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Dutch Expat Living in Norway - Interview with Inge

Since moving to Trondheim, Norway, Inge is absolutely smitten with Norwegian culture. Or maybe she already was... But now it has found its way onto her blog as well. Inge's expat blog is called Pure Cottongrass (see listing here) One of the lovely streets of Bakklandet.Here's the interview with Inge... Where are you originally from? From the small, but cosy, Netherlands. In which country and city are you living now? I am currently living in the beautiful city of Trondheim, Norway. How long have you... Read on...
  • British Expat Living in Spain - Interview with Maria2 weeks ago Maria is a thirty something freelance graphic & web designer. She was born in the Philippines but raised in England from the age of 10. Having had enough of the rat race and being fortunate enough to have the freedom to work from anywhere in the world, Maria and...
  • German Expat Living in China - Interview with Anna3 weeks ago Anna is a freelance illustrator and portrait artist in her late 20s, with a passion for Martial Arts and Chinese culture. She was born in Russia, grew up in Germany and studied in the UK. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and graduated with a masters degree in...
  • American Expat Living in Italy - Interview with Sophie3 weeks ago Sophie moved to Italy in the fall of 2011 when her professional-hockey-player-husband signed a contract with a team in Cortina d'Ampezzo, located in the beautiful Dolomites. Ever since, Sophie and her husband have split their time between Cortina and Steamboat...
  • American Expat Living in India - Interview with Neil1 month ago Neil moved to Chennai in January 2010. He read a lot of books and did a lot of research before coming to India, but nothing could have prepared him for what he experienced trying to start his own business and then working with a mid-sized family-owned Indian...
  • American Expat Living in Portugal - Interview with Joy2 months ago Joy Hanford is a Midwestern American writer and artist. When she was a little girl, she know exactly what she wanted to be when she grew up then she forgot then she remembered. She spends her week filling pages in her sketchbook with stories and adventures, and...

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Brits over 50 seeking more adventurous lifestyle abroad

A large number of Brits over the age of 50 are looking to travel for at least part of the year after regretting not doing so when they were younger. One in four UK citizens say they would like to live overseas for part of the year, particularly during the cold winter months, while three in four admit that travelling is now top of their ‘to do’ list. Meanwhile, nine in 10 people describe the fact they did not travel in their younger years as a regret. The research, carried out by insurance company Staysure, shows that more and... Read on...

Other Global News...

  • Nutmeg may offer expats its new pension scheme27 Feb After launching an online pension, investment manager Nutmeg has said it may consider offering it to expats living in certain jurisdictions. At present, the new initiative is only targeting UK-based people, but the firm has admitted it is open to the idea of...
  • Irish trekker in Singapore hospital after collapsing in Indonesia27 Feb An Irish physiotherapist working in an Indonesian hospital is being cared for in a Singapore hospital after collapsing during a volcano trek last week. Twenty-two-year-old Lisa Orsi, who works in Bright Vision Hospital in Hougang, was hiking up a volcano last...
  • Saudi Arabia approves Chile as domestic helper source26 Feb Domestic helpers from Chile will now be allowed to apply for work in Saudi Arabia, announced the country’s Labour Ministry. The workers from the South American country will have seven different roles to choose from – four for men and three for women. The...
  • French expat kidnapped in Yemen was due to leave26 Feb A French expat abducted in the Yemeni capital Sanaa was scheduled to leave the country just days later, revealed her employer. Development worker Isabelle Prime, 30, had been working for Ayala Consulting in the Middle Eastern country on a World Bank-funded...
  • UK: Changes to pension tax to affect expats25 Feb British retirees looking to cash in their pensions could benefit because of changes to the rules regarding withdrawing lump sums that will be introduced in April. The new regulations do not require a person to buy an annuity, while an added bonus for those...
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