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Expats in Berlin live in one of the biggest tech hubs in Europe. There are companies that range anywhere from large corporations to budding start up, and these are able to attract talent from all over the world.
Expats are drawn to New Zealand's astoundingly beautiful scenery, laid back lifestyle, safe cities and towns and low cost healthcare. For some, life in New Zealand is a dream come true. Other expats find that living in New Zealand, like many other places, has its pros and cons.
An overview of the different types of long-term residency visas in Spain including expat advice on the application process. Covers the three main types: residence visa, work and residence visa and student visa. Plus, the retirement visa, investment and entrepreneurial visas and several others.
Expats in Washington, D.C. find themselves not just in the U.S. capital, but also a growing tech sector with increasing importance.
An expat in Veliko Tarnovo, one of Bulgaria's oldest cities, describes the challenges he faced adjusting to life in Bulgaria. He explains that the Bulgarians may not seem to smile and be happy at first, but once you get to know them they're very hospitable.
An expat who has had some challenges with the culture in Costa Rica makes some pointed observations about his experiences.
Punta del Diablo is a picturesque fishing village about 2.5 hours up the coast of Uruguay from Punta del Este with a growing expat population. The local people are focused on family, most depend on the tourism industry and everyone loves of soccer. An expat offers an in-depth look at expat life in Punta del Diablo.
An expat in Al Hocemia briefly discusses his difficulty in connecting with other expats in this city on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
An expat in Barcelona talks about the cost of living in Barcelona, finding an apartment that's pet friendly, learning the language and more.
An expat shares a brief report about his expectations going into a move to Puerto Rico, and the realities that actually awaited him there.
An expat who retired to Thailand offers a cautionary tale about living in the Asian nation. More than anything else, he advises to live there for a period before committing to retirement there... don't just dive in!