Living as an Expatriate in China Are you considering becoming an expat in China? If you caught our last post you know that we highlighted information on becoming an expat in Germany– it ranked fourth overall in the HSBC Expat Explorer Survey meaning it received great reviews from current expats. The only countries that ranked […]
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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If you’re planning a trip to Beijing there are a few key things you won’t want to miss out on: a trip to the great wall, exploring the Forbidden City, and of course shopping. Like in most cities in China, Beijing has a number of opportunities to shop. One of the more exciting parts of […]
When becoming an expat you are faced with many difficult options like where to live, what type of transportation to rely on, if you will take your pets along and where your children will go to school. Another difficult decision that you might not have to consciously make is if you will spend the majority […]
When I was young I remember my grandmother’s stories of life in Ireland and her immigration to the US as an 18 year old girl. She came alone through Ellis Island and then up to Boston to stay with relatives. I always felt so proud her and of our country that welcomed her along with millions like […]
Travel Tip: Try Taking the Middle Seat Whether flying for hours half way around the globe or simply a couple of hours to a neighboring country- flying can pose a few comfort challenges. Those who frequently travel are more often than not keeping an ear to the ground for the latest travel tip and trick. […]
Many countries around the world take part in haggling when it comes to shopping- a tradition of back and forth bartering between a seller and purchaser. The style and etiquette of haggling may slightly vary depending on the country you will be visiting or relocating to- so you will want to also check tips specific […]
Each month the US Department of State continuously releases travel warning and alerts for countries around the world. Although these warnings have been created by the US government and speaks directly to US citizens- they are a helpful resources for anyone traveling abroad as they raise light to current conditions. If you haven’t been able […]
As a traveler, it’s important to stay up to date on health matters around the world. Doing so can ensure the safety of yourself and your family. The Ebola outbreak has become a concerning matter as it continues to spread through West Africa- know the facts and if you’re at risk. In mid-March there were […]
Hurricane and Typhoon season is official here. The Eastern Pacific season starts May 15th and the Atlantic hurricane season begins on June 1st. Unlike other natural disasters like tornados or earthquakes, hurricanes often give those who will be effected time to prepare. However, it’s still important to be prepared before a warning is even in […]
Summer is here and even if you don’t plan to relocate any time soon, if you have a vacation coming up, make sure that you’re not going somewhere that is on this list of countries with travel warnings! Check out what new travel warnings the US Department of State have added to the list. May […]