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Expats in Freeport, Bahamas -- 5 Tips for Living in Freeport in the Bahamas
By Joshua Wood

Expats in the Bahamas live in the Caribbean but are very close to the U.S. Find out what it means to call Freeport, on the island of Grand Bahamas, your home. Some of it is island paradise, while other parts of the experience are clearly not.

Retiring Abroad -- The 8 Best Countries for Brits to Retire Abroad
By Ryan Smith

Many Brits choose to retire to Australia and the United States. In addition to these popular locales, Ryan Smith recommends several other great retirement destinations for British retirees.

Expats in Nassau, Bahamas -- 5 Tips for Living in Nassau in the Bahamas
By Joshua Wood

Expats who choose to live in the Bahamas can explore a Caribbean paradise. Find out what it means to call Nassau, on the island of New Providence, your home.

Expats in Bankok -- 5 Tips for Living in Bangkok
By Joshua Wood

Expats living in Bangkok enjoy a bustling city that is the most populous city in Thailand. Over the last several decades Bangkok has become an important regional business hub for Southeast Asia.

Expats in Istanbul -- 5 Tips for Living in Istanbul
By Joshua Wood

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.

Living in France -- 8 Free Things to Do in Lyon, France
By Aga Marchewka

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!

Expats in Taiwan -- 5 Tips for Living in Taiwan
By Joshua Wood

Expats living in Taiwan enjoy beautiful scenery, rich culture and challenges specific to the cultural distance from American and European countries. Find out some key tips on how to settle in to Taiwan.

Expats in Zurich -- 5 Tips for Living in Zurich, Switzerland
By Joshua Wood

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!

Living in Costa Rica -- 3 Ways to Get Rich as an Expat in Costa Rica
By Bill Ripley

Expats in Costa Rica have three main ways to make money legally -- you can obtain permanent residency, find an online job or start your own business. Bill Ripley covers each of these options and offers great tips for expats looking to make money while living in Costa Rica.

Expats in Stavanger -- 5 Tips for Living in Stavanger
By Joshua Wood

Life in Stavanger can be complicated for expats. By most accounts, it is a difficult culture to get accustomed to, but with the right frame of mind and a willingness to adapt, it can be a rewarding expat experience.

Expats in Dubai -- 5 Tips for Living in Dubai
By Joshua Wood

Expats in Dubai will find one of the largest expat hubs in the world. With so many other people from other cultures, it's a location where just about anyone can find a comfort zone with the right frame of mind and amount of effort.

Expats in Brazil -- 5 Tips for Living in Florianopolis, Brazil
By Betsy Burlingame

Expats LOVE Florianopolis, Brazil for it's breathtaking beaches and safe neighborhoods. Plus, it's a great place to raise kids. Unfortunately, the cost of living and limited job opportunities can be challenging.

Moving to Canada -- The Ultimate Guide To Shipping A Car To Canada
By Joe Webster

Everything you need to know about shipping a vehicle to Canada - whether it's a car, jeep, motorcycle, truck, or SUV. Though the process isn't entirely different for other types of vehicles, there are some details that are particular to each.

Expats in Tanzania -- 5 Tips for Living in Tanzania
By Joshua Wood

Expats living in Tanzania find a wide variety of cultural influences and geography, which is largely dependent upon where in the country they live and what brought them there in the first place.

Expats in Denver -- 5 Tips For Living In Denver
By Joshua Wood

Expats in Denver will find a unique culture that combines an independent spirit with a profound love for the outdoors. Technology companies abound in this quintessential Rocky Mountain state.

Expats in Abu Dhabi -- 10 Tips for Living in Abu Dhabi
By Joshua Wood

Expats in Abu Dhabi enjoy a unique lifestyle in the Middle East, but the requirements for moving there are very specific. Find out what these are and what it is like to live in this truly diverse city.

Expat Tax -- Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About FBAR!
By David McKeegan

With the FBAR (Foreign Bank Account Report) deadline approaching and many expats unaware of whether or not they need to file, take a closer look at the filing requirements and how exactly it is done.

Making Friends in the US -- 10 Tips For Making Friends in the United States
By Joshua Wood

Expats in the U.S. sometimes find it hard to make friends. While it can be challenging, the United States offers quite a few ways to make the process of making friends easier than one might think.

Expats in Seattle -- 5 Tips for Living in Seattle
By Joshua Wood

Read what it's like to move to Seattle and live as an expat in one of the most important technology centers in the world. Expats in Seattle enjoy a unique culture in a gorgeous Pacific Northwest setting.

Expats in Los Angeles -- 5 Tips for Living in Los Angeles
By Joshua Wood

Read what it's like to move to Los Angeles and live as an expat in one of the most famous cities in the world. Expats in Los Angeles enjoy a diverse city in a warm and sunny climate, where differences are celebrated as much as anywhere else in America.

Expat Taxes -- 5 Things About Expat Taxes
By David McKeegan

Greenback Tax Services helps you explore expat taxes and some of the most important things you don't know about the financial implications of living abroad.

Expats in San Francisco -- 5 Tips for Living in San Francisco
By Joshua Wood

Expats living in San Francisco and the Bay Area will find a unique culture that is a magnet for people from all over America - and the world. Find great information on how to settle into the home of Silicon Valley, Napa Valley, and much, much more.

Spoiled for Choice -- What Migration Did for British Food Culture
By Monica Karpinski

How has migration impacted British food culture? Monica Karpinski talks about how foods from the EU, Asia, North America, South America and Australasia have influenced today's food culture in the UK.

Expats in Saint Lucia -- 5 Tips for Living in Saint Lucia
By Joshua Wood

Expats in Saint Lucia enjoy an exotic Caribbean setting, friendly locals, and all kinds of activities. Get acquainted with what it means to live in Saint Lucia, and how you can make it happen.

Expats in Granada -- 5 Tips for Living in Granada, Nicaragua
By Betsy Burlingame

Expats love Granada, Nicaragua for it's colonial architecture, rich history and thriving expat community. In this article, we cover cost-of-living in Granada, safety, real estate, health care and more.

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