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Is Kuwait no longer a welcoming destination for expats?

Is Kuwait no longer a welcoming destination for expats?
Once upon a time, expats headed for the Gulf States in general and Kuwait in particular for its lifestyle, its generous oil and gas-related salaries and its exotic ambience. Nowadays, everything is different, with Kuwait leading the rest of the Gulf States as regards getting rid of the vast majority of its expatriates. At the same time as...

What now for career-oriented expats in the Czech Republic?

What now for career-oriented expats in the Czech Republic?
With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to wreck expats’ career plans, which sectors in the Czech Republic are still hiring? Over the past few years, the Czech Republic has become a popular destination for expat professionals looking to spice up their careers. The sudden spread of the coronavirus may have stifled opportunities, but...

How to live the good life in France whilst ignoring Brexit

How to live the good life in France whilst ignoring Brexit
Putting aside the Brexit issue, is it still possible to live the good life in France? France has always been a favourite destination for expats fleeing the UK’s miserable weather and contentious political scene, and is even more so now during the run-up to Britain’s exit from the EU. Adding on the UK government’s chaotic attempts to...

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...

Expats in South Korea unhappy about projected visa changes

Expats in South Korea unhappy about projected visa changes
South Korean visa rule changes are resulting in expat dismay. Many expatriates now living and working in South Korea are devastated by reports of rule changes to their visas due to the possible introduction of a different points system. A recent government proposal is still under consideration as opinions are still being sought as to its...

New expat arrivals in Oz are seeking affordable new homes

New expat arrivals in Oz are seeking affordable new homes
If you’re dreaming of escaping to Oz, the present day property scene might persuade you to make the move. As most first world countries continue to struggle with the pandemic, Australia is easing property market restrictions and encouraging property purchase. For would-be expats dreaming of moving to Oz, the future for home buyers is...

Expats in Czech Republic now happy to continue working at home

Expats in Czech Republic now happy to continue working at home
One of the most controversial aspects of the fight against the pandemic is the contrast between the office and working at home. Whilst the original lockdowns which forced millions including the country’s expat community to work from home were brought in, few saw them as a preferential option, possibly mostly due to not being used to...

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...