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 […]
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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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Whether you’re a US citizen traveling on vacation or to relocate permanently- you know that it’s important to make sure your safety is not the last item on your check list. Here is a list of travel safety tips every US citizen should know. Make sure you take full advantage of the free travel resources […]
An Overview of Singapore for Expatriates Singapore: a country that has a lot of history but is full of modern luxuries. From shopping to nightlife to being the world’s greatest Grand Prix host- it offers appeal to even the most diverse crowds. It’s no mystery why Singapore ranked second in the HSBC Expat Explorer Survey! […]
How to Pack your Carry On for Your Next Flight So, you are about to board the plane which has two connections too many. You are confident that you’ll arrive with your bags – or maybe not as confident as you wish you were! So what do you do? We like to dub it the […]
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 […]
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 […]