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Blog > 2017


Childcare And Other Choices

  Posted Friday November 10, 2017 (14:04:41)   (158 Reads)


Moving abroad with children can be a fun and rewarding experience for the whole family, but it also comes with its own set of challenges. Luckily some countries have systems in place to make things easier; like France, for example, where the Allocation Familiale can help.

If you're working in Singapore but also have children, here's a useful guide to some of your childcare options.

Choosing where to move in the first place can be the most difficult decision of all, especially if you're not tied down in terms of work or other commitments. Italy and Spain share many similarities, but which country would best suit you?

Maybe you fancy the idea of a paradise island - here's a guide to residency requirements for the Dominican Republic, and here's how to be self-employed in the Bahamas.

If you're still spoilt for choice, we caught up with Chuck Bolotin, who runs the website TheBestPlacesInTheWorldToRetire.com. We spoke with him about some of the most popular retirement destinations, and the results of his latest survey.

The flip side of the coin is moving back home, which expats do for a variety of reasons. If you're considering repatriating to Canada, we have a guide for you.

And of course we have spoken to several people about their lives abroad for our Expat Experience series:

Marie in South Korea
Alina in Estonia
Elliott in Ecuador

Would you like to share your experience of life abroad with other readers? Answer the questions here to be featured in an interview!

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