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Expats in Thailand rethinking relocation due to the high baht

Expats in Thailand rethinking relocation due to the high baht
For would-be expats looking for a lower cost of living and a more enjoyable lifestyle, giving Thailand a miss at this time may be the best idea. For decades, Thailand’s capital Bangkok and its northern capital of Chiang Mai ticked both the cost of living and lifestyle boxes, but the high baht and ever-increasing costs are blunting their...

Tips for buying investment property as an expat in Dubai

Tips for buying investment property as an expat in Dubai
If you’ve no intention of ever leaving Dubai or you’ve some spare cash which needs investing, local property is a good deal at the present moment. Much has been written about an expat exodus from the glittering city of Dubai, but it seems some expats don’t ever want to leave. Admittedly, it’s a captivating city in all its glory...

Hong Kong expat financiers choosing their city over London and the UK

Hong Kong expat financiers choosing their city over London and the UK
Hong Kong expat professionals as yet unimpressed by finance-based jobs in London. In spite of the UK government’s offer to residents and Hong Kong-based finance professionals of settlement in the UK, few are even considering the move. In addition, recruiters in the financial sector are reporting little or no interest in relocating to...

Expats in Germany advised as to changes now in place

Expats in Germany advised as to changes now in place
If you’ve just arrived in Germany to take on a new job or are planning to relocate in the near future, these newly-announced changes might be good news. Nowadays, not everything which is announced by world governments is coronavirus-related, with a few new rules actually seeming to be sensible and constructive. However, for expats...

Where to go to fulfil your post-pandemic expat ambitions

Where to go to fulfil your post-pandemic expat ambitions
If this was the year in which you were set to move overseas, at least until the coronavirus pandemic kicked in, what’s your plan right now? One thing’s for sure, the covid-19 world crisis has kicked many thousands of expats’ plans for 2020 right out of the ballpark, leaving them wondering where and when they can begin their new...

Survey shows Spain still favourite for British expat retirees

 Survey shows Spain still favourite for British expat retirees
As the numbers of Brits eager to leave the UK for Spain increases, the country is now open for business. A recent article in a property advice website featured its latest survey amongst Brits desperate to exchange their frustrating lives in the UK for a new life in sunny Spain. The results were unsurprising, especially at this present...

Expats in Spain now bereft of TV streaming as ITP declared illegal

Expats in Spain now bereft of TV streaming as ITP declared illegal
If there’s one absolute necessity for older expats in Spain or any other world retirement hub, it’s access to an affordable, well-programmed TV network. For expats who’ve decided to spend their retirement years in the British expat favourite, it’s all they need to keep in touch with the world as well as the home country whilst...

The new world is coming for jobless expat professionals

The new world is coming for jobless expat professionals
One thing’s for certain, after the pandemic releases its grip there’ll be a huge number of talented expats looking to find their next overseas assignment. Whilst the planet prepares itself for a virus-free experience, redundant expat professionals will begin preparing themselves for the hard slog of finding a rewarding new job. The...

Finding affordability as an expat in Japan

Finding affordability as an expat in Japan
Japan is often considered to be far too expensive as an expat destination, but that’s only half the truth about this unique Asian archipelago. Many expats would admit to being fascinated by Japan’s natural beauty, ancient culture and diverse regions, but most are resigned to never experiencing its reality due to its reputation as...

Confused expat seniors in Spain now have residency requirement assistance

Confused expat seniors in Spain now have residency requirement assistance
Long-stay elderly expats and new arrivals in Spain now offered extra help with getting residency paperwork in order. For older expats already in Spain and those due to arrive before the free movement door closes at the end of this year, help is now at hand to ensure no mistakes are made in residency applications. Launched by AGE In Spain,...