South Africa - welcome to the good side...
living overseas as an expatriate resident
South Africa - welcome to the good side...
If you are relocating to New Zealand, you might take comfort in understanding the culture around leisure activities and how you can expect to spend your free time.
The sheer thrill of being on the other side of the world was enough for me to become hooked on Australia. But there are other reasons Poms can't resist the lure of life Down Under.
Seeing the beauty of Australia through the eyes of a tourist, or the naivety and innocence of a Darryl Kerrigan, is just one of the many great lessons you learn from living overseas.
You have recently arrived in London and have gotten crook but have been too busy enjoying yourself to sort out your medical affairs. There's no need to reach for the panic button just yet,. There are plenty of ways to seek medical advice in the UK that won’t leave you ...
Have you have ever had to survive a dismal London winter? Oh yes, it's worth a moan while you yearn for home.
Talented young Aussies full of gumption and romance have been coming to London since forever. Why?
Fellow Aussies could wax lyrical to me all day about the brilliant beach BBQ they have on Christmas day followed by Boxing Day with beers in the pool, but frankly it falls on deaf ears. To me, nothing beats a cold Christmas, so while you’re in London.
This guide will put you in good stead for when you make the move to the UK, and act as a valuable resource as you start the next exciting chapter of your life in a new and exciting country.
So you are coming to live in London. How do you find a place to live, find a job, get a UK mobile phone, open a bank account, register with a doctor and make new friends?
Rather not Uber? London's black taxi's are part of the authentic London experience. And you could even try a rickshaw.
Most people don’t like to talk or plan for their own death, but failing to do so can be expensive for your family, particularly for expats.
Life in the UK doesn’t always mean a series of problems to be solved. Here’s how ladies should see the silver lining on London’s grey autumnal clouds.
Too often in London expats find themselves clinging to home, often materialised in yet another night getting wasted in the same bar with the same people. This is nice, sometimes. But how is it possible to grow?
Australia may have a cockroach problem and the spiders are huge, but at least you can deal with them with a can of bug spray. London's mice are a different kind of fret altogether.
Career isn't everything and why be rich when you can travel and have the time of your life?
European passports are amongst the most powerful passports in the world. German passport holders can travel to 157 countries without a visa, with other EU countries, including Poland, not far behind.
Considering upping sticks for a life somewhere else on the planet? Have a think about what you can earn and what you are likely to have to pay a landlord.
Financially and emotionally independent, expats know growing old is mandatory, but ‘growing up’ is not what it used to be.
Returning home for good is an important financial milestone for any returning expat, so you may even want to start planning for leaving your adopted home as soon as you arrive.
There is paperwork to fill in, a house to organise, new stuff to learn (sometimes even a language) and all that together can be a bit overwhelming. You will have to put all your energy into the relocation process.
You can’t predict most of how your time overseas will unfold. Be willing to adjust and remain adaptable to reap the greatest rewards.
You can work anywhere in the world as long as you have a good internet connection. Because of this, having a VPN is an absolute must to keep you connected to what you love and stay safe while doing it.
Forget about Brexit, Wimbledon, and even the football World Cup; instead for the next three months it will be all about the heatwaves.
SPECIAL FEATURE: Do expats, especially those living in the UK, the USA or Australia, have to pay taxes? What is a foreign tax credit? What exchange rate do I use? The answers to these questions and more...
If you're a digital nomad, what are you still doing in your native country?
No expat's story is quite the same. But apparently those of us living abroad do have characteristic features that pin us to a certain expat 'type'. Which of these expats are you?
The best way to reduce the stress of a big move overseas is to plan ahead. Preparing as much as possible before your international relocation will help everything go as smoothly as possible.
There are ways to span the distance. Here are a few fantastic tips to help you maintain genuine, healthy relationships with your loved ones while living as an expat.
I sacrificed a lot for the love of my life, travel, and it had always given back. But then something changed...
Every Australian who has lived in the UK has experienced the delights and horrors of sharehouse living; particularly when it comes to overseas guests. You need t work out a policy early with housemates to ensure your expat sanctuary doesn’t become a 24/7 motel.