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Canadian Expat Living in Ireland - Interview with Grace

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 to travel and is attempting to take full advantage of having Ireland as home base to explore Europe. When Grace isn't thinking or writing about expat issues, she can be found practicing yoga, cooking, or listening to nerdy personal finance podcasts.... Read on...
  • Polish Expat Living in India - Interview with Renata3 weeks ago Renata Cieślak. A woman, a daughter, a wife, a sister, a mother, a friend – the one a lot like you! I am one of you. I share stories of life in India, love and happy expat motherhood, trying to find a balance between two cultures and two different continents....
  • American Expat Living in Singapore - Interview with Jennifer3 weeks ago Jennifer is an American embracing the expat life in Singapore. She enjoys travel, cooking, running and raising her two children. Jennifer's expat blog is called Blooming Expats (see listing here) This is the beach at Rawa Island Resort, a mere 3 hours away from...
  • British Expat Living in Germany - Interview with Paul2 months ago Paul is from a large town in the UK called Swindon. At more than one point, he told himself he would probably never live in another town or city in his life-time because Swindon had everything he needed.... How wrong he was. In 2014 Paul met a German girlfriend...
  • Australian Expat Living in Fiji - Interview with Somer2 months ago Somer is an Aussie expat living in Fiji, and founder of the website Me and Fiji, which is an information source for families looking to relocate to the island nation. She has lived in Fiji for many years with her family including her two Daughters and Husband. ...
  • British Expat Living in Germany - Interview with James3 months ago 10 years ago, James swapped England’s postindustrial West Midlands for the beautiful German city of Wiesbaden. Some old habits die hard. Nutella and coffee will never replace a Sunday morning cup of tea and bacon sandwich. His local adopted Bundesliga team are...

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Latest News

Expats in Qatar see leave cancelled and travel restrictions imposed

Expats living and working in Qatar are being banned form leaving the country after their agreed holiday periods were cancelled. According to expat engineers and executives working at Qatar Petroleum, the ban and cancellations began just one day after Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE and Egypt severed all links with the emirate due to its supposed support for militant groups. One British expat working at a subsidiary of state-owned Qatar Petroleum reported that he'd been told his exit permit and agreed holiday leave were... Read on...

Other Global News...

  • Survey shows Gulf states rising costs of living23 Jun In spite of readjustments in their local economies, Abu Dhabi and Dubai’s survey rankings have moved up, indicating more expense for expats in the region. The Mercers cost of living survey found that Dubai had risen one point to 20th most expensive world...
  • May offers EU citizens in UK chance to build up citizenship rights 23 Jun Billed as a ‘generous offer’, Theresa May’s Brexit statement on EU nationals in the UK gives those arriving lawfully before June 2019 the chance to build up similar rights to British citizens. The right to work and the right to claim healthcare and...
  • Shifting global economy good news for expat living22 Jun The oil price crash combined with increasing global nationalism over the past year has caused the global economy to shift, thus decreasing the cost of living in London and other expensive expat destinations. As a result of the global changes, the latest survey...
  • Massive increase in immigrants to New Zealand 22 Jun New Zealand’s net immigration figures have hit an all-time high as 73,000 more arrive than leave. According to figures for the month of May 2017, immigrants are still flooding to New Zealand in increasing numbers, led by would-be expats from the UK and...
  • Expat fury as votes for life left out of Queens Speech22 Jun Despite its being a Tory party promise in the last two UK elections, the long-awaited expat ‘votes for life’ was not included in the Queen’s Speech at the opening of the present parliament. The traditional Queen’s Speech, read out by the monarch at the...
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