What is expat life really like in Spain? This week we are looking a little deeper than the bare facts, exploring what makes Spain special and how it might affect a day in your life in the country. Rural versus urban As a general rule, life in rural Spain is still quite basic. You will… Continue Reading A day in the life of an expat in Spain »
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You’ve moved abroad and your expat life is everything you’d expected it to be. You feel at home, safe, secure and confident. Then you fall pregnant. It’s fantastic news, of course, but it can put a whole new complexion on things. How do you make sure you get everything you need, when you need it,… Continue Reading Expat life – What to do if you get pregnant? »
It’s one thing choosing a country to move to with a low cost of living. But what about the process of becoming an expat itself? There are obviously expenses involved, so how do you keep them as low as possible? Here’s our guide to relocating on a budget. Make a list And a plan. And… Continue Reading Relocating on a budget – become an expat on a shoestring »
Mumbai, previously Bombay, lies on the west coast of India. It’s the capital of the Maharashtra state and India’s biggest city, home to more than twenty million people. It sits in one of the most densely populated areas on earth and is also India’s wealthiest city, with the highest Gross Domestic Product.
You moved to a new country to fulfill an employment contract, for love, for a better life. Whatever the reason, you coped with moving away. Now it’s time to come back home. How do you deal with the reverse culture shock you might experience, where your homeland feels as foreign as your new home country… Continue Reading Top expat tips – how to cope when you return home »
If you become seriously ill in your home country, you know exactly what to do. You’re familiar with the healthcare system and you probably feel safe, at ease with what needs to be done, when, where and by whom. But what if you suffer a chronic disease as an expat, while living abroad? And what’s… Continue Reading Expat life – What to do if you get sick – A spotlight on managing chronic conditions »
Moving abroad is a challenge in itself, but it’s mostly a practical challenge. Once you have made the move, how do you ensure life in your new home country is as successful and fulfilling as possible? Here are some sensible tips about making the most of expat living.
Singapore, officially called the Republic of Singapore and the world’s only island city state, sits at the southern end of the Malay Peninsula. Made up of 63 different islands, it declared independence from the United Kingdom 1963. Since then it has enjoyed a dramatic increase in wealth, and today is one of the four powerful,… Continue Reading The cost of living in Singapore »
If you become seriously ill, for example with cancer, you need international health insurance that pays for the treatment you need based on the plan you’ve bought, in suitable medical facilities, wherever in the world you happen to be. And you want it all to happen quickly and smoothly.
Previously called Bombay, Mumbai is India’s primary entertainment and commercial center, the capital of the Maharashtra state with the world’s fourth largest population, home to more than twenty million people.