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Although there may be physicians who speak your native tongue in many parts of the world, it is rare to find nurses, office staff, ambulance drivers, medical technicians, and others who are multi-lingual. It is therefore critical that expatriates are able to communicate key medical needs in the local lingo. (Read Full Tip)
Expect to live in an apartment and not a home unless you have a very large budget for housing expenses. CIS and Rygaards are the only international schools I would recommend in any way. When setting a budget, double or triple it. And, lastly, rent through a rent manager and NOT directly with a home owner.