Immersing Yourself in Local Culture Has Never Been Easier It’s an adage but a good one: If you want to learn a language, you have to live in the country. Language immersion is effective, efficient, and fun. Is there any better way to master the different names for French pastries than to bumble your way […]
Education and Learning
Education advice and tips for families living abroad. Here you will find helpful information for educating yourself and your family while living in a foreign country. Articles will provide insight into finding and picking an international school, learning to speak the local language, and educating yourself on the local culture and history of your adopted home.
Advice for Expatriates Planning their Return to the Home Country If you’re an expatriate, you have lived abroad for a year or three or even more, but there will probably, for whatever reason, come a time where you will return home. As an expat moving home, you likely have some mixed feelings. It can be difficult […]
More than half of all expat parents in the UAE spend less than one hour each day with their children, according to TheNational. Fifty-nine percent of these parents say the lack of family time with children is due to long working hours and commutes but television and internet also play a part. Only 5 percent […]
Preparing for international travel can be confusing. Besides determining what to pack, transportation details, ensuring your bag will meet weight limits and other logistical burdens, you also have to determine how to proceed once you actually arrive at your destination. Whether you are taking a vacation or traveling abroad permanently, there are five basic steps […]