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5 Tips for Living in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Expats in Jeddah offer advice about living on compounds vs living out, where to meet other expats, international schools, raising kids in Jeddah and much more. (Read Article)

Culture Shock in Baku, Azerbaijan

A woman living in Baku, Azerbaijan shares her experiences with racism in Baku. She and her husband live in a regular neighborhood rather than an expat area. She speaks Turkish, which helps her understand Azerbaijani. Knowing what is being yelled at her as she walks down the street has been eye opening.

Expert Advice: Rental Property Deductions Can Help You Save More

If you have a US rental property, there are several deductions you can take to reduce your US taxes. You can deduct: Repairs - any improvement that brings your property back to its original state can be deducted. Capital improvements are those that increase the value of your property and those are not deductible. Start-up costs - you can deduct up to $5,000 of the costs you (Read Full Tip)

Thanksgiving in Beijing

For American expats looking to dine out on Thanksgiving, here's a list of several restaurants offering Thanksgiving dinners in Beijing. (Read Article)

Culture Shock in Kampot, Cambodia

A retired expat in Kampot, Cambodia enjoys how friendly people are in Kampot. He says that people there worry less and are much more laid back than back home (Argentina). Plus, locals are very respectful of elders.

How to Help Your Marriage Thrive instead of Barely Survive Abroad

Expats can help their marriage not just survive, but thrive while living abroad by using compassionate communication. (Read Article)

Review of Hong Kong Academy in Sai Kung, Hong Kong

An expat parent's experiences with Hong Kong Academy in Sai Kung, Hong Kong - from extracurriculars to facilities, parent organizations to pros and cons of attending Hong Kong Academy. (Read Report)

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