It has been recently reported that the Thai government is in the process of mandating mandatory medical health insurance for expatriates living in Thailand. The requirement is targeted for expatriates that are living in Thailand on a one-year non-immigrant visa, with an emphasis on those living in Thailand over the age of 60.
When talking about cost-of-living overseas for expatriate employees, it is not just exchange rates of currency, cost of food or groceries, but also housing costs. According to a recent Forbes survey result, the five most expensive real estate markets are Hong Kong, Mumbai, Beijing, Shanghai, and London. In this article, we will discuss the five most costly cities for expats living abroad.
Healthcare Is Expensive for Expatriates in China – Health Coverage is Vital
Many people can’t resist the appeal that China has to offer – the beautiful and diverse scenery, the local culture and is one of the main economic hubs of the world. There are so many fantastic career opportunities for expatriates in China where the economy is still growing at a fantastic rate. As an expatriate, it is not easy to resist the temptation to relocate to China – whether it be Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing or other major cities within.
You’ve taken the plunge and decided to move to a foreign land to pursue your dreams of living an expatriate life. Countless days have been spent trying to decide on the perfect new place to call home, and the decision has finally been made: Costa Rica.
There will surely be obstacles along the way; learning a new language, adapting to new cultures and customs, and developing new social networks. However, these obstacles are no match to the numerous benefits that will come from making the move.
The UK’s rich cultural heritage, vibrant history, and high standard of living have made it one of the most sought-after expat destinations in the world. London’s eminence as a global business center also means that many expat positions there will come with high wages. However, these qualities have also contributed to a high cost of living. The UK is the 12th most expensive country to live in in the world, and its capital, London, is the 5th most expensive city in the world. To help you keep costs down, we at Expat Financial will discuss five ways on how expats can save money when moving to the UK.
As Brazil has become a very attractive expat destination for retirement, we have created a page on Retiring in Brazil – Advice for Expatriates. Brazil has beautiful beaches, lush jungles and vibrant cities attracting travellers and expat retirees from all over the world. As the largest country in South America, Brazil has a very large and ever-expanding […]
Tokyo is the capital city of Japan. It is also known as one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world. As being the center of the Greater Tokyo area, Tokyo has many museums, festivals, fresh seafood market, fashion style costumes and cosplay. It is also Japan’s largest international center for tourism. Expatriates moving to Tokyo will find the city foreigner-friendly.
Located on the east coast of Central America, the Caribbean has 17 dependent territories. Though small in total size, the Caribbean has a favorable tropical climate, a mixture of culture with different influences such as French, Spanish, and English, as well as beautiful beaches that make this region a natural choice for expatriates to live, work and retire. The natural beauty of the Caribbean attracts millions of travelers and expats visiting the Caribbean each year. In this article, we will discuss ten great reasons to move to the Caribbean and become an expat. It includes people to move to the Caribbean for work, long-term travel, or retirement.
With roughly 5000 years of history, China has a vibrant heritage to see and explore. In this article, we have listed for you the top travel destinations for visitors for visitors and expats in China:
Vietnam is the eighth-most populous Asian country and is located in Southeast Asia, bordering China, Cambodia, and Laos. Tourism in Vietnam is a significant component of its vibrant economy. According to reports, the number of international visitors has increased from 7 million to 10 million in 2016. Moreover, tourist arrivals in Vietnam have continued to rise in 2017. For expats, Vietnam has become a popular expat destination in Asia. In this article, we will discuss the top 7 reasons to become an expat in Vietnam.
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