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Articles > Serbia

Serbia

Serbia - Recommended Blogs

Posted on Thursday December 08, 2016 (21:36:44)
(c) Jovan Marković 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 Serbia and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

Articles > Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia - Recommended Blogs

Posted on Wednesday December 07, 2016 (10:42:01)
(c) Maher Naim
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 Saudi Arabia and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

Articles > Russia

Russia

Russia - Recommended Blogs

Posted on Tuesday December 06, 2016 (06:58:16)
(c) goodfreephotos.com
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 Russia and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

Articles > General

General

What Do These Expats Wish They'd Known Before Moving Abroad? Their Answers May Surprise You

Posted on Monday December 05, 2016 (09:45:05)
A wise man once said that clever people learn from their mistakes, but the cleverest learn from the mistakes of others. And as Groucho Marx pointed out; “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.”   more ...

Articles > General

General

Want To Be An Expat Blogger? Ten Tips To Get You Started

Posted on Monday December 05, 2016 (09:35:18)
(c) Larry D Moore on Wikipedia
Starting a blog can be a very rewarding experience for any expat living overseas. It’s a great way to explore and embrace your new surroundings, settle into an unfamiliar environment, and also learn more about yourself. Whether you’re a budding expat writer or a trailing spouse with some extra time on your hands, blogging about your experiences abroad can be a very simple but enriching process.   more ...

Articles > India

India

India - Recommended Blogs

Posted on Monday December 05, 2016 (09:12:38)
(c) Unsplash 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 India and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

Articles > China

China

Top 5 Successful Business Tips For Expats In China

Posted on Friday December 02, 2016 (09:50:38)
(c) Bostonalejandro on Wikipedia
China is becoming more important as a market for employers around the world and it's also growing in popularity for start-ups too.

However, regardless of business size here are some tips on how to succeed in one of the world's biggest markets.

Competition is fierce in business and it can be a challenge finding Chinese consumers but with some preparation and dedication, China offers impressive rewards for those who make the effort.   more ...

Articles > General

General

Thinking Of Learning A New Language?

Posted on Friday December 02, 2016 (09:41:38)
(c) Wokandpix on Pixabay
For some people, the decision to learn a new language comes from necessity, while for others it stems from personal interest and perhaps a fondness for a particular culture. Whatever the reasons may be, learning a new language is an exciting adventure that can open your life up to immense new possibilities. Often, it’s a mix of several factors that causes a person to learn a new language.   more ...

Articles > Iceland

Iceland

Iceland - Recommended Blogs

Posted on Friday December 02, 2016 (09:24:48)
(c) Andreas Tille on Wikipedia
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 Iceland and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

Articles > Germany

Germany

Understanding Expat Health Insurance In Germany

Posted on Tuesday November 29, 2016 (10:20:31)
(c) fotolehring on goodfreephotos.com
Health insurance is compulsory as is nursing care insurance and expats looking to receive a residence permit - which they will need to access healthcare facilities - will need to prove they have health insurance before the permit is granted.

There are two types of providers, private health insurance, and state-provided insurance. The statutory insurance contributions are capped at 14.6% (until 2015 they were 15.5%) of the expat's monthly income while private insurance will cost whatever the expat needs.   more ...

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