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Canadian Expat Living in Australia - Interview with Rita

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 Italy in 2006 changed her life. She moved to Melbourne and she completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism at RMIT University. Now that she has reconnected with her love for writing, she is working on editing her first novel and thinks that... Read on...
  • American Expat Living in Botswana - Interview with Tamara1 week ago Tamara is currently a Peace Corps Local Government Capacity Building volunteer serving in Botswana. She enjoys traveling, cooking watching HBO's GIRLS and the Walking Dead. She also enjoys learning how to build Wordpress blogs. She left the hectic life as a...
  • South African Expat Living in Namibia - Interview with Tracey1 week ago Tracey, her husband Ryan, and cat, packed up and left the demanding city of Johannesburg, South Africa to move to the desert (Namibia) in 2013. They had been looking to move abroad and experience life in other countries so when Ryan got an opportunity to work in...
  • American Expat Living in New Zealand - Interview with Ellen & Scott1 week ago Ellen and Scott have lived overseas since 2001 - first in Scotland and then in New Zealand. They both have anthropology degrees and love to explore other cultures. When Ellen was transferred to Glasgow, it was an incredible opportunity to experience life in...
  • Indian Expat Living in United Arab Emirates - Interview with Mita2 weeks ago Mita is a communications specialist who lives and breathes technology and social media. She enjoys good food, the odd tipple, good company, and a good book. She is a self-confessed TV addict. She moved to Dubai in 1989 and hasn't looked back. She runs a small...
  • American Expat Living in France - Interview with Marina2 weeks ago Marina is a twenty-something American who now lives in Paris. She works for the education department of a museum, and she loves encouraging people to use their imaginations when looking at art. Having lived in Paris for almost four years, she has spent a lot of...

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Latest News

Has UK government declared open season on expats

Hard on the heels of the projected loss of tax allowances, the banking clampdown on expat accounts and credit cards and other punitive measures comes the threat of expat tax errors being criminalised. As if frozen pensions, cancelled winter fuel allowances, disenfranchisement and the dysfunctional passport replacement changes weren’t enough, it seems that the government is continuing to dream up more ways of wrecking overseas pensioners’ lives. The latest news that an error or oversight in declarations of overseas income will... Read on...

Other Global News...

  • French villagers rescue expat couple from neighbours from hell22 Aug An elderly British couple living in a French village were rescued by villagers after the neighbours from hell had trapped them in their home. The retired couple had moved to France to live their dream in a quiet mountain village, but found themselves living...
  • Best 10 low tax jurisdictions for wealthy expats21 Aug The rash of changes in international tax laws have caused difficulties for wealthy would-be expats, but the globe still holds a number of low-tax jurisdictions happy to accept large pension pots and savings. A recent investigation revealed the top ten most...
  • Dubai companies report expats work less during the hot season 21 Aug Given the number of expats from colder European climes who are living and working in Dubai, the news that workplace productivity declines in proportion to temperature increases is no surprise. Although new arrivals from the winter snows in many countries...
  • UK expats encouraged to complain about treatment by UK banks21 Aug British citizens living overseas are being urged to complain to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) about unfair treatment by onshore UK banks. The controversy over the treatment of UK expats by onshore banks is ratcheting up after calls to report...
  • Expats who lost homes during Marbella blaze still awaiting compensation21 Aug Expat victims of the devastating fire which razed part of Marbella and Mijas in 2012 are still waiting for compensation from the Spanish authorities. Although the region is finally returning to its full glory after three years, victims who lost their homes and...
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