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4 Tips for Moving Abroad with Your Pet

Your pet is part of the family. If you’re planning on moving abroad, of course you’ll want to bring your pet with you. Moving overseas with pets requires careful planning to ensure your furry friend is properly cared for and their best interests are looked out for. Below are some top tips for when you’re planning a relocation with your pet. Consider What’s Best for Your Pet The thought of leaving your pet behind could be devastating, but it’s important to consider what’s ... Read more

How to Handle Culture Shock When Moving Abroad

Dealing with culture shock can really knock the exciting experience of living abroad. You might be overwhelmed with taking in the new sights, new rules and new social practices. With our guide, you can recognise the symptoms of culture shock and find out the best ways to deal with them. What is Culture Shock? Culture shock is what often happens when an expat or traveller lives in a new place for the first time. It can bring a sense of anxiety, alienation and ... Read more

9 Reasons Why Peru is So Attractive to Expats

Peru might not be your first thought when it comes to choosing a relocation destination but it’s fast becoming a popular choice for expats. There’s already a large multi-national community in the South American country, and below are some of the reasons why it’s so attractive to expats. Low Cost of Living Daily living expenses, such as rent and food, are incredibly cheap in Peru – rent is 80% cheaper than in London. Taxes are also generally low. Most of the cities are ... Read more

What Tech Kit Should Expats Not Live Without?

Technology is now a vital component in our daily lives, helping us to keep in touch, keep up to date and keep in the know. Recently, expats have seen a rise in the types of technology that can help them adjust to life in a new country and carry on their work and social lives from overseas. Devices You’ll want to start your kit with the right devices. You may already have a smart phone, but you may want to purchase another one ... Read more

7 Reasons You Should Consider Studying Abroad in Canada

Canada is a popular choice for international students, with over 600,000 people travelling there to study every year. In the last decade, the international student population has tripled, and it was recently ranked the best country in the world. With such a huge range of courses and universities, combined with a society that warmly welcomes people from abroad, it’s easy to see why so many people are choosing to study in Canada. Variety of courses Universities in Canada offer more than 15,000 undergraduate ... Read more

The Best Countries for Expats in 2021

Taiwan, Vietnam, and Portugal were announced as the best places for expats in 2019 but it’s time to find out how things have changed in 2021. InterNations have now revealed the best and worst countries for expats in 2021 with Taiwan securing the top spot for the third year in a row, thanks to its excellent quality of life, healthcare system and safe environment. Mexico and Costa Rica are close behind all of them attracting expats with their ease of settling in and ... Read more

What Happens to Your Life Insurance If You Move Abroad?

Each year thousands of British citizens move abroad. It would appear motivation to leave the country ranges from beginning a new career, retiring or simply in search of new adventures. According to the United Nations, over 5.5 million Brits now live overseas. Some of the most popular destinations in recent years have been, were Australia, the USA, Canada and Spain where over  33% of British expats live. When moving abroad to live or work there are many questions that need to be answered, ... Read more

The Pros and Cons of Being an Expat in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Moving abroad is an exciting concept and there are so many reasons to consider taking the step to live in a new country. However, there are many things to consider, including finances, accommodation, healthcare, safety and more. Before making the life-changing move it’s important to weigh up the pros and cons to ensure you will benefit from moving abroad. If you’re debating moving to Saudi Arabia here are some things you might want to consider. The capital, Riyadh is a thriving economic hub ... Read more

A Guide to Understanding Australian Slang

English is one of the most widely used and understood languages in the world. However, each country that has English as main tongue tends to have its own lingo that many people can find confusing. Whilst Australia has no official language, English has become the de facto national language since European settlers touched the Land Down Under many years ago. Many expats and travellers have noted that there are some peculiar phrases and words that are spoken by Aussies. If you’re planning ... Read more

The Challenges of Living in Dubai as an Expat

Dubai is a dynamic city with a high standard of living and tax-free salaries making it an attractive destination for expats. Although the city has so much to offer its increasing expat community, moving to Dubai doesn’t come without its challenges. Like in most countries, there are ups and downs and to help you make your decision we have highlighted some of the main challenges of living in Dubai as an Expat. Why is Dubai so attractive? Before we look at the negatives, let’s ... Read more
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