How To Cope When Moving to a New Country Culture shock is a familiar psychological phenomenon for anyone who has studied, volunteered, or worked abroad. It is the result of facing new cultures, languages, lifestyles, and mannerisms. Culture shock manifests as feelings of frustration, loneliness, disorientation, anger, fatigue, and detachment. It comes with physical, mental, […]
Expatriates Blog : News, Resources, and Advice
News, advice, and articles for expatriates, global nomads, and international citizens worldwide. Here we 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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Finding an Apartment or House in Singapore With Singapore ranked as the best place in the world for expatriates or international citizens living abroad, it’s little wonder that the island-state is attracting more and more bright minds from around the world. But moving to a foreign country can be a daunting task, particularly with one […]
Prepare for Emergencies Before Your Travel Even the most prepared traveler will eventually encounter some type of emergency that requires immediate assistance. Whether the situation is directly related to them, a fellow traveler or a stranger in passing, it’s best to know how to handle an emergency during travel before it occurs. Here are a […]
Senior International Health and Travel Insurance Advice Many retirees dream of enjoying their retirement as an expatriate, immersing themselves in a new language, culture and way life. Living out your golden years in another country can be exciting, thrilling and nerve-wracking- all at the same time. As the number of older expatriates is increasing so […]
Tips for Purchasing an International Airline Ticket Recently, a new battle has emerged between airlines and travel agencies about how customers should purchase their international airline tickets. Over the last few years, many customers have used travel reservation websites to book flights instead of purchasing directly from the airline. These travel agencies allowed customers to […]
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 […]
If you are a US Expat living abroad, outside the USA, you most likely travel back to America to visit friends and family members throughout the year. Most of the time, your international health insurance plan will provide worldwide coverage including the USA. Review: Health Insurance for Americans Living Abroad However, that is not always the […]
Thinking about spending some time in France? The country has a large population of expats and digital nomads, especially from the UK, due in large part to its refined culture and world-class education system. The country also has an extremely rich history. Because of this history, France developed bizarre customs and stories that make it […]
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 […]
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 […]