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Netherlands > Articles

Netherlands

10 Dutch Festivals You Really Shouldn't Miss

Posted on Tuesday August 22, 2017 (08:07:51)
Want to party like the Dutch? Mark up your calendar with these ten fun festivals.   more ...

United Kingdom > Articles

United Kingdom

Summer Holiday Getaways Within The UK: A Guide For Expats

Posted on Friday August 18, 2017 (14:54:00)
It’s the final few weeks summer and you’re in the mood for a getaway. Why not stay within the shores of the UK and bypass the annoyances of long drives to the airport, delayed flights, and the difficulties of conversing in a foreign language? Going overseas means you will miss out on all that the UK has to offer. Here is our expat guide to summer getaways within the UK.   more ...

United Kingdom > Articles

United Kingdom

Report: UK Most Expensive Place For Expat Assignments

Posted on Thursday August 17, 2017 (12:32:01)
A yearly survey of 40 financial hubs has revealed that the United Kingdom continues to be the most expensive country for expat assignments. This is the case even considering the fall in the pound’s value following the Brexit referendum. This was something that emerged in the latest MyExpatriate Market Pay Survey by ECA International.   more ...

Australia > Articles

Australia

An Expat Guide To Surviving The Australian Winter

Posted on Wednesday August 16, 2017 (14:09:46)
Clear blue skies, pristine beaches, a laid-back atmosphere, amazing wildlife, and the great outdoors are just a few of the images that are conjured up when most people think of Australia. It has a booming economy, which has not been affected much by the bouts of recession that have hit the world in the last few decades. Its high quality of life and secure environment have been attracting expats of all ages from across the globe for a variety of reasons, ranging from education, to career, to business, or even retirement. Moreover, there is plenty to see, do, and experience for just about everyone.   more ...

United States > Articles

United States

USA - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Posted on Wednesday August 16, 2017 (13:29:47)
At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at the USA and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...

Vietnam > Articles

Vietnam

Vietnam - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Posted on Tuesday August 15, 2017 (16:16:43)
At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Vietnam and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...

France > Articles

France

An Expat Guide To The French Education System

Posted on Thursday August 10, 2017 (15:20:52)
Similar to the French health system, education here is very reputable. If you and your family are thinking of moving to France decisions will need to be made regarding the education of your child, and this guide will give you an insight into the options available.   more ...

United Arab Emirates > Articles

United Arab Emirates

Interview With Dr. Walid Abdul-Hamid, Consultant Psychiatrist And Clinical Director, Priory Dubai

Posted on Thursday August 10, 2017 (14:40:47)
Dr. Walid Abdul-Hamid
Dr. Abdul-Hamid, you're a trauma psychiatrist and clinical director of Priory in Dubai. What was it that first sparked your interest in this line of work?

Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, described psychological trauma as “an experience which, within a short period of time, presents the mind with an increase of stimulus too powerful to be dealt with or worked off in the normal way”.   more ...

Germany > Articles

Germany

An Expat Guide To Education In Germany

Posted on Wednesday August 09, 2017 (14:46:17)
With its academic tracks and its variety of schools, the German education system looks quite different to those found in the Anglosphere. That being said, the German tradition of early streaming based on predicted academic outcomes can feel quite restrictive to parents used to a more inclusive system.   more ...

United Arab Emirates > Articles

United Arab Emirates

An Expat Guide To Universities In The UAE

Posted on Tuesday August 08, 2017 (15:25:33)
There are several benefits to studying in the UAE. There’s the ever-present sunny weather, the sea and sand, and the chance to earn a tax-free income upon graduation. More importantly, there are 116 higher learning institutions, which include three public institutes and 30 international branches of universities from across the world. Most international universities are located in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, but other emirates, such as Sharjah, have universities of high repute.   more ...