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Reasons To Consider Living And Working In Saudi Arabia

  In many ways, Saudi Arabia may appear to be a perplexing country. Traditional but contemporary. Friendly, yet on a safe distance. However, the kingdom has gone through many transformations over the last few years. Societal standards are constantly changing, as are the rules of behavior. This is why the number of expats moving to Saudi A ...

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The Complete Guide To How To Get A Job In Germany

    Do you want to find a job in Germany? We will cover everything from the job hunting process, what employers are looking for while looking at an application, how to apply, and where people can look for information.        Written by KC Raj   For some of us, moving abroad and working is a dream. For others, it’s an opportunity that doesn’t seem worth the trouble or ...

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Things To Know When Moving To Dubai

  Did you know that expatriates make up 85% of Dubai’s population?  If you love city living and you thrive in a fast-paced environment and scorching heat – Dubai is the perfect place for you. With its jaw-dropping architecture, fancy nightlife, tax-free salary (yes!), and extremely low crime rate, Dubai offers excellent opportunities for expats.     But before you hop on the p ...

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Sponsored – Teacher Tips on Navigating K-12 Expat Education

When moving abroad, it can be exciting to learn along the way, but there are some aspects ofour lives that we cannot leave to chance. For parents, one of these is the education of our children. Most countries provide public school options, but measuring their quality beforehand can be challenging. By Jason Agins, Master Teacher at International Connections Academy So do you place your child in the ...

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East African Skills Gaps Opens Energy Market

With over 100,000 locals needing to be trained over the next ten years to support East Africa’s oil and gas, mining and construction ambition, a delegation of ten Scottish oil and gas training providers have been visiting Tanzania and Mozambique to offer their skills and experience to these markets and to capitalise on the significant growth opportunities. East Africa is home to some of the larges ...

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Oman To Raise Expat Visa Fees By Half

Oman’s Ministry of Manpower has announced work visa fees for expats will increase by 50%. Fees for private sector workers will rise from OMR201 ($522) to OMR301 ($782). Times of Oman cited an official as saying the change would become law when it is published in the official Gazette. The official told the publication a fee of OMR5 would also be charged to change a worker’s status or to switch thei ...

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Expats: What’s The Cost Of Learning A New Language?

If you’re thinking of moving abroad post-Brexit, a new tool helps you calculate exactly how long it will take to learn the local language, and how much it will cost. The thought of leaving the UK is certainly appealing to many – it has been widely reported that there have been record numbers of people applying for passports for countries such as Ireland and New Zealand. But if you’re not moving to ...

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Keeping Your UK Mobile Number While Abroad

Roaming and international call charges can be avoided by expats using a new service which allows them to keep their UK mobile number. Swytch, the UK-based start-up providing multiple mobile numbers on an existing mobile phone, has said that people in 130 countries around the world now have UK mobile numbers thanks to their app. Swytch numbers are available from any connected device, anywhere in th ...

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USA Now More Oil Reserves Than Saudi Arabia

A new independent estimate of world oil reserves has been released by Rystad Energy, showing that the US now holds more recoverable oil reserves than both Saudi Arabia and Russia. For the US, more than 50% of remaining oil reserves is unconventional shale oil. Texas alone holds more than 60 billion barrels of shale oil, according to this new data. The new reserves data also distinguishes between r ...

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