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Moved To New York City? 9 Must-Have Experiences

Sunday October 09, 2016 (19:04:07)
(c) Rob Eye
The Big Apple is definitely one of the most interesting and lively places to live in. It almost buzzes with urban energy all day and night. Most people who move to New York City soon realize that the world is indeed their oyster! This place can offer you a plethora of new experiences in terms of culture, diversity, cuisine, shopping, sightseeing, nightlife, entertainment, art and learning.   more ...

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How To Open A Bank Account In The USA - A Guide For Expats

Sunday October 09, 2016 (17:08:48)
(c) ScottyBoy900Q on Wikipedia
Opening a bank account is not always that straightforward when an expat moves to a new country, especially when the expat has no credit history.

However, it is possible to open a bank account before the expat leaves their home country, particularly if they are in the UK, since many British banks have a big presence in America.   more ...

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Health Insurance In America? Read Our Jargon Buster For New Expats

Wednesday September 28, 2016 (14:09:47)

Getting sick or injured in the United States can be painful, not just in terms of the ailment itself, but the hit your wallet can take when seeking treatment. Even for emergency treatment, you can expect to fork out considerable sums for care.

A night’s stay in hospital can cost USD$4,000 and surgery can set you back USD$50,000.   more ...

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Moving To An Earthquake Zone In The USA? Read This First

Wednesday August 17, 2016 (14:22:25)
(c) Adrian Paulino on publicdomainpictures.net
There are a lot of things that expats need to get used to when they move to a new country, and for expats preparing to live in the USA, the risk of an earthquake is one such thing. What makes living in an earthquake zone difficult to adjust to is that the threat is rarely visible or realized, so it doesn’t quite become a part of your life the way year-round rainy weather or the risk of crime do.   more ...

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Seven Magnificent US Waterfalls You Should Visit

Wednesday July 06, 2016 (13:53:15)

Visiting the United States doesn’t always mean walking around the busy metropolis of New York or taking the kids for an exhilarating week at Disney World, Florida. It can mean exploring the sweeping diverse and awe-inspiring landscapes it possesses.   more ...

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East Coast Or West Coast USA - Where Should You Move To?

Friday May 27, 2016 (13:08:59)
(c) scarscarscar.com
America has drawn people from around the world for a long time. The Statute of Liberty invites the world to send, “your poor, your huddled masses, yearning to breathe free”. And for all the millions of hopeful new arrivals, the mighty lady standing off New York’s shores always seemed like the warmest welcome to a land of freedom and opportunity.   more ...

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Ten Movies That Will Make You Want To Move To The USA

Monday March 28, 2016 (20:56:58)

A love affair with a place often starts not with a visit to the location, but with seeing it on a movie screen. Actually being there in person may often seal the deal, but the initial spark can easily be set off while watching a film that captures the place beautifully. That is often the start of a new passion; the seed of the idea that you could make a life in this wonderful new place.   more ...

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Where Are The USA's Best Golf Courses?

Friday March 25, 2016 (14:39:22)

Golf may have originated in Scotland, but today the United States of America is one of the countries where the game is most popular. Since 1888, when it was first demonstrated in the US on a humble orchard with a hole dug into it, golf has come a long way in the country.   more ...

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Ten Of The Best Coffee Shops To Work From In New York

Wednesday March 09, 2016 (13:35:28)

Anyone who’s ever lived in New York knows that you can find almost anything you need there, but there are some things that the city has a special abundance of. One of these things is coffee shops – from chains to small family establishments to hipster cafes, you’ll find coffee shops on almost every other street in New York, and most of them are at least decent. Strangely, what New York doesn’t have a lot of is coffee shops with Wi-Fi.   more ...

United States > Living

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Interview With Toni Hargis

Thursday February 04, 2016 (15:13:19)
Toni Hargis
Toni, tell us a bit about yourself and how you came to be an expat.

I am a Brit, born in the north east of England, who has lived in the USA (mainly Chicago) for twenty five years. I studied Law at the University of Bristol before working in London, which is where I met a tall American...... Silver anniversary and three children later, I am now a writer, blogger and founder of a charity that supports a school in Ghana.   more ...