In a world that is constantly evolving and rich with technology and new experiences it is easy to forget the past. When it comes to globetrotting, we are often drawn to the luxurious locations or cities with the best restaurants or shopping opportunities. However, without the five historical locations featured below having had impact upon history, the world we know today might have been much different. So next time you’re a browsing holidays or want adventure, why not invest some time ...Read more
Coming out of university can be terrifying and the dreaded job hunt does nothing for graduate’s self-esteem. Months can pass with constant rejections and feedback of ‘we went for somebody with more experience’. Many are left with little choice but to put their career dreams to the side for a time and take up roles as baristas and waitresses just to make ends meet. However, if you’re going to take a low-entry job or a role in hospitality, why not enrich ...Read more
India is a culture shock for even the most well-travelled amongst us. It is an exotic and diverse country and the cities are rich with noise, smells and sounds. Many forget that India is a small country (covering only 2% of the world’s total land) but is home to over 1.3 billion people. This can be overwhelming, particularly in the cities. However, it can also equal a fascinating life in a country like no other.The Legatum Institute, a London-based think tank, ...Read more
Having the freedom to be your own boss and work on a variety of different projects is extremely attractive to some. Furthermore, the ability to access everything digitally and work remotely means you do not need to be stuck in your home office, let alone your country of birth, if you choose otherwise.Being self-employed abroad can be a financial gamble for newbies, but there are some countries where things are looking rosy for digital nomads.
The Portuguese capital, Lisbon is creative ...Read more
Much like the uncertainty of Brexit, expats in Saudi Arabia are struggling with another issue. Over the months we have reported on the restrictions of the proposed Saudi green card and the termination of employment contracts of expat employees. Foreigners in the Kingdom already feel as if their futures and lives are hanging in the balance and the newly introduced family tax is only adding fuel to the fire.Expats living in Saudi Arabia are up in arms as the online portal ...Read more
Untouched sands as far as the eye can see to pebbled shores lined with mangroves, Bali has it all. The changing face of each beach and cove make the Indonesian island an ideal location for holidaymakers, water sports enthusiasts, divers and honeymooners alike.As you can imagine, the shores of Bali can be fit to bursting during the high season. Nusa Dua, Padang Padang and Crystal Bay are undoubtedly beautiful, but good like finding a spot for your towel. To make life ...Read more
In late June, British Prime Minster Theresa May put forward her post-Brexit offer for EU citizens living in the UK. May announced that she wanted to put people’s anxieties to rest by announcing her plans and discussing what the government would like for British expats currently residing in EU countries.The details of the offer laid out to EU citizens was published in a 15-page document as May brief MPs on the outcome of the EU summit which took place on 23rd ...Read more
When considering visiting the Caribbean for a holiday it is likely you will end up on one of the three most popular islands; Jamaica, Barbados or the Bahamas. Don’t get us wrong, each of these islands are dream locations. However, we believe there are some West Indian islands that often get overshadowed. Granted, these locations may come with premium price tags. However, what would you be willing to pay for a slice of heaven?
British Virgin Islands
The British Virgin Islands may be ...Read more
If you have been bitten by the wanderlust bug but don’t have the funds to take time off from work and travel, securing a job abroad can be the perfect resolution. If you love learning about other cultures and can communicate in another language you will be considered a valuable asset to a foreign country. Nations around the world are seeking highly skilled expats, including those who majored in international business or international studies. Granted, sometimes workers are relocated by their ...Read more
ABTA, the UK’s trade association for tour operators and travel agents, recently revealed some worrying new research. They found that 25% of those jetting abroad in 2016 travelled without insurance, which represents an increase of 3% on the previous year.The research unveiled 18 – 34 year olds to be the biggest culprits. 49% of 18 to 24-year-old holidaymakers in 2016 travelled abroad uninsured, as did 38% of those between 25 and 34 years of age. This is an increase of 31% ...Read more