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Should you take a sabbatical year abroad?
Should you take a sabbatical year abroad?
Taking a sabbatical year abroad is considered a character-building experience that fosters personal growth and prepares young people for the working world in a unique way. It can also be their first time living in another country. While popular in some countries, the concept of a sabbatical year is far from universally embraced. Some countries worry about the "gap" it creates on a resume and other negative impressions it might leave with recruiters. Let's have a closer look.
News highlights of the week: Surge in exports
This week in Mauritius was marked by significant developments across various fronts. Here's a breakdown.
Can you stay affiliated with your home country's health system?
According to the current Italian prime minister, it could soon be possible for Italian expats to benefit from healthcare in Italy while living abroad. In fact, a bill proposed by the Fratelli d'Italia party aims to allow this against an annual contribution of 1,500 euros to the national health system (SSN). 
How to plan an international relocation
So you're relocating overseas. After sorting out your visa and residence permit paperwork, it's time to make the move. But before you dive into packing, some essential things must be considered. What is the cost of an international relocation? Are you planning to bring all your belongings, or would you rather travel light? Do you intend to hire professional movers or handle everything by yourself? Here are some practical tips to help you navigate the process.
Moving abroad? Here's who can watch pet while you're away
Moving abroad without your cat or dog can feel overwhelming, and planning a move with a pet can be complicated. Besides the high costs of pet travel, there might also be various restrictions in your host country. So, what are your options if you choose not to bring your pet with you? Here are our tips for a smooth transition.
Environment Bill : Towards a more sustainable Mauritius?
Amidst Mauritius' pressing environmental challenges, the government has introduced an ambitious bill aimed at replacing the outdated Environmental Protection Act. This legislative move holds significant potential for shaping the nation's ecological trajectory.
Countries with the best work benefits for expats
When you accept a new job offer abroad, it's not only the salary that matters; benefits matter, too. Relocation assistance, flexible/remote working provisions, healthcare coverage, paid time off, and childcare benefits – all of these can make a big difference in how easy it is to adjust to life as an expat worker. 
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