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5 Tips for Living in Zug, Switzerland

Zug, Switzerland is a beautiful city and very popular among expats. 30 minutes south of Zurich, this low-tax region is home to numerous multinational companies. (Read Article)

Culture Shock in Barcelona, Spain

One expat who lives in Barcelona experienced very little culture shock when she moved there. She suggests that when you are open and sincerely interested in the people you meet and their way of life, you'll almost always have a great experience.

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)

5 Tips for Living in Budapest

Most expats love living in Budapest for it's beauty and culture. There's something for everyone in Budapest. Yes, you'll have to deal with lots of bureaucracy, but people are friendly and helpful. Once you get past the red tape, life in Budapest is rewarding. (Read Article)

Moving to R''aanana, Israel

An expat in Ra'anana talks about choosing to live there because there is highway access to nearby Tel Aviv (40 minutes) and a mix of apartments and single-family homes.

Healthcare Abroad in the EU

The European Commission offers an overview of EU citizens' healthcare rights while traveling in other EU countries. (Read Article)

Review of British International School of Stavange (BISS) in Stavanger, Norway

An expat parent's experiences with British International School of Stavange (BISS) in Stavanger, Norway - from extracurriculars to facilities, parent organizations to pros and cons of attending British International School of Stavange (BISS). (Read Report)

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