advice / Services

Expert advice from professionals you can trust

Cayman Islands

Expat Experiences > Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands

James

Posted by: Carole on Wednesday November 14, 2012 (22:55:38)   (2616 Reads)
Stingray
I'm James, 33 years old and I'm currently living in the Caribbean with my wife and two young children.

We moved to the Cayman Islands in January 2012. Whilst we'd considered emigrating many times before, it had always felt like an unrealistic dream. An opportunity came up to apply for a position at a large law firm out here, we didn't hesitate and the rest is history!

The move was stressful, we had our own challenges with trying to sell or rent our property in the UK, with the market being so bad we were getting very little interest. We opted to rent the property in the end which meant that we unfortunately left the UK still with debt, not ideal, but we're getting there slowly.   more ...

Expat Experiences > Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands

Gordon Barlow

Posted by: Carole on Sunday April 08, 2012 (19:04:12)   (4797 Reads)
Gordon Barlow
My name is Gordon Barlow, married and with grandchildren. I left Australia in 1963, as did my wife, whom I met in Greece the following year.

Looking back, it seems I became addicted to the expat life during my second year in Bahamas, after earlier experiences in England and Canada. Gradually the realisation took over that there was more to life than going home to Australia and a pleasant-but-humdrum future as a partner in an accounting firm.

So after three years in Nassau – I a trust-officer, Linda a teacher – we spent a year as expats (yes!) in Perth, Australia, before finding jobs in New Hebrides, now called Vanuatu. Though both of us were born and raised in Australia, we discovered the truth of the old saw, “you can’t go home again”. We had far more in common with foreign expats than with compatriots who had never been away. I’m sure many other expats discover the same thing.   more ...

Expat Experiences > Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands

Daria Kawecka, Grand Cayman

Posted by: Jamie on Monday November 28, 2011 (03:43:38)   (3709 Reads)
Daria Kawecka
My name is Daria Kawecka and I am a Software Developer from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

I moved from Edmonton to Grand Cayman on April 11th 2011. My main reason was for the adventure.


What challenges did you face during the move?

Moving back home to rent out my condo was hard. Packing up a fairly adult life into a few boxes was very challenging.   more ...


Expat Health Insurance Partners


Aetna International

Our award-winning expatriate business provides health benefits to more than 650,000 members worldwide. In addition, we have helped develop world-class health systems for governments, corporations and providers around the world. We want to be the global leader in delivering world-class health solutions, making quality health care more accessible and empowering people to live healthier lives.

Bupa Global

At Bupa we have been helping individuals and families live longer, healthier, happier lives for over 60 years. We are trusted by expats in 190 different countries and have links with healthcare organisations throughout the world. So whether you're moving abroad for a change of career or a change of scene, with our international private health insurance you will always be in safe hands.

Cigna International

Cigna has worked in international health insurance for more than 30 years. Today, Cigna has over 71 million customer relationships around the world. Looking after them is an international workforce of 31,000 people, plus a network of over 1 million hospitals, physicians, clinics and health and wellness specialists worldwide, meaning you have easy access to treatment.