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10 Tips for Living in Switzerland

Advice from expats in Switzerland on housing search, finding a job in Switzerland, international schools, expat clubs and organizations, learning the language and cost of living. A must read for newcomers and anyone moving to Switzerland. (Read Article)

Culture Shock in Altos del Maria, Panama

A couple from the US had vacationed in Panama for years. They decided to move there and built a house in rural Altos del Maria, Panama. Life has slowed down tremendously, which took some time to get used to. But, they love the climate, fresh air and their new friends - both locals and expats.

Expert Advice: Use the Foreign Housing Exclusion to Deduct Some of Your Housing Costs

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)

10 Tips for Living in Sweden

Expats in Sweden confess that culture shock can take you by surprise. But, once they learn to adapt, they appreciate the beautiful weather, relaxed lifestyle and bike-riding culture. (Read Article)

Culture Shock in Batumi, Georgia Rep

Expats in Batumi, Georgia from America or the U.K. often face a cultural adjustment that can take longer than in many Western European countries. Find out some of the complicating factors for Western expats in this expat culture shock report.

Expat Guide to Finding Your Ideal College State

The U.S is the first choice for international undergraduates, with nearly 900,000 foreign students making the move last year. Read advice on some of the options available to students around the world. (Read Article)

Review of Six Senses International Preschool in Me┼żaparks, Riga, Latvia

An expat parent's experiences with Six Senses International Preschool in Me┼żaparks, Riga, Latvia - from extracurriculars to facilities, parent organizations to pros and cons of attending Six Senses International Preschool. (Read Report)

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