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8 Technologies That Make The Life Of An Expat Easier

Expats are faced with several challenges and there is an emotional pain that can come with it.  It can be difficult for some to make friends and build new relationships in their new environment. Barriers in language and adjusting to different business cultures can pose more problems. However, technology is always available to bail anyone...

expat home

How to Make Your Expat Home Feel Like Your Own

We’ve learned that being overwhelmed by the sense of unfamiliarity that surrounds you – particularly in your new expat home overseas – is one of the most prevalent causes of ‘homesickness.’ Your surroundings have changed dramatically, and you now feel out of place no matter where you go. As you...

US Expat

Common Rules And Concerns Of Being A US Expat

Becoming an expatriate can be a challenge, but it provides so many opportunities to experience a new way of living and expand your knowledge of other cultures. An expat is someone who lives somewhere other than their native country. While most expats are usually only abroad temporarily and retain their citizenship, there are certain laws...

working abroad

Working Abroad In 2022: 7 Tips To Follow

The outbreak last February changed so many things in our lives it’s hard to even begin to count. Still, if we were to single out two things we miss the most, that would be pre-pandemic job security and the ability to roam the globe like we used to. But, what if we told you...

stay secure

How To Stay Secure When Working Abroad

With the advances in digital technology, working abroad is now an option that is taken up by thousands of people. Yes, business people have been travelling out of the country to take interviews and cut deals for many years – but through the power of the internet and cloud computing, it is now possible...

Dubai

 3 Things To Consider Before Relocating To Dubai

Dubai is one of the most exciting cities in the world — thanks to its jaw-dropping architecture, world-class amenities, booming economy, and vibrant expat community. These are some of the great reasons why more and more people find themselves wanting to move there. Written for Expat Network by Sushma Salian, Business...

move abroad

5 Reasons Why You Might Consider A Move Abroad

Many people dream of moving abroad but never manage to take the leap. They can have everything planned out yet something stops them from leaving. There are plenty of reasons not to hop on a plane and change your life. However, we have five reasons why you should overcome your fears and never look...

Ways Expatriates Can Protect Their Data

4 Ways Expatriates Can Protect Their Data

Those who love to travel for extended periods of time or intend to work overseas know that there’s a lot to consider before taking off on your next adventure. A quick trip to Italy might just require a passport and some luggage, but longer trips require some preparation. One thing you should consider before...

Expat Life: 6 Essential Tips On Packing Up And Moving Overseas

So you have a great opportunity to move abroad and start life afresh. While that is all well and good, it is crucial to understand that it is not possible to just simply take all of your belongings come moving day. This is because you won’t find moving and subsequently shipping items abroad to...

move abroad

Want To Move Abroad? Tips On Figuring Out Where To Go

Finding a place you want to live long-term is a big decision. While many people are happy to stay in their current living situation, others want to move somewhere new where they can learn about new cultures. Moving abroad requires proper planning and ensuring you’re making the right decision. The first step to moving...

Work Tips For Digital Nomads

4 Work Tips For Digital Nomads

One of the best things about living in a time when working remotely is accepted is that you can travel and see the world while holding down a full-time job. If you’ve ever felt the urge to pack your bags and move to a new country temporarily, being a digital nomad is probably the...

Popular Countries To Emigrate To

The Top 5 Popular Countries To Emigrate To Outside Of Europe!

The Netherlands is of course a beautiful country, but sometimes we decide to leave our little country and settle somewhere else. Every year, about a million people leave the Netherlands to start their adventure abroad, and it’s getting more and more. Of course, the world is very big, and there is an endless list of...