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Chile > Articles

Chile

Why Chile Is A Great Place For Expat Tech Entrepreneurs

Posted on Friday November 17, 2017 (13:38:22)

An amazingly diverse destination with arid deserts, snowcapped mountain ranges, active volcanoes and islands, Chile is a land of extreme contrasts in many ways. It is the longest nation in the world, stretching across three continents. While the main territory lies on the South American West Coast, its western border is part of Oceania, while the southern part of the country extends all the way to Antarctica. The climate of this narrow land is as varied as its geography; each region has different weather and characteristics unique to itself.   more ...

Belize > Articles

Belize

Why Belize Is A Great Retirement Destination For Expats

Posted on Friday November 17, 2017 (13:30:15)

Picking the ideal place to spend your golden years can be quite a challenge, as there are so many factors you need to keep in mind. Senior citizens often consider a number of important aspects such as quality of life, documentation requirements, housing options, healthcare facilities, crime rates, weather, cost of living, language, infrastructure and ease of settling in when choosing a destination for their retirement. If the sound of a small tropical island with hospitable, English-speaking people who lead a relaxed lifestyle appeals to you, then Belize, known as “mother nature’s best kept secret” may be just the place that you are looking for.   more ...

United States > Articles

United States

What Will The Changes To The H1 Visa In The US Mean For You?

Posted on Friday November 17, 2017 (13:22:56)

The Government of the United States has recently made several reforms to its immigration laws. Some of these changes are in relation to national security and have resulted in tighter border controls. Officials and key decision makers are expressing concern about foreign workers and migrants taking up jobs or assignments across the country instead of American citizens. They have therefore implemented certain measures to restrict the issue of work visas and permits to those who do not come from the US.   more ...

Germany > Articles

Germany

What To Do In Your First Month In Germany

Posted on Friday November 17, 2017 (13:07:01)

During your first month in Germany, you may feel as though you’re caught in a series of confusing red tape mazes. In Germany’s specific brand of bureaucratic orienteering, sequential order is everything. This article is a step by step guide, helping you to navigate this potentially tricky time.   more ...

Portugal > Articles

Portugal

What Do The New Tax System Changes In Portugal Mean For You?

Posted on Friday November 17, 2017 (12:52:20)

Located on the western part of the Iberian Peninsula is a land of contrasts, with cobblestone villages, modernized cities, golden beaches and upward arching mountains. Portugal boasts a rich cultural history, natural beauty, hot summers and friendly people, making it one of the most popular destinations for tourists and expats from around the globe.   more ...

Cyprus > Articles

Cyprus

What Do The New Residency Rules In Cyprus Mean For You?

Posted on Friday November 10, 2017 (13:54:05)

The Republic of Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean region is known for its slow pace of life and relaxed lifestyle, meaning it’s an ideal location for expats looking for a more laidback experience. English-speaking expats find it easy to integrate into the local society since most people in Cyprus speak English, as the country was once part of the British Empire. In addition, the country has a high standard of education. Cyprus’s cost of living is affordable compared to the average cost in the European Union (EU). One of the biggest attractions of this sunny destination is the low tax rates, which are the reason some international entrepreneurs choose Cyprus as the base for their business.   more ...

Trinidad and Tobago > Articles

Trinidad and Tobago

An Expat Guide To Food And Drink In Trinidad And Tobago

Posted on Friday November 10, 2017 (13:50:15)

The twin archipelagic states of Trinidad and Tobago are located in the North Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean, and share maritime boundaries with places such as Barbados, Guyana, Grenada and Venezuela. Tourists from all around the world head to this popular destination for sun, sand and good times.   more ...

Portugal > Articles

Portugal

Portugal Or Spain - Which Would Suit You?

Posted on Friday November 10, 2017 (13:43:43)

The world is brimming with possibilities; you can make a home anywhere you desire. From finding comfort in an unknown land to exposing yourself to a cultural shock and learning to empathize with the differences that unite us, expat life can be both exciting and challenging. Travelling to and settling down in another country brings with it its own set of inspiring and unexpected adventures. If you’ve got your list of possible destinations, it’s time to take a leap of faith, and land in a new world that you think would best favor your lifestyle. It’s decision time.   more ...

United Kingdom > Articles

United Kingdom

Homeware Shopping In London - A Guide For New Expats

Posted on Friday November 10, 2017 (13:19:56)

You’ve moved into your new home and perhaps it’s a little empty; you want to fill your new space with colour and style, but you’re on a budget after your move. Or it could be that you want to find some unique interior accents or antique pieces to really make your new abode stand out?   more ...

Mexico > Articles

Mexico

Interview With Chuck Bolotin, Best Places In The World To Retire

Posted on Friday November 10, 2017 (12:53:59)
Chuck Bolotin
Chuck, you're VP Business Development at Best Places in the World to Retire. Tell us a bit about your role - what does a day in your life look like?

Thanks, Scar, for the opportunity to be interviewed for Expat Focus. It’s an honor.

In broad terms, I’m responsible for bringing content to our site that is high quality and useful to people considering moving abroad, as well as managing our business relationships.   more ...