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 […]
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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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 […]
Living as an Expatriate in Singapore An island that was first occupied predominantly by fisherman has changed its clientele over the years. Singapore just recently became the sixth most expensive city in Asia for an expat to live in according to a survey by consultancy ECA International. This new title has pushed it to pass […]
Advice on Retiring in a Foreign Country If you or your spouse is nearing towards retirement age, the search for finding a location to relocate to once your retirement has probably already begun. Additionally, it has become a popular trend for those aged 55 or older in the US to have an “early retirement,” so […]
Information Should you Consider Retiring in Malaysia If you have been thinking about relocating to retire, spend a few minutes researching Malaysia. Malaysia offers plenty of sunshine, culture and modern amenities making it an irresistible destination with the MM2H (Malaysia My Second Home Programme) that the Malaysian government started promoting in 2002. MM2H grants eligible […]
Spending Christmas Abroad for the First Time? Your first Christmas abroad can be exciting, even exhilarating. It’s a time to make new traditions, try new foods, and see your new home in a brand new way. But there are also moments of loneliness, even homesickness. Perhaps more than ever you really feel just how far […]