Advice for expats living abroad and those preparing to move overseas.
Expats often move to Frankfurt for jobs in finance and IT. Frankfurt is continental Europe's largest financial center and has a population of approximately 2.5 million in the city and surrounding urban area. Towns in the Taunus area north of Frankfurt and Wiesbaden and Mainz to the west are popular among expats. There are many international and bi-lingual schools to choose from and lots of expat clubs in the Frankfurt area.
Shanghai has a number of great international and bi-lingual schools. Some of these schools cater primarily to expats while others have mostly local students. We cover several popular schools in Shanghai and include feedback from parents.
Recent crimes in Costa Rica have involved robbers arriving at homes and impersonating police officers. Alley Cat offers great advice and detailed information about what you need to know when the police are at your door.
Amsterdam is a beautiful city with historic canals, incredible museums and a thriving cafe and nightlife scene. For those expats fortunate enough to move to Amsterdam, it can be an amazing place to live. Expat Exchange members in Amsterdam share their tips for living in Amsterdam and surrounding, commutable cities such as Amstelveen, Hilversum, Utrecht, The Hague and Rotterdam.
Living abroad as an expat is a common dream in the U.K., but is a daunting task that requires research and planning. Find out where British expats move, what it takes to get there, and how each country impacts your health care, pension and more.
There are three new legal changes on the horizon in Spain, which will positively impact expats and family inheriting from relatives who were expats in Spain. Melissa Sullivan outlines them.
Expats living in Riyadh face a number of adjustments. Women have to learn to wear an abaya in public and are not allowed drive. Western compounds often enable expat families to relax and live like they do at home. In this article, expats offer tips for newcomers to Riyadh.
Dean LaCoursiere recently visited Leon and describes this wonderful city, a UNESCO historical site, where the temperature is typically above 90 degrees.
There are many international schools in Brussels for families moving there to consider. We offer an overview of a number of them and share parents' experiences at those schools.
With scores of NHS-funded hospitals recruiting overseas nurses, Brit Peacock offers advice for nurses interested in moving to the UK.
It can be easy to feel lost in such as a colossal country, but sticking to a few top tips from David Hollins, Regional General Manager at Crown Relocations, can make settling in to the Canadian lifestyle much easier.
It's estimated that only half of US expats are caught up on their US expat tax obligations. The IRS has made big changes to their amnesty programs and now is a great time to catch up! David McKeegan offers straightforward advice about the amnesty programs and how to file.
Italy's villages and cities appeal to retirees for many different reasons - the beautiful beaches, breathtaking countryside, amazing food, wonderful nightlife, bustling town markets and welcoming people. In this article, we cover several of our readers' favorite places.
Expats share their favorite places to live in Guatemala - from Antigua to Lake Atitlan to Xela and more.
Miguel Sirus retired in Panama 10 years ago. Instead of choosing a popular expat destination such as Boquette, Volcan or El Valle, he bought an overgrown piece of property near a village in Panama. In this article, he offers a glimpse at how his new life unfolded.
Recent reports say that British expats are leaving Spain and either returning to England or heading elsewhere. Where are they going?
Expats in Bankok, Thailand enjoy a wonderful lifestyle for a variety of reasons. Emily McClaren explores why it is a popular destination for expats from all over the world.
Expats in Chile enjoy the country's beaches, beautiful cities and lower cost of living. Santiago, La Serena, Vina del Mar and other destinations top their favorite places to live in Chile.
With its low cost of living, beautiful beaches, bustling cities and hot climate, expats have been flocking to the Philippines for years. Here are six of the best places for expats to live in the Philippines.
Mexico's lower cost of living, beautiful weather and warm, welcoming culture are a big draw for people looking to live abroad. However, Mexico's ever changing security situation impacts where expats choose to move. Here are 5 of the best places to live in Mexico based upon recent expat reviews.
So you know you need to file a US tax return, you need to file it by June 16. What documents do you need to prepare? H&R Block provides a checklist to help guide you.
Many expats that live in or around New York City choose not to live in the city, but instead in one of the many suburbs in New Jersey, Connecticut and Westchester County, NY. Here are just a few of the options available to expats.
David McKeegan offers an overview of the tax documents US expats need to file and the different expat tax laws they should consider.
The quality of healthcare in Spain is exceptional, but their healthcare system is different from what expats are used to at home. CIGNA shares tips about the Spanish health service, obtaining your atarjeta sanitaria, state health care and more.
James Jones offers advice about starting a business in Chile. He says that the main thing to remember as an expatriate opening a business in Chile is that customer service is much desired. If you provide a top-notch service to Chilean people, you can expect your business to flourish rapidly.