The magazine for expats

International Volunteering: a rewarding experience
Moving abroad is often motivated by the quest of new career prospects, attractive wages, a higher standard of living, as well as quality of life. However, not everyone chooses the same ...
Moving abroad is often motivated by the quest of new career prospects, attractive wages, a higher ...
Everyday life
The 3 common traps expats fall into when trying to learn a language
You want to go abroad or have just settled there. You are wondering how to ...
China
Why Shanghai is the perfect place for a business school...
Ahead of the Expat Show Shanghai which will be on from the 20th to the 22nd of ...
Planning for the worst-case scenario in a ...
Many expatriates neglect proper planning for the event of ...
China
Two expat students talk about life in Shanghai
Ahead of the Expat Show Shanghai to be held from September ...
Everyday life
Friday the 13th: Superstitions from around the ...
The Friday the 13th superstition is thought to originate ...
Work
Shanghai: Entrepreneur Mike tells us about ...
Ahead of the Expat Show Shanghai which will be on from the ...
USA
United States: E1 and E2 Visas terms to change ...
The changes will only be operated as from the 26th of ...
Work
Africa: an upcoming International Business Hub
Countries on the African continent have come a long way ...
Spain
Barcelona’s population is half expatriate !
Almost half of Barcelona’s residents are foreign-born ...
Everyday life
The ten phrases expats could do without when ...
Announcing your moving abroad plans to your loved ones is ...
Formalities
What’s the deal with Brexit?
Parliament has been suspended by Boris Johnson and whether ...
Health system
Epidemics: How to remain safe?
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared their 10th ...
Brazil
Amazon rainforest fires: Expats on ground speak
It has been more or less a month since the Amazon ...
Work
When home comes calling...
Programa regressar or the return program has recently been ...
Everyday life
A few tips to make farewells smoother
Making the decision to live abroad can be an exciting ...
Hong Kong
Expats in Hong Kong: Are they considering a ...
It has been six months since the unrest started in Hong ...
Everyday life
The free mobile apps revolutionising ...
Gone are the days where the only way expats had to keep in ...
Everyday life
Surprise as Vancouver becomes world’s ...
Vancouver is the world’s friendliest city, according ...
Canada
Quebec now one of the safest cities in the world
Quebec appears third in the ranking of the world’s ...
Japan
Is Tokyo becoming the number one student hub?
Tokyo is the second best city for students according to the ...
Children
Once an expat, always an expat?
You can live for years in a foreign country and still never ...
Work
Best cities for work-life balance
There is no way around it. If you’re uprooting your ...
Children
Dealing with your Third Culture Kid
Work, curiosity, quality of life (or all of these combined) ...
Work
The French Tech visa revamped!
The French Tech visa has just been reviewed. Since March ...
England
Brexit: Boris Johnson unveils plans to ease ...
The aim is to ensure continued top level research and ...
Visas
Thailand: Expats petition against enforcement ...
The petition has reached around 4000 signatures of ...
Everyday life
Settling abroad with a disability: Where should ...
Settling down abroad is an exciting adventure. It is a ...
Moving
Settling abroad: How to make the most of your ...
A scouting expat trip is a process of testing the waters ...
Everyday life
Break-ups and divorce abroad: Prevention is ...
There are a lot of things one anticipates when moving ...

Interviews


USA
Francine Prewitt talks to us about launching a start-up in the USA!
Francine Prewitt is the founder of Prewitt Law, a New York law firm specializing in business law and immigration law. Francine mainly helps foreign ...
Francine Prewitt is the founder of Prewitt Law, a New York law firm ...
Caroline Szipira tells us about coming home after living abroad
A bit more than a year after moving back to France, Caroline Szipira tells Expat.com about the process of moving home from living abroad.
A bit more than a year after moving back to France, Caroline Szipira tells ...

Blogs of the month


The European Dream: Chelsea in London!
Chelsea has been living in London for just over a year now but she has been dreaming about this life since she was a ...
Jacob found happiness in Taiwan !
The blogger behind Taiwan Foreigner initially left the USA for a semester abroad. It has been over a year and he is not ...
And then we… interviewed Mariam!
Mariam Navaid Ottimofiore became an expatriate at just two months old. This economist turned expat writer is now ...

Insights from professionals


Ensuring the integration of your children in a new school abroad
Virginia Bastide is the co-founder of the Paris Institute of Childcare Training, and, most importantly, the mom of three bi-cultural children. She ...
Virginia Bastide is the co-founder of the Paris Institute of Childcare ...