When moving abroad or travelling overseas, it’s important for everyone to feel safe and protected. This is especially important for women, who can, in certain countries, see a different set of laws and attitudes applied to women than they might be used to. So, we looked at the Women Peace and Security Index to find […]
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Gamers Assemble! Where in The World Do People Game The Most?
Whether on your PlayStation or phone, Xbox or PC, Switch or laptop, gaming is a big business. By the end of 2021, the global video game market reached a value of $162 billion in revenue. With close to 3 billion people playing, it is a hobby enjoyed by vast numbers across the world spending vast […]
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The 7 Best Eco-Friendly Cities in Europe
Cities all over Europe are taking steps to be more eco-friendly. If you’re interested in sustainable travel, below are some of the greenest cities on the continent. Lahti, Finland Lahti might not be the most well-known city on the list, but it was recently named the European Green Capital 2021. Located 60 miles north of […]
How education differs around the world
Every country has a different approach to education and ideas of the best philosophy for schools and students can vary quite significantly across the globe. The history and culture of a place can play a huge part in what schooling means to them. Although there are major differences in education around the world there are […]
How to Cope with Darkness in Nordic Countries as an Expat
Expats looking to relocate to Northern Europe or the North Atlantic, namely countries such as Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Finland, you will likely have some awareness of the fact that the winter months are longer and colder when compared to the UK winter season. You will also be aware that a longer winter will mean […]
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How Much Does It Cost to Live in Finland?
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 3rd place […]
The 10 Safest Countries in the World for Expats
Unless you are being relocated to a specific country by an employer, the world really is your oyster. However, many potential expats focus on which country has the best weather, career opportunities, or low living costs and high salaries. What many forget to consider, though, is how safe a country is. Understandably, no right-minded individual […]
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Finland is the Best Place in the World for Expat Children
For expat parents, one of the biggest concerns is ensuring that their children are safe, well-educated and enjoy a good quality of life. Whether moving through choice or due to a work placement, expat parents tend make choices based upon their children’s welfare by exploring schools, leisure activities, and family-friendly residential areas. InterNations 2016 Expat […]
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The Top 10 Most Prosperous Countries
The Legatum Institute, a London-based think tank, release their global Prosperity Index annually and the endless survey ranks the mos t 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. The […]