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Netherlands > Articles

Netherlands

An Expat Guide To Learning Dutch

Posted on Wednesday July 12, 2017 (09:19:19)
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One of the comforts for newcomers relocating to the Netherlands is Dutch people’s friendly enthusiasm for speaking English.

The Dutch love the English language and they revel in any opportunity to use it. They have even been rated the best speakers of English in the world.   more ...

Netherlands > Articles

Netherlands

De Balie: A Centre For International Culture In Amsterdam

Posted on Tuesday July 11, 2017 (06:59:23)
(c) De Balie
Newcomers to the Netherlands seeking culture, debate and discussion in English can find a lovingly-curated programme of events at De Balie in central Amsterdam. The former district court, with its beautiful stained glass, doubles as a wedding venue when not hosting discussions and performances. In 2016, De Balie welcomed some 99,000 visitors to enjoy its film screenings, concerts, art exhibitions and debates. Not to mention the hundreds that flock there daily to drink coffee or meet friends for lunch.   more ...

Australia > Articles

Australia

Australia - Recommended Expat Blogs

Posted on Monday July 10, 2017 (07:28:39)
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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 Australia and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

Trinidad and Tobago > Articles

Trinidad and Tobago

An Expat Guide To Buying Property In Trinidad & Tobago

Posted on Friday July 07, 2017 (08:02:38)
(c) Kalamazadkhan on Wikipedia
The largest single investment an individual can make is to buy property. There is a large amount of money at stake and hence care should be taken to make sure that the seller is authentic and that the sale itself goes through the proper procedure.   more ...

Cyprus > Articles

Cyprus

An Expat Guide To Buying Property In Cyprus

Posted on Friday June 30, 2017 (10:58:32)
(c) Dmitry Panov on Wikipedia
Blessed with an abundant amount of sunshine all year round, the Republic of Cyprus sits at the intersection of Europe, Asia and Africa. The Jewel of the Mediterranean boasts varied topography, which includes golden beaches, ragged cliffs, glittering bays, lush forests, awe-inspiring ruins, and volcanic hills. The people are known to be warm, welcoming and respectful towards outsiders. This island has therefore gained a lot of popularity with people from across the globe.   more ...

Argentina > Articles

Argentina

Argentina - Recommended Expat Blogs

Posted on Thursday June 29, 2017 (07:39:26)
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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 Argentina and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

Trinidad and Tobago > Articles

Trinidad and Tobago

Why Trinidad And Tobago Is A Great Retirement Destination For Expats

Posted on Wednesday June 28, 2017 (09:48:00)
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Trinidad and Tobago is often thought to be a single destination, but they are actually two islands that are quite different from each other. The main difference is the size of the islands. Trinidad, the larger of the two, is the fifth largest island in the West Indies atnd is 1833 square miles. Tobago is a small island measuring just 116 square miles, and with a population of 60,874 in 2011. Trinidad has a population of 1300,000. English is the spoken language on both islands and they both were a part of the UK until they attained independence in 1962.   more ...

Brazil > Articles

Brazil

Brazil - Recommended Expat Blogs

Posted on Tuesday June 27, 2017 (08:27:44)
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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 Brazil and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

Singapore > Articles

Singapore

An Expat Guide To Social Clubs In Singapore

Posted on Tuesday June 27, 2017 (08:10:04)
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Multicultural Singapore has a wealth of international social clubs that cater to a variety of tastes.
Social clubs are a fantastic way to socialise and network, provide entertainment for the family and maintain your health and fitness and overall general wellbeing.

Choosing from the myriad of options can be a little overwhelming at times, so we have composed this guide to help you choose the best club for you.   more ...

United Kingdom > Articles

United Kingdom

A Guide To Income Tax For Expats Moving To The UK

Posted on Monday June 26, 2017 (10:20:51)
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While the UK is among the world's most popular destinations for expat talent to develop their careers, the income tax situation is complicated.

There's no doubt that cross-border taxation can be a complex area in finance and law but it's something expats will need to deal with.

For those expats moving to the UK, there are various tax compliance obligations they must meet, as well as social security and tax filing rules.   more ...