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Articles > Malaysia

Malaysia

How To Move To Malaysia With Pets

Posted on Monday June 12, 2017 (09:52:06)
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Malaysia is a progressive melting pot of cultures and lifestyles, where tropical beauty meets modern infrastructure. This country is a land of contrasts, as its towering skyscrapers look over wooden houses that have been built on stilts and people live in harmony regardless of their race, religion or background. Its multicultural characteristics and stable economy make it a great spot, not just for tourists, but also for expats. Over the last two decades, many foreign students, professionals and entrepreneurs have taken advantage of the opportunities this place has to offer. People from all over the world, especially Europe and North America, are therefore looking at Malaysia as their next expat destination.   more ...

Articles > Health

Health

Moving Abroad With An Allergy? Here Are Some Things To Consider

Posted on Monday June 12, 2017 (09:09:22)
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Moving overseas with an allergy can be worrisome for many expats. You may have grown accustomed to managing your allergies at home, but moving abroad may require a different approach, especially if you don’t want to spend your time concerned about things that can go wrong. Allergic reactions can range from mild irritations to severe life-threatening episodes. However, it is possible to experience a smooth transition, with some amount of preparation.   more ...

Articles > Malta

Malta

An Expat Guide To Schools In Malta

Posted on Friday June 09, 2017 (09:24:47)
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Anyone thinking about moving to the European Union should definitely consider its smallest member state, Malta. Every year, thousands of people move to this tiny island, attracted by its natural beauty, weather, relaxed way of life and low cost of living. This country also has historical links to the UK, and English is widely spoken among the locals.   more ...

Articles > Peru

Peru

A Guide To Renting Property In Peru

Posted on Friday June 09, 2017 (08:44:47)
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The land of Machu Picchu makes an unusual but undeniably interesting expat destination. Visitors are enthralled by Peru’s scenic beauty and warm people. There are plenty of historical sites that give you a glimpse into this ancient South American country’s colorful past. Its warm weather and laidback yet affordable lifestyle are added benefits, especially for senior citizens who are looking for a good retirement spot. At the same time Lima, its cosmopolitan capital, has become a city of significant global importance with entrepreneurs and professionals from across the globe.   more ...

Articles > Mexico

Mexico

A Guide To Opening A Bank Account In Mexico

Posted on Friday June 09, 2017 (08:23:08)
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The benefit of enjoying high living standards at fairly low costs is undoubtedly one of the main reasons why many people are choosing to settle down in Mexico. This popular expat destination has a lot going for it, like its colorful history, rich culture, welcoming people, stable economy, tropical climate, and modern housing options. Its proximity to the United States and Canada is an additional benefit. The recent political debacle with its northern neighbor has weakened the local currency, the Peso, to a great extent; however, the drop has only made this country more attractive to foreigners, who now regard it as a place where their dollars can go further.   more ...

Articles > Brunei

Brunei

An Expat Guide To Healthcare In Brunei

Posted on Friday June 09, 2017 (07:55:06)
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Some of the main concerns expats have when moving to a new country are related to healthcare and disease control. So, what can you do to ensure you get the best in healthcare when you are living in a completely different environment than what you are used to?   more ...

Articles > Belize

Belize

An Expat Guide To The Cost Of Living In Belize

Posted on Thursday June 08, 2017 (08:59:12)
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Fine living often comes at a huge premium. Most places where the quality and standards of life are high tend to be quite expensive. Many potential expats give up on their dream destinations, simply because the living costs in that location are beyond their means. Fortunately, it is possible to enjoy a tropical lifestyle, including great weather and pristine beaches, without making a huge dent in your bank account.   more ...

Articles > Venezuela

Venezuela

Venezuela - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Posted on Wednesday June 07, 2017 (07:45:28)
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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 Venezuela and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...

Articles > Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda

An Expat Guide To Healthcare In Antigua & Barbuda

Posted on Tuesday June 06, 2017 (07:49:36)
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The twin island country of Antigua and Barbuda is located in the Caribbean and is bordered by the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. Antigua and Barbuda are the two major inhabited islands. There are also some smaller islands such as the island of Redonda in the south, Great Bird, and Guinea. The explorer Christopher Columbus discovered the islands in 1493. The capital city of St. John’s is the largest port in the country and is located on Antigua. The country’s population is approximately 81,800. Once a part of the British Empire, its influences are visible in the island’s government, culture and language.   more ...

Articles > United Kingdom

United Kingdom

The UK - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Posted on Tuesday June 06, 2017 (07:13:24)
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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 UK and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...