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Joe Webster offers tips for preparing to ship a car from the US to Indonesia.
Expats in the beautiful seaside city of Cascais, Portugal discuss how they chose to move to Cascais. They share information about expat life in Cascais - cost of living, international schools, housing and more.
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Expats living in Silicon Valley are often involved in companies and projects that change the world. It's a dream many people across the world hope to pursue, but it's not an easy one and can involves years to make it happen.
Here's a short expat report about culture shock in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. It describes some of the more challenging aspects of every day life from the perspective of a woman who had a hard time making it through the process of cultural adjustment.
A serial expat describes his 51 years of experience as an expatriate and world traveler. While not the longest report, it provides some insight into what drives some people to embrace life as a globe trotter.
An expat who has lived in Davao, Philippines for 10 years says that life in Davao revolves around socializing, eating, drinking and living a nice and happy life -- in and surrounded by nature. Although there is some work to be found in Davao, he explains that it's best to have remote Internet-based work from outside the country.
Expats in Chiang Mai find a complicated city that has many unexpected aspects to navigate. Here is a brief overview of this beautiful city in Thailand.
An expat in the coastal city of Ensenada, Mexico in Baja California about 1 hour 45 minutes south of San Diego talks about expat life in Ensenada. She recommends that people considering a move there come for a month or more in the winter to be sure you will enjoy Ensenada in its cooler, less picture-perfect season.
An Expat Moving and Relo Report helps you explore housing options and life as an expatriate in Ajijic, Mexico. Located near Lake Chapala, southeast of Guadalajara.
An experienced teacher who had vacationed in Bermuda many times eventually decided to move there. She faced serious challenges living in Bermuda and working as a single, Caucasian expat in a public school. She was repeatedly asked by Bermudians "Have you had enough?" Eventually, she had -- and she returned home to Canada.
An expat who recently retired to the beautiful coastal town of Cascais, Portugal details how she made it happen. If you want to know how to retire to Europe, and where to start your journey, this is a great place to begin!