Currently, around 54% of the world’s population lives in cities, and it’s estimated that this will increase to 70% by 2050. Urbanisation has seen more people moving to cities, with the hope of getting better job prospects, better security and better quality of life. This urbanisation has resulted in many cities around the world becoming […]
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In Which Countries Can You Buy Residence Permits?
There are many countries where foreigners are able to “buy” residence permits. This gives them the chance to live and work in the country and can also lead to permanent residency and even citizenship. Buying a residence in this way is often known as a “Golden Visa”, allowing those with the funds to purchase the […]
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Which Countries Will Pay You to Move There?
Many countries across to world are struggling with population decline. This can have a detrimental effect on the economy and the culture of a location, so many places are looking at what they can do to encourage new residents. This has resulted in towns and cities across the globe offering payment to newcomers who are […]
The Safest States in America (RANKED)
According to the Global Peace Index, the USA ranks 129th out of 163 countries, suggesting there is a risk of danger to both residents and visitors to the country. However, the US consists of 50 distinct states, all with their own variations in culture and society. Therefore, safety is sure to differ immensely between each […]
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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8 of America’s Most Haunted Tourist Destinations
America is no stranger to ghost stories. If you’re interested in the supernatural, America has a wealth of haunted attractions where ghosts supposedly roam. Below are some of the best haunted tourist destinations in the USA, including haunted homes, an abandoned prison, and a relic gold mine. The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park, Colorado After spending […]
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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 […]
10 Best Experiences for Adrenaline Junkie Travellers
For thrill seekers, the average holiday package is simply not enough. There lies within a deep yearning for adventure, a void that has to be filled! The challenge to live life to the full is something that many dream about, yet seldom accomplish. But for those of you ready to summon that guttural courage, there […]
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Expat Safety Tips: Sinkholes
Although possible almost anywhere you go in the world, little awareness is raised with regards to sinkholes and the dangerous risks they pose. Whilst sinkholes vary in terms of size and severity, they can appear with little to no warning and in many cases can cause severe damage, injury and even death. Therefore, expats and […]
An Expat Student Guide to US Visas
The USA presents some incredible opportunities for foreign students. The country presents some of the highest figures for international students, many drawn by the prospect of attending an Ivy League institution and American student culture. Whatever your reason for choosing to study in the US, getting to grips with the visa application process is key […]
Expat Safety Tips: What to Do During a Volcanic Eruption
There are around 1,500 potentially active volcanoes around the world, many of which are on the ocean floor. The most active region in the world is the Ring of Fire; a major area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean. The Ring of Fire is responsible for 81% of the largest earthquakes recorded and 22 […]
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Expat Safety Tips: What To Do When a Hurricane Hits
Hurricanes often start life as tropical cyclones. These low-pressure weather phenomena usually have surface winds of around 39 mph and are accompanied by pouring rain. It is when this downpour stops, and winds reach over 74 mph, that they are classed as hurricanes. Not all hurricanes are deadly, however, recent years have seen some of […]
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The 10 Best Countries in the World for Career Women
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 […]
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The 5 Most Haunted Hotels in The World
With Halloween fast approaching, we thought it fitting to cast our eyes over the most haunted hotels in the world. Often the locations of happy family holidays or romantic city breaks, hotels are the last place we’d expect to feel fear. Come with us on a frightening journey as we unveil the hotels where you’d […]
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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The Best Countries for Unique Halloween Celebrations
The USA is the undisputed champion of Halloween, with the UK not far behind. However, the reasons behind the traditions and customs have evaporated over the years. Although people of all ages revel in the spooky celebrations, there are locations around the world that have their own unique ways of doing things. From spirits visiting […]
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5 of the Most Haunted Locations in the World
For the superstitious amongst us, Halloween is regarded as the most paranormally active night of the year. With this year’s celebrations just around the corner, it is an opportunity to take a look at the spooky phenomenon happening in five of the world’s most haunted locations. With dark histories spanning centuries, and tragedies at every […]
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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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Number of US Expats in Russia Has Fallen By 79%
Just a few years ago Russia was the place to be for expats. With a strong and growing economy, creating opportunities for experienced workers from around the world, life in Russia looked increasingly rosy. Just recently, for example, Russia was cited as one of the very best destinations for expats to enhance their careers and […]
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Which Country Is Best For Expats? – Infographic
It’s not until you’re thinking about moving abroad that you suddenly realise just how many options there are. From The United Arab Emirates to the United States of America, from Ireland to Iceland, how do you know which expat destinations are best? Arguably one of the most useful strategies is to consider the factors that […]
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