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American Expat Living in Spain - Interview with Jiab & Jim

Jiab, born and raised in Thailand, is from one side of the world. Jim, a born and bred Texan, is from the other side. Jiab is quiet, serious, and reserved. She has a no-nonsense attitude, is frugal, and analyzes every decision with meticulous mathematical precision, living by the motto, “When you think you’ve double-checked the figures enough, do it one more time.” Through her perseverance and ability, Jiab helped break both the glass (women) and bamboo (Asian) ceilings to become a vice president... Read on...
  • German Expat Living in Jordan - Interview with Bastian7 months ago Bastian is adventurer, loves exploring new places and taking pictures. He has been living in Jordan with his family since October 2016. He has lived in Jordan previously from 2008-2009. Bastian's expat blog is called Living in Jordan as Expat (see listing...
  • American Expat Living in Italy - Interview with Alexa11 months ago Alexa is an American expat living and working in Bologna, Italy. After graduating from college and getting her TEFL certification, she moved abroad to teach English and learn Italian. She currently works as a English teacher at a private school in the city center....
  • American Expat Living in Germany - Interview with Cherie11 months ago Cherie and Dirk met online several years ago and started dating. This blog is the story of how they met, managed to date while living in two different countries, and eventually moved to Germany together. Cherie shares stories about all of their adventures leading...
  • Filipino Expat Living in United Arab Emirates - Interview with JM Kayne11 months ago JM Kayne is a Filipina expat from Cebu Philippines and currently resides in Abu Dhabi UAE. She is a Teacher by profession and in Abu Dhabi she works as a Training Officer of an Oil & Gas company. She is also the Editor-in-chief of her community magazine called...
  • Belgian Expat Living in Korea South - Interview with Marie1 year ago Marie is the blogger behind Be Marie Korea. She is 24 years old, living in the capital of Korea. Now she is working as a freelance designer and writer. Marie's expat blog is called Be Marie Korea (see listing here) Busan Cultural VillageHere's the interview with...

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Latest News

Expats banned from owning Oman property and land

In a royal decree issued by Oman’s Sultan, expat ownership of real estate and land in several areas has been banned. Regions where the ban will apply include Dhofar, in which Salalah, Buraimi, Al Wusta and Musandam are exceptions. Also banned are properties and land in Shinas, Liwa, Jabal Shams, Masirah and Jabal al Akhdar. Expats in Oman are also prohibited from owning land located on islands, near palaces or military compounds, and are banned from owning historic houses and archaeological sites. The ban will also apply to Omanis... Read on...

Other Global News...

  • Is Shenzhen or Hong Kong best for expat entrepreneurs? 20 Nov Shenzhen is the fastest growing city in the world, but how does it compare with neighbouring Hong Kong? Expats have flocked to Hong Kong to make their fortunes in an exotic environment for decades, but the mainland Chinese city of Shenzhen has overtaken the former...
  • Expats angry as Spain backs off Gibraltar deal 20 Nov Spain is now refusing to support any Brexit deal unless it receives more assurances about Gibraltar. According to Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell, the Spanish government in Madrid is demanding greater clarity on the Rock’s future status. Only when it...
  • Cuenca offers UK expat retirees everything at great prices 19 Nov As popular European destinations become more expensive and less accessible due to Brexit, UK retirees are being urged to consider crossing the Atlantic and heading south! Whether it’s Brexit, diminished savings due to the financial crash or poorly-advised...
  • Alicante-based UK expats attend consulate’s Brexit advisory meetup19 Nov Last week’s advisory meetup by the British consulate in Alicante saw some 350 British expatriates arriving at the Playa Flamenca town hall for updates on Brexit’s effect on their lives. The meeting, entitled Living in Spain and Brexit, was one in a series...
  • Life gets tougher for expatriate professionals in Dubai 19 Nov The recent and continuing expatriate exodus is hitting Dubai where it hurts – in the pocket. Once top of the expat wish list for huge tax-free salaries, a glittering lifestyle and every possible amenity, Dubai isn’t what it used to be. The famed city in...
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