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 ...
Many moons ago we reported on the best countries in Europe to be self employed. Whilst this still stands, we wanted to open the door to the rest of world and see what other global destinations have to offer freelancers with the urge to head abroad.
In the past few years there has been an explosion in the number of jobs available for those who don’t want to head into an office every day. Working remotely has become popular, as has freelancing. ...
Coming out of university can be terrifying and the dreaded job hunt does nothing for graduate’s self-esteem. Months can pass with constant rejections and feedback of ‘we went for somebody with more experience’. Many are left with little choice but to put their career dreams to the side for a time and take up roles as baristas and waitresses just to make ends meet. However, if you’re going to take a low-entry job or a role in hospitality, why not enrich ...
Some of us find happiness in the simplest things. The smell of freshly cut grass. Indulging in your favourite meal. For others, it is our family, or money, that brings us glee. Living a happy life is different for everybody, but are there some countries where are you most likely to experience it?
InterNation’s Expat Inside Survey asked 14,300 expats living in 191 countries and representing 191 countries to give their opinions on expat life in their country of residence. Of the ...
The World Economic Forum has revealed the best countries in the world for women in their latest Global Gender Gap report. However, unlike most studies which measure the baseline quality of living, this report has a focus upon gender disparity.
The report analyses the economies of 144 countries in relation to the female workforce with a focus upon politics, education, health, and economy. The 2016 report is an excellent resource to explore the lives of women in different countries and distinguish which ...
Many of us would never consider the daunting prospect of travelling to distant lands on our own. However, for some, globetrotting solo is the only way to travel. Not only do you get to go at your own pace and experience exactly what is important to you, you’re less likely to feel stressed out, you’ll undoubtedly save money, and it can be an excellent confidence booster.
Whether you are a seasoned or fledgling traveller the five locations below are some of the ...
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 organisation compares 89 variables to distinguish the ranking, including traditional indicators such as per capita gross domestic products and the number of people in full-time work, to more ...
In a new global migration report, conducted by MoveHub, the UK had the highest rate of professionals leaving the country of the 30 destinations analysed. The report collated data from 180,000 pre-move inquiries and research revealed that three in ten Brits were leaving the UK in search for a better quality of life, and 54% were seeking sunnier climes.
Australia is certainly the place for those in search of sunshine, with temperatures averaging 30 degrees in the summer months. 13% of Brits ...
In today’s global economy more of us than ever before are reaping the benefits of international relocation and the career-enhancing opportunities that such situations can bring.
However a perennial problem is assessing which potential destinations are likely to offer you (and your family) the very best quality of life.
After all, while some expats are happy to relocate almost anywhere for the right salary package and future prospects, just as important to many of us is to ensure that we relocate to a ...
Australia’s incredible natural beauty, coupled with its enviable climate makes it a popular expat destination for people around the world.
For example it has long been one of the top destinations for Brits seeking to leave behind the wet and dreary UK.
It’s also the natural choice for many New Zealanders looking for opportunities overseas.
Unfortunately allegedly “draconian” rules have meant that expat life for Kiwis in Australia has been tough.
Most New Zealanders arrive to work, where they are required to pay taxes into ...