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8 Tips to Help You Become a Digital Nomad in South America

8 Tips to Help You Become a Digital Nomad in South America

South America is home to many beautiful countries such as Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Peru to name a few. In our previous blog, we explored why South America is a major attraction to digital nomads. Here, we give you tips that will help you become a digital nomad in South America.

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Bangkok city is one of the top six south asian destinations for global nomads

6 Top South Asian Destinations for Global Nomads

Ultimate South Asian Destinations for Global Nomads

The perfect combination of budget-friendly and low-cost living in South Asia is the go-to destination for global citizens. If you’re tech-savvy and ready for a change of backdrop, get ready to thrive in these land of opportunities. With affordable travel options from budget airlines like Malindo and Air Asia, these countries are short-term vacation hubs.  The friendly communities, stunning beaches, jaw-dropping landscapes, pleasant weather and fast internet is why this region is a sought after destination for global nomads. It wasn’t easy but we have narrowed down our favorites.

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Top 5 Career Choices That Expatriates Can Explore

Learn About Some Great Career Choices for Expatriates Living Abroad

We have all been through that moment of wonder when we have dream of moving abroad to pursue our dream job. You too may have pictured yourself living abroad but held yourself back from exploring those dreamy ideas because you don’t speak the language of the country you want to work or live in. Or, maybe you are unsure about beginning your search when it comes to looking for jobs that suit your profile and vice-versa. But there isn’t any reason to be worried about career choices for expatriates. Several foreign locations have been attracting expatriates from across the globe but not without a reason. If you are someone who is thinking of making a move or have already been living in another country and wrestling with career dilemmas in your area of work, you are on the right page. Read on to know exactly how this will help. Read more

8 Reasons Why You You Should Become an Expat in Europe

Wondering why people choose to move to fascinating European cities such as London, Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, and Lisbon? This list keeps changing, of course, but Europe has a lot to offer to expats from across the world — great career opportunities, an excellent education system, a sound medical care system, exciting locales to explore, and much more. All of these are supported by a rich history, exceptional architecture, and exquisite cuisines that one can experiment with. These are just some of the reasons to become an expat in Europe. Read more

What is an expatriate and how do I become one?

There are numerous reasons as to why someone will make the decision to relocate to a new country and become an expatriate. Whether it is an inbound decision for wanting a new life of adventure or you are being relocated due to your job, there is an abundant amount of benefits for making the move. The term expatriate is often misinterpreted and misconstrued and this page is here to help you understand what it means to be an expatriate and how we recommend preparing for your new life. Read more

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RSA is Not Renewing Their Expat Health Plans for Canadian Expats

We were recently approached by a Royal Sun Alliance Canada customer who received a letter stating that RSA health plans for Canadian expats no longer and they would “be offering the Viator Expatriates Health Insurance coverage directly to individuals” and “upon expiring of your current coverage, you will need to contact another insurance provider  in order to purchase a new policy and ensure that you have continued coverage as an expatriate.” This left this customer with an urgent need to find a replacement policy. Luckily, she was able to get a quote and secure an excellent global health plan from one of our insurance suppliers. Read more

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Top 10 Safety and Security Tips for Expats Living Abroad

Learn About Staying Safe While Living Abroad – Top 10 Safety and Security Tips

As we all know, “an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure.” This old adage definitely applies to expats. Moving to a new country can be exciting as well as challenging; however, taking the necessary steps can keep you safe from various risks associated with expatriate life. You don’t have to compromise on your safety when you pack your baggage to move to your desired destination. Remember that feeling secure is one thing that you will have to work on initially no matter where you plan to relocate. This doesn’t mean that you will have to live in fear as an expatriate. Get armed with all safety and security tips for Expats given below and make your stay in your new abode all the more fascinating and blissful.  Read more

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What is it Like to Live as an Expatriate in Shanghai

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

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8 Reasons You Should Retire in France

Become a Retired Expat in France – 8 Reasons You Should Retire in France

France is an extremely popular destination for travelers as well as expats looking for a culturally rewarding retired life. It is the natural beauty & culture of the country that makes it a much sought after getaway for retirees from across the globe. Apart from its rich history and culture, there are many reasons why France can be your next home. You just have to plan to ensure that your retired life in France is hassle-free and pleasant. Here are eight great reasons why you should consider as expat to retire in France Read more

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8 Ways for Expats to Avoid and Prepare the Flu Season

Learn how expats can prepare for the flu season

Millions of cases of influenza (or flu) are recorded every year in the United States alone according to the CDC  Flue page.  What makes the flu virus so scary is that it can even infect those who have already received vaccination for it. The virus can lead to pneumonia, or some other bacterial infection, which can even turn fatal. Influenza is an acute infection of the upper airway caused by an influenza A or B virus. Some of the common symptoms are fever, cough, sore throat, stuffy nose, headaches, fatigue and more. Check with your doctor if you have the flu.

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