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

7 Christmas Traditions from Around the World

Everyone celebrates Christmas a little differently. For most people, the festive season brings merriment, warmth, and love, with time spent with loved ones, gifts, and special food. However, everyone will have slightly different traditions and ways they celebrate. Below are some of our favourite Christmas traditions from around the world. The Yule Goat, Sweden The Swedish tradition of the Yule Goat dates back to the 11th century, where it was said that St Nicholas was accompanied by a goat figure who could control ... Read more

Essential Financial Steps to Take Before Moving Abroad

If you’re thinking about moving abroad, you’ve probably already considered the important things like where you’ll live, if you’ll work, and all the ways you’ll enjoy your new home. However, it’s vital that you also have a financial plan in place before you begin your move, to make sure you’re prepared and protected. Below are some important financial steps you should take before you move abroad. Save Before You Move It’s really important to build up some savings before you relocate. How much you ... Read more

The Best Christmas Markets in Europe

With charming cobblestone streets and snowy weather, there are many places across Europe that offer some wonderful Christmas markets. Whilst all promise to provide some festive cheer, you’ll also find local delicacies and artisan crafts to purchase, which you can choose to give to your loved ones for a Christmas present or keep for yourself! With so many Christmas markets across Europe, it can be difficult to know where to start. We looked into the best Christmas markets in Europe. Cologne, Germany Cologne is ... Read more

How to Enjoy Home Comforts When Living Abroad

Part of the joy of living abroad comes from experiencing a new culture, being able to try new foods and take in new sights. However, sometimes you might miss your favourite things from home. We’ve already written about how you can deal with culture shock when moving abroad, which includes enjoying some home comforts. But how can you integrate your home comforts into your new life abroad? Below are some of our top tips. Make Sure to Bring Your Home Comforts with ... Read more

5 Tips for Finding Friends as an Expat

Expats love living abroad for a multitude of reasons – being able to experience a new culture, eating delicious cuisine, and living in beautiful cities. But one common problem for expats is that it can be difficult to make friends in a new place, especially if there’s a language barrier. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to meet new people. Below are some of our top tips to help you find friends as an expat. Take Hobby Classes Taking a class ... Read more

The Cheapest Cities in the World for Students

Studying abroad can be an amazing experience, giving students the opportunity to experience another culture and meet new people, all whilst studying for their qualification. But living and studying overseas won’t be much fun if you struggle to pay rent or pay for day-to-day life. So, what cities in the world are more affordable for students? We looked at the QS Best Student Cities to find the five cheapest cities for students. We then delved deeper into each city to see what ... Read more

6 Hidden Gems in Italy

Italy is a popular tourist destination for good reason – with its iconic cuisine, rich history, beautiful art and architecture, and stunning landscapes, Italy really has something for everyone. If you want to visit Italy for a truly authentic experience and avoid the tourist traps, below are some of Italy’s hidden gems. Bergamo, Lombardy Bergamo is a hilltop city in the alpine Lombardy region in Northern Italy. It’s often overlooked for the more popular Milan, which is 25 miles away, but it’s rich in ... Read more

6 Best Castles to Visit in Europe

Europe is home to many beautiful castles, which have a variety of architecture and are situated in an assortment of landscapes, from mountains to lakes. With such a rich history across the continent, the castles make for some fantastic travel destinations for those who want to learn the history and take in the culture. Below are some of the best castles to visit in Europe. Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany Neuschwanstein Castle in southwest Bavaria is instantly recognisable, as it was the inspiration for Disney’s iconic ... Read more

Business Etiquette Around the World

Business etiquette will vary hugely from country to country. If you’re conducting business overseas, it’s vital that you’re aware of the different practices and protocols, so you don’t lose out on any opportunities. Our quick guide to business etiquette can provide some information on the different business practices, from how you should greet people to what you should wear. Greetings Most countries will initiate a handshake when meeting for business purposes. However, in France and Belgium, sometimes a cheek-to-cheek air kiss is common, although ... Read more

8 of America’s Most Haunted Tourist Destinations

America is no stranger to ghost stories. If you’re interested in the supernatural, America has a wealth of haunted attractions where ghosts supposedly roam. Below are some of the best haunted tourist destinations in the USA, including haunted homes, an abandoned prison, and a relic gold mine. The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park, Colorado After spending just one night in the Stanley Hotel in Colorado, author Stephen King was inspired to write The Shining. Situated in the Colorado mountains not far from the Rocky ... Read more
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