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Qatar > Articles

Qatar

Bringing Your Pets Into Qatar: A Guide For Expats

Posted on Monday January 08, 2018 (10:28:15)

Golden sand dunes, clear beaches and vibrant souks – these are just some of the things expats will encounter during their time in Qatar. The country also offers a number of employment opportunities, especially in the petrochemical industry. Qatar has also recently been in the news for its successful bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. This means the government will be spending more on strengthening its infrastructure, which in turn translates to more jobs, particularly in the capital city of Doha, where the event will be held.   more ...

South Korea > Articles

South Korea

An Expat Guide To Finding A Job In Seoul

Posted on Monday January 08, 2018 (10:17:47)

Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is a bustling metropolis with deep historical roots. The city is famous for several things including its N Seoul Tower and Incheon International Airport, which has a golf course and skating rink, and is often named the world’s best airport.

Seoul is a city that never sleeps, with restaurants, shopping centers and spas open for business at all hours of the day and night. Local people love their vibrant nightlife, which is concentrated in areas such as Gangnam and Itaewon. The city is home to many places of historical interest, such as shrines and palaces, and offers great variety in terms of accommodation.

Seoul has an excellent healthcare system, and expats can also choose from a range of international schools for their children. Teaching English is a popular employment opportunity for plenty of expats who arrive in the city from different parts of the world. South Korea has a reputation for being technologically advanced, and Seoul is at the forefront of this innovation. It is also a city with a great passion for locally-influenced architectural modernization, which is especially evident in the Lotte World Tower, the 123-floor skyscraper inspired by traditional Korean art.   more ...

Panama > Articles

Panama

An Expat Guide To Banking In Panama

Posted on Monday January 08, 2018 (10:02:17)

A crucial meeting point between two oceans and two continents, Panama is located in Central America, between Costa Rica and Colombia. This small nation has a population of about 3.6 million inhabitants, and has recently seen a considerable influx of foreign nationals. Riding a wave of economic development, the country has become a magnet for professionals, business people, entrepreneurs and investors from all across the globe. People are drawn to this destination for several reasons, including its moderate climate, relaxed lifestyle and tropical surroundings. In spite of a significant increase in the cost of living, large numbers of senior citizens from the US, Europe and Asia are also choosing to retire or set up holiday homes on Panama’s offshore islands.   more ...

South Africa > Articles

South Africa

A Guide To International Schools In Cape Town

Posted on Thursday January 04, 2018 (11:18:06)

In spite of being located at almost the absolute tip of the African continent, Cape Town is anything but an isolated place. On the contrary, it is regarded as one of the best cities to live in by people from all around the globe. Its relaxed lifestyle, natural beauty, historic culture and mild climate make it an ideal destination for expats of all ages, including families. Children moving to this South African coastal city will find their lives relatively free of the drastic adjustments they may have to make if their families moved elsewhere. As long as they speak English, they will be easily understood by everyone, and will be able to integrate themselves into local society without too much difficulty. Moreover, there is plenty for children to see, do and explore in Cape Town all year round.   more ...

Peru > Articles

Peru

A Guide To Finding A Job In Peru

Posted on Wednesday January 03, 2018 (09:47:53)

Peru is perhaps best known for the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu, which is one of the most visited destinations in the world. It is also home to many coastal cities that enjoy gorgeous weather all year round. The country offers an affordable cost of living to expats, along with a rich cultural experience and opportunities for a full family life. The public-school system adheres to high standards, and there are also plenty of international schools to choose from.   more ...

Costa Rica > Articles

Costa Rica

Contributing In Costa Rica: An Expat Guide To Community Projects

Posted on Thursday December 21, 2017 (11:55:39)

There is no dearth of things to see, do and experience for expats moving to Costa Rica. From its biodiversity to its water sports, from its outdoor activities to its rocking nightlife, this country has a lot to offer people of all ages. You could spend months exploring the various beaches, forests, national parks, hiking trails, clubs, restaurants, bars, cinemas, theaters and concert halls all across the nation.   more ...

Spain > Articles

Spain

Are Solar Panels Worth Installing In Spain?

Posted on Thursday December 21, 2017 (11:47:32)

Following the Spanish government’s move a couple of years ago to crack down on households generating their own solar power, switching to the renewable energy has generally been seen as not being viable for the average individual.   more ...

Italy > Articles

Italy

An Expat Guide To Taxes In Italy

Posted on Friday December 15, 2017 (14:55:16)

A country steeped in history, art, and culture, Italy has always been a hotspot for expats from all over the world. It sports a gorgeous climate that is considered one of the best in the European region, and is also home to some of the most beautiful cities in the world, the most famous of which are Venice, Florence and Rome. Good food and wine play an important role in daily life in Italy. In addition, the vibrant and friendly local people make it easy for expats to settle into the Italian lifestyle.   more ...

Netherlands > Articles

Netherlands

A Guide To International Schools In Rotterdam

Posted on Friday December 15, 2017 (14:38:50)

Despite being the second-biggest city in the Netherlands, Rotterdam has relatively few international schools to choose from. It could be that this makes your decision easier if you have children and decide to move there!   more ...

United Kingdom > Articles

United Kingdom

London At Christmas: A Guide For New Expats

Posted on Friday December 15, 2017 (13:59:11)

The festive season is now upon us!

Christmas is fast approaching, and so we have compiled this Christmas guide for all of you expats who may be spending it in London this year.

We’ve explained English Christmas traditions and customs, and given you some great ideas whether you’re alone this year and looking to meet fellow expats, or searching for family friendly activities to do with the kids during the holidays.   more ...