Language Barriers, Loneliness, And Healthcare In Mexico

Here at Expat Focus we love sharing your experiences of life abroad. Seeing how other expats have dealt with the same frustrations, challenges and joys you’re facing can be a great way to feel like you’re not alone, even if you’re far from home. This week we spoke to Yvette in Paris, Larry in Taipei, Kate in Chicago, and Jacqui in Buckinghamshire.

If you’d like to be interviewed, just fill in the questions here and send us your answers!Moving to a new country often involves immersing yourself in a whole new culture, including learning a new language. While your goal might be to become fluent, at first there’s always going to be a bit of confusion while you find your way. Take a look at our article on dealing with the language barrier when you first move abroad.

In this month’s column, Chuck Bolotin talks about his survey of expats in Mexico and what they think of the healthcare system there.

Education consultant Stephen Spriggs talks about some of the things you’ll need to consider if you or your child are moving to the USA for school, college or university.

In our latest podcast, we caught up with Melanie Aronson about her app which connects expats with potential new friends in Denmark and Sweden.

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