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Thailand no longer a bargain basement home for expat retirees

Thailand no longer a bargain basement home for expat retirees
Bangkok is now a more expensive capital city than London, Madrid or Berlin. Buoyed up by its reputation for the good life at minimal cost, Thailand was a favourite with expatriates from Western countries for several decades. Retirees, expat professionals, those looking to teach English as a stopgap before moving on elsewhere in Southeast...

Improved Vietnamese healthcare services attracting expat patients

Improved Vietnamese healthcare services attracting expat patients
Vietnam is ramping up its reputation for excellent, affordable healthcare Southeast Asia’s reputation for affordable healthcare has been diminished recently by reports of a Thai government study which revealed the country’s private hospitals are hiking their charges for foreigners by up to 300 per cent. Vietnam seems to be stepping...

Vietnam scores high on affordability for expat retirees

Vietnam scores high on affordability for expat retirees
If you’re heading for retirement in fascinating Southeast Asia, Vietnam is now many would-be expats’ first choice. Value for money is crucial for many would-be expat retirees, even although other considerations can also be important. Food quality and the reliability of everything including water, electricity and internet access...

Safety and eco-friendliness now as important as salaries for expat professionals

Safety and eco-friendliness now as important as salaries for expat professionals
Until recently, salaries and career prospects mattered most to would-be expat professionals, but eco-conscious policies and personal safety are now taking over as the most important aspects of relocation. Of all the aspects of upping sticks and taking residence in an unfamiliar city and country, the focus for many would-be expats is...

Vietnam now favourite SE Asia expat destination

Vietnam now favourite SE Asia expat destination
Southeast Asia is now a favourite destination for expats, digital nomads and retirees for its low cost of living, fascinating culture and quality of life. Out of all the Southeast Asian expatriate destinations, Vietnam is fast becoming the favourite due to its quality of life compared to that of its neighbours. Expats heading for either...

How can new expat arrivals keep stress under control?

How can new expat arrivals keep stress under control?
Accepting an overseas relocation to a top expat destination is cause for celebration, but internalising the inevitable stress can wreck the dream. The failure of an overseas placement isn’t just a disaster for those closely involved, it’s also a failure of the system for not giving enough support in the early days of a reassignment....

Expat families and pensioners in one small corner of France

Expat families and pensioners in one small corner of France
The northern, coastal region of Brittany is the real France, without the glitz of Paris and the Cote d’Azure but with a caring community based on family and friends. Over the past several decades, some 14,000 Brits have made the short trip across the English Channel to their new lives and haven’t regretted the move for a minute....

Is the growing trend towards mandatory expat private health insurance all it seems?

Is the growing trend towards mandatory expat private health insurance all it seems?
Not a day goes by but yet another expat destination rules that all arrivals for whatever purpose including tourism must have private health insurance. The 21st century seems to be setting itself up as the century of expatriation, as there are now some 66 million expats and the figure is expected to hit 87 million by 2020. People leave...

Emigrating to France to escape Brexit Britain

Emigrating to France to escape Brexit Britain
For decades, Brits who’d had enough of the changes in the home country headed for France as the nearest destination offering a more satisfying lifestyle. The thought of living through the worst predictions about Brexit Britain is causing many who voted to remain in the EU to consider leaving before it’s too late. In the good old days,...

Escaping the Brexit effect as an expat in Greece

Escaping the Brexit effect as an expat in Greece
If the mere thought of Brexit is giving you itchy feet, now’s the time to consider Greece as the perfect expat hideaway. With Brexit looming, disenchantment with the chaos in the British parliament and the possibility of a no-deal crash out of the EU is causing many UK citizens to think about leaving before it’s too late. Emigration...