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Caribbean archipelagos now favourites for European expats

Caribbean archipelagos now favourites for European expats
The Caribbean islands have long been favourite destinations for expats from the USA, but European retirees are now discovering their laid-back lifestyles. Whilst last year’s tragic advent of Hurricane Maria has affected a number of the Caribbean’s formerly pristine island havens, rescue missions, cleanups and rebuilding are ongoing,...

Is this the answer for UK expats fleeing the EU?

Is this the answer for UK expats fleeing the EU?
In the past, Central America’s expat retiree population has been mostly American, but UK expats looking for an alternative to returning to Brexit Britain are now taking an interest. In general, real estate prices in the region are affordable and the lifestyle is laid back and enjoyable, with property investment fairly straightforward....

Expats re-evaluate their preferred destinations

Expats re-evaluate their preferred destinations
After the huge expansion of internationally-based jobs all across the world, it seems expats are now reassessing what’s on offer and where. As traditional destinations for career-minded expats lose their attraction, new locations are heading up the trend towards the tech sector and its start-up opportunities. Nowadays, politics also...

Expatriate high life in the UAE brings hypertension risks

Expatriate high life in the UAE brings hypertension risks
Recent pan-UAE studies have revealed some 30 per cent of Emirates-based adults are suffering from hypertension, with the figures including expats as well as Emiratis. Three recent studies carried out in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi and Dubai as part of an awareness campaign have shown that at least a third of adults in the region are suffering from...

Young expat on life support in Cambodian hospital refused help by Foreign Office

Young expat on life support in Cambodian hospital refused help by Foreign Office
A Scots expat is waiting to die in a Cambodian hospital whilst the British government refuses to help. The family of Scot Charles McLaughlin have launched a desperate online appeal to raise £105,000 to bring him back to the UK after he suffered a massive stroke. Charles is now on life support in a Cambodian hospital and can only blink as...

China fails in survey whilst rival Taiwan soars

China fails in survey whilst rival Taiwan soars
Taiwan’s prime position in the latest expat survey isn’t about to make China's day. China’s breakaway island is now ranked as the second best destination for expat professionals as against China and Hong Kong’s dismal rankings of 55th and 56th in the Expat Insider survey. Respondents to the survey ranked the island tops at...

Sihanoukville expats flee due to Chinese casinos and crime

Sihanoukville expats flee due to Chinese casinos and crime
Cambodian expat favourite Sihanoukville is now overrun with Chinese construction workers and Chinese gamblers. It’s taken just a few years to destroy one of Cambodia’s favourite beachside destinations, simply by opening up the formerly peaceful resort to Chinese investors. Some ten years ago, the town was a favourite with Cambodian...

Kuwait hits rock bottom for expats in latest survey

Kuwait hits rock bottom for expats in latest survey
Endless expat surveys may confuse rather than enlighten, but the latest Expat Insider results for Kuwait may well tell it like it is. According to expat respondents living and working in the emirate, it’s the worst in the world for almost everything except a fairly decent salary. It’s a damning result for the formerly popular expat...

Bahrain tops the rest as best for expats

Bahrain tops the rest as best for expats
It may come as a surprise to some, but it’s a fact – Bahrain is officially the best of the rest for expat professionals. Given the problems now besetting expats in GCC states as a whole, Bahrain’s position in this year’s Expat Explorer survey as a great fit for expats and a median between Western and Eastern countries comes as a...

Survey categorises best and worst world cities for expat lifestyles

Survey categorises best and worst world cities for expat lifestyles
A reputable expat lifestyle survey has quantified 140 worldwide cities as to their suitability for expat professionals. The 2018 Liveability Index displays the best, worst and in-between of just about any city where expat professionals are working, with its five categories giving individuals a real-time indication of what’s best for...