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United States of America (USA) - So much variety in every aspect, the only way to know the USA is to experience it. From 24 hour cities to rustic communities, National Parks to coastal resorts, there are infinite ways to 'have a nice day' in the USA.

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  Expat Experience - Mani, Austin
  An Expat Guide To Starting A Business In The US
  Importing a Harley from the UK to the US
  5 Fantastic Road Trips For Expats In The USA
  Understanding Expat Healthcare In The US
  9 Ways To Save Money While Living In New York
  An Expat Guide To Tipping In The US
  The Resistance Abroad
  USA - Recommended Blogs

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  An Expat Guide To Starting A Business In The US

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When it comes to starting a business in the US, there are a lot of opportunities and a wealth of information available to entrepreneurs. Whether your plan is to open a daycare or seize construction opportunities, the options available to you in the US are seemingly endless. This article will cover some of the basic information regarding starting a small business in the States. For more detailed information and suggestions on starting your own business, check out the US Small Business Administration’s website.   more ...

  5 Fantastic Road Trips For Expats In The USA

Articles - United States (USA)

There is so much to see, do and experience in the United States of America, and a road trip is an excellent way to enjoy the beauty as well as the culture of this country. These journeys are a great way to soak in the sights of sparkling waters, breathtaking mountains, natural forests, seasonal foliage, and historic structures. Hitting an open road is one of the greatest pleasures for someone who loves driving, regardless of the destination. The best part is that you don’t have to drive a long distance to find a great highway, as the US is full of them.   more ...

  Understanding Expat Healthcare In The US

Articles - United States (USA)

The reputation and costs for the American healthcare system are known throughout the world and health premiums will not be cheap.

That's because healthcare in the US is a costly process, it's ranked as being the most expensive in the world.

According to one national British newspaper, many British expats opt to fly home to the UK for health treatment rather than navigate the American healthcare system. The newspaper points out that even after paying for air fares, the treatment still costs less than it does in the US.   more ...

  9 Ways To Save Money While Living In New York

Articles - United States (USA)

There is always something to do in New York, and expats moving there will be spoilt for choice. From exotic restaurants that serve up a multitude of different cuisines, to traditional American diners. There are restaurants, bars, nightclubs and live concerts scattered across the city that never sleeps. New York is an ideal destination for those who want to remain rooted with their culture, considering that the city is one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse cities in the United States.   more ...

  An Expat Guide To Tipping In The US

Articles - United States (USA)

One of the most frequent questions expats in the United States find themselves asking is simple: Why am I expected to tip for services? Tipping in the US has a relatively short history, and its necessity is linked to the wage laws surrounding workers, particularly servers, in restaurants. In the US, it is considered polite to tip at least 10% of your overall bill, even if the service was poor. If the service met your expectations, 20% is expected. If the service was exemplary, it is acceptable to tip 25-30% or more. While it may seem utterly ridiculous to have to tip even if your service was poor, there’s a reason behind it.   more ...


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