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Estonia

Estonia - Recommended Websites

Posted on Saturday August 29, 2015 (09:02:52)
Image © Sergei Gussev 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 Estonia and some of the websites that might be useful for expats there.

Estonia: Paradise Of The North
http://estonia-paradise-of-the-north.blogspot.co.uk/

Tania is an Australian-Estonian who currently lives in Estonia and blogs about her life there.   more ...

Finland

Moving To Finland? 10 Mistakes To Avoid

Posted on Friday August 28, 2015 (08:47:41)
Image © Mikko Luntiala on Flickr
The Nordic nation of Finland is the eighth largest country in Europe in terms of area, but also the most sparsely populated member of the European Union. Finland’s capital city, Helsinki, is a modern destination that remains rooted in its cultural history. Expats and visitors are often drawn to Helsinki’s cosmopolitan character with its sophisticated museums and many excellent restaurants and cafés. Expectations are often high for those moving to Finland, so here are a few common mistakes to watch out for.   more ...

Morocco

Top 10 Safety Tips For Expat Women In Morocco

Posted on Friday August 28, 2015 (08:30:56)
Image © Patrick Nouhailler on Flickr
Morocco’s colorful culture, bustling markets, and scenic beauty have made it famous across the globe. Its expat population is relatively small but continues to grow at a steady pace. This is at least partly because the country is a lot more liberal than many of the other neighboring Islamic nations. In general, Moroccans are quite open-minded and accepting of people of other cultures. Nevertheless, safety for women continues to be a concern among expats.   more ...

Ecuador

Moving To Ecuador With Children

Posted on Thursday August 27, 2015 (07:59:16)
Image © alexanderjwatts on Flickr
Ecuador is a multicultural country with one of the highest representations of indigenous cultures in South America. Covering just 283,560 sq. km of area in the northwestern part of South America, Ecuador may be a small country, but it’s known for its remarkable diversity. The country’s official language is Spanish, but thirteen indigenous languages are also spoken. The vibrant culture, along with other factors such as natural beauty and pleasant climate, make Ecuador an attractive destination for expats.   more ...

Romania

Romania - Top Expat Blogs

Posted on Thursday August 27, 2015 (07:49:22)
Image © Aleksander Dragnes 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 Romania and some of the bloggers who write about living there.

Expat In Romania
http://expatro.blogspot.co.uk/

Matt was actually born in Romania, but spent most of his childhood in Canada. As an adult he moved back to Romania as a Canadian expat, and now writes about his life there.   more ...

Iceland

Managing Your Money As An Expat In Iceland

Posted on Wednesday August 26, 2015 (08:32:09)
Image © Diana Robinson on Flickr
The home of the first Viking explorers of North America and a volcanically active territory, the Nordic island country of Iceland spans an area of 103,000 sq. km and has the lowest population density among all the European countries. Nature is at its breathtaking best in Iceland, although the region is also prone to natural hazards. Expats moving to Iceland will have the experience of living in a modern nation where the people take great pride in their language and culture.   more ...

Slovakia

5 Good Reasons You Should Move To Slovakia (And 1 Reason You Shouldn't!)

Posted on Wednesday August 26, 2015 (08:18:47)
Image © Ilya Schurov on Flickr
A small country in Central Europe, the region now known as Slovakia was once part of the Czech Republic. Since its independence in 1993, this country has become popular among tourists and expats. In terms of economy and development, Slovakia is doing exceptionally well, and when it comes to natural and cultural heritage, it is incredibly rich and diverse. This combination is a draw for people from around the world who are looking for a good quality of life in a new country.   more ...

Gibraltar

Gibraltar - Top Expat Blogs

Posted on Wednesday August 26, 2015 (08:07:15)
Image © Kate Ure 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 Gibraltar and some of the bloggers who write about living there.

Cafe Cortado
http://www.cafecortado.net/

A Croatian expat is the voice behind Cafe Cortado, which focuses on a lot of different topics related to travel and expat life in general.   more ...

Bermuda

Bermuda – Top Expat Blogs

Posted on Tuesday August 25, 2015 (07:48:14)
Image © Steve Frankel 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 Bermuda and some of the bloggers who write about living there.

Little Monkey And Friends In Bermuda
http://www.njmonkey.blogspot.co.uk/

Just looking at this blog’s header image will make you want to move to Bermuda. Children playing on a paradise beach - what could be a nicer place to raise your family?   more ...

Poland

Ten Polish Words That Don't Translate Into English

Posted on Tuesday August 25, 2015 (07:27:41)
Image © pete ford on Flickr
For people who are good at picking up languages, one of the most enjoyable aspects of living in a new country is the opportunity to learn a new language and practice conversing in it with native speakers. Of course different people find joy in different aspects of new languages – for those who are passionate about food, knowing the names of dishes and ingredients is enough. There are also those who take great joy in first learning how to swear in a new language.   more ...

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