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Places of interest

Getting To Know Malaga The City, Part 3 – Places Of Interest

In Malaga there are many things to do… A place that blends history, nature, culture, art, sports and leisure with great dining experiences. Malaka, as it was known in the olden days was thought to first be inhabited by the Phoenicians since the century VIII B.C. using the natural port on the foothill of Gibralfaro...

Malaga the city

Getting To Know Malaga The City. Part 2 – The Experience

Malaga Capital is steeped in history. The area was first discovered some 2,800 years ago by the Phoenicians and has evolved ever since. Here Jason Wild of Marbella Connection looks at the shopping, nightlife, food and drink, festivals and the beaches that continue to attract interest and investment from all over the world. Festivals &...

Getting To Know Malaga The City: Part 1 – Background And History

The first part of a series of extracts from articles by Jason Wild of The Marbella Connection about the capital of the Costa del Sol in Southerrn Spain… Malaga the City. In these articles Jason will set out the attractions of this wonderful city starting here with some of its history. Written by and published...

christmas

How Can Expats Manage A Lonely Christmas?

Almost the entire world has felt the impact of Covid-19 over the last two years, and the precautions we’ve all taken to prevent the spread of the virus have changed our lives in unimaginable ways. Kevin Melton of AXA – Global Healthcare looks at the impact on Christmas for expats living away from family and...

skilled migration

Sponsoring Highly Skilled Migrants Under The Global Talent Program

With Australia’s international travel restrictions, it is becoming more important for employers to be aware of all visa options available in the migration program for professionals.   Interstaff will be exploring these opportunities in their email series on ‘Migration in the COVID-19 Era’. Here’s what employers and skilled individuals should know about the Global Talent Program.  Written by Sheila Woods of Interstaff  25 November, 2020 What...

Get Started With These Travel-Centric Careers

10 Careers That Let You Travel (And How to Get Started)

The idea of sitting behind a desk every day sounds like a dream to some people, but to others, jobs that involve travel sounds like an adventure. Travel jobs allow you to explore new cultures, provide a wealth of experience and offer treasure hunt ideas to find locations around the world that others may not...

social media

Social Media Can Prevent Approval Of Your Overseas Based Mortgage

According to Simon Conn, the overseas mortgage specialist, an increasing number of lenders and insurers are using online activity, including social media posts and profiles, to help them judge the suitability of applicants. So your social media profile can impact your credit rating and potential overseas based mortgage. Written by Simon Conn of Simon Conn Overseas...

remote working

Do Remote Working Expats Suffer From E-Presenteeism?

Absenteeism has been a problem forever but increasingly presenteeism (where employees feel the need to continue working while unwell, during their evenings and weekends – even on holiday)  is an issue.  This can be a particular issue for expats working far from their head office and feeling the need to prove themselves. Written by Caroline...

make money

Be Your Own Boss: 3 Ways To Make Money When Living Abroad

Who doesn’t want to be their own boss nowadays? Thanks to the internet, getting started has become a pretty simple process. To make things better, all you’re going to need is a laptop and a little creativity. It gets even better too, as the internet also allows you to make money even when you’re living...

Moving to Germany

Moving To Germany: Tips To Help You Start Your Life As An Expat

Relocating anywhere can be challenging, but moving to Germany might seem more rigid due to all the German paperwork you have to go through and, yes, the language. However, if you follow this checklist step-by-step, you will have everything you need to get started and quickly settle in – from health insurance to phone plan,...

global life insurance

Securing Global Life Insurance – The Easy Way

No one really wants to deal with the matter of life insurance. That’s because it’s so often confusing, mind-numbingly dreary, and a gloomy topic. Yet for most of us, it’s difficult to be financially secure without it. Written exclusively for Expat Network by Global1Life If you have loved ones in your care, or someone...

international health insurance

Cost Of An International Health Insurance Plan

Healthcare costs are rising everywhere in the world and no matter where you are living, healthcare is a priority. Some factors are unavoidable but there are ways to manage the cost of your healthcare.  International Insurance set out what impacts the costs and what decisions you can make to control the cost. Written by Joe...