During hot summer days, there is nothing better than cooling off in cold water. Luckily, Mother Nature has blessed the planet with some fantastic outdoor swimming opportunities, both fresh water and salty. The shock of the cool water might take your breath away, but steering clear of chlorine has got to be better.
Havasu Falls, USA
Many assume Arizona and the region around the Grand Canyon to be mainly rocky and dusty. However, the Havasu Falls are one of a few lush aquatic ...Read more
Currently, Brits travelling on the continent can use an EHIC card to receive state-funded medical treatment. The European Health Insurance Card has been a staple for any UK traveller heading to Europe and can be applied for easily online. According to the Department of Health, over 27 million people have one.Essentially, if you require medical treatment and you are in an EEA country (or Switzerland) you will be treated as a resident of that specific country. This may mean free or ...Read more
After last year’s interview discussing Expatriate Group’s customer-centric business model, Global Health Insider brought Expatriate Group’s Director, Lee Gerry, back for an exclusive interview. Powered by the team from ExpatFinder.com, Mr Gerry discusses the latest developments in Expatriate Group such as the company’s improvements in customer service and the introduction of new products and benefits.In the interview, Mr Gerry explains:“Expatriate Group’s products and services are constantly evolving. We are under a continuous enhancement process, looking for all the 1% improvements and ...Read more
Expatriate Group have simplified the way that customers can choose their area of cover under their international health insurance plan.“By reducing the number of areas from 5 to 3, we have taken another step in making our Expatriate Healthcare iPMI policy the most straight forward available in the international healthcare market” said Lee Gerry, Expatriate Group Director.“Feedback from our customers suggested that this was an area where we could do better. So we did.” he added. “The change is effective immediately ...Read more
Some of us find happiness in the simplest things. The smell of freshly cut grass. Indulging in your favourite meal. For others, it is our family, or money, that brings us glee. Living a happy life is different for everybody, but are there some countries where are you most likely to experience it?InterNation’s Expat Inside Survey asked 14,300 expats living in 191 countries and representing 191 countries to give their opinions on expat life in their country of residence. Of the ...Read more
The South Pacific is home to popular holiday destinations islands such as Fiji, Tahiti, and Easter Island. That’s without mentioning the clear winners, Australia and New Zealand. However, dotted in the southern half of the Pacific Ocean are countless archipelagos and stand-alone islands.What may only appear as nothing more than a pin prick of green on a world map could hold some of the most unique people, breath-taking scenery, and unrivalled experiences on the planet. For this reason, we are exploring ...Read more
The World Economic Forum has revealed the best countries in the world for women in their latest Global Gender Gap report. However, unlike most studies which measure the baseline quality of living, this report has a focus upon gender disparity.The report analyses the economies of 144 countries in relation to the female workforce with a focus upon politics, education, health, and economy. The 2016 report is an excellent resource to explore the lives of women in different countries and distinguish which ...Read more
Holidaymakers and expats are greeted warmly in Mexico and tourism is one of the most important industries. It is the eighth most visited country in the world and there are estimated to be well over a million expats (particularly North Americans) calling the country home.The Legatum Institute, a London-based think tank, release their global Prosperity Index annually. The survey ranks the most prosperous countries in the world. Many assume prosperity is used in reference to the financial standing of a country ...Read more
Health Insurance Daily, IPMI Magazine and Cover Magazine have all featured Expatriate Group in articles this week. Two significant changes for international customers have hit the Expatriate Healthcare site and are effective now.New Travel Insurance Additions
Travellers and holidaymakers can now benefit from three additional travel cover options. The Winter Sports Package covers ski equipment, piste closure and avalanche delays. The Business Equipment and Money add-on covers business kit (including hired items) and business money. Lastly, additional Golf Cover relates to green ...Read more
Many see Jamaica as a dream holiday destination; exclusive luxury hotels and private tropical beaches. Although a fantastic way to spend a vacation, it seems a waste to visit a country with such an exciting culture and history yet not experience any of it. Below are Jamaica’s top nine experiences, from tempting the senses with jerk chicken and reggae music, to discovering the dark history of Rose Hall and Port Royal.
Also known as Bacchanal Jamaica, the festival came to life ...Read more