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Expats find peace in the covid-19 refuge of Dahab town

Expats find peace in the covid-19 refuge of Dahab town
If you’ve had enough of the coronavirus, world politics and lockdowns and just want out, the Egyptian resort town of Dahab might be just what you need. Set on the Red Sea and overshadowed by the mountains of the Sinai, Dahab is enough of a surprise to first-time visitors to encourage many to make it their home after one short visit. The...

Expats unhappy abut changes to Korean points-based visa system

Expats unhappy abut changes to Korean points-based visa system
Expatriate professionals living and working in Korea are confused and angry over changes to their residency visas. The expat community in Korea is now confused and unhappy about Korea’s newly revised rules for those on points-based residency visas. The new requirements will start on December 1, with expats protesting the changes will...

Asian tiger economies reach out to expats in Hong Kong

Asian tiger economies reach out to expats in Hong Kong
The Asian dream may well be over for thousands of expat professionals due to China’s recent moves in Hong Kong. The shockwave of China’s final takeover of Hong Kong has seen thousands of expat professionals in the financial sector reaching out to other Asian destinations. Until China’s latest moves against the former British colony...

Tips on integrating for newly-arrived expats

Tips on integrating for newly-arrived expats
How many would-be expats realise integration is a huge part of the puzzle of being a foreigner in a strange land? Perhaps one of the first things newly-arrived expats do is to make contact with the nearest expat group, not realising that they’re simply exchanging their old life with its local, mostly warmer equivalent. It’s an...

Foreigners and expats condemn Thailand attractions dual pricing

Foreigners and expats condemn Thailand attractions dual pricing
Expats in Thailand are taking to social media to vilify the local practice of charging foreigners far more than locals for visits to tourist attractions such as national parks and historic sites. For years, foreigners living and working in Thailand as well as those retirees who’re married to Thais and have luek kreung children have been...

Expats in Denmark get career enhancement and great work/life balance

Expats in Denmark get career enhancement and great work/life balance
Denmark has scored high in a recent survey for its work-life balance and professional development. Some 90 per cent of respondents to a recent expat survey are more than happy with their career development and work-life balance in this laid-back Scandinavian country. The unique Danish work culture encourages time spent with families and...

Thailand unwilling to extend amnesty for trapped expats

Thailand unwilling to extend amnesty for trapped expats
The latest news on further visa extensions for expats trapped in Thailand by lockdowns and flight cancellations might not be what they’re waiting to hear. The speed with which the pandemic spread caused panic throughout the worldwide expat community and has resulted in misery for those separated from their loved ones due to a lack of...

Skilled expat professionals urged to consider Abu Dhabi as home

Skilled expat professionals urged to consider Abu Dhabi as home
Given the vast number of expats who’re either fleeing or being thrown out of many Gulf States, Abu Dhabi would seem to be moving in the opposite direction. A recent article in a highly respected US online newspaper is claiming the emirate is now aiming to attract skilled expat professionals by lowering their costs of living. Admittedly...

How to deal with pandemic-related stress during lockdowns

How to deal with pandemic-related stress during lockdowns
Tips on dealing with expat stress during the pandemic. So you’re stuck in a seemingly never-ending circle of unfamiliar work regimes, a lack of interaction with colleagues and friends, trapped within your own four walls and afraid to go out even if you’re allowed to – and you’re wondering why you’re stressed? It’s an expat...

Expats in the Netherlands take advantage of lower rentals

Expats in the Netherlands take advantage of lower rentals
If you’re planning on relocating to the Netherlands in order to escape the UK’s coronavirus chaos, you can take advantage of the cheaper rentals now available. As in big cities worldwide and mostly due to the pandemic, rental prices in the Netherlands are falling due to an expat exodus. Brits leaving the UK for the same reasons and...

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