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Expat arrivals in Germany confused over dual healthcare insurance

Expat arrivals in Germany confused over dual healthcare insurance
If you’re heading to Germany to take on a new job, health insurance is high on the must-do list. The major issues of moving to a new country include adjusting to an unfamiliar culture, learning a new language and taking on board new laws and regulations. Once you’ve actually arrived and are settling into your new routine, you’ll be...

Considering Costa Rica as a secure answer to expatriation

Considering Costa Rica as a secure answer to expatriation
Expats are turning to Costa Rica for a successful transition to retirement or a new job. Known as Latin America’s answer to Switzerland, Costa Rica is now catching on as a stable, democratic alternative to other popular European hubs. Its tax system favours expatriates, it’s committed to the preservation of its natural beauty and it...

Spanish nightclub owners gutted at Phase Three regulations

Spanish nightclub owners gutted at Phase Three regulations
British expats in Spain’s Balearic Islands are gutted at Spain’s new measures preventing the spread of the virus in nightclubs. Ibiza and Mallorca have been and are still favourites with British expats as well as tourists looking for a good time in the island’s nightclubs, and have been gearing up to reopen for some weeks. Sadly, a...

Vietnam returns to normal amongst happy locals and expats

Vietnam returns to normal amongst happy locals and expats
Expats in Vietnam are savouring their new-found freedom as the entire country reopens. It’s proof there’s life after lockdown, provided the government concerned does the right thing fast enough. That’s exactly what happened in Vietnam, whilst its near neighbours were struggling with the dichotomy of doing the right thing and the...

Expats in Hangzhou unhappy about new mobile tracking app

Expats in Hangzhou unhappy about new mobile tracking app
The Chinese city of Hangzhou is now using a mobile app to track its residents’ lifestyles. The Chinese city’s authority is reassuring objectors the app will only monitor peoples’ exercise, sleep and drinking, but local social media outlets are outraged by the suggestion. Most are concerned about the invasion of their privacy, but...

Expat life in the Philippines

Expat life in the Philippines
With all the coronavirus chaos going on across the world, finding a peaceful, friendly, English-speaking location is getting harder by the minute. For many would-be expatriates, finding the right location for a permanent move can be tricky as regards ticking all the boxes leading to a conversion from dream to reality. These difficult...

New Chinese law aims to destroy Hong Kong and its passionate democracy

New Chinese law aims to destroy Hong Kong and its passionate democracy
As China moves to tighten its relentless grip on Hong Kong, thousands of protestors are taking to the streets again. A shiver went through lovers of freedom of expression and autonomy when the news broke about China’s latest attempt to force its authority on the former British trading settlement of Hong Kong. The massively controversial...

New expat arrivals in Oz are seeking affordable new homes

New expat arrivals in Oz are seeking affordable new homes
If you’re dreaming of escaping to Oz, the present day property scene might persuade you to make the move. As most first world countries continue to struggle with the pandemic, Australia is easing property market restrictions and encouraging property purchase. For would-be expats dreaming of moving to Oz, the future for home buyers is...

Expats in Czech Republic now happy to continue working at home

Expats in Czech Republic now happy to continue working at home
One of the most controversial aspects of the fight against the pandemic is the contrast between the office and working at home. Whilst the original lockdowns which forced millions including the country’s expat community to work from home were brought in, few saw them as a preferential option, possibly mostly due to not being used to...

Is expat travel overseas dead in the water?

Is expat travel overseas dead in the water?
Are air travel corridors the answer for expats on the move? First introduced as a measure to transport trapped travellers and expats back to their home countries, air corridors are now being mooted as one way to keep international movement alive as well as providing struggling carriers an escape from looming bankruptcy. Whether it’s the...