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Brits looking to emigrate may have problems selling their UK properties

Brits looking to emigrate may have problems selling their UK properties
If the pandemic is your motivation for making a new life as an expat, selling your UK home may not be as rewarding as you need due to the virus’s projected negative effect on British house prices. As if the virus itself wasn’t providing enough of a doomsday scenario, its likely effect on not only house prices but also the likelihood...

Brit expat retirees allergic to new languages will love Belize

Brit expat retirees allergic to new languages will love Belize
If you’re desperate to retire overseas but can’t face even the thought of learning a new language, Belize may be your dream destination. The little country of Belize is an important part of the Caribbean Community due to the agricultural capacity of its arable land and its resulting ability to provide food security for its...

How will the pandemic affect expat properties in Spain?

How will the pandemic affect expat properties in Spain?
Expat homeowners in Spain are confused as to the pandemic’s effect on the property market. Over an incredibly short period of time, dozens of countries across the world are now in lockdown, flights have been suspended and an enemy is attacking and killing innocent citizens as well as expats. No, it’s not WW3, it’s covid-19 which is...

Expats in Caymans Islands financial and tourism sectors leaving in droves

Expats in Caymans Islands financial and tourism sectors leaving in droves
Business layoffs and the tourist industry shutdown are causing an unprecedented expat exodus from the Caymans. Almost half of the total population of the Cayman Islands is made up of expatriates, most of whom work in the tourism and financial services sectors. The double whammy of the pandemic and its effect on the world economy has...

British expats relying on seasonal work in Spain are fearing the worst

British expats relying on seasonal work in Spain are fearing the worst
British expats in Spain who rely on seasonal work as an extra income now face being left high and dry. Working through Spain’s tourist season either on daily rates or short term contracts has been a favourite with British expats short of ready cash or on the UK government’s less than generous retirement pensions. Clubs, bars and...

Prague University of Economics is favourite with expat students

Prague University of Economics is favourite with expat students
For British students keen on the expat experience as part of their studies, the Czech Republic’s Prague University of Economics is the perfect choice. In this rapidly-changing world, the total cost of a UK university degree is forcing talented students to search overseas degree-level universities with courses in the English language. For...

British government advises stranded expats to stay where they are

 British government advises stranded expats to stay where they are
British authorities are urging UK tourists and expats trapped overseas to stay where they are whenever possible. At the present time, tens of thousands of British citizens are stranded overseas due to lockdowns, closures and visa issues. The current advice from the British government is to stay put for now, unless onward travel is an...

New Chiang Mai Search and Rescue group aims to help vulnerable expats

New Chiang Mai Search and Rescue group aims to help vulnerable expats
As the level of coronavirus infections in Thailand increases, expats living in the northern city of Chiang Mai are coming together to organise support systems for the most vulnerable. According to British Consul Ben Svasti, the new and appropriately named Chiang Mai Search and Rescue effort is now working with long-established Lanna Care...

Expat residents love Turkey’s unique way of coping with the pandemic

Expat residents love Turkey’s unique way of coping with the pandemic
Expats living in Turkey are having a far easier time than their counterparts elsewhere in Europe. Turkey was a favourite for Western expats right up until the violence of the Arab Spring, but seems now to be regaining its popularity due to its sensitive approach to the coronavirus pandemic. The country’s recently reformed healthcare...

Deadly coronavirus pandemic forces Europe to close down

Deadly coronavirus pandemic forces Europe to close down
Europe is shutting down as the pandemic takes over. Brits who’ve planned to leave the UK for an EU member state by the end of this year may have to either cancel or delay their departure due to the seemingly uncontrollable spread of the coronavirus pandemic. It’s not just those heading to the EU who’re affected, as many other...