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Expats living in Medellin, Colombia report that there are safe places to live - and that the nightlife is fun, too. Read about how to live in Medellin - a city that has become quite a popular destination for expats.
Expats in Malaysia agree that living in Malaysia has its pros and cons. Expats love the welcoming Malay people, cultural diversity, lower cost of living and amazing food. Many find that the noisiness, dirty city streets and dangerous driving conditions can be a challenge. Where you choose to live makes a big difference in lifestyle as well.
What happens when an expat - or the child of an expat - is deemed by the IRS to be a U.S. citizen and consequently - a U.S. taxpayer. David McKeegan of Greenback Expat Tax Services provides expert insight on how to manage this scenario.
Expats in Turin, Italy share advice for people moving to Turin. From the reality that life in Italy is challenging, to the fact that most apartments come without kitchens and should be negotiated for as part of your rent, expats constantly stress that you should be prepared what awaits you in this city in Northern Italy.
Lake Chapala is one of Mexico's most popular expat destinations - especially among retirees. Expats love Lake Chapala's near perfect climate, beautiful lakeside homes, low cost of living and thriving expat community. Sadly, Lake Chapala is not immune to Mexico's drug cartel related violence, which those thinking of moving to Lake Chapala should take into consideration.
Expats in Boston will find one of the most popular and beloved cities in the United States. Its rich history, waterfront setting, and diverse job offerings make it a popular destination for U.S. citizens and expats alike.
Deciding where to retire abroad is a difficult decision. Author Suzie Hammond offers some advice for expanding your list of possible destinations.
If you're moving to the UK with a pet, the regulations that apply to your pet are determined by the type of animal, breed of dog and where you are moving from.
Bocas del Toro, Panama is a popular tourist destination and filled with laid-back expats and locals enjoying the island life. With its low cost of living, thriving nightlife and welcoming expat community, Bocas del Toro is a great place to live.
Croatia is an astoundingly beautiful country that lies along the Adriatic Sea. Expats discuss why they love living in Croatia, the challenges of expat life there, buying property in Croatia and much more.
A moving overseas checklist is often considered critical by expats and the international relocation professionals who help guide them before, during and after a move abroad. Read our list and help expand it by posting your suggestions!
Whether you're considering living in the Dominican Republic full- or part-time, this beautiful country boasts the Caribbean's largest city, Santo Domingo, virgin beaches in Barahona, yachting enclaves on both the north and south coasts and the bustling resort town, Punta Cana. Expats in the Dominican Republic share their favorite places to live.
Americans that retire abroad should fully understand the implications for their social security. David McKeegan describes 5 lesser known facts about social security that every American expat retiree should know.
Expats in Manila have reported many of the same themes since the inception of Expat Exchange. Read some basic facts and tips about this Philippine city (and metro area) on the island of Luzon.
Expats in France love to explore all of the wonderful destinations throughout the country, but it's expensive. Lyon-based blogger Aga Marchewka offers some great tips on how to soften the blow as you enjoy the sites and sounds of France!
Expats in Sri Lanka live in a country just south of India that is regularly reported by expats as being a clean and hospitable place to create a life abroad.
Retirees in Ecuador enjoy an incredible number of benefits in their expat life abroad. Here are ten of the best reasons to consider this South American country when you look abroad for retirement.
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.
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 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 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 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.
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 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, 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!