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Brit expat havens across the world

Brit expat havens across the world
For Brits yearning to live anywhere but in the UK, there’s a good choice of locations. Moving overseas isn’t an easy decision but, as the cost of living soars and the notorious British weather gets even more unpredictable, a place in the sun seems irresistible. Some 5.5 million Britons are living permanently overseas, with several...

Earning a living as a wandering expat

Earning a living as a wandering expat
The motivation for expatriation isn’t always a new, lucrative job or retirement in the sun. Relocation for purposes of work or for a peaceful retirement in a warm, sunny country aren’t the only reasons for the motivation to get up and go, no matter where or why. It’s as old as the human race, but it’s far easier nowadays than ever...

Singapore is all time favourite for Oz expats

Singapore is all time favourite for Oz expats
Although the city-state has a horrendous reputation for high prices, for expats from Australia it’s still the favourite. According to a recent survey, lower taxes and higher wages offset Singapore’s infamous cost of living for the city state’s Australian expatriates. In spite of its being the fourth most expensive world city for...

Basing your expat dreams on your actual needs

Basing your expat dreams on your actual needs
Deciding to move to a holiday destination you’ve fallen in love with can be a mistake. It’s easy to arrive on holiday in an unfamiliar country and immediately fall in love with its way of life, culture and laid-back lifestyle for expats, but deciding to up sticks and emigrate based on your recent experience can be a major mistake....

New Zealand to ban expats from purchasing property

New Zealand to ban expats from purchasing property
Would-be expats heading to New Zealand may find they’re banned from buying a home. Due to a spate of mega-rich expats buying up luxury properties as a hedge against a popular doomsday scenario, newly arrived expatriates may find their plans to buy property stymied by law. New Zealand’s attraction as a safe haven in which to survive a...

Why do expats fear coming home

Why do expats fear coming home
For expats who love their overseas lives, coming home can be the worst nightmare. In the expat world, summertime isn’t just for holidays, it’s also the time when many contracts end, leaving professionals wondering where to go next. If there’s nothing fanciable on the horizon, a return to the home country is almost inevitable. For...

A tale of five Chinese cities for adventurous expats

A tale of five Chinese cities for adventurous expats
Nowadays, China is perhaps the hottest ever destination for expat professionals and budding entrepreneurs. Scarcely a week goes by without yet another online article about expat opportunities in one of the world’s most challenging destinations. Each of China’s five mega-cities is competing with its rivals to attract the best and most...

Brexit may result in frozen pensions for expats in Europe

Brexit may result in frozen pensions for expats in Europe
British citizens still planning to retire overseas are being urged to take financial advice about possible changes to social security agreements post-Brexit. EU member states have reciprocal agreements with the UK on social security provisions, but there’s been no guidance as yet as to whether these will remain valid after Brexit kicks...

Healthcare for expat children in Spain

Healthcare for expat children in Spain
Spain’s healthcare system is one of the best in the world, with both public and private options available for expats and their families. If you’re planning to emigrate to Spain with your family, or even considering starting a family once you’re settled down, Spain’s excellent healthcare services are regularly ranked in the top ten...

Advice on buying a home in New Zealand

Advice on buying a home in New Zealand
Buying a new home in New Zealand is the goal of the majority of expats arriving to live, work or invest. Although home ownership doesn’t guarantee residency in New Zealand, it’s still the preferred option for many of those who’ve arrived to work and are now planning on staying long-term. It’s easy to fall in love with the islands...