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Advice for expats living abroad and those preparing to move overseas.

Expat Kazakhstan -- Teaching and Living in Kazakhstan
By Anne Keeling

Kazakhstan is offering many jobs to qualified international teachers right now. As part of a programme to develop the education of the country, the roles combine teaching students and mentoring local teachers using English as the language of learning.

Expats in New York -- Driver's License In New York City Area
By Joshua Wood

Expats can learn how to get a driver's license in New York, New Jersey or Connecticut. Also provides some information about international driving permits.

Expats New York -- Transportation in New York Tri-State Area
By Joshua Wood

Expats living in the New York Metropolitan area have a variety of public transportation options. Learn about the rail and bus systems near your home - or where you will live.

Expat Costa Rica -- Best Places to Live in Costa Rica
By Betsy Burlingame

Costa Rica is a relatively safe, eco-friendly, expat-friendly destination with gorgeous beaches and friendly locals. Many expats say that housing and food prices in Costa Rica are high. We've gathered information submitted by expats about Tamarindo, Dominical, Ojochal, Atenas, Escazu, Grecia and others popular towns.

Expat Investing -- 8 Tips for Expats Investing in a Hot Overseas Market
By IP Global

IP Global offers great tips for expats interested in investing in overseas properties.

Expat New York -- 10 Tips for Living in New York City
By Joshua Wood

Expats in New York City will quickly find that New Yorkers defy their stereotypes. New York is a melting pot of people from every corner of the globe and every income level -- all brought together by the city's subway system. Some expats enjoy living right in the hustle and bustle of the city. Others choose to enjoy a bit more greenery and space in a suburb on New York.

Expat Tax -- Top 5 Expat Tax Tips for Americans Living Abroad
By David McKeegan

David McKeegan shares expat tax tips for Americans living abroad - from deductions to residency status to FBAR.

Expat Belize -- 5 Great Places to Live in Belize
By Betsy Burlingame

If you're thinking about moving to Belize, we have 5 great places to recommend based upon the experiences of expats living in Belize.

Expat Photos -- Scenes from Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine
By Grant Short

Grant Short was in Kiev, Ukraine recently and captured these unbelievable photos of Independence Square.

Expat Panama -- 5 Great Places to Live in Panama
By Betsy Burlingame

Panama is a great place to live or retire with easy residency laws, warm people and lots of expats. Whether you want to live by the beach in Bocas del Toro or need to live in Panama City for work and schools, there are many places to explore. We highlight 5 great places to live in Panama.

Expat Guatemala -- It's Always Springtime in Antigua!
By Dean LaCoursiere

Expats in Antigua, Guatemala enjoy the year-round spring-like weather, low cost of living and wide variety of activities. Antigua is located about 45 minutes from Guatemala City, which gives residents access to the international airport, modern hospitals and medical practices and much more.

Expat Spain -- Things to consider When Moving to Spain with Children
By David Johns

If you're a family moving to Spain (or anywhere in the world), David John's article offers great advice for helping your children through the relocation process. From keeping your children involved in the move to considering their education.

Expat Ecuador -- 10 Tips for Living in Ecuador
By Betsy Burlingame

Expats in Ecuador appreciate the cost of living, the friendly people, the beautiful weather and warm culture. The bureaucracy can be very trying, petty theft an issue and driving downright dangerous. But, if you ask most expats who are retired or working in Ecuador, they don't regret the move to Ecuador.

Paris Expat -- 5 Tips for Moving to Paris
By Josie Sampson

Moving to Paris? Josie Sampson offers tips for finding a job in Paris, obtaining a visa, searching for an apartment in Paris and more.

Expats in Jamaica -- Mike Miville Shares His Expat Experiences
By Joshua Wood

An Expat Interview with Mike Miville, an expat helping to find long-term sources of water in Jamaica.

Expat China -- 10 Tips for Living in China
By Betsy Burlingame

Expats living in China find learning Mandarin a big challenge, but most say that learning even a little is very worthwhile. They also agree that the spitting, squat toilets and Chinese culture take some getting used to. Expats share their tips and experiences living in China.

Expat Vietnam -- 10 Tips for Living in Vietnam
By Betsy Burlingame

It's an exciting time to live in Vietnam - with more and more tall buildings crowding the city skylines and rural areas developing rapidly as well. Learning Vietnamese poses a major challenge for most expats, but Vietnam's warm, welcoming people make up for the challenge.

Expats in Paris -- Paris Through Expatriate Eyes' Terrance Gelenter
By Joshua Wood

An expat interview with "Paris Through Expatriate Eyes" founder Terrance Gelenter

Expat Colombia -- 10 Tips for Living in Colombia
By Betsy Burlingame

Colombia is an up-and-coming expat destination. With it's low cost of living, and wonderful people, Colombia has a lot to offer.

Expat Life -- An Interview with A Lady in London's Julie Falconer
By Joshua Wood

An expat interview with Julie Falconer, a travel writer and author of the blog - A Lady in London.

Expat Spain -- Keeping Cool in Catalonia, Spain
By Becky Russell

Brit Becky Russell loves spending time in Catalonia, Spain. She's put together a few recommendations for avoiding the heat and enjoying your time in Barcelona and the surrounding area.

Expat Spain -- 10 Tips for Living in Spain
By Betsy Burlingame

With it's warm culture, thriving cities and beautiful countryside, expats agree that Spain has it all. Expats share their tips and experiences living in Spain.

Expat Dubai -- A Hub of Growth
By Jack Smith

Are you considering the Middle East as a possible business venture but the World crisis has brought to you second thoughts? Following are some interesting facts about Dubai that can give you a general idea of where, this city is and its future plans. I hope you find this information useful...enjoy.

Expat China -- 10 Tips for Moving to China
By Navjot Singh

With its booming economy and increasingly better standards of living, China is a major destination point for expats from all over the world. Author Navjot Singh offers great tips for newcomers to China.

Retiring Abroad -- Financial Guide to Retiring Overseas
By Lauren Sutton

Many people are keen on the idea of retiring abroad but may not know what to do in terms of their finances for a move overseas. The more retirement planning you do, the easier it may be when it comes to making the move.

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