When relocating to a new country, researching laws is often far from most people’s thoughts. Yet, with some particularly unique laws in existence, surely it’s worth some basic research to avoid unknowingly breaking one of them? After all, in doing so you could face hefty fines and in some cases may just land yourself in a foreign prison!
To demonstrate this point further, here are some of the most surprising laws in the world…and in countries many expat populations reside.
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For many animal lovers, the dream of a close encounter with their favourite animal is never far from their thoughts and for others the draw to make a difference in some way is close to their hearts.
Whilst a visit to a zoo or helping out at your local rescue centre may be more accesible in the short term, the attraction to work with animals abroad remains an incomparable aspiration. Nowadays, this is a dream that is more attainable than many might ...
2018 marks 100 years since women in the UK were given the right to vote. Despite equality efforts worldwide since the years of the Suffragettes there are countries where women are still struggling in a patriarchal society. For example, it was only in September of last year that women in Saudi Arabia were permitted to drive.
Securing a job as an expat if you have not been relocated by an employer isn’t always an easy road. However, it can be especially hard ...
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 ...
Although an unlikely expat hotspot, Cambodia’s popularity as a destination for working and retiring has sky-rocketed over the past two years. Many expats who emigrate to the country have previously spent time living in neighbouring Thailand. The capital city of Phnom Penh is home to the majority of expats and around 3 million Cambodians. It is a buzzing metropolis sprinkled with crumbling colonial buildings. It is favoured by expats for its convenience; coffee shops, cinemas, grocery stores.
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Travel + Leisure, one of the most-respected websites for travel advice, has just revealed their top city break recommendations.
The recommendations come not from the publishers themselves, but rather from thousands of independent readers of their website and/or magazine.
With such a large data set the results are considered significant, with awards being highly regarded in the travel industry.
Furthermore, and possibly even more interestingly, before collating the eventual winners, Travel + Leisure screens all responses, seeking to eliminate any from travel industry professionals. ...