Where is the Cheapest Place to Buy a Holiday Home?

Whether you want to find sunshine in the winter or a home away from home for your summer holidays, a second home abroad can be the perfect solution. But with the rising cost of living, we’re all looking to save the pennies where we can. That doesn’t mean that you can’t make your dream a […]

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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 Pros and Cons of Expat Life in Spain

Spain is a very popular destination for expats in Europe. The country has a lot to offer, with sunny weather, spectacular landscapes, and a laidback lifestyle. But like any country, Spain also has its downsides. It’s important for anyone thinking of moving to Spain to weigh up both sides before committing to moving. Pros of […]

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The World’s Best Public Transport Systems

If you’re traveling to a new place and want to explore everything it has to offer, you’ll want to be able to get around quickly, efficiently and safely.  Below are the places which have been deemed to have some of the best public transport systems in the world, with affordable buses, punctual trains and easy-to-navigate […]

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What Are the Best Volunteer Programmes in Europe?

Each year, thousands of people travel to Europe to take part in volunteer programmes across the continent. As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, more travellers can visit their chosen country to volunteer in activities like teaching, conservation, childcare, construction or working with animals. We’ve found the best volunteer programmes in Europe, so you can see […]

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The Cheapest Expat Locations for 2020

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It’s about time you lived your dream. Quit your job, move abroad and enjoy life in a country where it costs so little to live that you might not even need to work at all. If you’re thinking of making 2020 the year that you take the plunge and relocate to a different country, then […]

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10 of the Strangest Traditions from Around the World

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From scrambled egg festivals to monkey buffets, it’s safe to say that there are some rather weird and wonderful traditions that take place around the world. Here’s a list of just 10 of the most bizarre cultural practices from around the globe that are still carried out today. Don’t forget to invest in international health […]

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Is Spain more than a Retiree Destination?

Spain has firmly established itself as one of the top retirement destinations for British Expats, but our Mediterranean neighbours have an abundance to offer all intrepid travellers seeking a different lifestyle overseas and it isn’t only retirees who are deciding to make Spain their home. Famous for so much more than being a retirement destination, […]

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Reassurance for British Expats Living in Spain

Brits living in Spain have understandably felt much uncertainty about the potential impact Brexit may have on their expat lives. Since the referendum, a large proportion of concerned British expats have even reluctantly considered returning home. As one of the most popular countries in Europe for Brits to retire to, it is thought to be […]

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What You Should Know About Retiring to Spain

Spain has long been a popular destination for many retired Brits, with more than half of the 300,000 British expat population aged over 65. And it’s not difficult to see why – the country has much to offer – affordable coastal resorts, glorious sunshine, idyllic beaches and delicious cuisine, to name a few! With Brexit […]

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How Can Expats Get Their Children Immunised?

The World Health Organisation has reported a worrying increase of children with measles in Europe. Italy and Romania have seen the largest outbreaks and the WHO warns this is due to a drop in children being immunised. In January 2017 alone, Italy reported more than 200 cases of measles. Romania has reported 3,400 cases and […]

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Where is the Happiest Place in the World for Expats?

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 […]

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The 10 Best Culinary Hotspots for Jet Set Foodies

Whether on a voyage of cultural discovery, or aiming for the perfect tan on tropical beach, once the pangs of hunger hit it is only a matter of time before you sidle off to a restaurant and indulge in subsequent snooze. But, for the dedicated foodies of the world, who says you cannot plan part […]

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Top 5 European Countries for Expats

In the recent past, here at the Expatriate Healthcare news section, we dove headlong into the 2015 HSBC Expat Explorer survey. The annual publication was the most extensive ever this year, taking into account the independent feedback of almost 22,000 different expats around the globe. In essence, the freely-available report aims to provide a “helicopter […]

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Spain Reveals Most Common Expat Names

Newly released figures from the Spanish government paint a fascinating picture of the expat population residing there. Long popular among Brits for its climate and culture, not to mention the reasonably-priced property, it seems that it’s not just expats from the UK who are drawn to Spain’s shores. According to Spain’s Ministry of Employment the […]

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