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The United States is the most popular expat destination. This North-American country attracts expatriates from all over the world with its gorgeous landscapes, international firms, prestigious universities, and the opportunity to succeed in each of its 50 States. Professionals, expat families, retirees and foreign students can live in the US a unique expat experience, achieving their American dream.

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Since the early days of San Francisco, the local economy has thrived mainly on trade and shipping. The city is not only a centre of global trade but also a major financial hub. San Francisco's economic activities have supported and attracted a wide range of industries. For example, the Bay Area is home to a lot of technological companies - which is why it is considered as the heart of technological innovation. SF is also home to some 30 international financial institutions, and many scientific research and laboratories, not to mention the world's fourteenth largest airport.

Culture is the foundation of any society or country, even if it significantly varies from one city or region to another. Learn the ways in which you should behave in a particular city is therefore important, regardless of the duration of your stay, as it will determine the time you will take to adapt. So if you are planning to relocate to San Francisco, here are some essential tips to help you adjust to the local culture.

Moving into a new city can be overwhelming, especially if you do not have prior experience of ever getting out of your comfort zone. One of the basic tasks that every expat tries to achieve is to build a reliable social network in their new city. Unfortunately, many expats go about this the wrong way, and instead of building a network, they make themselves into a social defunct. There are ways to build a social network in San Francisco, so here are some tips to help you find your way. These ways are referred to as network etiquette.

San Francisco is one of the world's most beautiful cities with a lot of tourist and recreational centres. Even if you're initially moving there for work, there are so many ways in which you can relax and enjoy free time, whether alone, with friends or with your family. Expat.com has compiled a non-exhaustive list of leisure activities you can indulge in to escape the bustling city life.

The thought of working in the Bay Area of San Francisco looks attractive to foreign professionals from around the world. Indeed, the city has a lot to offer to those looking for better career prospects and quality of life, but what about the local work environment. Are you prepared to take the leap of faith and thrive professionally in a new city? Here is what you need to know about the local work culture in San Francisco.

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