We talk a lot about the big things here on Expat Focus – finance, healthcare, the practicalities of moving abroad. But sometimes it’s the little things that make all the difference.
Food, for example, can be a really important part of life as an expat. Sometimes all you want is a taste of home; sometimes you can explore your new country best through its cuisine.Here are some street foods you should try if you’re living in India. And, if you’re living in London, here’s where to find your national cuisine. Plus, columnist June Finnigan tells us about her favourite local wine in Chianti.
If you’ve recently moved to Canberra, here are some local attractions you should check out.
Expat life has been in the news a lot recently, especially with the UK’s exit from the EU looming on the horizon. Despite the Brexit vote, however, the UK is still a popular destination for young expat entrepreneurs.
The UAE, on the other hand, is experiencing a downturn as expats look elsewhere for jobs.
If you’re planning a move to Costa Rica, here’s how to start a business there. Or, if Canada is more your thing, we have a guide for entrepreneurs there as well.
If you’re moving to the Netherlands and need to find a job there, here’s a brief guide that might help you.
Articles requested through our Facebook groups recently include:
• How to move your pet to Italy;
• An expat guide to the neighbourhoods of Singapore;
• How to start a business in the USA;
• And how to navigate the UK’s labyrinthine tax system.
Kathleen Peddicord posted a guide to a Caribbean hotspot that’s already accepting an influx of expats. And here’s a guide to buying property in the Bahamas.
A couple of people shared their experiences of expat life with us this week: Mani in Texas, and Leah in Poland.
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Speaking of Poland, here are some social media accounts you might want to check out if you’re thinking of moving there.
Finally, Genevieve Rogis is back with her latest update on her UK visa application process.
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