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South African Expat Living in Belgium - Interview with Maxine

Maxine of WhyIamNotSkinny is a South African who moved to Belgium 6years ago. Maxine is someone who loves food ... reading about it, making it, eating it and sharing it, she started her blog just over 2years ago for the sole purpose of sharing her food experiences - something she thought that only her parents would read, but in reality has turned into a real passion for her. She shares her life with her wonderful husband (otherwise known as HIM in her blog) and looks forward to sharing more scrumptious treats! Maxine's expat blog is called Why I am not Skinny (see listing here) Eating croq (toasted cheese & ham sandwich) in BrusselsHere's the interview with Maxine... Where are you originally from? South Africa (having lived in Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth & Cape Town) In which country and city are you living now? Currently residing in Brussels, Belgium How long have you lived in Belgium and how long are you planning to stay? 6years have already been spent in Brussels... and there is no time limit on how long we expect to stay. Why did you move to Belgium and... Read on...
  • Polish Expat Living in Bolivia - Interview with Danuta Stawarz1 day ago ART HISTORIAN by education, PHOTOGRAPHER with passion, TEACHER with experience, TRAVELLER with curiosity and BLOGGER by choice. Danuta Stawarz's expat blog is called Bolivia - In My Eyes (see listing here) Move!Here's the interview with Danuta Stawarz... Where...
  • American Expat Living in British Virgin Islands - Interview with Chrissann2 days ago Chrissann Nickel is writer, yoga girl, crazy toucan lady, and American expat, loving life and all its quirks on a little island in the Caribbean. Chrissann's expat blog is called Women Who Live on Rocks (see listing here) Fish feeding at www.sabarock.comHere's...
  • Australian Expat Living in Netherlands - Interview with Caitlyn4 days ago Caitlyn is a twenty-something Australian living in the Netherlands. Seven years ago she crammed her life into a backpack affectionately called 'the Beast' and hit the road, anxious to see all the world's Olympic sites. Needless to say, she got a bit distracted...
  • American Expat Living in Taiwan - Interview with Christian5 days ago Christian is a Texan living abroad in Taipei, Taiwan. She teaches ESL English and good writing skills to students looking to go abroad. She has based her life around traveling and finding new cultures because she can't seem to sit still for long and has an even...
  • Indian Expat Living in Saudi Arabia - Interview with Taher6 days ago 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...

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Should expats be wary of cashing in their pensions under the new rules

Experts are warning that UK retirees living overseas may face tax implications if they choose to cash in their defined contribution pension pots. The new rules outlined in the chancellor’s 14 March Budget speech appeared to offer enhanced flexibility, but the finer details have yet to be worked out. Although the present rules as regards forced annuity purchases are to be scrapped and savers will be allowed to withdraw the total amount or opt for flexible pension drawdowns, cash taken from the pot will be liable for tax in the year... Read on...

Other Global News...

  • Brit expats flee Spain due to troubled economy 23 Apr A recent data release has revealed that the number of British expats officially registered as living in Spain decreased in 2013 by 20 per cent. The official number of Britons living in the crisis-hit country as recorded by town hall registers totalled 385,179...
  • UK Consumer Panel fears risks for savers after budget annuity shock22 Apr When the Consumer Panel published its damning report on annuity sales at the end of last year, no-one expected reform to arrive as early as the March 2014 budget. However, now that the dust is beginning to settle, the Panel is concerned over risks for...
  • Do expats remember what drove them mad in their home countries22 Apr Following an amusing take in the expat media about frustrating experiences in the host country, do expats still remember what drove them crazy in their countries of birth? It’s easy, once the trauma of moving across half the world has subsided, to forget what...
  • Public sector pension QROPS transfers under fire21 Apr Public sector workers and civil servants are being warned by pension experts that they may be barred from transferring their pension pots to a QROPS. UK chancellor George Osborne has already stated that different pension rules may be introduced for pension...
  • Innovative graph shows global migrant flow over 20 years21 Apr Researchers have published a graph showing the migrant pattern between countries over the last 20 years. Many believe the 21st century to be the century of migration, with surveys suggesting that more people than ever before are keen to try for a new life...
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