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7 Reasons You Should Consider Studying Abroad in Canada

Canada is a popular choice for international students, with over 600,000 people travelling there to study every year. In the last decade, the international student population has tripled, and it was recently ranked the best country in the world. With such a huge range of courses and universities, combined with a society that warmly welcomes people from abroad, it’s easy to see why so many people are choosing to study in Canada. Variety of courses Universities in Canada offer more than 15,000 undergraduate ... Read more

The 8 Best Train Journey’s in the World

Many associate train travel with discomfort, heat and the weekly commute. However, when it comes to seeing the world by train, there is an old-fashioned appeal that cannot be matched by flying or driving. More often than not, you get to clap your eyes on some of the most hidden locations in the world from the comfort of your carriage. Kenya: Jambo Kenya Deluxe The Nairobi to Mombasa line is one of the earth’s greatest train journeys and the train many opt for ... Read more

Why You Should Study Abroad in Canada

Canada is a beautiful location to travel to, with a long coastline, amazing cities, wonderful wilderness and diverse culture, it is a wonderous destination to travel, live and study in. The exploring opportunities in Canada are endless, with experiences on the ski slopes to the beautiful countryside, Canada is a must-see location. Not only is it beautiful but it's one of the most popular countries for international students, it is home to some of the world’s best universities and with that, if ... Read more

4 Championed Education Systems from Around the World

Education is one of the most important things, it plays a key role in human, social and economic development. No matter where in the world you are this remains the same the only thing that changes as the geographical region differs is the quality, development and structure of the education system. The education levels vary massively between countries around the world and there are certain countries that are ranked some of the best for education based on three main attributes; the well-developed ... Read more

The World’s 10 Best Cities to Live in 2019

Last year we gave you a rundown of the best cities to live in and this year we’re back to update you on the movements for 2019. According to Mercer’s ‘Quality of Living Ranking’ for 2019 Vienna has topped the chart for the 10th year running. Every year Mercer evaluates a variety of different factors including; recreation, housing, public transport, education, natural environment and more to determine the quality of living in almost 500 cities around the world. This is what the ... Read more

The Latest on British Expat Pension Freeze

The UK State Pension is paid to British nationals of retirement age who have contributed through their National Insurance for the required number of years. The state pension increases each year since the introduction of the ‘triple lock’ guarantee, in 2010. But what happens to your pension if you decide to retire abroad? Expat pensioners can claim their state pension abroad, as long as they have paid enough UK National Insurance. However, there are currently over 500,000 expat pensioners living in Canada, New Zealand ... Read more

Singapore Ranked Best Place for Expats for Fourth Year in a Row

HSBC’s annual Expat Explorer study analyses the views of over 22,000 expats around the world, based on economics, experience and family life. Released at the end of 2018, the results found Singapore to be the expat destination of choice for the fourth year running. The global report looks at how expats feel about living overseas by examining various aspects of expat life, including family dynamics, their experiences and the economy. The findings from countries all over the world are then ranked against ... Read more

Irish Expats Encouraged to Return Home

Ireland is currently experiencing a booming economy and as a result has created high demand for workers in the healthcare, construction, IT and financial sectors. However, recruitment agencies are struggling to fill these roles and are desperately seeking skilled professionals. It is estimated that some 100,000 Irish nationals flocked to the distance shores of Australia between 2008 and 2014, following the economic crash experienced in 2008. Australia was the destination of choice due to its then thriving jobs market in these particular ... Read more

How Much Does It Cost to Live in Canada?

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 and, while this is included, the Legatum Institute considers more factors in its ranking. Ranking in 8th place in their most recent study (out of 149 countries) was Canada. This puts Finland in the top 6%, with its rankings for Personal Freedom (2nd), Business Environment ... Read more

5 Nature Lover Locations Out of the Ordinary

Although undeniably unique experiences, safaris in South Africa or kangaroo spotting in the Outback are pretty well known. Even if you haven’t jetted abroad to experience the wonder for yourself, depictions on TV and in magazines give you a pretty good idea of how amazing it is. However, did you know that there are locations around the world that are home to some of the lesser-known natural phenomenon? Here’s where you can see 5 of the world’s more secret animal exploits. Cocos Island, ... Read more
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