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Swedish medical app helps expats find help when sick or depressed

Swedish medical app helps expats find help when sick or depressed
The Scandinavian countries including Sweden are popular with expats as well as tourists, but what happens if you fall sick? For expats living and working in Sweden, the country’s healthcare system is one of the best, but only if you know where to go and what to do. The first port of call is your local healthcare centre unless you have a...

Shanghai now a safer city for expats and their families

Shanghai now a safer city for expats and their families
Shanghai is now one of China’s safest cities due to a police crackdown on organised gangs. A statement from the Shanghai police has revealed criminal cases and reported crimes are down by 34.4 per cent and 11.4 per cent respectively during 2019’s first four months. Police have been concentrating on organised criminal gangs as well as...

Where are the best world cities for vegan expatriates?

Where are the best world cities for vegan expatriates?
If you’re a committed foodie, the cuisine of your chosen expat haven is a big part of your decision. Very few expats make the major mistake of moving to a country with a totally unsuitable cuisine, choosing either a destination where world cuisine is easily available or a land with foods they already enjoy. The worldwide popularity of...

Editor of Chiang Mai expat magazine tells the truth about pollution

Editor of Chiang Mai expat magazine tells the truth about pollution
In an article published by The Nation English language newspaper, the owner and editor of Chiang Mai’s much-loved City Life magazine tells it like it is about pollution in the city. Pim Kemasingki is known for her love of her city and for the magazine itself, a long-time statement of her work in sharing that love with both expats and...

Study shows Thailand toxic smog linked to increased respiratory disease and death

Study shows Thailand toxic smog linked to increased respiratory disease and death
According to a medical report, Thailand’s northern regions are now hotspots for major respiratory diseases including asthma and lung cancer. For several decades, Thailand’s northern provinces have been a refuge for expat retirees looking for the comforts of year-round hot weather combined with a reasonably inexpensive cost of living....

Italian diet and laid-back lifestyle keeps expats healthier for longer

Italian diet and laid-back lifestyle keeps expats healthier for longer
If you’re looking for health rather than wealth as an expat, Italy is one of the world’s best options. Italy is best known for its healthy lifestyle and Mediterranean cuisine, making it no surprise that the country came second in the latest Bloomberg survey’s global rankings. Spain was the overall winner out of the 169 world...

Is Vietnam the best place for an expat lifestyle change?

Is Vietnam the best place for an expat lifestyle change?
Expats who’ve chosen Vietnam as their base for business, retirement or entrepreneurship are generally happy with their choice. New expat arrivals in Vietnam seem to be more than happy with their new lives, citing friendly locals, tasty, healthy food and a fascinating culture, although a few stated they’d had problems getting used to...

Expat advice on healthcare challenges in Africa

Expat advice on healthcare challenges in Africa
The vast sub-continent of Africa is increasingly popular with ambitious expatriate professionals, but healthcare in the more remote areas can be a challenge. Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya are all popular destinations with reasonable rankings in various surveys, but even in the cities, healthcare can be something of a lottery. Financial...

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...