Australia’s visa system uses a points-based method to determine who can live in the country. This can seem complicated when you first look at it, but we’ve got you covered. Take a look at our article to see how you can increase your points and get your Australian visa!
While we’re on the subject of visas, we also have a guide to the Romanian residency visa, and what you need to do if you want to live there.Although many people relocate for work, some move abroad because they’re looking for a slower pace of life. In the interviews we’ve conducted over the years, Ecuador has shown itself to be a great choice in this respect; why not think about moving to Ecuador if you’re looking for a more chilled-out lifestyle?
Of course things don’t suddenly stop when you arrive: there’s still paperwork to be sorted through and life admin to sort out. Here’s a guide to what to do first when you arrive in Copenhagen.
The relationship between expats and locals is often complex: expats might be happy to integrate into the local community, but they generally want to access things that remind them of home as well. And sometimes expats don’t plan to stay for long, which makes the process of integration harder. Recently Barcelona has been in the news, with residents worrying that the influx of tourists and expats is changing the city irrevocably. But is Barcelona really growing sick of expats? We did some research to find out.
One of the best ways to help yourself fit in to a new place seamlessly is to learn the unwritten rules of life there. Although the obvious stuff will be written down in law, or at least on signs around you, some long-standing social norms might not be so evident. Take a look at our feature on the unwritten rules of life in Paris.
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