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Blog > 2018


Renting In Croatia, Health Insurance In Hong Kong, And Becoming Fluent In Italian

  Posted Wednesday September 05, 2018 (13:23:19)   (457 Reads)


What do you need to know before you move to Portugal? There was quite a bit of discussion around this topic in our Facebook group recently, so we put together a list of seven things you need to know if you're planning to move there.

Schooling has been a popular topic recently: worldschooling is just starting to show up on a lot of people's radar. But what is worldschooling, and is it the best option for your child?

If your child has special educational needs, it can be more difficult to find the right school for them. Take a look at our guide to help you work out what you need to think about and how to make the right choice.

Maybe you'd like a taste of the expat life, but you can't take your current job with you and you don't want to set up completely on your own. In that case, a residency or workaway scheme might be best for you.

Some countries, especially in the Middle East, are cracking down on immigration. One example of this is the Omanization drive in Oman, where expats are often finding themselves out of work as the country strives to give more employment opportunities to locals instead. Recently Oman has frozen certain expat visas - here's what you need to know.

London, England's capital city, has long been a welcoming and inclusive place for expats from all around the world. But if you have accessibility requirements, that adds an extra dimension to your travels around the city. Luckily London is fairly well set up for expats with disabilities; take a look at our handy guide to accessible London.

In other healthcare news, Hong Kong has just released a new voluntary health insurance scheme. Should you apply? Take a look at our article and find out.

If you're moving to Croatia, it might be worth renting there before you become a full citizen. And if you're living in Italy, here's how long it might take you to become fluent in Italian.

We also interviewed Paul this week, who shared his experience of life as an American in Portugal.

And finally, a fascinating study from the University of Oxford recently shows that the best way to fit in abroad might be to stand out.


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