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Is this the end for career-chasing expats?

Is this the end for career-chasing expats?
Is the upcoming worldwide recession a reason to pack your bags and emigrate? No-one knows exactly what the post-pandemic world will look like, nor how it’ll behave as regards jobs, salaries, house prices, rentals and many other aspects of moving overseas. Expatriation is very unlikely to be dead in the water, but it might well get...

British expat diaspora spreads across half the world

British expat diaspora spreads across half the world
It may come as a surprise that about one in every 10 of Britain’s population are living overseas. At the present time, over 5.5 million Britons are living overseas, with a further 2,000 leaving every week of the year. The information was derived from data collected in a survey undertaken by the Institute for Public Policy Research as...

Finding the right expat home in Prague is now far easier

Finding the right expat home in Prague is now far easier
If you’re heading for Prague to take on a new job, finding accommodation just got easier. One of the trickier aspects of moving overseas to take on a new job is finding suitable accommodation at the right price in your new location. The majority of real estate agents don’t speak your language and you’re totally out of your depth as...

Foreign spouses banned from returning to Thai wives and families

Foreign spouses banned from returning to Thai wives and families
Thousands of Thai/expat couples are now separated either in the Kingdom or across the world. As the pandemic seems to be slowing slightly, Thai/expat couples and their families are desperately hoping to be reunited in the near future. In spite of the decline of infections in the Kingdom, the junta government has just extended its incoming...

Is the pandemic the end of the road for expat freelancers?

Is the pandemic the end of the road for expat freelancers?
For international freelance digital nomads, where to go to escape the worst of the pandemic? Nowadays, international digital nomads make up a good proportion of expats overseas, but rarely confine themselves to a single destination. Now that almost nowhere seems safe as regards infection, getting trapped in a single country or simply...

Homesickness isn’t compulsory for newly arrived expats

Homesickness isn’t compulsory for newly arrived expats
Moving overseas to take on a new job is an exciting experience for the vast majority of expat professionals. The majority of expats moving overseas for work spend time checking out their destinations online long before the move actually takes place. Videos of glorious sunsets, spectacular beaches, azure-blue seas and colourful traditional...

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...

Getting used to a new country as an expat professional arrival

Getting used to a new country as an expat professional arrival
After the excitement of moving overseas and becoming an expat, most new arrivals begin to miss certain reliable aspects of their old life. Dependent on the culture of the destination country, almost all expats will feel the pangs of separation from experiences which were the norm for most of their lives to date. Perhaps the first to cause...

Teaching English in Myanmar for a unique expat experience

Teaching English in Myanmar for a unique expat experience
If you’re looking for adventure and a totally unique expat experience, look no further than teaching in Myanmar. Held back by politics and internal strife for many years, Thailand’s next door neighbour is slowly opening up to the West, especially as regards educating its children. Opportunities for expat teachers are now at a high...

Pandemic shutdowns give time to research expat destinations

Pandemic shutdowns give time to research expat destinations
If for nothing else, the pandemic and its lockdowns are the perfect time to research online for an affordable lifestyle overseas. During this unprecedented time in modern history, staying at home 24/7 apart from the occasional shopping trip may have sounded like heaven for many until it actually happened! Whilst high numbers are suffering...