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Dennis Smith

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Expat Living - What Is Our Impact?

Posted by: Carole on Wednesday September 03, 2014 (22:01:23)   (3781 Reads)

Dennis Smith

When we decide to finally take the decision to live in another country, we are naturally nervous. Will we be accepted? How do we fit in? What problems and pitfalls do we need to look out for?

In my experience as a full-time Expat, the majority of us don’t take time to consider the consequences that their presence causes. How do we impact the locals and the local economy?

How we change the scene is usually more profound and noticeable in smaller communities than in the big cities. But don’t kid yourself, the impact is still there. Now let’s get to some specifics.    more ...