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Indian Expat Living in Saudi Arabia - Interview with Taher

Dr. Taher is a Paediatrician and Writer. He hails from Mumbai,India. He is a keen observer, a nature-lover, an amateur photographer, a birder, an amateur cook, and an avid net-surfer. He loves to make friends from all over the globe. He enjoys travelling, and a lot of the blog that he writes from Saudi Arabia features his solo travels over this land. He is married and has two daughters. Taher's expat blog is called Dr. Taher of Arabia (see listing here) The lone garden in Al MuwayhHere's the interview with Taher... Where are you originally from? I come from Mumbai. I was born there, and I completed my medical graduation as well as post-graduation there. In which country and city are you living now? I am actually living in a small village in the Makkah region of Saudi Arabia. This village (Al Muwayh) is located bang in the south-central part of KSA and has a population of less than 7000. In fact, there are more camels and goats here than humans, as I jokingly say to my friends. How long have you lived in Saudi Arabia and how long are you planning to stay? I came... Read on...
  • American Expats Living in Croatia - Interview with Ana & Frank1 day ago Ana and Frank are currently living in Croatia, after moving here from Tampa Florida in 2010. Their family is not only a blended family because this is a second marriage for both of them, but they are also a blend of cultures on a journey to make a better life for...
  • American Expat Living in Italy - Interview with Scott2 days ago Scott Bergstein and Jessica Coup walked away from their lives in corporate America to grow olives in Puglia, the "heel of the boot" that is the Italian peninsula, and to radically change their lifestyle. Their journey has been much more than a simple relocation...
  • US Expat Living in France - Interview with Margery3 days ago Margery is a single mother of three children, living in a rural part of the South of France for a year to experience a different culture and travel as much as possible while in Europe. She loves to cook, eat, adventure and share all of this with family and...
  • Indian Expat Living in South Africa - Interview with Namrata5 days ago Namrata is an Indian expat living in Johannesburg. Not too long ago, she decided to quit her cushy job with an investment management firm in India to follow her husband to the rainbow nation – South Africa, and became a 'trailing spouse.' Namrata's expat blog is...
  • American Expat Living in South Korea - Interview with Alison6 days ago Alison and her partner in crime, Kenny, are currently living in South Korea. They met while teaching at an elementary school back in the U.S. and took their love of education and traveling abroad. These days, you can generally find Alison exploring and hiking...

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FCA warns insurers to treat clients fairly on pensions advice

In yet another move to protect savers at home and abroad from mis-sold investments, the FCA has warned insurers, IFAs and pension providers against disadvantaging clients when advising on the recent changes in annuity law. The regulator is to issue a set of guidelines telling pension providers and financial advice firms how to handle customers who wish to cash in their pension pots. According to the FCA, if the guidelines are not followed, sanctions or fines will be imposed. A spokesperson for the regulator said that providers and... Read on...

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  • Advice for expat confusion over living in Singapore 15 Apr Given that Singapore is now the most expensive world city for expat living, a few useful pointers can ensure financial survival as well as having a great time. Most expats arrive in the booming city aiming to stay several years at most, and rush out to rent an...
  • Figures show massive scale of LM fund sales by expat FAs14 Apr A year after the LM Investment Management Fund (LMIM) called in the administrators, figures have revealed the huge scale of sales of its Managed Performance Fund. Now referred to in the financial press as the latest in a long line of Ponzi schemes, the fund was...
  • Expat homeowners in Cyprus fear repossessions after new law stalls14 Apr A new law protecting expat homeowners in Cyprus from banks attempting to claw back bad debts through repossession has stalled in the island’s parliament. Expats on the island, many of whom are retirees, had expected the law to be passed within a few weeks,...
  • European Health Insurance Card fiction and fact 11 Apr Expats from EU member states as well as travellers may well be aware of the benefits of the EHIC, but there’s more confusion over its use nowadays than at any time in its 10-year history. A recent survey revealed that over 50 per cent of those travelling with...
  • Expats in Spain take to Twitter with their frustrations11 Apr Expat life in Spain, believed to be one long succession of sand, sea, sangria and sex, is taking a hit on Twitter, with foreign residents venting their frustrations online for all to read. ‘Only in Spain’ moments are being tweeted in all their often...
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