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Worldwide Expat News - Page 2 of 304

Keep up to date with the latest expat news from around the world.

How does your TravelCare policy respond in light of the Hong Kong airport occupation and flight cancellations?

Hong Kong International Airport, on the island of Chek Lap Kok, is the world’s 8th busiest airport by passenger numbers. Therefore, the recent protests which has resulted in the closure of the airport and wholesale cancellation of flights has impacted a huge number of airlines and their/our customers. Accordingly, for our customers who are travelling to and from Hong Kong, or using Chek Lap Kok airport as a hub for onward flights, we want to clarify how their TravelCare International Travel Insurance ... Read more

Expat Safety Tips: Heatwaves

Most of us welcome hot weather but some places can be hit by heatwaves and endure a prolonged period of abnormally hot weather, which can pose serious health risks. Heatwaves can often be anticipated and therefore it’s possible to prepare in advance but it’s important that expats and travellers are aware of the problems heatwaves can cause and how to cope with one if it hits unexpectedly. What is a heatwave? A heatwave is described as a period of excessively hot weather which is ... Read more

Your Guide to Exploring the Beautiful Norwegian Fjords

It’s hard to rival the beauty of the Norwegian Fjords. The perfectly carved out mountains are flooded with the bluest water and splattered with waterfalls and colourful cabins. If you’re venturing to Norway, exploring the renowned fjords is a must. There are more than 1000 fjords scattered around the country some of which are UNESCO protected and some that are more iconic than others. No matter which one you see there is nothing quite like discovering the unspoiled landscapes as you breathe ... Read more

Five reasons Greece is such a popular holiday destination

Millions of tourists flock to Greece each year for their summer holiday and it’s not hard to see why. This stunning Mediterranean country pretty much has it all; delicious food, fabulous beaches, rich history and the list goes on. For a lot of people, it’s an ideal holiday destination. There are numerous reasons why Greece is such a popular place to travel but we know you haven’t got all day so here are just five of the main reasons this Balkan country ... Read more

Are British expats seeking permanent residency in other countries because of Brexit?

The answer is, yes. A survey has concluded that 34% of British expats are already planning on saying goodbye to their home country due to Britain’s looming EU exit. After moving abroad over a third of British Expats have said they are already in the process of or are planning to seek citizenship or permanent residency in another country because of Brexit. In addition to this over half of British citizens that are currently living elsewhere are worried about their citizenship rights ... Read more

Should I keep my UK Bank Account as an Expat?

There’s a lot of confusion over whether British expats should keep their UK bank account open or not when they move abroad. Many expats still prefer to send some of their money home and therefore want to keep their account open but whether, as an expat, you can keep your UK bank account open or not often depends on: who you bank with how long you have banked with them what type of account you have whether you still have a UK ... Read more

How Can Expats Soothe Tummy Troubles?

When going abroad stomachache or ‘Delhi belly’ as it’s frequently referred to, can often hit when you least expect it. It happens to the best of us and due to unfamiliar germs, an altered diet and contaminated water it’s sometimes unavoidable. In most cases, it only causes mild illness and symptoms that clear up within a few days but it can still stop you doing things and if you’ve just moved abroad it’s the last thing you want to be struck down ... Read more

10 Top Tips for Newbie Backpackers

There are so many magical places to explore and so many great adventures to have in the great outdoors. Backpacking is sometimes the best way to delve into the wilderness and experience wonderful landscapes. However, if you’re a backpacking newbie it can be quite daunting and there’s a lot to think about and consider. To ensure you have a safe and enjoyable trip, here are 10 top tips to help you on your first backpacking exploit.   1.      Don’t dive in at the deep ... Read more

The Ups and Downs of Expat Life in Portugal

Living abroad is an exciting concept and there are so many reasons to consider taking the plunge. Whether you’re moving abroad for a new job, better schooling, to retire, following a loved one or just because you want a new adventure, living in a different country lets you experience it in a totally different way. Yes, you will get all the exciting benefits of living somewhere other than your home country but unlike a holiday you won’t only get the good ... Read more

A guide to lesser known Caribbean Islands

The Caribbean is made up of over 7,000 islands, Jamaica, Barbados and the Bahamas being three of the most popular. There’s no doubt that these destinations are stunning but if you like to explore off the beaten path and visit unique and unusual locations where you don’t have to fight for a spot on the beach, then there are ample Caribbean islands that are yet to become tourist hotspots. Here are just five lesser-known Caribbean islands that are just waiting to overwhelm:   Curacao Curacao ... Read more
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