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10 Tips for Living in Switzerland

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)

Culture Shock in Stavanger, Norway

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.

Expert Advice: Use the Foreign Housing Exclusion to Deduct Some of Your Housing Costs

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)

10 Tips for Living in Sweden

Expats in Sweden confess that culture shock can take you by surprise. But, once they learn to adapt, they appreciate the beautiful weather, relaxed lifestyle and bike-riding culture. (Read Article)

Moving to Bucharest, Romania

Find out some great information about what it's like to move to and live in Bucharest, Romania as an expatriate.

Living in Vietnam or on Vacation - You've Got to Try a Non-La

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)

Review of Six Senses International Preschool in Me┼żaparks, Riga, Latvia

An expat parent's experiences with Six Senses International Preschool in Me┼żaparks, Riga, Latvia - from extracurriculars to facilities, parent organizations to pros and cons of attending Six Senses International Preschool. (Read Report)

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