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American Expat Living in Brazil - Interview with Jeanie

Jeanie is a thirty year old who loves to bake, sew, and read when she's not binge-watching Friends on Netflix. She also loves to run, but since arriving in Governador Valadares, Brazil, she's found it a bit too hot. She emigrated from the United States, where she was in the military for over ten years, when her mother-in-law became ill. She's enjoying traveling around this new country and figuring out how to raise two small expats. Her experiences are shared in her blog Casa De Melo. Jeanie's expat blog is... Read on...
  • Finnish Expat Living in Canada - Interview with Melissa1 month ago Melissa's life got turned upside down after she fell in love with a Canadian during her studies in the UK. A few years later she now finds herself in French-speaking Canada, without a plan and without really speaking French. Always looking for new adventures,...
  • Dutch Expat Living in Peru - Interview with Tess & Antonio1 month ago After living in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Lima, Peru and extensive periods of traveling through South America Tess and Antonio are planning to move to The Netherlands later this year. It will be the first time that they as a couple have lived together in one of...
  • Expat Living in Germany - Interview with Morgan1 month ago Hello! Morgan is a Californian who loves to travel. Exploring different cultures, and foods, is what fills her drive to explore. When she's not traveling, she enjoys running, reading, cooking, crossfit and gardening. Rain or shine she's always ready to go on an...
  • South African Expat Living in Ireland - Interview with AJ aka Vossie2 months ago They arrived in Ireland on a very cold, blustery day in Jan 2001. The sleet froze their brains; some say his never thawed. They came for five years but remained. The roots are now too deep to return home yet he still feels like an expat. As outdoor folk coming...
  • Filipino Expat Living in Japan - Interview with Vic2 months ago What is the best part about an expat life in Japan? Studying, traveling, and living abroad at the same time! Vic's blog talks about his life in Kyoto and Japan. Where he reads, hikes, bikes, and eats! Vic is also an international student so his blog tells a...

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Latest News

Does expat retirement live up to expectations

A new survey has asked the question most often ignored by polls involving expat retirees – how does the reality compare with your dreams? For most expats, dreams of retiring overseas conjure up visions of glorious weather, dramatic sunsets over warm oceans, fascinating cultures, great food and many new friends. Plus of course, a favourably cheap cost of living. However, a new survey has identified quality of life issues as one of the most important triggers for leaving one’s country of origin. The results of the poll make... Read on...

Other Global News...

  • Expats in Turkey may be evacuated amid fears of second coup25 Jul Fears that Turkish rebels may stage a second military coup have led to SAS troops preparing for the possible evacuation of British expat residents and tourists. Rumours of a second military coup in troubled Turkey have resulted in evacuation plans involving...
  • No good news as Dubai expats prepare for the worst25 Jul With the expats’ promised land now failing to deliver, many long-term expat residents in Dubai are mulling over a return to their home countries. Although economic forecasts suggest the desert-based mega-city is better placed to weather the storm than its...
  • Brexit puts a damper on Britons retirement plans22 Jul Brexit’s shock result has all but wrecked the retirement plans of many Brits due to freedom of movement insecurity and possible financial planning chaos. The biggest question mark threatening the retirement plans of a fair proportion of older Brits is the...
  • Post Brexit plummeting pound spurs surge in expat mortgage demands 22 Jul Mortgage enquiries from overseas buyers as well as UK expats living overseas have surged since the Brexit result triggered a fall in sterling. Prospective buyers are emerging from Europe, the Middle East and the Far East, with the renewed interest in purchasing...
  • Cyprus ombudsman supports expat complaints over burials22 Jul Following reports in local and online media that expats living in Cyprus were still waiting for their own cemetery and crematorium, the island’s ombudsman has called for an end to discriminatory burial practices. Recently, media articles have highlighted...
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