Life In Coronavirus Lockdown In Spain

Government-mandated isolation has become the new normal for so many of us, as the world fights the COVID-19 pandemic. I’m in lockdown here in France where only essential shops remain open, and we need to carry a permission form when we leave the house which can only be for specific reasons like, going to the […]

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Connecting Communities Through The Help-n-Trade App

You might be feeling a bit paralysed by the news at the moment as the Coronavirus pandemic worsens across the world, and governments update their guidance every day. But amid the chaos, are people trying to do some good. Volunteers in many countries are sewing masks for local hospital staff facing shortages. GoFundMe pages have […]

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Working As An Expat In Asia

Today we’re exploring the foreigner’s experience of working in Asia, with a man who has written a book on the subject; Steve McGinnes.Originally from England, Steve has lived and worked across the Asian continent for fifteen years, and his book combines practical advice with first-hand stories and experiences of professionals, covering topics including power, relationships, […]

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How To Enjoy Expat Life In Malta

Mario Cacciottolo’s move from the UK to Malta was very much a homecoming. He spent the first 12 years of his life in the country, and its booming economy, 300 days of sunshine a year and a desire to close some local ‘knowledge gaps’ were big motivators for him to return.In this chat, he’s going […]

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Running A Location-Independent Business Abroad

A fellow podcaster is our guest on this episode, to give you the lowdown on what it takes to set up and run your business from anywhere in the world. Sundae Bean is an American by birth and the host of the ‘Expat Happy Hour’ podcast.Sundae is an intercultural strategist who left her corporate job […]

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Moving Your Business From Australia To New Zealand

Caitlin Taylor is a style coach, fashion blogger and podcaster who describes her expat life in New Zealand as “same-same but different.” In this chat, you’ll find out about the Kiwi fashion scene; how Caitlin’s business has evolved over a decade; and how she found her business ‘tribe’ in her new home.Carlie: Hey there, it’s […]

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10 Tips For Integrating Into Life In Norway

It’s a major “achievement unlocked” as an expat when you start to understand how the locals tick – and how long that takes is different for everyone. American, Chelsea, lives with her Norwegian husband in the town of Henningsvær in Norway. They’ve been together for five years and in that time, she’s learnt a thing […]

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State Pension Entitlements For UK Expats

It’s all happening in the UK at the moment; at the time of recording this the general election is just one week away, and the outcome could determine when, how and if Brexit will end up happening.The UK’s exit from the European Union and the tax and social security implications have been top of mind […]

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What You Need To Know Before Investing In Property Abroad

Has a beachfront holiday home in Mexico taken your fancy? Maybe you’ve spotted a place with a great rental return in Malta. Or perhaps you have your sights set on a house to retire to in Panama. If you’ve never invested in property abroad before, it’s hard to know where to begin. So today’s guest […]

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