Living Abroad? How to Furnish an Apartment on a Budget As an expatriate, 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 […]
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Making New Friends Abroad as an Expat Making new friends as an expat can be more difficult than it seems- especially if you don’t yet fluently speak the language of your host country. Luckily, there are many great ways that you can ease the pain of adjusting to a new location and develop a list […]
Celebrating Public Holidays in Other Countries One of the best things about living overseas is celebrating public holidays, festivals, special events, and traditions. Doing so is the perfect opportunity to gain a greater appreciation for the new culture you are experiencing. It can also be a wonderful break in the routine. Plus, public holidays are […]
Advice for American Expats Abroad If you’re a global citizen traveling abroad and haven’t taken advantage of all the free information the US government has to offer- you should! Broken down in an easy A-Z list, you can find almost any piece of information you need when it comes to traveling. In case you don’t […]
Driving in Another Country: What Do You Need? An International Driving Permit, or IDP, is a special document that allows licensed motorists to drive in other countries without further tests or applications. It is sometimes referred to as an “International Driver’s License” or “International Driving Document.” An IDP acts as proof that the holder possesses […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]