It’s all change here at Expat Focus: this week we’ve been trialling a new type of article for you. These ones are longer than before, coming in at about 2,000 words each, and should hopefully be more informative and relevant to more people.
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So, what have we been writing about this week?Local sayings are funny things. Where does “to spill the beans” come from, anyway? This one and nine more are discussed in 10 Unusual Proverbs From Around The World.
Dreaming of quitting the mainstream but not sure where to start? Take a look at these recommended careers for global nomads. And speaking of jobs, we’ve also put together a list of the best recruitment sites for expat job hunters.
But we don’t just dish out advice – we realise it’s useful to hear personal experiences from those who have already moved abroad. This week we’ve spoken to Kia Armstrong in Baku, Azerbaijan; Kelly McLachlan in Santa Pola, Spain; and Rita Rosenback, a serial expat who coaches people on how to bring up a multilingual family.
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And speaking of keeping up with people’s experiences, we’ve also put together a list of 20 Twitter accounts all expats should follow.
What are your favourite resources for expats? Who else should we add to our Twitter list? Let us know in the comments!