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Expat Living in Ireland - Interview with Jay

Jay Murphy is a 54 year old retiree from the USA who retired 3 years ago from the US government (both as a civilian and in the military) having worked as an IT manager for 30 years. Having spent many years living and working in overseas locations, living overseas in Europe was a pretty easy decision for him made that much easier after the recent US election. He has been married to his wife, Kathy, for just about 30 years and has no children except for a little dog named Rudy, who joined them on their move to... Read on...
  • American Expat Living in Spain - Interview with Kate2 weeks ago People say don’t fall in love when you go abroad because you won’t come back...and based on my experience, they’re totally right. After graduating from college with a communications degree I headed to Spain for a teaching exchange program. The plan was to...
  • South African Expat Living in South Korea - Interview with Monique and Chris2 weeks ago Monique and Chris are two newly married adventurers, currently living and working in rural South Korea. Having grown up in South Africa, they are both adrenaline junkies, enjoying skydiving, scuba diving, and general craziness. They met when studying Theatre, and...
  • Irish Expat Living in Bahamas - Interview with Catherine2 weeks ago Originally from Northern Ireland, Catherine always wanted to wander. She tried out a few places before settling down in the Caribbean where she makes her living as a writer and blogs on the side to share travelling tips, an insight into the tropical expat life and...
  • American Expat Living in Scotland - Interview with Ashley2 months ago Ashley is originally from Florida, but made Washington, DC her home. She moved to Scotland two years ago, due to a thing called love, and started Cheers Blondie to share her adventures and unique outlook on living and working abroad. Ashley's expat blog is called...
  • Canadian Expat Living in Ireland - Interview with Grace3 months ago Grace is a two-time expat, having first moved from Canada to the US as a university student, then subsequently moving to Ireland in 2016. She lives and breathes expat issues, as her profession happens to be in US expat tax and global mobility consulting. She loves...

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Latest News

Sudden rise in British deaths in Thailand gives cause for concern

A British Foreign and Commonwealth Office report has shown the 2016 death rate figures of British citizens in Thailand increased by 27 per cent over the 2015 total. The FCO report, issued after the granting of a Freedom of Information request, showed the total number of deaths of British citizens in Thailand had jumped by over a quarter in 2016, and included a dramatic rise occurring in expats and tourists over 50 years of age. In this group, the increase over the 2015 figure of 281 deaths was 35 per cent, bringing the 2016 total to... Read on...

Other Global News...

  • Expats in Dubai urged to avoid long term insurance based investment plans 22 Aug New arrivals in Dubai are being warned about commission-hungry IFAs peddling totally unsuitable, expensive long-term investment plans. Advice to expats starting out on the adventure of working in the Gulf States often includes the fact that retirement plans...
  • Learning Arabic gives expat professionals a competitive edge 22 Aug Despite having long-term careers in Arab countries, the majority of expats admit they’ve either failed to learn enough Arabic to get by or have no interest in learning the language. One popular English language newspaper, the Khaleej Times, recently...
  • Expats in Thailand warned to watch out for diphtheria 21 Aug Almost totally eradicated in most world countries due to inoculations, diphtheria is still a risk for expats and visitors to Thailand. The potentially deadly disease is caused by a bacterial infection which attacks the nose, throat and windpipe, causing severe...
  • Expat teachers offered serious cash bonuses to work in New Zealand 21 Aug New Zealand’s education minister is renewing a previously cancelled cash bonus scheme aimed at persuading expat teachers to fill Auckland’s desperate teaching shortages. Education Minister Nicky Kaye announced the New Zealand government will invest a...
  • Retired US expats can live the good life on a budget 21 Aug As prices increase across the USA, more and more retirees are becoming expats enjoying a better quality of life at far less cost. Americans, it seems, aren’t great at saving for retirement. A recent report released by the Economic Policy Institute suggests...
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