Advice

Below and throughout our site, we offer a wide range of resources, articles, tools and more to help expatriates and global citizens live a fuller life abroad. In this section, we host a range of articles by expert authors and international relocation specialists. Each section has specific advice relating to different stages in your expatriate experience or specific issues and challenges expats face on their journey.

moving boxes 183134570Making an international move is not an easy feat. It can be time consuming and drain both your financial and physical resources. Getting as much information as possible before the transition can help make it as smooth as possible. Here are just a few tips that you will want to keep in mind when you prepare for moving abroad.

Stay Organized

The first step is to get organized! Gather all of your documents and keep both an electronic copy and hard copy somewhere safe. Make sure that any documentation that you will need during your actual journey overseas is kept somewhere that is easily accessible. Next make a list of everything you will need to get done before your trip, then create a timeline. This will help ensure you have everything completed by the date it needs to be done. Items on this list include items like cancelling any services you use like cell phone, electric, internet and cable along with selling your car and home.

don't forgetYou've done your research on your destination country, sealed a job (or at least have a solid lead) and now you're ready to make the move! The next step is one of the more tedious steps: packing. As a whole, the packing process can be stressful to say the least. While some of the items that you will need in your host country will be available there, others may be difficult to find, or much more expensive to purchase abroad.

Planning an International Relocation

Checklist for Moving AbroadMoving abroad is an exciting opportunity. However, moving can also be time consuming and stressful, especially when moving to a new country. To make your move abroad as smooth and exciting as possible, here is our moving abroad checklist for simplifying your move.

The process of moving abroad typically takes about three to six months, so planning ahead will help minimize surprises and allow you to enjoy the transition. In order to facilitate the process, we have organized an outline of things to do as the moving date gets closer.

Reasons to Move to Singapore as an ExpatFor those looking to live abroad, Singapore is one country that is certainly worth considering. Between year-round beautiful weather and Singaporean openness to foreigners, Singapore is the perfect place for any expat looking to begin a new adventure. Here are our top 5 reasons for expats to move to Singapore immediately.

Expat marriage while living abroadLife happens- even when traveling and living abroad. This, of course, opens the door to a number of life-altering changes, including marriage and divorce. Unfortunately, legitimizing your marriage or divorce in the eyes of the U.S government can be difficult. Marriage and divorce requirements will vary from one country to the next, but the following will provide U.S citizens with an understanding of the most common requirements for divorce and marriage across the world.

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Most people think they want to bring everything when they are moving abroad. Deciding what to bring and what to leave can become a major internal and external conflict. The International Citizens guide for Expats Moving Abroad will help you prepare and accomplish your goal.

Before you start looking for international jobs and volunteer opportunities abroad, read our advice from experienced expatriates and international travelers who cover every aspect of going abroad. We offer a wide range of articles with advice on living and working in a foreign country.

Education is more important than ever when living abroad. Come explore our resources centered around helping you to continue to learn as an expat.

Helpful articles and advice regarding international banking, checking and credit card accounts, international wire transfers, foreign exchange - and more. Everything an expatriate needs to know tom better mange their finances.

Getting sick when traveling or working abroad can ruin the experience. We provide advice to those living and traveling abroad to help remain healthy and stay fit.

We have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions regarding international health insurance, and created a comprehensive library of articles addressing many of the complex topics, to assist you in the process of understanding international insurance. If you can’t find the answer that you are searching for please let us know.

Traveling abroad doesn't have to be daunting if you have the right advice before you go. Here we provide some specific advice to expatriates and global nomads who maybe traveling internationally more than the typical traveler. 

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