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American Expat Living in Germany - Interview with Kari

Kari Martindale is a writer who blogs about her everyday debacles bumbling around Germany, posts the whereabouts of her hat, and generally laughs at life at karilogue.com. She is now working on "Some Guy’s Hat", a project that will take her to the 29 sites pinned to an old hat she picked up at a flea market in the Black Forest. Kari holds a Master’s in English (Linguistics) from George Mason University, a B.S. in Area Studies (Arabic) from Excelsior College, and was a candidate to graduate from the... Read on...
  • American Expat Living in New Zealand - Interview with Rhonda3 weeks ago Rhonda Albom is an American Expat living in New Zealand. She is a travel photographer, blogger and homeschool mum. Living north of Auckland, Rhonda enjoys summer yacht racing, coffee, writing, hiking and she leads a group young Girl Guides. When possible, along...
  • French Expat Living in Hong Kong - Interview with Saz3 weeks ago Saz is in her mid twenties and is a mix of three different cultures all in one person. She has lived in three different countries and likes to think that this has made her very adaptable person. But being an expat, one can never be adaptable enough! She’s...
  • American Expat Living in Switzerland - Interview with Margaret4 weeks ago Margaret is an American who fell in love with a Peruvian man and ended up following him to Zurich, Switzerland, where she now does her best to make a home. Her background is in research science, but in Switzerland she now spends her time teaching English,...
  • British Expat Living in Italy - Interview with Sue3 months ago Sue moved to Le Marche in Italy from London in the UK in May 2013 after falling in love with the country during a holiday. Sue has a passion for the new and exciting and has thrown herself into her new lifestyle head first. In her blog,...
  • Canadian Expat Living in Australia - Interview with Rita3 months ago Rita is a writer, blogger and crafter. She's a French Canadian woman, born and raised in Montréal, with a Lebanese background. She speaks French and Arabic and is now learning Italian. She practiced in Canada as a criminal lawyer for four years until a trip to...

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Latest News

Expats letting out UK homes face new mortgage problems

A new EU ruling may cause hassles for expats wishing to let out their UK homes using a buy-to-let mortgage whilst they work or live overseas. Until March next year, expats looking to take up a contract overseas are able to let out their UK property with the permission of their mortgage lender. After that date, new EU rules will compel mortgagees wishing to let their properties to prove they can afford the monthly payments on an existing loan or new buy-to-let mortgage. Expats planning to stay outside the UK for a considerable time... Read on...

Other Global News...

  • Missing expat Premium Bond prizewinners urged to claim their windfalls24 Sep Two British expats who’ve probably forgotten they’d bought Premium Bonds are sitting on a major windfall totalling £150,000. The UK’s Premium Bond scheme encouraged millions of post-war Britons to buy its shares at £1 each and take part in its monthly...
  • Spanish tax man hits out at expats with Gibraltar properties23 Sep British expats living in Spain who also own property in the British offshore financial hub of Gibraltar are being targeted by the Spanish tax authorities. The sovereignty of the famous Rock of Gibraltar has long been a thorn in the side of Spain, although...
  • Travel insurers refusing accident claims on alcohol grounds23 Sep A warning from the UK’s Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS)has accused travel insurers of turning down medical claims using a reference to alcohol in their small print. Expats who have private health insurance restricted to their country of residence and book...
  • Saudi banks to monitor expat account incomes in proportion to salaries22 Sep In a move designed to trace foreign workers with unofficial as well as officially permitted jobs, Saudi banks will now begin monitoring expat bank accounts for unexplained income. The move is aimed at expat workers in the kingdom who are receiving salaries for...
  • Expats in Thailand worried about long term stay prospects under junta22 Sep For decades, Thailand has been a favourite expat destination for Westerners due to its relaxed immigration rules, great weather and exotic culture, but the dream may be about to end. Traditionally, immigration laws were interpreted loosely, allowing long-term...
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