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Expats in Milan live in a city that is the financial and economic hub of Italy. Find information about life in Milan, the Milanese people, whether or not you need to speak Italian and more.
Expats and people moving to the UAE have lots of questions. Healthcare and health insurance are often on the list. Here are 7 tips about healthcare, health insurance in the UAE, having a baby in the UAE and more.
Expats in Mexico share some of the pros and cons of living in Mexico. Topics covered include where to live, the bureaucracy, the people and more. Expats in Mexico seem to all agree that you'll have to come down and explore the country to find the perfect place for you!
Expats love Germany for its historic towns, festivals, Christmas markets and diversity. In this article, we cover 8 of the best places to live in Germany.
An expat describes life in Oradea, which is about 15 minutes from the border to Hungary. Many of Oradea's almost 200,000 residents speak both Hungarian and Romanian.
An expat in Hopkins, Belize describes in great detail about life there. Here cultural blunders, the food available there, and the pace of life and much more provide a nice glimpse of what it means to be an expat in Belize.
One member talks about life in Braintree, Vermont. She recommends that expats volunteer to meet other people -- at the library, hospital, church or dog shelter.
An expat shares what it's like to live in the small town of Epinal, France.
An expat in Angeles City, Philippines advises others moving to the Philippines to do your research and be wary of locals with hidden agendas. She found a home in a lovely sub-division that cost a mere $180 per month, which is a fraction of what she used to pay in Germany.
An expat in Phuket tells others moving to Thailand to rent short term at first to give yourself time to check things out. She told newcomers to make friends and be brave - that Thai people are generally very helpful.
An expat in El Valle, Panama suggested that anyone moving to Central America read up on what to expect so that you are prepared for the good and bad. He's been most bothered by the fact that many Panamanians litter. To help with the issue, he and other expats are doing litter pickup in order to keep Panama beautiful.
An expat in Hopkins Village, Belize talks about retiring in Belize. He offers advice about renting before buying, buying a car, cost of living, going to church, adapting to Belizean culture (and humidity!), opening a bank account and much more.