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Moving to Dubai - #3 Pet Shipping, Bringing Your Dog to Dubai

When we considered moving to Dubai, the dog was always a part of the equation and at no time did we contemplate leaving her behind. Ok maybe we did for one or two seconds when we realized the extent of the task we had ahead of ourselves, not to mention the cost. But she has firmly become part of the family and where we go, she will go. That being said, moving a dog to Dubai is a complicated process and a decent amount of preparation is required. I did a lot of research about how to move a dog to Dubai, whether Dubai was dog friendly, where the best place is to live in Dubai... Read on...

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American Expat Living in Ireland - Interview with Bill and Shari Burke

Shari is an anthropologist and essayist who is interested in the intersection of culture and everyday life in her observations and writing. She also creates things with yarn. Bill is an anthropologist and a photographer with a keen eye who notices things most other people overlook. He also enjoys walking and hiking. Bill and Shari Burke's expat blog is called Somewhere in Ireland (see listing here) Main StreetHere's the interview with Bill and Shari Burke... Where are you originally from? Bill grew up in... Read on...
  • Danish Expat Living in China - Interview with Line5 days ago Line Fricke has recently finished her Master's degree at Copenhagen Business School. During her studies she has lived, worked and studied in Copenhagen, London, New York and by following her path she is now located in Shanghai where she studys mandarin and explore...
  • American Expat Living in Germany - Interview with Anthony1 week ago Born and raised in Rochester, New York, Anthony is in his late 20s and currently resides in Nuremberg, Germany. He has a finance degree from Penn State University (Class of 2009) which set the foundation for his current career path. In August of 2013, after...
  • British Expat Living in France - Interview with ema1 week ago Ema and her husband Peter moved to rural Limousin in South West France at the end of 2013. Leaving Brighton and busy city life behind. They are following their dream to live and run their business De Tout Coeur Limousin. Offering affordable wellbeing & creative...
  • American Expat Living in Panama - Interview with Cindy1 week ago Cindy and David are world travelers and former high school teachers. They decided to retire in Panama after visiting there 4 years ago. They thought they had a few more years in the classroom before retiring but Panama kept pulling them so they retired early. ...
  • American Expat Living in Bolivia - Interview with Jessica1 week ago After launching her journalism career and living the dream in the Hawaiian islands, Jessica took off for South America in search of more adventure. Photographing her way through eight countries, she finally landed in Bolivia where she now lives with her partner in...

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Report identifies UAE as plagued by misbehaving Brits

The annual British Behaviour Abroad report brings bad news for British tourists and expats working in the UAE, as the number of those arrested for bad behaviour has soared since 2012. Attempt to blame the results of the report solely on British tourists in the region are likely to fail due to a strong decline in temporary visitors to the desert emirates. Comparative numbers tell the tale, with tourism declining during the last two years by 25 percent, and the number of UK expats working in the region staying steady at around 100,000... Read on...

Other Global News...

  • FCA warns against FAs pushing risky SIPPS assets21 Jul A recent warning from the UK’s Financial Conduct Agency concerns financial advisors who transfer clients’ occupational pension funds to SIPPS containing risky assets. In a recent article, CEO of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) Mark Neale...
  • Expat drinkers in Vietnam dismayed at early closing proposals 21 Jul The recently announced proposal that watering holes in Vietnam should close between 22:00 and 06:00 is causing dismay amongst expats living and working in the Southeast Asian country. The prohibition on the sale of alcohol from as early as 22:00 is believed to...
  • When is a QROPS a QNUPs and vice versa21 Jul For expats living overseas and fast approaching retirement age, investing their pension pot in the most tax effective manner can be very confusing. QROPS, QNUPS and SIPPS have been around for some years now, but many soon-to-be retirees could be forgiven for...
  • Will expat consumers benefit financially from UK pension reform17 Jul Now that the initial shock of the UK’s March budget pension reform announcement has faded, it’s time to evaluate the reasons behind it and the real-time financial benefits to retirees. Analysts are suggesting that the innovative policy wasn’t motivated...
  • Thailand visa crackdown causes fear and confusion17 Jul Long-stay travellers, tourists wishing to extend their stay and expats in Thailand are faced with a crackdown on the interpretation of tourist visas. Formerly, many longer-stay tourists and expats in the kingdom were allowed to make regular border runs to Laos,...
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