Becoming an expat can be a great experience and most of the time is an exciting journey. However, every once in a while culture shock will creep in and put a damper on any excitement you once had. It’s important to know that culture shock is a common occurrence, and there are ways to help […]
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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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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 of new friend to make your host […]
Although the family pet quickly becomes a member of the family, when planning to relocate you must ask yourself a few questions before assuming Fido can make the move with you. Here are 5 questions to ask before moving your pet abroad: 1Can they physically handle it? Pets who aren’t in the best shape perhaps […]
You’ve done it! You made the life transition and became an expat in a new country. Even if you’ve relocated for your career, you will not have a shortage on new, exciting experiences- especially during your first year. In hopes of creating a digital diary to reflect on the way you view each new experience […]
Even the most prepared traveler will eventually encounter some type of emergency that requires immediate assistance. Whether the situation is directly related to them, a fellow traveler or a stranger in passing, it’s best to know how to handle an emergency during travel before it occurs. Here are a few common travel emergencies and how […]
If you are currently a working expat in the Sultanate of Oman or plan to relocate there for a job, your plans might be at risk to change soon. There are past reports that the Minister of Manpower Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al Bakri confirmed that about 100,000 expats in Oman will soon be out […]
More than half of all expat parents in the UAE spend less than one hour each day with their children, according to TheNational. Fifty-nine percent of these parents say the lack of family time with children is due to long working hours and commutes but television and internet also play a part. Only 5 percent […]
There is no doubt that the world of international health insurance is confusing. When searching for a plan to purchase, all of the technical terms can often get in the way of finding the perfect plan for you- especially if you are trying to evaluate plan options that are written in a language that is […]
Advice for American Expats Abroad If you’re a US 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 […]
As a responsible traveler, we know that spending hours researching and comparing international insurance plans until you find the perfect option for you and your family is at the top of your to-do list. However, we also know that as a busy world-explorer you may have to settle for the best option after exploring only […]