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Expats in Bermuda have mixed feelings about living in Bermuda. Everyone loves the sunshine and beaches, but the high cost of living, one car per household law, limited job opportunities and gossipy expat social scene can make life challenging. (Read Article)
Using the Foreign Housing Exclusion you can deduct the equivalent of foreign rents, utility bills (apart from telephone and cable), furniture rental, repairs, parking and more. There is a ceiling to the amount you can deduct and this ceiling is directly tied to the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion amount each year. For 2013, the maximum you can deduct is $29,280. However, if you live in a city with a higher cost of living, that amount can increase. (Read Full Tip)
With its huge expat population, expats in Qingdao enjoy numerous expat-oriented social events and local resources. Expats also appreciate the friendly and welcoming to locals, sea view homes in the Laoshan district and Qingdao's international schools. (Read Article)
An Aussie Expat offers some great advice on settling in to Accra, Ghana that actually applies to expats just about anywhere.
Thanks to Susan Stults Korthase for this helpful overview of current requirements to begin the process of obtaining a Residency Visa when moving from the US to Portugal. Note: Information Updated January 2015. (Read Article)
An expat parent's experiences with Access International Academy Ningbo in Ningbo, China - from extracurriculars to facilities, parent organizations to pros and cons of attending Access International Academy Ningbo. (Read Report)