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Articles > Netherlands (Holland)

Netherlands (Holland)

How to Rent a Property in Amsterdam

Posted on Wednesday February 22, 2017 (11:16:16)
(c) Moyan Brenn on Flickr
Below is our guide on navigating the complex - and often competitive - process of securing a property. Learn how to avoid common pitfalls and find out about the laws which are on your side.

What Is The Rental Market Like Right Now?

Since 2014, property prices in Amsterdam have soared, with 2016 seeing an almost 15% increase on the previous year. The rental market has reflected this boom, making it harder than ever to find affordable housing.   more ...

Articles > Colombia

Colombia

Colombia - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Posted on Wednesday February 22, 2017 (10:56:05)
(c) pat_ossa 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 Colombia and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...

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 ...

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