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Located on the north-east of the United States, Philadelphia is the 6th agglomeration of the country. First capital of the US where the Declaration of Independence was signed, the city enjoys a strong historic heritage to discover when settling here.

Philly is also a major cultural and artistic center, attracting expats looking for job opportunities and an insight in the heart of the American culture.

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The expatriate guide to Philadelphia is your reference tool to carry out your expatriation project for you and your family. You will find useful information and advice on how to make a success of your life in Philadelphia

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If you are moving to the United States and plan to have a full-time job, it is likely that you will need to find someone to look after your children. Expats moving to the U.S. will have many types of childcare services available. The most common options are family care and daycare programs.

Most people want to bring their pet with them when moving to a new country. It is the responsibility of the pet owner to make sure their pet has met the U.S. entry requirements. Be sure to consult both your airline and the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to review the regulations for your pet prior to travelling.

Moving is stressful and requires good planning. If you decide to relocate to the USA, a shipping company will greatly reduce the stress of moving your belongings internationally as they will coordinate both the removal of your things as well as all documents needed to clear customs. It is also recommended that expats use carriers affiliated with the International Federation of International Movers (FIDI). To find a carrier or a removal company use the Internet, consult the yellow pages or take a look at the links below.

There are various ways to move around in the United States. Destination, convenience, and budget will be important factors in helping you determine which is best for you.

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Izabella comes from Sønderjylland, in the South of Denmark, but has been travelling since she was five. After spending years in England, she met her prince charming and decided to move to Texas, in the USA when she turned 19. Hyggjaa, her blog, is about her wanderings, her struggles to find her place and her pursuit of the ...

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