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The best startup environments in the world
Startups are certainly about the idea, but they are also about location. Where you launch your startup can make all the difference in how quickly your business progresses and how successful ...
Startups are certainly about the idea, but they are also about location. Where you launch your startup ...
Qatar
Dream big and work hard: A Filipino couple in Qatar
Have you ever imagined starting a new life abroad without anything set in ...
Work
Jobs for digital nomads: Travel and work remotely
You want to find your passions again, to dedicate your time to a job that ...
Everyday life
The power of food: Feel at home in a foreign ...
Think of all the times that food has helped you feel better ...
Everyday life
5 ways to document your expat adventures
Expatriation is synonymous to adventures and discoveries ...
Children
Flying with your baby
We are on the move more than ever — international air ...
Turkey
How a Kiwi expat found home away from home
Teacher Alan Scott first moved to Turkey in 1995 and, when ...
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Poland
Interesting facts about Poland you might not ...
Every country has its unique charms that attract foreigners ...
Banks and finance
Tips for living abroad on a budget
One of the most important parts of life abroad, if you ...
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Banks and finance
In which cities do you have the strongest ...
There are some people lucky enough to enjoy a life of ...
Moving
Moving abroad with your family
The excitement and anticipation when moving abroad goes ...
Schools & studies
My homeschooling journey from Guinea-Bissau to ...
Homeschooling is not for everyone. However, when you are ...
Children
What are some of the best things countries ...
Becoming a parent is an undoubtedly joyous event, however ...
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Work
Teaching English abroad: Why, how and where
For fluent or native English speakers, teaching English ...
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Germany
Falling for Germany as an American expat
Krisa decided to pack up and move to Braunschweig, Germany ...
Moving
Settling in and first-time mistakes to avoid ...
When you move to a country for the first time, you are ...
Qatar
From island life to desert oasis: Making it in ...
After spending time working with her parents, Maria took ...
Moving
How to move abroad with just your luggage
Unless you are a serial expat, moving abroad with just a ...
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Everyday life
The lives and travels of young expat bloggers
More and more young people are looking overseas for their ...
Work
Which countries offer the most annual leave?
There's nothing quite like a nice holiday or even just ...
Finland
Staying close to home: From Russia to Finland
You don't have to go too far from home to experience a ...
Moving
Best cities for Millennials
Millennials are much maligned by older generations, but ...
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Singapore
From Sweden to Singapore: A story worth telling
Aspiring writer Ellie's boyfriend received a job offer ...
Moving
Making a new house a home
A big part of making your move abroad successful is making ...
Everyday life
Earth Day: Environmentally conscious expat ...
Earth Day is only a few hours away, and we at Expat.com are ...
Tanzania
An artistic adventure: Expat life in Tanzania
After leaving England to travel the world, Ali Dunnell ...
Visas
Australia and New Zealand announce working visa ...
Australia and New Zealand have long been popular ...
Leisure
World festivals you shouldn't miss this May
“April showers bring May flowers”, the saying ...
Formalities
Getting your residency through property ...
Obtaining residency as an expat can sometimes be an arduous ...
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Guatemala
From a writer's perspective: Expat David ...
Expat and author David Anicetti expatriated in Guatemala 24 ...

Interviews


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Indonesia
Small town to bustling city: Expat life in Surabaya
Wayne yearned for something bigger than the small-town life he had grown accustomed to, and decided to explore what ...
Spain
Spain: An American couple finding their roots
Having visited the country before they met each other, American couple and business-owners Amalia and Eric decided to ...
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England
How we became an American expat family in England
When an opportunity comes, you better grab it. This is exactly what Swapna from the United States and her family did ...

Blogs of the month


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Everyday life
5 expat bloggers reveal their recipe for happiness
Are you about to move abroad and make the tough decision to leave your many cookbooks behind? Never mind, because ...
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Moving
The best of Europe: Five blogs for five cities
What do Dublin, London, The Hague, Parma, and Galicia have in common? — Sorry, all being European cities, even ...
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Germany
Willkommen: The best expat blogs from Germany
Germany with its thriving economy, robust democracy, and liberal outlook is one of Central Europe's most inviting ...

Insights from professionals


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Spain
Expat, international analyst, commentator and writer, Alana ...
Alana Moceri is a university professor at Universidad Europea in Madrid. Being an American expat in Spain, her areas of ...
Schools & studies
Fred Swaniker: The Ghanaian expat who reimagined university
Fred Swaniker is the man behind the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg and ALU in Mauritius and Rwanda. Fred ...
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Work
Want to boost your career and life success? Time to move abroad
During the past 30 years Perry Yeatman has built the career and life of her dreams. She has worked with world leaders, ...

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