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Expats in the UK that want to live in a smaller city with plenty to do often look to Cambridge in the county of Cambridgeshire. It is a university town and London is still close enough to commute.
Expats in Alsace, France enjoy a unique French experience. Given the varied cultural influences and unique setting, it's a must see even if you are only traveling around the country.
Expats looking for tech jobs often are willing to move any where in the world for the right position. Here are some of the hottest tech cities in Europe and North America for expats to consider.
Argentina's inflation rate is one of the highest in the world at an estimated 25%. With the election of President Mauricio Macri there is hope that the economy will turn around, but expats in Argentina urge caution for people considering moving to Argentina. Expats discuss the high cost of living in Argentina and how it has impacted their lifestyles.
An expat in Peniche, Portugal talks about moving to Peniche and the culture shock he experienced. He never experienced "shock" as such. However, little things, experienced over months and months, seeped in and made him realized the cultural differences.
An expat who splits his year between Florence and Miami discusses expat life in Florence. Like many other cultures, Italians are very proud of their culture and nation. He says that the key to acceptance is to avoid bragging about how things are done differently in your home country. In time, he says that your Italian acquaintances will ask you many questions about your home country.
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 Al Hocemia briefly discusses his difficulty in connecting with other expats in this city on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
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 retiree in Manglaralto near Montanita offers her perspective of living there after 2 months. Great insight on the process of moving there and the potential benefits and pitfalls of being an expat in Ecuador.