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 ...
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 unlikely want to rest your head, especially come the 31st October.
Stanley Hotel, Colorado, USA
The inspiration for Stephen King’s chilling masterpiece, The Shining, the Stanley Hotel is ...
MoveHub’s 2017 Global Moving Trends Report has found that 60% of 18 to 35-year-olds have enquired about moving abroad. Reasons given by this millennial group for wanting to move abroad include wanting to experience a different culture and have access to greater job opportunities or better salaries.
Whilst the majority of this upsurge tend to be what society class as ‘young professionals’, many claim that the reason for their interest in emigration is simply because they have nothing holding them back in ...
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 the earth for feasts, to psychic readings and the planting of wheat, the locations below may inspire you to indulge in something a little different this Halloween.
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 turn, prepare to feel a chill as you uncover the unnerving truths associated with these globally renowned sinister locations.
The Ancient Ram Inn, Gloucestershire, UK
An idyllic British ...
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 of your holiday around the gourmet offerings of the world? From street food vendors to Michelin star restaurants, there are unique cuisines catering to all palettes ...
As mentioned previously here on Expatriate Healthcare, the United States is one of the few countries which demands taxes from its citizens no matter where they happen to be living and where their income has been earned.
It is one of only two countries in the world to do this and has been a constant source of anguish for some expats.
Indeed, an increasing number of Americans living overseas have opted to give up their American citizenship rather than paying what they see ...
Possessing a British passport brings with it a wide range of benefits.
Over the years UK citizens have enjoyed easy and widespread travel to a huge number of countries.
These days there are very few countries which are closed to British visitors, with many countries also offering entry without the visa required from many other nationalities.
In short, British passports can open up an exciting and hassle-free world of international travel or expat living.
One perfect example of just a destination is the USA, long ...
If all the immigrants arriving in Britain every day are to be believed then Brits have things pretty good.
They live in a politically stable country which, despite its diminutive size, still holds sway on a global scale.
London is one of the world’s great financial and cultural hubs, the quality of life is considered very high and they benefit from free healthcare in the form of the NHS and a high quality education system.
Really, what’s not to like?
Well a few things as ...
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 are most important to you. For example, if you're moving abroad for work, which countries offer the highest salaries to expats? Equally, the cheaper the costs of ...