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Expat Colombia: 10 Tips for Living in Bogota

Expats offer advice for others considering a move to Bogota, Colombia. Topics include safety in Bogota, best neighborhoods for expats, international schools in Bogota and more. (Read Article)

Living in Izmir, Turkey

I am very happy to be in Izmir. I see a lot of potential for us to become educated and to enjoy a more humanistic lifestyle. Like many Expats who have come to Turkey for retirement, we have managed to live more cheaply and within our means here than in our home country.

Your Child's Education in Panama

The Panama public education system is dysfunctional at best. It is controlled by the Ministry of Public Education (MEDUSA) which is not know for forward thinking. You will be better off to send you child to a private school (and the fees are cheap by international standards). (Read Full Tip)

Living in London: How To Maximise Your Living Space

Expats living in London sometimes struggle to find room for their belongings. Matt Cook offers advice on how to make the most of your space and love your life in London. (Read Article)

Having a Baby in Bogota, Colombia

One expat shares her story about having a baby in Colombia. She advises that you return to the States if your pregnancy is high risk, because if the baby is born very early it would be flown by medevac to the States.

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