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
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.
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
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.
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
Learn about global health insurance that covers maternity for expatriates living abroad
Many expatriates and future global nomads plan to have children when moving abroad. Everyone knows that pregnancy can involve a lot of preparations and planning – one of the most important considerations is accessing maternity care when living abroad and the insurance to fund those expenses. Maternity expenses can either be reasonably small – say under $10,000 if you are in a country where medical expenses are small.
These Are The Unique Challenges Digital Nomads Face While Living Abroad
Traveling the world and meeting deadlines simultaneously may seem challenging until you meet a digital nomad. More millennials are leading the road less taken by becoming digital nomads, traveling across the globe and posting colorful pictures on social media. It’s no doubt a great option for individuals who prefer to work with a different backdrop every week, but life on the road can be demanding. Though living abroad and working remotely may seem adventurous, the digital nomadic lifestyle is not always sunshine and fresh coconuts. Here are five challenges that digital nomads may face while living abroad.
Make Sure you Purchase Disability Insurance When You Work Overseas
Nowadays, apart from safety, what most people are concerned about when considering an offer of employment overseas are the salaries and benefits coverage. According to HSBC’s Expat Explorer survey, more than 35% of expats working in the banking and financial services sector in Hong Kong make more than HKD 1.55 million annually.
According to ECA International’s annual MyExpatriate Market Pay Survey, middle expat managers in Japan earn $375,289 per year on average. An expat professional’s income is one of the most valuable assets, but what if an unfortunate event happens and you lose that income? Disability can occur at any time. In this article, we will discuss the importance of protecting your income while working abroad.
It has been recently reported that the Thai government is in the process of mandating mandatory medical health insurance for expatriates living in Thailand. The requirement is targeted for expatriates that are living in Thailand on a one-year non-immigrant visa, with an emphasis on those living in Thailand over the age of 60.
You’ve taken the plunge and decided to move to a foreign land to pursue your dreams of living an expatriate life. Countless days have been spent trying to decide on the perfect new place to call home, and the decision has finally been made: Costa Rica.
There will surely be obstacles along the way; learning a new language, adapting to new cultures and customs, and developing new social networks. However, these obstacles are no match to the numerous benefits that will come from making the move.
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