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British Expat Living in Portugal - Interview with Sarah

Sarah Hendrickx and her partner, Keith live in the hills of the Eastern Algarve where they try to work out what to do with 250 lemons, make a pet out of Colin, the gecko who lives behind the bathroom boiler and inflict terrible Portuguese on the local population. Sarah is a writer, author of 7 books (6 on autism, one on cookery), autism speaker and occasional stand-up comedian. Always seeing the funny side of life, Sarah shares tales of her life in Portugal on her blog Bicycles and Biscuits. Sarah's expat... Read on...
  • American Expat Living in Hong Kong - Interview with Sharon6 days ago Sharon began her career as a financial writer in the banking industry, explaining complex subjects in plain English. She has written and taken photographs for many magazines and had a column in her local newspaper. She is now living in Hong Kong and trying to take...
  • American Expat Living in Taiwan - Interview with Andrea1 week ago Andi is an American expat currently living in Taiwan where she teaches, travels, and writes about it in her blog "Andi on Adventure". The adventure began a few years ago when she quit her job in aviation sales, rented out her condo, and got rid of her “stuff”....
  • American Expat Living in Germany - Interview with Andrew1 week ago Andrew originally moved to Germany to party and get some exotic names on his resume but ended up a father and husband in a German-American family. Maybe that was the intention all along -- make an honest person out of himself. They're a pretty good family. Like if...
  • American Expat Living in Germany - Interview with Jessica2 weeks ago Jessica is a twenty-something, married lady who recently moved to Germany with her husband and Cockapoo, Copley. She enjoys traveling, writing, working out, cooking and decorating their new apartment. Jessica's expat blog is called Room for Gelato (see listing...
  • American Expat Living in Colombia - Interview with Allison Voss2 weeks ago Allison Voss took off from her perceived glamorous life in San Francisco, working in investment banking, having lots of friends and a successful boyfriend, and so to say, "had it all", to move to Nairobi, Kenya to create a more meaningful life. In Kenya, she fell...

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Expat mums in Oz struggle with high childcare costs

Australia is a long-time favourite for UK expats, but how do they cope with the financial realities and lack of family support? Well over a million Brits have met the challenge of moving half-way across the world in order to achieve a better quality of life, but how do they cope in an unfamiliar country without emotional and sometimes even financial support from the family network? Many expat parents are struggling to manage financially due to the high cost of childcare as well as missing their families’ help at this crucial time.... Read on...

Other Global News...

  • Parliamentary committee considers rights of expats under Brexit4 May A UK parliamentary committee has set out the difficulties to be faced by Brit expats living overseas should Brexit become a reality. A report of the Parliamentary Committee meeting on the subject surfaced this morning, complete with warnings over the...
  • Beijing greedy landlords making life difficult for expats 4 May Expat quality of life in Beijing is being seriously affected by soaring rental increases. Although rent increases in Beijing are nothing new, greedy Chinese landlords nowadays are putting the screws on expat tenants as never before, especially in the more...
  • Is corruption a disincentive to potential expats 3 May Adjusting to a new culture is one of the trickiest tasks facing newly arrived expats although, in the long term, corruption may be the hardest issue to tackle. The vast majority of expats from the West are aware of corruption in the public sector but tolerate...
  • Expats in Kuwait to pay tax on international transfers3 May A recent announcement by the Kuwaiti government suggests that expats may be forced to pay tax on their international money transfers. Kuwaiti MP Faisal Mohamed al-Kandari has suggested that a tax be imposed on expatriate money transfers. The emirate is home to...
  • Expat professionals in Africa becoming less attractive to employers3 May In spite of Africa’s continent-wide skills shortage and need for foreign expertise, the numbers of expats working for multinational companies is on the decrease. For international companies operating within Africa, finding the right candidates for upper-level...
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