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Top 5 Common Problems of Moving to Another Country

A List of Common Problems of Moving Overseas for Expats & Global Nomads

If you plan to move abroad or have been living abroad for some time, you would have spoken to many expats who have sailed the same boat. One of the common topics that would come is the challenges expats face. In this article, we will explore some common problems of moving to another country. Understanding the root cause of the problem will help you overcome these obstacles a lot easier.

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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

5 Financial Tips for Global Nomads

Five Things to Know When Planning Your Finances as Global Nomad

Every global citizen, digital nomad, or expat needs solid planning in terms of finances and wealth management. Without the right financial planning, it will be difficult for you to manage and grow your wealth no matter how much your monthly income is. Financial hurdles are often faced by expats globally, which in turn can affect their monetary stability in a foreign land. 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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How to be a Digital Nomad During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How a Digital Nomad Can Stay the Course During the Pandemic

As with every sector halting during the pandemic, the travel sector took a huge hit. According to WYSE Travel, the travel industry experienced a 60% drop in the first quarter of the year 2020. As countries experienced the highs and lows of the pandemic, the current situation is seeing people traveling within the country. For example, citizens in Canada are making plans to visit other provinces, and Malaysia is seeing locals spending long weekends in islands or even exploring different states at a stretch. If you living in an expat destination or plan to move to one, this article explores how one can still be a digital nomad during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Who is an Expatriate Employee?

Who are Expatriate Employees and Are you Considered One

We’ve all been hearing this term expat employee or expatriate worker. Living abroad and working on expat assignments are part of being an expat employee. Sometimes, the assignments are short, and sometimes it takes more than a year. Other times, expat employees travel from one country to another to complete their job tasks. So what exactly does it mean? In this article, we will explore the definition and what exactly it is to be an expatriate employee.

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8 Challenges Faced by Expatriates

Common Challenges Faced by Expatriates

Your first morning in a new country is filled with excitement and wonder. The sun may have risen earlier and brighter, and the air may smell different. For some, it may be a familiar experience going through something new. If you’re a new-timer, you may be a lot more curious and impatient to explore the city. As you go through your day, you find yourself facing challenges and overcoming obstacles. It’s common for expats to find themselves a little lost, trying to navigate their way. There are many challenges faced by expatriates when they move abroad.

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Health Insurance During the COVID-19

What Expats Should Know When Returning Home During COVID-19 Pandemic

Important Information for Expats Returning Home During COVID-19 Pandemic

You may be returning home during COVID- 19 because your job assignment is cut short or just because you want to be with your loved ones. The bad days are not over yet, so you must maintain the utmost caution during your return home. These are difficult times for everyone, so prepare yourself mentally and emotionally to face the harsh realities of life and the repercussions of COVID-19 on businesses and job markets.

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Healthcare for expats in Europe

Quick Guide to Europe Healthcare for Expats 

Quick Guide to Europe Healthcare for Expats

For expats, healthcare is an integral part of relocating to the destinations of their dreams. If you are planning to move to a European location, you must do thorough research before finalizing it. Healthcare in most European countries has a high standard. There is no doubt that Europe has some of the best healthcare options for residents as well as expats.

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5 Simple Rules for Expats on Preventing the Spread of COVID-19

Tips for Expatriates to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

By now, most of us have a routine of thoroughly cleaning up after ourselves and being mindful of what we’re touching ever since the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic. Globally, some countries have lifted restrictions and lockdowns. Malaysia, New Zealand, and Germany are just some of the countries that have lifted it’s mandated lockdowns, but it still sees a spike in cases. Read more