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Expat frequent flyers urged to become carbon neutral

Expat frequent flyers urged to become carbon neutral
Expat professionals whose working lives include a good deal of international travel may be feeling guilty about their contribution to global warming. By now, every frequent traveller is fully aware of his or her impact on the environment, but when travel is inevitable what’s an expat who also cares about the planet to do? Whether...

Dealing with emergencies as a new expat arrival in Beijing

Dealing with emergencies as a new expat arrival in Beijing
If you’re newly arrived in China and haven’t yet got to grips with Mandarin Chinese, dealing with an emergency can be your worst nightmare. Even in your own country, responding to an emergency situation can be intimidating, but for new arrivals in China it can be an expat’s worst nightmare. Some while ago, English-speaking expats in...

New survey rates Switzerland as tops in almost everything

New survey rates Switzerland as tops in almost everything
Safety and security feature strongly in expat retirees’ choice of a forever home, with Switzerland scoring all time highs in this important sector. This small, exclusive Alpine nation now holds top scores in all aspects of security and safety from road accidents through the risks of epidemics to natural disaster and terrorist attacks....

Virus may be last straw for Hong Kong international schools

Virus may be last straw for Hong Kong international schools
The effects of protests and the coronavirus may force the permanent closure of Hong Kong's international schools. Already reeling from six months of massive, often violent protests, Hong Kong’s international schools are now facing losing many more pupils as their parents leave the island due to the coronavirus threat. Some are already...

Canada voted best for Brit expats

Canada voted best for Brit expats
For British would-be expats looking for a home from home outside Europe, Canada comes highly recommended by those who’ve been there and done that. Even although the news for British expats as regards their rights to remain in EU member states seems more reassuring, many of those still in the UK who simply don’t trust Boris Johnson are...

Expats learn to love snowy winters in the Czech Republic

Expats learn to love snowy winters in the Czech Republic
If you’re one of those rare would-be expats in love with winter and its snow-covered vistas, the Czech Republic is the perfect place. It seems the majority of expats, whether relocating professionals, expectant entrepreneurs or retirees, count warm weather and a beachside location as perfect for their anticipated overseas lifestyles....

Chapala and its charms could be the answer for Brit retirees

Chapala and its charms could be the answer for Brit retirees
British expats could well consider Mexico as the perfect retirement destination. Perennially popular with expat retirees from the USA due to its short flight times back to the home country, Mexico also has a lot to offer for expats from Europe and especially the UK. Low on stress and costs and high on community, activities and great...

Coronavirus preventing expat travellers from working

Coronavirus preventing expat travellers from working
Whilst the world media’s focus on the worsening infection and death numbers is fully justifiable, expats whose businesses depend on international travel are feeling the pain. With most of China now shut off from international travellers by flight cancellations total travel bans, many other countries are now banning incomers who’ve...

Qatar Expat Women group helps newly-arrived expats adjust

Qatar Expat Women group helps newly-arrived expats adjust
Moving overseas to take on a new job can be a stressful experience, especially for expat females moving to one of the Gulf States. Although the UAE is a popular destination for career enhancement as well as decent salaries, its unfamiliar culture can cause even more stress or even loneliness, especially for expatriate professional females...

Almost a million expats may still be trapped in China

Almost a million expats may still be trapped in China
Almost a million expats from across the world are presumed to be still in China as the country’s coronavirus epidemic continues to spread. For a decade or more, China has been a magnet for expat entrepreneurs, English teachers and digital nomads, with little short of a million expats from dozens of world countries still in the cities...