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Expats in Beijing fall in love with hutong life

Expats in Beijing fall in love with hutong life
As Chinese citizens go crazy for new, ultra-modern apartments, expats are queuing to move into the traditional hutong districts. Nowadays, modern Chinese consider hutongs and their traditional siheyuan dwellings to be uncomfortable, inconvenient and decidedly old-fashioned, whilst expats from developed countries see them through...

Healthcare for expat children in Spain

Healthcare for expat children in Spain
Spain’s healthcare system is one of the best in the world, with both public and private options available for expats and their families. If you’re planning to emigrate to Spain with your family, or even considering starting a family once you’re settled down, Spain’s excellent healthcare services are regularly ranked in the top ten...

Pros and cons of emigrating to Greece

Pros and cons of emigrating to Greece
Whether you’re thinking of retiring or simply fed up with your present job and home country, newly-recovered Greece is well worth your consideration. In spite of a recent survey’s inaccurate assessment that Greece is the very worst location in the world for expats, a good number of incomers would strongly disagree with the report....

Chinese mafia take over favourite Cambodian beach town

Chinese mafia take over favourite Cambodian beach town
Expats who’ve made the Cambodian beach town of Sihanoukville their home are being driven out by a Chinese invasion. Once a haven for international expatriates for its laid-back lifestyle, inexpensive living costs, beautiful beaches and traditional culture, Sihanoukville is now a nightmare of casinos, rampant construction, high-rise...

Spain in a nutshell for British retirees

Spain in a nutshell for British retirees
Spain is still one of the most attractive destinations for retirees, in spite of possible post-Brexit problems as regards healthcare and pension payments. Need to knows for potential British expats planning to settle in the country include the cost of living and, crucially, the standard and cost of healthcare once the European Health Card...

Where to hang your expat hat in Paris

Where to hang your expat hat in Paris
Paris is one of the world’s favourite cities for tourists, and is especially sought after by expat professionals hunting for top jobs in an elite environment. Last year, Paris received some 16 million visitors, most of whom were tourists attracted by its charm, beauty, fascinating history and reputation as the city of romance. In...

All expats need to know about healthcare in Denmark

All expats need to know about healthcare in Denmark
Expats heading to Denmark to take on a new job needn’t worry about healthcare. Denmark’s healthcare system is reassuringly first-world, both in its expertise and in its supply to expats as well as Danish citizens. All new arrivals need to do is to register their presence in the country, receive their yellow health insurance card and...

UK Brexit white paper creates yet more issues for expats

UK Brexit white paper creates yet more issues for expats
If you’re stuck between deciding to leave the UK before March 2019 and staying put whilst hoping for the best, the recent White Paper’s stance on the UK expat dilemma may help – or it may not! Both Britons still in the UK and their counterparts who’ve made European Union states their permanent home could be forgiven for giving up...

Healthcare options for expats in the Philippines

Healthcare options for expats in the Philippines
As other Southeast Asian countries tighten visa regulations for long stay expats, the Philippines becomes an ever more attractive option. Given the cost of living in the Philippines is inexpensive to put it mildly, the weather is sunny and hot in spite of a few typhoons and Filipinos are amongst the friendliest people in the world bar...

UAE expats encouraged to look after their mental health

UAE expats encouraged to look after their mental health
The modern-day fast-paced, competitive environment experienced by expats on overseas assignments often results in mental health problems. The initial challenges of relocation to an unfamiliar country with a totally different culture all raise the risk of mental health problems, especially when compounded by an unfamiliar workplace and...