Are you planning to move abroad this year and on the hunt for the most affordable healthcare? If so, you’re in the right place. For most people, planning to move abroad is all about packing, ensuring finances are right, choosing the right neighborhood, and renting. However, with the recent pandemic, many more expats see the importance of global healthcare. Plus, countries that have reopened their borders require proof of international healthcare coverage to enter. Read more
These Countries Require Health Insurance for Entry
The recent pandemic has made traveling to another country a lot more difficult. With many countries closing their borders and adopting strict guidelines, people found new ways to live and work. Now, the second wave of COVID-19 is crashing the shores of many countries around the world. Despite that, some borders are still open to visitors, but not without international health insurance for entry.
Check out Where To Work & Live in Colombia as a Global Citizen
Colombia has turned out to be a favorite for innumerable expats seeking a decent quality of life at low costs. Most of its cities are welcoming enough with adequate social activities, comfortable climate, and much more. If you are more comfortable in a cooler climate, the coastal cities with all the heat and humidity may not be too attractive for you. That being said, there’s several places expats that can live and work in Colombia. Read more
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.
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.
Here are five mental health tips for expats abroad
Traveling abroad can be stressful for many people, especially for expats who have to move their entire home to a new country. They have to sort of their finances, accommodation, health insurance, and leave their comfort behind. It means leaving their group of friends, favorite coffee shops, and, most importantly, home. You may feel the excitement, anxiety, and exhaustion planning and executing your move. Then, adjusting to your new country, its culture and language can be distressing as well. If we don’t take care of our mental health, we’re bound to hit a depression. It is important to check in with yourself as you hit all the important milestones of becoming an expat. In this article, we will explore five mental health tips for expats overseas.
Learn about the Key Insights on Keeping Your Mobile Workforce Safe
The world is moving towards a mobile workforce with lots of expatriate assignments and short term business travel. With globalization, there is plenty of growth opportunities, and organizations can extend their services to international shores. Hence, business travel is expected to grow substantially. More employees can travel and conduct business abroad as it gives them a chance to spice up their routine. But there are risks involved, and employers and employees must equip themselves with information and training to mitigate potential threats overseas. In this article, we discuss three key insights on keeping your mobile workforce safe while working abroad.
Here’s How Traveling Can Make You A Better Entrepreneur
Ever wondered how traveling makes you a better entrepreneur? Early mornings, late nights, and many cups of coffee in between, there seems to be no time for an adventure. Entrepreneurs are always hustling to reach their goals. As an innovator, you have to show up to work every day no matter how you’re feeling. The sense of freedom that comes from doing what you love is what makes you enjoy the daily grind. But racking up unused paid time should not be glorified. Burying your head in work all the time will only harm productivity-not just yours but also your teams’. Most successful entrepreneurs have one thing in common-they travel.
Traveling increases productivity and boosts your confidence. Even taking a short journey will give you new perspectives for personal growth and business. Here’s how traveling can make you a better entrepreneur.
Learn more about expatriate life in Shanghai
While Shanghai continues to be one of the most beautiful cities in China, it’s also a clear favorite for expats from around the world. The overall cost of expatriate life in Shanghai is low in some sectors of the city. Since expats earn quite well while working in Shanghai (averaging fourth-highest earnings in the world), expatriate find everything here to be within their means. Read more
Twelve Safety Tips While Traveling & Living Overseas
Nothing is bound to ruin a holiday more than feeling unsafe or running into scams and difficulties. When traveling to other countries, it’s important to always keep international travel safety in mind. Travel risk is unavoidable, but we have created a list of 12 tips that will increase your safety so that you can enjoy your holiday. These tips are also quite useful for expatriates who are living abroad as international citizens or global nomads.
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