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Christmas In Lake Chapala, Mexico

An expat in Mexico talks about Christmas and other holidays in Lake Chapala, Mexico. (Read Report)

Living Overseas: 5 Glimpses at Christmas Abroad

Expats in Chile, Sweden, Japan, Scotland and Australia share their experiences celebrating Christmas abroad. (Read Article)

Culture Shock in Baku, Azerbaijan

A woman living in Baku, Azerbaijan shares her experiences with racism in Baku. She and her husband live in a regular neighborhood rather than an expat area. She speaks Turkish, which helps her understand Azerbaijani. Knowing what is being yelled at her as she walks down the street has been eye opening.

Expert Advice: Rental Property Deductions Can Help You Save More

If you have a US rental property, there are several deductions you can take to reduce your US taxes. You can deduct: Repairs - any improvement that brings your property back to its original state can be deducted. Capital improvements are those that increase the value of your property and those are not deductible. Start-up costs - you can deduct up to $5,000 of the costs you (Read Full Tip)

10 Things to Do in London During Christmas

London is the perfect place to get in the Christmas spirit. Here are 10 things to do in London during the Christmas season. (Read Article)

Culture Shock in Kampot, Cambodia

A retired expat in Kampot, Cambodia enjoys how friendly people are in Kampot. He says that people there worry less and are much more laid back than back home (Argentina). Plus, locals are very respectful of elders.

Your Guide to Studying Abroad in the EU

The European Commission offers an overview of resources available to EU citizens who want to study abroad. (Read Article)

Review of American School of Kuwait in Hawalli, Kuwait, Kuwait

An expat parent's experiences with American School of Kuwait in Hawalli, Kuwait, Kuwait - from extracurriculars to facilities, parent organizations to pros and cons of attending American School of Kuwait. (Read Report)

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