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American Expat Living in Scotland - Interview with Lauren

As much as Lauren loved Chicago, she’d wanted to live abroad since her first trip to Paris at age 15. She hadn't heard of Aberdeen, Scotland before but jumped at the chance to become an expat when her husband’s company provided the opportunity. The couple, along with their dog Stella, made the jump over the pond, saying farewell to hot dogs and embracing haggis. Her blog HotDogstoHaggis provides advice and lessons learned for future expats, travel tips and itineraries for Scotland and International... Read on...
  • German Expat Living in Spain - Interview with Ina1 week ago Ina is a German expat living in Barcelona, Spain. Over the last 15 years she has been living in numerous countries: it all started with a yearlong Erasmus exchange in Grenoble, France, which probably triggered her travel bug. She has been moving around as an expat...
  • Scottish Expat Living in Hong Kong - Interview with Joanna3 weeks ago Joanna is a Hong Kong blogger from Scotland. When she first moved to Hong Kong, she struggled to find lots of up-to-date information about the city online, so decided to start her own blog. Joanna works in digital marketing for a large media agency in Hong Kong -...
  • American Expat Living in Colombia - Interview with Danielle2 months ago Long story short, Danielle grew up in Oregon, spent five years in the U.S. Navy, met her husband and was married in San Diego, got a master's degree in library science and is now the 'accompanying family' living in Colombia while her spouse completes a 2 year work...
  • American Expat Living in France - Interview with Christy2 months ago The "What Up, Swags?!" journey began when Christy Swagerty, "Swags," left California in 2011 to chase her dream of playing volleyball professionally overseas. She was signed to a team in Belgium, then moved to play in France, and hasn't looked back since! Swags...
  • British Expat Living in Canada - Interview with Emma & Stewart2 months ago Emma And Stewart left Cambridge, England in September 2014 and headed off on a Canadian adventure. Emma had always dreamed of doing some long term travelling and working abroad seemed like the perfect solution to ensuring the money doesn't run out. Fortunately...

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British expats may require health insurance for treatment in homeland

Brits living abroad face the prospect of needing medical insurance to be treated back home, regardless of whether or not they have been paying into the country’s healthcare system. The UK’s Department of Health says that visitors to the country have been allowed to use a number of NHS services, but that they cost the NHS in the region of £1.8bn a year. Recent reports have suggested that the UK is becoming increasingly popular for “medical tourism”, with visitors taking advantage of the free treatments on offer. As a way of... Read on...

Other Global News...

  • British expat arrested for German’s killing has assault record28 Jul A British expat arrested in connection to the killing of a German man in the Spanish town of Mijas has served jail time in the UK for assault. Ross Moore, 30, was arrested and jailed after a bar fight near to his then Exmouth home in 2012. Moore, and...
  • Expat millionaires’ date ends in legal dispute24 Jul A French oil expert and a former Japanese model have become embroiled in a legal spat after meeting on a millionaires’ dating website. Charles Miriel, 67, and Nan Itakura, 44, met on millionairematch.com and met in person for the first time in the Spanish...
  • Expat Brits arrested over Spain pub killing24 Jul Spanish police have arrested two British men in connection with the killing of a German in a bar fight in the Spanish town of La Cala de Mijas. Forty-six-year-old Ingo Dewitz died in the southern Spanish resort town’s Captain’s Bar after being hit twice on...
  • No vote for Canadian expats abroad for 5 years23 Jul Canadians who have been residing overseas for over five years will not be permitted to vote in their country’s general elections in October. The Ontario Court of Appeal ruled on Monday after a 2-1 split decision that any Canadian who has lived abroad for at...
  • Barclays to close expat accounts unless six-figure sum deposited23 Jul Expat in a number of countries face the prospect of their Barclays Bank accounts being closed down unless they have a balance of at least £100,000. The bank announced that it would close down accounts that were not worth £100,000 within a couple of months,...
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