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Barbados recently introduced the 12 month Barbados Welcome Stamp to enable people to easily live and work on the island for up to 12 months. The online application is probably the easiest and quickest process we've ever seen.
An overview of healthcare and health insurance in Barbados including finding a doctor, emergency medical care and transport, medical evacuation, expat health insurance options, recommended vaccinations, common diseases in Barbados, quality of hospitals and medical care, having a baby in Barbados and more.
Many people are escaping their routines and temporarily moving overseas during the pandemic. These countries are welcoming them with open arms by making it easy for visitors to stay and work remotely for months or even a year.
Want to live on the beach without breaking the bank? Central America is home to dozens of beach towns and cities beloved by expats and global nomads. From Belize down to Panama, we explore 7 of the best places to live on the beach in Central America.
Does life have you dreaming of moving to an island and living a simpler life? Explore island life from the Caribbean to the Pacific.
In a recent survey of expatriates by ExpatExchange.com, almost all expatriates that have lived abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic remain committed to their international lifestyle.
An expat in Vilcabamba talks about the extreme lockdown measures being taken in Ecuador and how it is hurting people. A friend of theirs recently died, because he was unable to get medications for chronic conditions. They've also heard of similar deaths from people who are unable to get dialysis. Public assistance is not being provided and many families, not allowed to work, are starving and in dire need.
An expat in Ecuador talks about the spread of coronavirus there and how the Cuenca area has had a good outcome from the stay-at-home measures. The expats there watch in horror at the news from the US.