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5 Tips for Living in Sydney, Australia

Explore ideas for expats on how to move to and settle into life in Sydney, Australia. This cosmopolitan city has all kind of cultural activities and picturesque landscapes, but it isn't always easy for expatriates. (Read Article)

Living in Accra, Ghana

An expat in Accra, Ghana offers a glimpse at life there and advice about housing allowances, cost of living, job opportunities, expat clubs & organizations and more.

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 Chile

Expats in Chile enjoy the stable economy, friendly people and relatively affordable cost-of-living. Many find becoming close friends with Chileans, who primarily socialize with family, a big challenge. But, the expat community in Chile is strong and offers a great support system for newcomers. (Read Article)

Culture Shock in Prague, Czech Rep

An American expat in Prague, Czech Republic shares his experiences living in Prague and also some advice on how to make a smooth transition.

United States Citizens Moving to Portugal: Demystifying the Paper Trail

Thanks to Susan Stults Korthase for this helpful overview of current requirements to begin the process of obtaining a Residency Visa when moving from the US to Portugal. Note: Information Updated January 2015. (Read Article)

Review of Ying ying ng in Jakarta, Indonesia

An expat parent's experiences with Ying ying ng in Jakarta, Indonesia - from extracurriculars to facilities, parent organizations to pros and cons of attending Ying ying ng. (Read Report)

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