How To Open A Bank Account In The Bahamas

The Bahamas is a country that’s renowned for its picturesque beaches, turquoise waters, and great weather year-round. But if you’re looking to live there, then you’ll need to consider how best to manage your finances.The Bahamas offers a number of options when it comes to banking, and it’s worth familiarising yourself with these before you … Read more

How To Apply For A Visa In The Bahamas

If you are a citizen of the USA, Canada, an EU country, the UK, most commonwealth countries, Australia, or many Latin American countries, you may visit the Bahamas for three months without a visa for either business or tourist purposes. You must have a valid passport with at least six months to run from the … Read more

How To Find A Job In The Bahamas

The appeal of working in the Bahamas is an obvious one, and even its name has come to stand for an idyllic tropical island lifestyle. But to many, the idea of actually relocating sounds more like a pipe dream than a genuine possibility. In reality, however, there is usually a range of vacancies available in … Read more

Education In The Bahamas: What Expats Need To Know

Much of the education system is public in the Bahamas though there are a number of private schools. These are organised in much the same way as the British education system, with children attending primary school between the ages of 5 and 11 and then moving on to secondary school until at least the age … Read more

Managing Your Pension As A British Expat In The Bahamas

The Bahamas remain a popular destination among many British expats. With a pleasant lifestyle, beautiful scenery and a level of familiarity – having been colonised by the British several hundred years ago, the Bahamas pose no problems to anyone who has English as their first language – the region is definitely a destination of choice.If … Read more

An Expat Guide To Self-Employment In The Bahamas

Pristine beaches, balmy weather, welcoming people and a relaxed lifestyle are just a few things that you are bound to enjoy if you decide to move to the Bahamas. This archipelago state consists of more than 700 islands and 2,400 cays; some of them are almost uninhabited whereas others are packed with houses, hotels and … Read more

An Expat Guide To Food And Drink In The Bahamas

Millions of tourists flock to the Bahamas each year to enjoy the warm sun, white sandy beaches, and turquoise waters – and it is a popular destination for expats too! When you are not at the beach or enjoying the island’s many attractions, you can sample the nation’s delicacies at local restaurants. Seafood is quite … Read more

An Expat Guide To Buying Property In The Bahamas

The Bahamas is made up of 700 islands and 2,400 cays in the Atlantic Ocean. It is located to the north of Cuba and southeast of Florida. The archipelagic state has a population of nearly 400,000, the majority of which are people of West African descent. The rest of the population consists of descendants of … Read more

Mariah Moyle, Nassau

Who are you? Mariah Moyle, originally from the Pacific Northwest, but am now an island girl in the beautiful Bahamas. I grew up with a mix of spending my winters in the mountains ski racing, ski instructing and ski bumming, and summers at our beach house on an island in the Puget Sound, hiking, kayaking, … Read more

The Bahamas – Recommended Social Media Accounts

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 the Bahamas and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.The Bahama JournalFacebook Page Written in … Read more

How Moving To The Bahamas Will Change Your Life

The Bahamas caters to a wide range of people wanting to make the islands their home. The population ranges from world travelers and retirees to the rich and glamorous. The Bahamas has a sizeable expat community with people from different walks of life, professions and economic levels. Doctors, bankers and teachers have all settled down … Read more

The Bahamas – Recommended Blogs

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 the Bahamas and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.Redneck'N'paradise www.rednecknparadise.com The Redneck and Ms Awesomeness (AKA CJ and Denise) … Read more

Oliver Luke, Eleuthera

Who are you? I am the son of Australian and Dutch parents, born in and currently residing in Vancouver, Canada. Working as a ghostwriter, editor and book designer for healthcare and arts professionals over the past 12 years has given me the flexibility to travel, work and volunteer in a number of countries including England, … Read more

Jeremy

Hi, my name is Jeremy and I’m a Belgian guy. I lived for 5 years in North America, after that almost 2 years in Central America. Now I’m living in The Bahamas… Why? Hmm… Do I really have to answer this one? 😀 LOL Well, let’s say that at first I came here twice as … Read more