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Expats in Texas live in one of the largest states in the United States. Here are some tips for expats on how to successfully move to, and settle into, one of the most iconic American states.
Expats in Italy share 7 important tips for those preparing to retire in Italy.
Expats in Singapore should prepare for a complicated tax system their relocation. Here are 10 tips to help expats manage this critical aspect of their finances abroad.
Expats in Spain share their experiences with healthcare and overseas medical insurance in Spain.
An expat living in Baku, Azerbaijan offers her perspective on living there and the culture shock she experienced. It offers insight into the realities of settling into Baku and how to manage it.
An expat in West Clare, Ireland describes life there as kinder, simpler and slower. She advises newcomers to adapt to this new way of life rather than try to teach locals how to be faster and more efficient (an American trait the Irish typically don't admire).
An expat talks about living in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. She describes social gatherings, recreational activities and more. One tip: visit Puerto Vallarta many times and stay in different areas before making the move.
Punta del Diablo is a picturesque fishing village about 2.5 hours up the coast of Uruguay from Punta del Este with a growing expat population. The local people are focused on family, most depend on the tourism industry and everyone loves of soccer. An expat offers an in-depth look at expat life in Punta del Diablo.
An expat in Barcelona talks about the cost of living in Barcelona, finding an apartment that's pet friendly, learning the language and more.
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 retired in Chiang Mai Thailand offers some detailed insight into what it means to live abroad there. Health care in Chiang Mai, crime, cost of living and more are covered.