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Canadian Expat Living in Turkey - Interview with Christopher

Christopher is a twenty-something year old Canadian who finds himself living in the historic city of Istanbul. Teaching is his profession, but writing is no less a passion in his life, as evidenced by the large, diverse portfolio of work that can be found on his blog. Not to mention, Chris has been published in several esteemed magazines in many different countries, though he feels he is just beginning to scratch the surface of his writing career. Chris has spent time living in Norway, South Korea, Canada,... Read on...
  • American Expat Living in Saudi Arabia - Interview with Jennie3 days ago Jennie has visited over 49 countries and lived on four different continents. She is currently living in Saudi Arabia and working as an English Teacher. Jennie's expat blog is called Me and My Abaya (see listing here) The Rainbow Roundabout at the Khobar...
  • British Expat Living in Greece - Interview with Susan Athanasakou6 days ago Susan met her Greek husband nearly forty years ago when he was at university in England. When he finished his studies she accompanied him on his return to Greece,where they are still living today. Susan loves to spend her time on the beach, always has two or...
  • Irish Expat Living in Czech Republic Interview with James1 week ago James is a 29 year old Irish man currently living in the Czech town of Pardubice. Before moving to the Czech Republic he worked in retail in Dublin. He has a degree in Journalism from Dublin City University and is a passionate photographer. He started his blog...
  • British Expat Living in New Zealand Interview with Lynn1 week ago Lynn and her partner Tom are Brits who moved to Aoteoroa almost 7 years ago. Proud to now be New Zealand citizens, they have fully embraced life in The Land of the Long White Cloud. After learning to sail and buying a yacht called Pink Diamond they are now...
  • Canadian Expat Living in Costa Rica - Interview with Liisa1 week ago Liisa is a Canadian writer and author. She began her writing career specializing in the health sector, but as her life evolved, she began writing about being a location independent family living abroad with kids. These days, Liisa lives in Tamarindo, Costa Rica...

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Latest News

US Justice Department cracks down on Swiss banking privacy

Swiss banks are being hounded by the US Justice Department to reveal all details of USA citizens’ secret accounts. Prosecutions as well as FATCA are being used to force traditionally private Swiss banks to give up the full details of money in accounts held by expats attempting to avoid paying tax in their home country. Switzerland was one of the last countries to sign up for the controversial US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. Credit Suisse and USB were the first banks to be hit by billions in fines for not revealing the full... Read on...

Other Global News...

  • Confusion hits expat female dependents in Saudi over teaching jobs29 Oct The reversal of an official Saudi announcement allowing dependent expat female teachers to work in private schools without sponsorship transfers has confused and disappointed those affected. Expat dependents whose husbands held their sponsorship papers were...
  • Is investing in the Chinese property market the way to go28 Oct China’s increasing popularity for an overseas career move gives rise to the question of investing in its property market for expats fortunate enough to have secured long-term employment Rumours that real estate in China is heading for a US-style meltdown are...
  • US expat woes increase thanks to FATCA28 Oct A recent survey undertaken with a sample of US expats living in popular destinations revealed that almost three-quarters of respondents had considered voluntarily renouncing their citizenship to avoid the onerous FATCA requirements. The complications of...
  • Experts warn life expectancy is useless in financial planning27 Oct According to financial experts, estimates of life expectancy are of no use in cashflow modelling as the calculations might result in the loss of all capital before retirement. In an address given at the annual conference of the Institute of Financial Planning,...
  • Survey shows Asian hubs offer more bang for the expat buck27 Oct The recently-published annual HSBC Expat survey has revealed that Asian locations offer the most affordable costs of living due to their cheaper accommodation, utility charges and groceries. The well-regarded survey, based on expats’ ability to afford...
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