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.
Local laws and ...
International Living revealed their best places to retire in the world at the start of this year. Their Annual Global Retirement Index analyses countries based on a wide variety of criteria, including residency options, cost of living, climate and property options. Transport, local governance and internet connectivity are also taken into consideration.
10th – Peru
With a low cost of living and 1,500 miles of unspoilt coastline from Ecuador to Chile, Peru is a popular choice for expats this year. It is easy ...
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 earth’s greatest train journeys and the train many opt for is ...
Ever more of us are opting to retire abroad; to reward ourselves for a lifetime of hard work by moving to a country that offers a healthy climate, great food and reasonable prices.
The problem is quite where the “best” retirement destinations really are.
After all, there are dozens of questions that retirees should be able to answer in order to select the best retirement destinations.
Surely, gathering so much information could be a lifetime’s work in itself. Thank goodness, therefore, for International Living ...
If there’s one thing we know about here at Expatriate Healthcare it is, well, expatriate healthcare.
A major concern among many expats is ensuring that they can receive high quality, cost-effective medical care while abroad. As you can no doubt guess, standards of care – and the associated costs – can differ wildly around the world.
Many first-world destinations such as the USA, Canada and Scandinavia offer exceptional levels of medical care – but at a high price. Unless you’re a Russian oil-baron ...
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 ...