Retiring in Thailand – Expat Advice

Thailand, bordered to the north by Myanmar and Laos, with a total area of approximately 513,000 km2, is a popular destination for expats worldwide. According to the World Tourism Organization, Thailand was the most visited country in Southeast Asia in 2013. Bangkok is one of the most popular areas for expats, mainly because of its historical, cultural and natural sights. Other cities such as Chiang Mai and Pattaya also have many expats living there. Thailand is one of the best places for expats to retire in.
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Costa Rica has become a retirement hot spot for expat retirees

With more than two million visitors each year, Costa Rica is consistently one of the hottest vacation destinations in Central America. More and more people are considering retiring in Costa Rica. In this article we will find out why Costa Rica has become a retirement hot spot for expat retirees.

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How to create a happy experience for your expat children

For many expats living and working overseas, they didn’t know that they would have kids while residing in another country far from home. It can be difficult for many expat parents to provide their children with the same experience as their own childhood back home. You might have played in a forest, on a farm, and played little games you love in your childhood. However, you are now living in another side of the world, with intense working schedules, busy city life, and a possibly different language and culture.

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What is your plan for medical emergencies while residing overseas?

For many expatriates, getting adequate medical treatment in a foreign country can be both difficult and stressful. The quality of medical facilities may vary greatly from country to country as a result of local medical capabilities. And in some countries, the standards of medical facilities may be much lower than those in Western countries. However, even in a developed country, having a prearranged plan on hand on how to deal with medical emergency coverage is very important. It will provide you and your family with an accurate direction and alleviate panic. In this article, we will provide you with some insight on how to design your plan for medical emergencies as an expat overseas.

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Mexico has become a popular choice for expat retirees

Many expats choose to travel to Mexico for vacations. According to some reports, there are approximately one million Americans that live in Mexico. Some of them are working, while others are retiring in Mexico to enjoy their retirement years. Nowadays, Mexico has become a new popular choice for expat retirees. Choosing to retire abroad is a daunting and exciting decision, and there are many reasons why Mexico is an excellent choice.

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How to avoid infectious diseases while living abroad

For expatriates living overseas and those who travel abroad, they may be easily exposed to many different kinds of bacteria, virus and parasitic infections that they would not come into contact with in their home country. We have prepared some helpful tips for expats and travelers alike. Be aware of the potential infection risks when traveling […]

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More expat employees will be required by resurgent mining companies

Gold mining companies are doing much better in 2016 after many years of low gold prices along with depressed stock prices, exploration and production. The global mining sector has experienced a protracted correction that has seen all commodities fall from grace since 2011 and 2012. Mining companies, especially in the gold sector, have seen significant declines for a variety of economic factors, especially the slowing demand for commodities from China. Quite a few mining stocks have risen substantially in 2016.

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