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Expats in the tech industry in Dublin live in one of the most vibrant tech economies in the world. Ireland's favorable tax policies and other factors have made "Silicon Docks" a magnet for tech firms of all sizes.
Expats share their experiences obtaining residency in Italy. They discuss the ins and outs of the applying for the permesso di soggiorno, recent travel issues, permanent residency in Italy and more.
Expats in Portugal need to periodically renew their residence permit. Susan Stults Korthase offers up the information you'll need to get it done.
Wondering how to obtain your first residency permmit in Portugal? Susan Stults Korthase provides the information that you'll need to make it happen.
An expat who has had some challenges with the culture in Costa Rica makes some pointed observations about his experiences.
An expat who successfully acclimated to life in Goiania, Brazil shares tips for newcomers. He discusses Jetinho Brasilero, which is the Brazilian way of doing things and how that affected him.
An expat in Da Nang, Vietnam provides a great introduction to one of the great historical cities in Asia. Find out about expats, local restaurants and more.
An expat in Tainjin talks about expat life in China. Tainjin has lots of pollution, lousy winters and hot sticky summers. Having an airport and train station are very convenient. Plus, being 2 hours from Beijing is a major bonus.
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 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!