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5 Tips for Living in Istanbul

Expats that live in Istanbul, Turkey enjoy a city that is both rich in culture and history. Here are some tips and important considerations for relocating to Istanbul, Turkey. (Read Article)

Culture Shock in Bogota, Colombia

A woman who was born in Colombia and left when she was four years old moved back 58 years later to search for a place to retire. The challenges for her are getting a better grip on the language, making friends, learning to pace herself, and being patient and tolerant.

Expert Advice: Renting Cars in Costa Rica

Costa Rica charges more for rental cars than some other countries due to the mandatory insurance you must purchase. It's not that the car costs more, it's the insurance. Here's some tips on how to save money on your rental car. First of all use a credit card that offers rental car coverage. Cards like the Chase Explorer Card, American Airllines Aviator and Citi Business card all offer full coverage on nearly every country including Mexico. (Read Full Tip)

5 Tips for Living in Zurich, Switzerland

Expats in Zurich, Switzerland find themselves in one of the most important financial centers in Europe, and the world. While they are treated to a city with many English speakers, it can be difficult to find good housing... and friends! (Read Article)

Culture Shock in Cuenca, Ecuador

An American expat and his Ecuadorian wife, who initially lived with family in Quito, moved to Cuenca and enjoy life there. The expat husband advises anyone considering a move to Ecuador to learn Spanish, realize that you'll have to travel home see your family (most won't visit you) and know that homesickness happens in random moments that sneak up on you.

8 Free Things to Do in Lyon, France

Aga Marchewka offers great advice on delving into the French culture in Lyon, France. Find out what you can do in the third biggest city in France... for free! (Read Article)

Review of Mont Kiara International in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

An expat parent's experiences with Mont Kiara International in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - from extracurriculars to facilities, parent organizations to pros and cons of attending Mont Kiara International. (Read Report)

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