The HSBC Expat Explorer survey is the largest global expat survey of its kind – with over 7,000 expats contributing to topics like finance, culture, feeling welcome, healthcare and raising children. The 2013 survey results are in meaning we now have the latest information and feedback on what other expats have to say about the […]
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Obtaining a visa for international travel can take weeks at the best. If you are a US citizen looking to travel outside the US without having to go through the hassle of obtaining a visa, you have multiple options available. Last year American citizens and nationals were able to travel without a visa to 166 […]
If you will be relocating to Belize and want to become a permanent resident, the process can be quite a challenge, but also rewarding in the end. A few of the benefits that you will be able to enjoy as a Belize permanent resident include the traveling in and out of the country with ease, voting in […]
Delayed flight travel is here as the list of postponed flights continued to build on Monday as a result of federal budget cuts forcing thousands of air-traffic controllers and airport safety inspectors to take a mandatory unpaid day off. Most of the delayed flights from the US on Monday were seen on the East coast, […]
If you have the goal to both become an expatriate in a new culture and to have children, it doesn’t mean you need to pick one or the other. Sometimes the combination of these may seem scary, especially if the quality of maternity care or child satisfaction in the new culture is unknown. Don’t let […]
This year, many individuals looking to become an expatriate in the Netherlands will be in for a surprise when completing the necessary documentation for becoming a highly skilled migrant worker. If they are rendering services through the Expatcenter, they can expect to have a new expat fee in the Netherlands for this service. The Immigration […]
The air quality in Beijing has raised a few eyebrows in the past and even required extra effort to clean up the sky when they hosted the 2008 Olympics. However, Beijingers are currently exposed to an even thicker layer of smog than in the past. When at its worst over the past month, it has […]
Dengue Fever has swept through India and is beginning to creep its way around the globe placing thousands into hospital care and resulting in a life-threatening situation for many. India has locations throughout the country with an abundance of standing water allowing this mosquito-borne virus to thrive and grow at a dangerous rate. In 2015, […]
In 2011 more than 3.5 million foreigners, both visitors and expatriates entered the Philippines according to the Bureau of Immigration. This number is almost four percent higher than in the previous year, meaning the number of expats in the Philippines is increasing. The Philippines is becoming a popular destination for individuals looking to relocate to […]
In most locations around the world August is hot. Several cities throughout the globe have been experiencing scorching temperatures in the 80’s, 90’s and even the 100 degree range (Fahrenheit). Heat is related to hundreds of weather related deaths. During this time of year it is important to know how to beat the heat during […]