Daily Archives: June 16, 2010

Guinea, Conakry Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: The Republic of Guinea. Location: Guinea is in Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone. Country Climate: Generally hot and humid; monsoonal-type rainy season (June to November) with southwesterly winds; dry season … Continue reading

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Liberia, Monrovia Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Republic of Liberia. Location: Liberia is in Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Cote d’Ivoire and Sierra Leone. Country Climate: Tropical; hot, humid; dry winters with hot days and cool to cold nights; wet, cloudy … Continue reading

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Lesotho, Maseru Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: The Kingdom of Lesotho. Location: Lesotho is in Southern Africa, enclaved by South Africa. Country Climate: Temperate; cool to cold, dry winters; hot, wet summers. Country Terrain: Mostly highland with plateaus, hills, and mountains. Major Languages: Sesotho, … Continue reading

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Guatemala, Guatemala City Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Republic of Guatemala. Location: Guatemala is in Central America, bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between El Salvador and Mexico, and bordering the Gulf of Honduras (Caribbean Sea) between Honduras and Belize. Country Climate: Tropical; hot, humid in … Continue reading

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Lebanon, Beirut Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: The Lebanese Republic. Location: Lebanon is in the Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Israel and Syria. Country Climate: Mediterranean; mild to cool, wet winters with hot, dry summers; Lebanon mountains experience heavy winter snows. Country … Continue reading

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Latvia, Riga Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Republic of Latvia. Location: Latvia is in Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, between Estonia and Lithuania. Country Climate: Maritime; wet, moderate winters. Country Terrain: Low plain. Major Languages: Latvian, Russian. Major Religions: Christianity. Country Population: 2.3 … Continue reading

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Guam, Hagatna Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Guam. Status: US overseas territory. Location: Guam (Territory of the USA) is an island in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to the Philippines. Country Climate: Tropical marine; generally warm and humid, … Continue reading

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Grenada, Saint Georges Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Grenada. Location: Grenada is an island between the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago. Country Climate: Tropical; tempered by northeast trade winds. Country Terrain: Volcanic in origin with central mountains. Major Languages: English … Continue reading

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Negotiating an Expatriate Package

Although international experience can be helpful for future promotional prospects, companies recognize that employees are cautious about going abroad for “possible future consideration”. Consequently companies usually offer employees financial and non-financial incentives to compensate for the upheaval associated with relocation abroad. Continue reading

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Laos, Vientiane Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Lao People’s Democratic Republic. Location: Laos is in Southeastern Asia, northeast of Thailand, west of Vietnam. Country Climate: Tropical monsoon; rainy season (May to November); dry season (December to April). Country Terrain: Mostly rugged mountains; some plains … Continue reading

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