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 […]
Expatriates Blog : News, Resources, and Advice
News, advice, and articles for expatriates, global nomads, and international citizens worldwide. Here we 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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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 halfway 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. When […]
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 speak directly to US citizens- they are helpful resources for anyone traveling abroad as they raise light to current conditions. If you haven’t been able to […]
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 […]
Every country has at least one great health tip to take note of and adopt. We have compiled a few great tips that you as an expat are sure to want to include in your diet and routine. Check out the suggested tips and start taking advantage of them. Whether you are trying to eat […]
If you’re traveling without a loved one- especially for a long period of time, it’s not always an easy road. Keeping in contact with those you had to leave behind is important, but often difficult to find ways other than talking on the phone to stay up to date on their life- and keep them […]