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The Seasoned Expat continued……

While you are preparing to make your move, find an expatriate website or bloggers that you can communicate with and help answer your questions about life in the new country and city.  These are essential support systems that you may … Continue reading

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The Seasoned Expat continued……

While you are preparing to make your move, find an expatriate website or bloggers that you can communicate with and help answer your questions about life in the new country and city.  These are essential support systems that you may … Continue reading

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The Seasoned Expat

An image of a juicy piece of sirloin comes to mind that is ever so lightly seasoned and seared lightly on the outside but still rare inside and so it should be for the seasoned expat, moving from one country … Continue reading

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From Paris with Love

Paris the “City of Love”. Who has not wished to live in Paris once in their lives? There is a line in a Baz Luhrmann song called Sunscreen that goes “Live in New York City once, but leave before it makes … Continue reading

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As an Expat how do you communicate?

As expats we are far away from the ones we love (maybe distance does make the heart grow fonder), our communication systems of today however do make our loved ones within our grasp even across the miles. Having left home … Continue reading

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What do you miss about Home?

  Initially there is the interview, the prospect of something new on the horizon, the excitement of travel, of the unknown. There is a flutter of energy that embraces the family as possessions are sold or stored, clothes and personal … Continue reading

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Expatriate Pay in Baku, Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is in South Western Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Russia, with a small European portion north of the Caucasus range. Continue reading

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Comparative Cost of Living : Perth, Australia

Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia and ranks fourth amongst the nation’s cities, with a growth rate consistently above the national average. The climate is hot with Summer temperatures rising to 36°, … Continue reading

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Brisbane, Australia Cost of Living

Brisbane’s economy is diverse. White-collar industries include information technology, financial services, higher education and public sector administration generally concentrated in and around the central business district and recently established office areas in the inner suburbs. Blue-collar industries, including petroleum refining, stevedoring, paper milling, metalworking and QR railway workshops, tend to be located on the lower reaches of the Brisbane River and in new industrial zones on the urban fringe. Tourism is an important part of the Brisbane economy, both in its own right and as a gateway to other areas of Queensland.
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Expatriate Spotlight on Buenos Aires in Argentina

Argentina is in Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Chile and Uruguay. Buenos Aires is the capital city of Argentina, translated meaning “Land of Silver”. Continue reading

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