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Expat Guide to Living in Burlington

Whether you're already living in Burlington or preparing to move to Burlington, our Expat Guide to Living in Canada offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Burlington. For answers to specific questions, visit our Canada Forum to talk with expats in Burlington.

Culture Shock Report

Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Burlington handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Burlington by filling out our Culture Shock Report.

Submit a Culture Shock Report

Living Overseas Report

What are people's priorities in Burlington - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Help other expats and people moving to Burlington by filling out our Living Overseas Report.

Submit a Living Overseas Report

Moving Overseas Report

What should you take with you when you move to Burlington? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Burlington? Help others moving to Burlington by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.

Submit a Moving Overseas Report

Reviews of Schools in Burlington

Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Burlington. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Burlington:
Submit an International School Review

Dream vs. Reality Report

Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Burlington. If you are already living in Burlington, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.

Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report

Overseas Retirement Report

Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Burlington by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.

Submit a Retire Abroad Report

Having a Baby Abroad Report

How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Burlington? Help other expats who are preparing to have a baby in Burlington by filling out our Having a Baby Abroad Report.

Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report

Working Abroad Report

What's it like to find a job in Burlington? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Burlington? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.

Submit a Working Abroad Report
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Culture-Shock-in-Halifax,-Nova-ScotiaAn Expat Talks about Culture Shock & Living in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

An expat in Halifax, Nova Scotia enjoys that locals plan small gatherings where you can really get to know people. She talks about the high tax rate, inability to save money while living in Halifax and more.

An expat in Halifax, Nova Scotia enjoys that locals plan small gatherings where you can really get to know people. She talks about the high tax rate, inability to save money while living in Halifax a...

Top-10-Tech-Cities-For-Expats-in-North-America-and-EuropeTop 10 Tech Cities For Expats in North America and Europe

Expats looking for tech jobs often are willing to move any where in the world for the right position. Here are some of the hottest tech cities in Europe and North America for expats to consider.

Expats looking for tech jobs often are willing to move any where in the world for the right position. Here are some of the hottest tech cities in Europe and North America for expats to consider....

5-Tips-For-Expat-Tech-Jobs-in-Canada5 Tips For Expat Tech Jobs in Canada

Canada's technology sector has expats all over the world looking there for career opportunities that are available to those who meet the proper criteria. The Canadian government has created a program to help expats make it happen, and thousands are every year.

Canada's technology sector has expats all over the world looking there for career opportunities that are available to those who meet the proper criteria. The Canadian government has created a program...

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