With beautiful weather and an affordable cost of living, Costa Rica is one of the best retirement destinations for expats. And while expats from all over the world flock to Costa Rica every year, we hear the same question all the time: is Costa Rica safe? We’ve reviewed the stats and compiled some data to […]
Expatriates Blog : News, Resources, and Advice
News, advice and articles for expatriates, global nomads, and international citizens worldwide. Here will will provide expert advice on world travel, expatriate living, and world news. Our blog is focused not on travel tips but on real life advice, tools and resources. to make your life abroad better.
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Offshoring, Nearshoring, Onshoring & Outsourcing – What is Going On? When we originally published this article back in 2011, the Wall Street Journal reported that the trend of US companies operating global was continuing. Companies were reducing their US workforce and moving those jobs overseas. Seven years later, it is unclear whether that trend continues. […]
Dreaming of expat life and starting a business abroad? You’re not alone. Many popular expat destinations offer lower taxes and lower costs of living compared to places like the United States. This means your money can go a lot farther if you start your business overseas. Moving to a foreign country can be an exciting […]
Moving to Germany as an Expatriate You might already know that many musicians and poets come from Germany, their education system produces many top performers, beer and cars are included in their specialties list and their economy is lagging behind by only less than a handful of other countries in the world. But this alone […]
Big salaries and ultra-luxurious lifestyles… it’s no surprise that Dubai is an attractive place for many expats. In fact, 85% of Dubai’s residents are expats or migrant workers. Men also outnumber women by 3 to 1. Based on these numbers alone, it’s easy to see that expat life in Dubai is very different from life […]
How to Furnish an Apartment on a Budget As an expat, you want to make your new home feel like home. But it’s also crucial that you stick to your budget. Good news, expats. There are dozens of ways you can decorate and furnish an apartment on a budget. Check out these tips for how […]
International Group Insurance Plans for Companies and Employees Abroad Over the past 15 years, more and more companies are sending their employees internationally to conduct business. As a result, companies are now looking into alternatives to their current health insurance to find an international health insurance better suited to accommodate the international lifestyle of their […]
A Guide to Eating Well and Healthy Living for Expats in Malaysia Malaysia is an increasingly popular destination with those who are looking to relocate for work, and was recently ranked in the top 10 countries worldwide for expat social life and integration as well as for the quality of properties and healthcare available. Known […]
Expats Selling and Storing: Getting Ready to Move. Ready to pack your bags and move to the other side of the world? Who isn’t?! But packing your bags for an adventure is easy. Packing your bags, and boxes, and books for long term storage is less exciting. But the alternative, expats selling everything they own […]
One of the beautiful things about working for years upon years to be successful is that one day it all ends. Suddenly, you are finished-depending on your retirement funds you are set around 60-65 years old, and you have lots of living to do still! A situation that is becoming increasingly popular for those who […]