How To Cope When Moving to a New Country Culture shock is a familiar psychological phenomenon for anyone who has studied, volunteered, or worked abroad. It is the result of facing new cultures, languages, lifestyles, and mannerisms. Culture shock manifests as feelings of frustration, loneliness, disorientation, anger, fatigue, and detachment. It comes with physical, mental, […]
Health Advice for International Citizens
Settling into a new life abroad can pose many challenges, especially staying healthy. Therefore we have provided our readers with great health tips and advice on how to build healthy habits in a new home. Read about eating healthy in foreign countries, environmental issues that could affect your health, how to cope with culture shock, and more.
Prepare for Emergencies Before Your Travel 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 […]
A Guide to Eating Well and Healthy Living for Expats in Malaysia Malaysia is an increasingly popular destination with those who are looking to relocate for work, and was recently ranked in the top 10 countries worldwide for expat social life and integration as well as for the quality of properties and healthcare available. Known […]
Advice on Eating Healthy from Around the Globe 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]