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 […]
Welcome to April, Wash Your Hands We hope you are staying healthy and safe. During this pandemic, you are probably receiving many emails about what to do and how to do it. We are too. Anxiety levels rise and fall with each one. Our hope is that this newsletter does not cause any stress. Renewing […]
Welcome to March Wherever you are in the world, March may feel like a long month, well it is! Although, February snuck an extra day in, so you may be happy to see March arrive. In this month’s edition, you will learn about some great places to move to or visit. You’ll also understand why […]
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 […]
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 […]
Welcome Back We have no doubt there is lots going on in the expat communities right now. What countries are changing their visa requirements, who is covered if they contract the Coronavirus, how do you find a doctor? Finally, what do you think about “free” healthcare? Does it really exist? Enjoy these articles and let […]
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, […]