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Expatriate law can disallow taking children back home after divorce

Expatriate law can disallow taking children back home after divorce
Readers might be surprised to learn that one in every 10 British citizens is now living overseas. This expat exodus from the UK isn’t just fuelled by retirees looking for a drier, warmer climate and a low cost of living as it also includes British professionals lured by the tax-free lifestyles, fast and furious career progressions and...

Advice on driving overseas for nervous expat motorists

Advice on driving overseas for nervous expat motorists
Driving overseas for the first time can be a nightmare, especially if your chosen destination drives on the ‘wrong’ side of the road! For many expatriates, driving is essential as it retains the freedom to go whenever and wherever is necessary, even if surroundings are unfamiliar and road signs unreadable. Less than confident drivers...

New Zealand homemakers and expats in a frenzy over IKEA arrival

New Zealand homemakers and expats in a frenzy over IKEA arrival
If New Zealand is your expat destination of choice and you’re emigrating with your décor-fixated spouse, breaking news from Kiwiland might well force you to change your plans! For decades, New Zealand has been a favourite bolthole for British retiree couples looking for the perfect place to set up home again and enjoy their new-found...

Social insurance in Cyprus for newly-arrived UK expats

Social insurance in Cyprus for newly-arrived UK expats
British expats could forgive themselves for being confused about Cyprus’s compulsory social insurance system. The Republic of Cyprus operates a compulsory social insurance scheme into which all working adults must pay, but it’s seen as confusing by many newly–arrived British expatriates. Basically, payments depend on earnings, with...

Chinese tech innovations change expat lives for the better

Chinese tech innovations change expat lives for the better
China is now roaring ahead with tech innovations aimed at making life easier for everyone, including expats. Expatriates arriving in China from Europe, the UK and the USA are adopting tech innovations aimed at making everyday life easier and more convenient. ‘Made in China’ now has a totally different resonance than its meaning some...

Guarding your mental health on overseas reassignment

Guarding your mental health on overseas reassignment
Nowadays, employers and expats are more aware of the risks to mental health of becoming an expat professional in a strange land. Looking back a decade or more, becoming a highly-paid expat professional in an exotic setting far from your homeland was considered a dream worth chasing. Nothing was ever mentioned about the stress caused by...

UAE healthcare company to offer expat retiree health and social care packages

UAE healthcare company to offer expat retiree health and social care packages
If you’ve loved living and working in the UAE and don’t ever want to leave, this might be the answer for your retirement strategy. One of the UAE’s healthcare providers has come up with a new scheme aimed at offering services to retired expats including grooming services, day-trips and even bingo for the retired. The health and...

Choosing an expat destination which aids longevity

Choosing an expat destination which aids longevity
The 21st century could well be described as the century of the expat exodus, as there are now millions of people loving living anywhere but where they were born. The decision to leave the country of your birth and relocate to an unfamiliar land is perhaps one of the most crucial you’ll ever take. Whatever the reason for your wish to...

Choosing the right expat retirement destination by testing it out

Choosing the right expat retirement destination by testing it out
Every would-be expat retirement dream is just that – a dream until it’s been sampled. There’s only one way to find out if your chosen place for the rest of your life isn’t a terrible mistake – give it a try before you make the final commitment. Maybe you believe shutting down your life in your home country and taking up...

Personal security in Lagos should be a priority for expats

Personal security in Lagos should be a priority for expats
Expats heading for Lagos need to take their personal security seriously. Nigeria’s capital city can be a fascinating place to work or even just visit, but staying safe by adopting sensible security tips is necessary. As a non-citizen, you’ll need to apply extra caution in just about every aspect of your visit, whether you’re...