Joshua Wood, LPC
Mr. Wood joined Expat Exchange in 2000. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC
Primetime). While working for NBC, he researched opportunities for MSNBC to
expand its cable audience via the Internet, provided assessments of network and program performance and tracked major news events.
Joshua first worked on the Internet in 1997 for StorageTek's Customer Resource Center, an online community that provides clients with support. His previous
positions provided him with experience in public relations, advertising and creative services. In addition to Expat Exchange, Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist at the Cambridge Professional Center in Morristown, NJ.
Joshua received his Master's Degree in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a BA from Syracuse.
Mr. Wood has provided insight into expatriate issues for The New York Times,
The Wall Street Journal, The International Business Times and other publications.
Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.
In the News
The New York Times: Not Happy With the Candidates? Try Out a New Country
The Wall Street Journal: What to Expect When You're Expecting in Abu Dhabi...or Zambia
The International Business Times: 4th Of July As Celebrated By Expats: Independence Day For Independent Americans
Some of Mr. Wood's Articles
Living in Costa Rica Guide
Our Living in Costa Rica Guide is a primer on everything about living in Costa Rica: best places to live, cost of living, pros and cons, healthcare and insurance, and more.
Living in Merida, Mexico
Merida offers expats just about everything they could ask for... affordable living in a great atmosphere, high quality health care, striking distance to the ocean, and much, much more.
8 Best Places to Live in Croatia 2021
Croatia somehow flies under the radar of people looking to move abroad despite the fact that it has so much to offer in terms of a fantastic international lifestyle. Here are the best options to consider in 2021.
Digital Nomads Village: Madeira Islands
As the growth of digital nomads has exploded in recent years, governments around the world are beginning to understand the potential they present. Madeira Islands is trying to seize this opportunity with its innovative digital nomads village project.
Expat Survey: Panama Remains Popular With Expats
Expats remain attracted to Panama for its cost of living, excellent climate and the variety of options available for places to live. Read about how Panama ranked relative to other expat destinations and specific comments from expats themselves.
Expat Survey: Uruguay Ranked Highly By Expats
Some might be surprised to read how highly Uruguay ranks among expats, but indeed it does. Here are some insights into why expats love Uruguay and how it is managing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Managing Expat Stress During Covid
During the Covid-19 pandemic, it's vitally important that expats take the time to manage their stress level at a time when it's so easy to become overwhelmed. Here are some helpful ideas to get you started.
Expat Survey: Mexico Still Popular Among Expats
Expats in Mexico continue to rate the country highly. Even though there are always security concerns, expats who prepare properly enjoy excellent weather in close proximity to the United States and at a much lower cost of living.
Expat Survey: France Ranks Highest Among Expats
Surveys and reports conducted by Expat Exchange, including during the COVID-19 pandemic, indicate that expats in France are more satisfied with their expatriate experience than any other country in the world.
10 Best Countries for Expats
Expats around the world shared their opinions of what it's like to live overseas in our Best Places to Live 2020 Survey. Here are the 10 countries that came out on top. It's a must-read for anyone thinking about moving overseas or becoming a global nomad.
Expat Survey: Ecuador Highly Rated By Expats
Expats have loved living in Ecuador for a long time, and that trend continues according to expats who responded to our "Best Places to Live in 2020" survey. Read on to see how satisfied and read some quotes about what it's like to live there.
Expat Survey: Expats in Portugal Are Loving Life
Not surprisingly, expats in Portugal are very happy with the quality of the expat experience they enjoy on the Iberian Peninsula. Read on to see how satisfied and read some quotes about what it's like to live there.
You're Not Too Old To Live Abroad
Who doesn't want to get out there and see the world? So many of us put off the prospect of moving overseas until later in life, and that shouldn't keep you from considering retiring abroad.
Lisbon is the capital and largest city in Portugal, which is one of the most popular countries for expats in Europe. You'll find basic information to help you get acquainted with Lisbon and what it has to offer.