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Australia > Articles


What Does Australia's New DAMA Act Mean For You?

Thursday February 14, 2019 (11:34:58)

Australia has long had a strict immigration policy, with most expats applying for visas based on their special skills. Unfortunately for the country, this has so far meant that expats flock to the cities with the most opportunity and highest standard of living, settling largely in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. A new class of visa, however, looks set to change all that.   more ...

Denmark > Articles


Getting Used to Work-Life Balance In Denmark- A Guide For American Expats

Thursday February 14, 2019 (11:29:46)

Wander through an office building anywhere in the world at 5pm and you’re likely to find more than a few workers putting in the extra hours. In Japan for example, it’s almost taboo to leave your desk before the boss leaves theirs.   more ...

United Kingdom > Articles

United Kingdom

What Might Brexit Mean For Expats Working In London?

Monday February 11, 2019 (18:07:12)

In another article, we looked at how the UK’s exit from the EU was likely to affect the country as a whole.

Numerous studies, including the government’s own, showed that rural and industrial parts of the UK were the areas most likely to suffer. The midlands and northern England could face a 20 percent slowdown in growth, whilst nearly 20 percent of all British industry is set to suffer from Brexit.   more ...

United Kingdom > Articles

United Kingdom

Moving To The UK? Which Areas Will Be Best (And Worst) Off After Brexit?

Monday February 11, 2019 (18:04:07)

Another year has slipped by and many of us are taking on new year’s resolutions with determination and zeal. Smokers are quitting, the gyms are filled with newly energised fitness first-timers, and millions of Brits are shaking off their bad habits in a brighter, more optimistic 2019.

Unfortunately, Westminster can’t quit its old habit of disagreeing about everything, meaning Brexit is still looming over the country like a muddled spectre. Before MPs left Parliament for the Christmas break, they had been due to vote on details of the exit plan, which would be a significant step towards finalising a deal with Brussels.   more ...

Austria > Articles


Moving To Austria As A Disabled Expat: What You Need To Know

Tuesday February 05, 2019 (10:01:16)

Emigrating is stressful enough without having to micro-manage every second, but when you have a disability, all decisions must be thought out and planned in minute detail. Failure to do so can lead to the exacerbation of already heightened stress and frustration. In order to limit such negative scenarios, research and planning is a must.   more ...

Chile > Articles


How To Open A Bank Account In Chile

Tuesday February 05, 2019 (09:55:25)

Hailed as the least corrupt country in South America and classified as one of the most advanced developing countries in the world, Chile is an attractive destination for expats. And because it’s an easy place to start a business, it is also becoming popular with expanding corporations and entrepreneurs.   more ...

Bulgaria > Articles


How To Find The Right International School For Your Child In Sofia

Thursday January 24, 2019 (20:12:24)

Bulgaria (and the city of Sofia in particular) accommodates the influx of expat families from Western Europe and the US by providing a variety international schools. Curriculums on offer are from the United States, Britain and France. Bulgaria has seven International Baccalaureate (IB) World Schools, all of which are authorised to teach the IB Diploma; six out of seven of these institutions teach in English. There are also two French lycées (high schools) overseen by the Agency for French Education Abroad. Other accrediting bodies include the Council of International Schools (CoIS), the New England Association of Schools and Coll eges (NEASC), and the Council of British International Schools.   more ...

Ireland > Articles


Buying Property In Ireland? Here's What You Need To Know

Thursday January 24, 2019 (20:04:43)

“The best investment on earth is earth”, said investor and philanthropist Louis Glickman. Whether you’re considering buying a new home, a holiday residence, a rental or business property, Ireland holds many exciting possibilities.   more ...

Belgium > Articles


How To Apply For A Long-Term Visa In Belgium

Thursday January 24, 2019 (19:59:51)

Belgium is the country of waffles, craft beer and glorious Art Nouveau architecture. However, it’s also so much more. It has jobs, culture and opportunities for something new, which is why more and more people are moving to the country.   more ...

Portugal > Articles


How Does Cardiac Care In Portugal Compare With Other Expat Destinations?

Thursday January 24, 2019 (19:53:30)

In 2016, the world’s leading cause of death was ischemic heart disease, an illness which affected people across all locations and income brackets. However, in Portugal, a country that’s bathed with sunlight for most of the year and boasts 850 kilometres of Atlantic Ocean beaches, these figures were relatively low.   more ...