Living abroad might sound like a scary option to many, but to some it is an exciting thought for many reasons.
You probably know your home town or city like the back of your hand, living abroad allows individuals the chance to learn foreign towns just the same. Perhaps there is somewhere you have always wanted to go, or a culture that you have been interested in for a long time. Living abroad allows you to become fully emerged in the other culture and even grants you the chance to "live like the locals."
Before you start looking for international jobs and volunteer opportunities abroad, read our advice from experienced expatriates and international travelers who cover every aspect of going abroad. We offer a wide range of articles with advice on living and working in a foreign country.
Best Apps for Expats and Global Nomads It’s no secret that phones make life much easier. Phones allow you to communicate with friends, choose a top restaurant in a new neighborhood, find the local entertainment, and much, much more. The utility of your phone is amplified when living abroad: researching exchange rates and saying “thank you” in a […]Read More
When you relocate to a new county, you will become very familiar with the term expatriate or expat. You may hear individuals within your host country refer to you as an expat and you may even begin to call yourself an expatriate- but becoming an expat includes much more than a title, it’s often an […]Read More
When you make the decision to become an expat this only creates a snowball effect and opens the door for number of other decisions you need to make come rolling through. Typically, the next large decision that you will need to make is where you will become an expat. If you’re not sure and have […]Read More
The 2014 HSBC Explorer Survey results have been announced which means your helpful guide when it comes to trying to figure out the best places to raise children as an expat are in. Although this survey covers three areas: economics, experience and raising children- our main focus will be the on the third criteria: raising […]Read More
Recent posts have attracted some kudos from long-term expatriates (international citizens living abroad) as well as our customers who aspire to live abroad on the long-term. To make things easier for US citizens exploring that kind of transition, I thought we’d talk today about the six most critical things to know about being an American expatriate. […]Read More
If you’re an expat in Australia and have fallen in love with life there, you might be considering becoming an Australian citizen. Along with being able to say that you are officially a citizen, there are a number of other benefits to becoming a citizen of the country you reside in. If you’ve made the […]Read More
Living abroad might sound like a scary option to many, but to some, it is an exciting thought for many reasons. Just as you probably know your hometown or city like the back of your hand, living abroad allows individuals the chance to learn foreign towns just the same. Perhaps there is somewhere you have […]Read More