Welcome and Happy New Year.
We hope your holiday was excellent. Moving or living abroad can be challenging, overwhelming, and at the same time very exciting.
As the new year begins, you may become overloaded with the various “Best of 2020” articles. We are here to help you sort through the noise. Our goal is to be your resource for information regarding living abroad. The International Citizens Group writers are well versed and many, if not all, have experienced life as an expat or digital nomad.
We know this advice will be helpful to you (or your friends).
Driving Overseas: Do You Need An International Driving License
An International Driving Permit, or IDP, is a special document that allows licensed motorists to drive in other countries without further tests or applications. You must be careful when applying for a permit as there are some companies out there illegally selling them.
Coping With Culture Shock When Living Abroad
One of the most important things you can do for yourself is to stay healthy. When you move to another country you may be happy, but as we learned from many expats this feeling doesn’t last. Read about the symptoms of culture shock and how to cope with them so you can settle into your new adventure with a healthy mind.
Easiest Countries to Get Dual Citizenship
When living abroad, two passports can come in handy. The only way to do this is through dual citizenship. Becoming a dual citizen in a new country can allow you easier access to investment opportunities, employment options, domestic social services, and more. Learn how you can access this valuable resource.
Measles Outbreak: What Travelers Need To Know
Measles remains a common disease worldwide. An estimated 10 million people are infected each year. While the measles outbreak in Samoa has been in the news, recently there have been outbreaks in Israel, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, Ukraine, and the Philippines. Learn how to protect yourself.
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News You Can Use
How to Succeed as a Digital Nomad
The ease of communication in today’s digital age means employees can now hand in their assignments from anywhere in the world.
Best Countries to Retire in 2020
These are the top 10 countries to retire to, according to US expats who have already made the move.
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