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5 Things To Do Before You Become an Expatriate Overseas

Here’s a Quick To-Do List Before You Become an Expatriate Overseas

Moving abroad is both exciting and terrifying. As you start to plan your move to become an expatriate overseas, you realize there are never-ending tasks to be completed. There are so many things to knock down off your relocation checklist before you pack your bags and move to an expat destination. We don’t say this to scare you but give you a realistic idea of what needs to be done. Read more

Economic Benefits of Expats

What are the Economic Benefits of Expats?

Learn About the Economic Benefits of Expats

Over the years, there has been a global rise in expats and international citizens. There are many reasons why people move abroad to live the expatriate lifestyle. There are many benefits to becoming an expat and living an overseas lifestyle – such as cultural enrichment, career development, tax savings and the overall experience. But what are the benefits to the country and local nationals of expatriates living in their destination countries? Read more

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What is an International Citizen?

What’s It Like To Be An International Citizen?

We’ve heard this term numerous times before. With globalization, there has been an increase in the number of global citizens, or international citizens. It is generally not too hard to become one as long as you are able to travel given the COVID pandemic.  An international citizen is often seen as someone who is aware of the world and understands their role in it. Read more

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5 Expensive Destinations for Expat Employers

5 Destinations That are Expensive for Employers

There are numerous expat locations across the world; however, many of them are not affordable for expatriate living. A lot of expat destinations are costly for employers. The pay packages of expat workers include remuneration, benefits, insurance, tax benefits, relocation allowances, etc. Benefits expected by most expat staff includes accommodation allowances, international school tuition fees, and utility services.

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Barbados is Inviting Global Nomads During Covid-19 Pandemic

Learn Why People are Considering Moving to Barbados & Other Destinations During the Pandemic

It has been widely reported in the news media that Barbados is putting out the Welcome Stamp or welcome map to current and potential expatriates. For those looking for a place where you can enjoy beautiful beaches, a safe and inviting atmosphere, and a great lifestyle, this may just be the destination for you. Barbados is ideally suited for digital nomads with the island’s favorable tax system and fast and efficient internet. The government is now offering a special visa for global nomads who want to live and work from Barbados. Read more

Parenting Expat Children Abroad

6 Tips for Parenting Expat Children Abroad

Tips for Parenting Expat Children and Finding Balance

There is a big difference between parenting expat children and parenting at home or native country. While dealing with expat children, you will have to ensure that they are getting used to the new way of life as expatriates. Helping them to adjust to an entirely new environment should be your primary goal for the first six months, at least.

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Top 5 Countries for Expat Families

Learn About the Top 5 Countries for Expat Families to Live

Many factors can influence expats, digital nomads, and global citizens to move abroad. Some of the primary factors that may affect your final decision may include the cost of living, healthcare facilities, or even the climatic conditions of a particular place. But when it comes to expat families, moving to the right country required adequate planning and research. Every country has its pros and cons, and knowing which country suits the family is essential. In this blog, we will look at the top five countries for expat families to live. Read more

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Top 5 Countries To Enjoy Work-Life Balance for Expats

Learn About the Top 5 Countries To Enjoy Work-Life Balance for Expats

 

For expats, digital nomads, and global citizens, living in a country that gives importance to the quality of life is ideal. But, which are the countries to enjoy work-life balance? The definition of quality of life is broad, but for expats, it comes down to finding an optimum balance between work and play. 

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5 Best Countries to Teach English in Asia for Expats

Here are five best countries for expats to teach English in Asia

It is true that there is an increasing demand for native English speaking teachers in Asia. There are countries you can teach English with and without a degree. But we advise getting certified as it will increase your chances of landing the job. The basic qualifications to teach English in Asia is to be a Native English Speaker. You must also have a four-year degree in any major and pass a criminal record check. The cut off age is 60 years old. To ensure you land the job, it’s best to hold certifications like TEFL, TESOL or CELTA. Ultimately, schools prefer to hire someone who has the proof that they can teach English to those who do not speak English as their first language. If you can get a classroom experience, then you have a higher chance of getting the job. The best part is you can even get these courses online but aim for a 12-150-hour course.

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6 Challenges of Living Abroad for Expatriates

Six Challenges for Expatriates & Global Nomads Living Abroad

Living on foreign soil with unknown faces around may pose many challenges to an expat or global nomad, especially those who have left behind the luxury of family support and a convenient lifestyle. No matter how mentally strong you are, the challenges that you face while living abroad can make life difficult. Everyone thinks that you won’t get at least some “culture shock” but it happens to everyone.

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