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5 Mental Health Tips for Expats Abroad

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.

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5 Challenges Digital Nomads Face While Living Abroad

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.

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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

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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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6 Reasons Why You Should Relocate Overseas

Six Reasons Why You Should Move Abroad

The traveling bug seems to have taken the world by storm. One can also call it the “expatriation bug” as people are moving abroad in increasing numbers. Some people are investing their time to explore new pastures in the name of adventure. While others are looking to turn it into a way of life. The idea of departing from an old and mundane lifestyle to a new beginning seems extremely inviting.

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Top 12 Safety Tips While Going Overseas

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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6 Genius Tips for Traveling Within Budget

A simple guide to traveling within a budget

Going away on holiday is always an exciting experience with high anticipation! With all the different considerations to plan for, the trip planning portion of your vacation can be challenging for some. Learn about the six genius tips for traveling within budget.

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The Top 5 Countries for Raising Expat Children

Are you planning to move abroad with your family? According to a recent survey report, the top 5 best countries to raising expat children are Switzerland, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, and Japan. The rankings are based on various factors such as quality of life, political influence, business friendliness, cultural heritage, entrepreneurship, and ease of obtaining citizenship. In this article, we will introduce these top 5 countries for raising expat children abroad.

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Seven business travel tips for 2018

Business has become even more global over the past ten years, and for most companies, it means that business travel overseas is an absolute necessity. Your clients are no longer local, they are global, and you need to keep in touch with them through email, phone, Skype, chats and of course, travel. Experienced business travel professionals are always sharing their tips on how to make their corporate journeys as smooth and productive as possible. We have gathered seven business travel tips for 2018 to share with our globally mobile employees and associates.

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Hong Kong is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its return to China

July 1, 2017, is the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong‘s return to China after many years under UK rule. President Xi Jinping is visiting Hong Kong for the 20th return anniversary. After around 100 years as a British colony region, Hong Kong was handed over to China in 1997 under the “One Country, Two Systems” agreement. Hong Kong is known for its advanced healthcare system, excellent transit system and an active nightlife. It is a popular destination for expats from around the world, and many coming from western countries find it relatively easy to adapt.

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