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Canada > Articles

Canada

The Best Canadian Retirement Destinations for Expats

Posted on Wednesday February 21, 2018 (10:41:54)

Canada is one of the preferred countries for expats looking to retire. The country’s economy is thriving, its healthcare system is well-established, and the government provides various incentives to senior citizens to ensure they live comfortably in their golden days. There is a choice of cities in Canada that fit the expat retiree life.   more ...

Bulgaria > Articles

Bulgaria

Renovating A Rural Property In Bulgaria

Posted on Wednesday February 21, 2018 (10:34:12)

Moving to a new house comes with a lot of strain and pressure, more so if you have set out to turn an old dilapidated building into your dream home. Many people dream of revamping an old farmhouse and turning it into a beautiful home. In Bulgaria, not only is the cost of rural property low, but labor is also cheap; a Bulgarian builder earns about a third of what a UK builder will ask for.   more ...

United States > Articles

United States

Moving To A Tornado Zone In The USA? Read This First!

Posted on Monday February 19, 2018 (10:47:16)

More than 1,200 tornadoes occur in the USA each year, a greater number than in any other country in the world. About $10 billion of damage is caused annually by these violent whirlwinds, which reach from the base of a thunderstorm down to the ground. If you are moving to a tornado zone, you need to plan for these potential emergencies, get insurance, and keep up to date with local weather conditions.   more ...

Venezuela > Articles

Venezuela

Is Venezuela A Safe Destination For Expats?

Posted on Monday February 19, 2018 (10:39:07)

Once an adventurous destination for expats interested in working in the oil, mining, steel and food processing industries, Venezuela has now become a dangerous location in which to find a new home.   more ...

Switzerland > Articles

Switzerland

Health Insurance In Switzerland - A Guide For Expats

Posted on Friday February 16, 2018 (10:58:23)

It might be easy to assume that all European countries fund and deliver their healthcare services in a similar way, but Switzerland’s health insurance system is a good reminder that expats need to fully plan all areas of their relocation if they want to avoid unexpected bills.   more ...

Trinidad and Tobago > Articles

Trinidad and Tobago

Fun Activities For Expat Kids In Trinidad And Tobago

Posted on Friday February 16, 2018 (10:53:09)

Moving to Trinidad and Tobago will be a big adventure; there are fun things for all the family to do there.   more ...

Singapore > Articles

Singapore

Homeware Shopping In Singapore - A Guide For New Expats

Posted on Tuesday February 13, 2018 (09:48:38)

What makes a home a home? If you’re moving to a new country, even temporarily, you will want to be able to make your home a haven; an oasis of calm to return to. With people's personal tastes varying so vastly, there is a good chance that one person’s idea of chic decor is your worst nightmare. Nobody wants to come home at the end of the day and be surrounded by items that they consider unsightly.   more ...

Germany > Articles

Germany

Challenges Expats Face In Germany And How To Address Them

Posted on Tuesday February 13, 2018 (09:24:31)

“If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?”
― T.S. Eliot

Of all the sentences T.S. Eliot wrote, this one might be most relevant to the expat experience. As an expat in Germany, you may often feel that you are in over your head. Reinventing your career, your networks and your expectations while learning a new language can feel overwhelming, to say the least. However, with every challenge comes growth. These challenges may make you a stronger and more perseverant person than you were before you arrived.   more ...

Argentina > Articles

Argentina

Argentinian Customs And Traditions: A Guide For New Expats

Posted on Monday February 12, 2018 (08:18:17)

When arriving in a new country, there is a lot to learn. Customs and traditions can be very different to those you are used to, and it’s easy to get them wrong. However, in Argentina, the warm and welcoming society will help you get quickly acclimatised.   more ...

Thailand > Articles

Thailand

An Expat Guide To Visas In Thailand

Posted on Monday February 12, 2018 (08:09:12)

The Kingdom of Thailand has implemented a set of visa and work permit controls for visitors and those who wish to settle there.   more ...