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What do you need to consider before moving to Thailand?

29th June, 2016 Living Abroad , Life as an Expat , Country Guides

Are you thinking of moving to Thailand? Perhaps the Thai culture and warm climate has tempted you? Maybe you want to capitalise on the low cost of living?

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Complete Guide: Moving to Oman

9th September, 2015 Health Insurance , Country Guides , Living Abroad , Expat Life

When moving to any country, there is a lot that needs to be planned and considered, and Oman is certainly no different. There are many different reasons why you may wish to move to this country. A lot of people are attracted to Oman because it is a safe country, with a very low crime rate, which is why it is considered a great place to raise children.

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What you need to know before moving to Qatar

15th April, 2015 Living Abroad , Country Guides , Life as an Expat

Qatar appeals to many expats for a whole host of different reasons. The destination has gained a lot of attention as of late, as it has been the controversial selection as host country for the 2022 World Cup. This is bound to bring a boost to the country’s economy and thus the outlook is certainly bright. Nevertheless, if you are planning to move to this location, there is definitely a lot that needs to be taken into consideration. Keeping that in mind, read on for our full guide to Qatar, providing you with everything you need to know before making the big move.

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Cheapest Places to Live in the World

13th April, 2015 Health Insurance , Living Abroad , Financial , Country Guides

One of the main reasons why a lot of expats make the move to another country is because they want to benefit from a better quality of living on a smaller budget. In some countries, it seems that living costs and taxes are rising all of the time, which is why a lot of people opt to relocate. In this post we are going to take a look at some of the cheapest places to live in the world, whilst also providing some top tips on saving money when moving abroad.

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A Guide to Moving to South Africa

11th March, 2015 Health Insurance , Expat Guides , Living Abroad , Country Guides

A lot of expats move to South Africa in search of a more relaxed and outdoor lifestyle. It is a place that is filled with stunning natural beauty and there is a plethora of outdoor attractions for people to enjoy, from mountains and trails, to beaches and wildlife. Another reason why a lot of expats like this destination is because they are able to benefit from a relatively high quality of living at a low cost. If this is a place that appeals to you, read on to discover some top tips for anyone that is thinking of starting a new life in South Africa…

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Top 10 Tips for Moving to France

29th January, 2015 Living Abroad , Country Guides

France is a popular expat destination and there are many reasons why this is the case. The majority of expats that move to this country do so because they want to improve their quality of life. From the delightful weather to the good food, France has many attractive qualities. Most expats also report having a healthier lifestyle in France, thanks to the food, environment and healthcare. If you are planning on moving to this European treasure, keep on reading for ten of the best tips for a smooth and successful relocation…

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A Guide to Living in India

23rd January, 2015 Living Abroad , Country Guides

India is a fascinating country. It is the second most populous country in the world and is rich in regional traditions and various cultures. Historically, people tended to move away from India to find their wealth in western countries. However, this trend is slowly reversing. The number of expats in India is believed to be in the region of 1.43 million according to Finaccord and this figure is growing year on year. A lot of people are attracted to India because of the low costs and the opportunity to capitalise on new business opportunities. There are then those who simply want a change, a chance to embrace a new culture and way of life. Irrespective of why you are planning to relocate to India, this post will provide you with some key details you should know before your big move.

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A Guide to Living in the UK

8th January, 2015 Expat Guides , International Health Insurance , Country Guides , Living Abroad

The United Kingdom attracts expats from all over the world. There are many reasons why this is the case, yet the weather is certainly not one of them. A lot of people view the UK as a place of opportunity. Whether it is to benefit from a better standard of living, capitalise on job opportunities or study at one of the many high quality universities, there are many expatriates that move here to better themselves.

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Quick Guide to Living in Bahrain

21st March, 2014 Expat Guides , Country Guides , Living Abroad

The Kingdom of Bahrain is a small island archipelago, 92% desert and originally consisting of 33 islands just off the western shore of the Persian Gulf. Bahrain Island itself is the largest, 55km long and 18km wide. Nowadays there are more than 80 islands, thanks to a series of enormous land reclamation and development projects.

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Your Guide to Living in China

18th December, 2013 Expat Life , Living Abroad , Country Guides

A new study by HSBC reveals how a handful of Asian nations were amongst the best expat destinations for 2013. The bank’s annual Expat Explorer Survey analyzed the views of around 7,000 expats, who were asked to rank their new home countries according to key criteria. China came top this year. Bearing the findings in mind, I thought it would be useful to write a resource-rich guide to living in China.

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