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Identifying home as a serial expat travelling between two destinations

Identifying home as a serial expat travelling between two destinations
How do serial expats cope with continually moving between several destinations? Wherever in the world expats decide to live, the feeling of ‘home’ is an important part of settling in and adjusting to a new culture and new experiences. For long-stay expatriate professionals, it’s all part of the game but, for those staying for a few...

Kuwait toughens up on expat workers due to coronavirus threat

Kuwait toughens up on expat workers due to coronavirus threat
Kuwait toughens up on arrivals from coronavirus-infected countries. As the coronavirus continues its spread across the world and kills more of those infected, Kuwait is now demanding arrivals from 10 countries provide health certificates from their home countries proving via test results that they’re free of contamination. Arrivals in...

Expats warned over financial pitfalls of reassignment to the UAE

Expats warned over financial pitfalls of reassignment to the UAE
If you’re a Brit heading to the Middle East on reassignment or after receiving the job offer of your dreams, your new situation will need consideration as regards tasks to be done before and just after you arrive. Taking care of your financial situation isn’t just about how much salary you’ll be receiving in your new job, as there...

Baniyas district now a favourite with expats in Abu Dhabi

Baniyas district now a favourite with expats in Abu Dhabi
If you’re about to relocate to Abu Dhabi and are looking for a home in an affordable, peaceful neighbourhood, Baniyas is a good choice. Although postings to the Gulf States are considered by many expats as the path to riches and an upscale lifestyle, those who’re not quite as fortunate as regards mega-salaries can still live in...

UAE golden visas encourage expats to stay long term

UAE golden visas encourage expats to stay long term
A top Dubai official has praised the UAE ‘golden visa’ as it gives expats a sense of security and belonging. The recently-introduced 10-year long term UAE residency visa, popularly referred to as the golden visa, is now giving expats who want to stay in the emirates a true sense of security. The comments were made by the...

Qatar Expat Women group helps newly-arrived expats adjust

Qatar Expat Women group helps newly-arrived expats adjust
Moving overseas to take on a new job can be a stressful experience, especially for expat females moving to one of the Gulf States. Although the UAE is a popular destination for career enhancement as well as decent salaries, its unfamiliar culture can cause even more stress or even loneliness, especially for expatriate professional females...

Older areas in Dubai attract expats looking for community living

Older areas in Dubai attract expats looking for community living
If you’re heading to your dream job in Dubai and will be looking to rent accommodation, the glitzy city’s smaller, older neighbourhoods are sure to please. Located centrally, Dubai’s older neighbourhoods are densely populated and more expensive as regards rental costs, but their unique charm gives a huge, pleasing contrast with the...

UAE expat cost of living falls as compared with last year

UAE expat cost of living falls as compared with last year
For expat professionals heading to the UAE, it’s good news as prices of necessities have fallen since a year ago. Although the Gulf States in general are favourites for high salaries, boosts to careers and a unique if somewhat insecure lifestyle, they’ve also been known as some of the most expensive cities anywhere in the world....

Expats in Qatar now forbidden to use cryptocurrency

Expats in Qatar now forbidden to use cryptocurrency
If you’re planning to become an expat in Qatar and regularly use digital money or invest in cryptocurrencies, perhaps you should consider another destination. Qatar’s population of 2.6 million includes a large percentage of top-salaried expatriate professionals, making its average per capita income one of the highest in the world....

Luxury home values in Dubaiare dropping like stones

Luxury home values in Dubaiare dropping like stones
As Dubai’s real estate sector crashes, even expat investors are shying away from bargains. Real estate values in Dubai have now dropped by 25 per cent over the past four years, leaving the property market in confusion and investors looking to pull out before it becomes worse. The continuing slump in oil prices plus the massive oversupply...