Advice for expats living abroad and those preparing to move overseas.
Explore ideas for expats on how to move to and settle into life in Sydney, Australia. This cosmopolitan city has all kind of cultural activities and picturesque landscapes, but it isn't always easy for expatriates.
With its huge expat population, expats in Qingdao enjoy numerous expat-oriented social events and local resources. Expats also appreciate the friendly and welcoming to locals, sea view homes in the Laoshan district and Qingdao's international schools.
Thanks to Susan Stults Korthase for this helpful overview of current requirements to begin the process of obtaining a Residency Visa when moving from the US to Portugal. Note: Information Updated January 2015.
In an informal sampling of my expat clients around the world, I asked what bugged them the most about being an expat. Here are some of their pet peeves in no particular order, and my suggestions about how to deal with them.
Expats in Chile enjoy the stable economy, friendly people and relatively affordable cost-of-living. Many find becoming close friends with Chileans, who primarily socialize with family, a big challenge. But, the expat community in Chile is strong and offers a great support system for newcomers.
Expats in Trinidad & Tobago have shared their experiences at several of the more popular schools in Trinidad & Tobago.
Expats in Trinidad & Tobago love the family-focused Trinis, the laid-back island culture and the beautiful beaches. That being said, many expats find dealing with bureaucracy a challenge, the pace of life frustrating and the cost of housing, food and cars much higher than expected.
Skiing in the French Alps is breathtaking not only for the beautiful and varied terrain, but also the incredibly affordable cost when compared to ski resorts in the United States. Ski passes are available that grant access to multiple resorts that don’t require any transportation from one to the next other than the two boards on your feet. Of course, if you want to splurge and spend more, luxury options abound!
Christmas is a wonderful time of year. Here are 10 of the best places in the world to get in the Christmas spirit.
Expats in Chile, Sweden, Japan, Scotland and Australia share their experiences celebrating Christmas abroad.
Tokyo has many international schools and bi-lingual schools for expat students. Here are several of the more popular options.
Mathematics teacher, Ian Robertson, met a Chinese woman, named Celine, in a Glasgow bar. She ended up being the catalyst he needed to look for a teaching job in China.
London is the perfect place to get in the Christmas spirit. Here are 10 things to do in London during the Christmas season.
Expats in Jamaica discuss the best schools for expat children - from very expat-oriented schools like AISK and Hillel to more local private schools like St. Andrews and Montego Bay Christian Academy.
The European Commission offers an overview of resources available to EU citizens who want to study abroad.
In our culture shock report, we asked expats to share any cultural blunders that they committed. Here are some of the responses.
Expats in Jeddah offer advice about living on compounds vs living out, where to meet other expats, international schools, raising kids in Jeddah and much more.
American expats in Panama can enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal at these restaurants.
For American expats looking to dine out on Thanksgiving, here's a list of several restaurants offering Thanksgiving dinners in Beijing.
If you're living in Paris and in search of a place to dine on Thanksgiving, we have several suggestions. If you're cooking Thanksgiving dinner, find out where you can order a turkey.
Expats can help their marriage not just survive, but thrive while living abroad by using compassionate communication.
There are numerous restaurants in London that offer wonderful Thanksgiving menus for expats and locals! Here are few of our favorites.
For American expats looking to dine out on Thanksgiving, here's a list of several restaurants offering Thanksgiving dinners in Quito and Cuena.
There are numerous international and bilingual schools in Budapest. In this article, we highlight some of the more popular international schools school for expats in Budapest.
Expat retirees love Portugal for its welcoming people, gorgeous beaches, quaint towns and wonderful restaurants. In this article, we cover 5 great places to retire in Portugal.