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Expats moving to Ireland have a wide variety of options in terms of great places to live. People moving to Ireland for work, to retire or for any other reason can realize the life they imagine if they do enough research before taking the plunge.
Expats in Panama offer 8 important tips about healthcare and health insurance in Panama. While the quality of healthcare varies, there are world class doctors and facilities throughout Panama. Health insurance is much less expensive in Panama. Doctors visits (with and without insurance) are very affordable. The one negative seems to be that medications can be more expensive that in the U.S. Despite these pros and cons, many expats mentioned that people have healthier lifestyles in Panama - cleaner air, cleaner water, fresh produce and less stress.
With its bustling cities, beautiful beaches and friendly Colombians, Colombia is an increasingly popular destination for expats of all ages. Expats in Colombia offer insightful tips for those moving to Colombia.
Expats move to Spain from all over the world. People of all ages move there to work, retire, or just enjoy the culture and Spain's natural beauty. With so many places to choose from, our tips for moving to Spain will get you started on picking the perfect place for you.
An expat in Halifax, Nova Scotia enjoys that locals plan small gatherings where you can really get to know people. She talks about the high tax rate, inability to save money while living in Halifax and more.
A retired US Naval Officer and his Filipina wife moved to Batangas City. He shares how he has adapted to live in the Philippines, what he appreciates most about the Filipino culture and more.
An expat on New Providence, an island that is home to the capital city of Nassau, offers advice on moving to the Bahamas and what it's like to live there. Finances, life as an expat, locals and more are covered in this report.
An expat talks about living in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. She describes social gatherings, recreational activities and more. One tip: visit Puerto Vallarta many times and stay in different areas before making the move.
An expat who moved to Rosarito, Mexico talks about her house hunting trips and ultimately making the move to Mexico.
An expat from Vancouver provides a detailed report on moving to Manzanillo, Mexico. Having already lived in Lake Chapala, this is some well-informed insight into what is available in Mexico.
An expat couple explains how the negative reviews of Manta, Ecuador made them initially overlook this "working-class city." After visiting several others cities, they gave Manta a chance and realized that it was the perfect destination for them!
An expat who retired in Chiang Mai Thailand offers some detailed insight into what it means to live abroad there. Health care in Chiang Mai, crime, cost of living and more are covered.