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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 Bastian1 year 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 Alexa2 years 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 Cherie2 years 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 Kayne2 years 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 Marie2 years 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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What goes round comes round for expats in China

To live successfully as an expat in today’s China, you’ll need to understand its recent past. China’s popularity as an expat destination began 20 years ago at a time very little was known or, more importantly, understood about the vast country’s present, let alone its stunning, millennia-old past. Pioneer expatriates arrived to find their chosen location had no signs in the English language, no sit-down toilets and nothing to eat which bore any resemblance to food in the Western sense. Those with European features became... Read on...

Other Global News...

  • Expatriate airline pilots in China now on unpaid leave19 Feb Pilots working for Chinese airlines are seeking new jobs as demand stalls. Expatriate pilots who’ve been placed on unpaid leave with no idea as to when they’ll be needed again are leaving for their home countries in addition to seeking other jobs. Demand...
  • Is this the end of the road for Hong Kong expat professionals? 19 Feb Is the Wuhan coronavirus the last straw for Hong Kong’s reputation as expat heaven? Expat parents who’ve stayed in the city over the past six months’ increasingly violent protests are finally giving up and leaving for fear of the coronavirus. Schools are...
  • How does the Brexit transition period affect the QROPS overseas transfer tax? 18 Feb Britons planning to emigrate and use an offshore QROPs transfer for their retirement savings could be forgiven for feeling confused. The prospect of Brexit has made expat retirement a far more complicated process than previously, especially where financial...
  • British expats in Spain urged to cut back on alcohol 18 Feb British expats in Spain are being encouraged to cut down on the booze! Following an initiative by the UK’s national health authority, a recent survey showed 66 per cent of respondents claim giving up drinking is far harder than starting an exercise regime or...
  • Expats expect passport problems post-Brexit transition period 18 Feb One frequently asked question about Brexit changes involves expats’ British burgundy passports. Although the final consequences of Britain’s exit from the EU won’t be clear in the immediate future, one issue comes up frequently on social media – that...
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