Before the Boxing Day tsunami of 2004, many were not aware that gigantic tidal waves were a natural phenomenon, let alone a force of nature that could kill. On the 26th December, a tsunami occurred in the Indian Ocean. It was the result of a magnitude nine earthquake by two plates on the seafloor, displacing the ocean above.
At its start, the tsunami measured no more than one metre high. However, the force of the earthquake resulted in the tsunami travelling to ...
For the past three years, expat network InterNations have released Expat Insider. It is one of the largest expat surveys in the world and encapsulates the analysis of expat life in over 60 countries. In the most recent 2016 study, the survey received 14,000 respondents from 191 countries or territories who were happy to comment on their lives abroad.
The 14,000 respondents were asked to rate several elements of their lives abroad, from health and personal happiness, to leisure options and quality ...
The world is extremely used to positivity when it comes to travelling abroad, with an exceptional number of articles and blog posts filling individuals with wanderlust. And, for many travellers, the world is a magnificent place full of magic at every turn and ignorance toward dangers can be rife.
There are some destinations in the world where crimes go beyond petty taxi cab scams and pickpocket theft. In some cities, armed gangs can be merciless in their attacks, often targeting western travellers ...
Of all the reasons cited by expats for moving abroad one of the most persistent is their career.
It seems that for the right opportunity (and commensurate salary) many of us are willing to relocate to foreign climes.
However there are many factors that need to be considered before accepting such a role.
Certainly the expat package on offer is one factor.
However it’s not just salaries that can vary by country, employer and position. As discussed before each country has their own expectations regarding ...