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 […]
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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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 […]
It doesn’t matter where in the world you have decided to become an expatriate, your health should always remain in good standing. Depending on where you are located, this might take more initiative than in other areas. Here are a few key steps you can take to ensure you are living healthy as an expat […]
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 […]
Our Suggestions for Best Apps for Living Abroad Technology has made the world of travel even more convenient! If you aren’t already taking advantage of apps to make your life easier- the time to start is now. Here are just a few great apps for living abroad and will hopefully make your time overseas run […]
Expatriate Insurance – What to Consider Many expatriates living overseas purchase an international health insurance plan to cover them at home, while traveling, and when they return to their home country. Depending on your situation, having one plan to cover you all over the world can be more advantageous than purchasing a separate travel plan […]
Why the Expat Life Abroad is So Great! More than likely you know the obvious reasons to why becoming an expat can be a smart move. However, there are a number of reasons beyond pleasing currency exchange rates, and getting to travel frequently that you should know about. Read on to see 4 secrets why […]
Relocating to a new country can be an exciting, yet life-altering experience. If you’re on the fence about becoming an expat, see if you can relate to any of these 5 signs you’re ready to relocate. The reasons to move abroad may vary by person and we definitely did not include them all. One of […]