When you are living abroad, especially in destination cities and countries that may have higher levels of crime, it makes sense to learn how you can stay sound and safe when living abroad. We are not security experts, but here are some common-sense tips for expatriates, who are often targeted by criminal gangs for robberies, extortion and even kidnapping. Read more
When it comes to international health insurance, there are various reasons and profiles of people who buy it. Mostly it someone who is living outside their country of citizenship, often known as expats, global nomads, global citizens, and digital nomads. It could be someone who took a position with their company overseas and will be living in a foreign country for the next two years or more. Read more
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
Steps to take when your expat job isn’t working out for you
There comes a time in an expat’s life where they reach a roadblock. The job that you highly anticipated and moved abroad for may be taking its toll on you in many different ways. But before you decide your expat job isn’t working out for you, there are certain steps you can take to ensure you are making the right decision. At the end of the day, you want to exhaust all your options before making the final decision.
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
List of Digital Nomad Visas Around the World for Remote Workers
It’s a dream for most to travel around the world and do the work you’re proud of. It’s a very different experience to work from a Caribbean beach or a European city. However, you can’t work on a travel visa. For the most part, it is illegal to work on a travel visa, plus it expires in 30 to 90 days. So what do you do? This is where digital nomad visas play a huge role in ensuring that remote workers or freelancers can enjoy the work and travel.
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
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.
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
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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