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Advice from expats in Switzerland on housing search, finding a job in Switzerland, international schools, expat clubs and organizations, learning the language and cost of living. A must read for newcomers and anyone moving to Switzerland. (Read Article)
Get some great insight into what it's like to settle into expat life in Stavanger, Norway. Learning the language, what native Norwegians are like, and getting by with English are all covered in this expat culture shock report.
Using the Foreign Housing Exclusion you can deduct the equivalent of foreign rents, utility bills (apart from telephone and cable), furniture rental, repairs, parking and more. There is a ceiling to the amount you can deduct and this ceiling is directly tied to the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion amount each year. For 2013, the maximum you can deduct is $29,280. However, if you live in a city with a higher cost of living, that amount can increase. (Read Full Tip)
Peter Goudge explains all about Vietnam's iconic hat, the non-la, and how it ties into the South East Asian nation's history, folk lore and every day life. There's a lot more to this simple hat than meets the eye! (Read Article)
An expat parent's experiences with Six Senses International Preschool in Mežaparks, Riga, Latvia - from extracurriculars to facilities, parent organizations to pros and cons of attending Six Senses International Preschool. (Read Report)