±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

China

Expat Experiences > China

China

Becky Ances, Xiamen

Posted by: Scar on Tuesday December 06, 2016 (08:41:06)   (510 Reads)
Becky Ances
Who are you?

Ah, what a deep question! But I’ll keep my answer shallow. Wink I’m an American, a writer, a teacher (at a public university) and most important these days…a BADMINTON PLAYER.   more ...

Expat Experiences > China

China

Jocelyn Eikenburg, Hangzhou

Posted by: Scar on Tuesday November 01, 2016 (11:43:25)   (573 Reads)
Jocelyn Eikenburg
Who are you?

My name is Jocelyn Eikenburg and I’m a writer, blogger and the creator of Speaking of China, a blog about love, family and relationships in China. I’ve been featured on the BBC, and my writing has been published in The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post and the anthologies How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit? and Unsavory Elements.   more ...

Expat Experiences > China

China

Marius Lathey, Shanghai

Posted by: scar on Friday January 22, 2016 (11:16:07)   (790 Reads)
Marius Lathey
Who are you?

Marius Lathey, 31 years old. Nationality Danish, working as an English teacher in Shanghai.

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved to China, Shanghai September last year. I moved because my girlfriend got a job opportunity. I wanted to see China and travel in Asia.   more ...

Expat Experiences > China

China

Blue Heron MacCormack, China

Posted by: scar on Saturday August 01, 2015 (09:59:11)   (1064 Reads)
Blue Heron MacCormack
Who are you?

I'm a father of a 7 year old. Husband to an International school teacher. A writer. A student at Shenzhen University. My U.S. work background was in sales and marketing, and I still do some consulting in those areas.

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

We moved to Shekou (Shenzhen), China in 2011 from Portland, OR.   more ...

Expat Experiences > China

China

Vanessa Anderson, Shenzhen

Posted by: Carole on Sunday July 05, 2015 (18:29:22)   (4819 Reads)
Vanessa Anderson
Who are you?

Hello, my name is Vanessa Anderson and I’m originally from the UK. I tend to think of myself now as a “global citizen” as this is the fourth country I’ve lived and worked in. The plan is to keep moving, experiencing different cultures around the world. I was raised in London, but as an adult, I’ve spent time living in France, Spain, and Panama. My latest move has been to China where I live with my partner, Ian Usher. We both work as English teachers for a private language school.   more ...

Expat Experiences > China

China

Marta Mariño, Suzhou (Near Shanghai)

Posted by: Carole on Monday May 25, 2015 (22:13:45)   (1583 Reads)
Marta Mariño
Who are you?

I am Marta and I was born in a town in the west of Spain in 1984. I started studying Mandarin Chinese during my first year of University in Spain and when I graduated I went to Beijing to improve my language skills. I currently work as a translator in a computer and mobile games publisher in Shanghai and I spend my weekends in the neighboring city of Suzhou, where my boyfriend and our dog live.   more ...

Expat Experiences > China

China

Linda, Changsha (Hunan)

Posted by: Carole on Sunday February 01, 2015 (21:41:51)   (1987 Reads)
Linda
Who are you?

My name is Linda and I am a German/American girl who loves traveling and exploring the world outside of my comfort zone. I studied foreign languages and business in Germany and California. I speak German and English as a native speaker and am also fluent in Chinese, French and Spanish. The newest addition to my language catalog is Korean.

In my blog, www.lindalivinginchina.com, I write about my experiences living abroad in Asia, language learning, traveling and my relationship with a Korean man.   more ...

Expat Experiences > China

China

Steven LePoidevin, Wuhan

Posted by: Carole on Thursday April 24, 2014 (15:36:18)   (5039 Reads)
Steven LePoidevin
Who are you?

My name is Steven LePoidevin. I'm a retired mathematics and chemistry teacher currently living in Chiangmai, Thailand, with my wife, Nancy.

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

We moved from a small town in rural Canada, to Wuhan, China in 2008. It was a big jump to go from a town with a population of five thousand to a megalopolis of over ten million! After a long teaching career in Canada, I had been considering the idea of teaching abroad for a few years before I retired.   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.