Category Archives: Expatriate Relocation

Myanmar – What Culture are you stepping into?

  Found in South East Asia, Myanmar (Burma) borders the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Bangladesh, India, China, Laos and Thailand.

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Expat China: Risk, Culture, Working Hours and Language

As an expat moving to a country outside of your own culture, the prospect can be quite daunting.¬†¬†However if you have information your require on what to expect, a little bit of courage and lots of drive anything is possible. … Continue reading

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Six Things I Miss About Being An Expat

Becoming an expat was a culture shock, I felt isolated and yes depression was part and parcel of trying to fit in and work out who I was, where I was going and how to cope. I truly put on … Continue reading

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Expat Eye on the World

  Being much more visual when it comes to gathering information or purely learning just about anything, I am always on the look out for videos that will help me achieve this. Deciding to become an expat IS a big … Continue reading

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The Cost of the Expat Summer Holiday

The air of excitement that we all felt while waiting at the airport to go home for the summer holidays was noticeable everywhere. It was 11pm, 2 weeks into the summer holidays and yet the airport was still crowded with expats on their way home for the 2 – 3 month holiday period to destinations all over the world. Continue reading

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Cost of Living – Alcohol & Tobacco – July 2011

Cost of living rank of Alcohol & Tobacco cost of living indexes as at July 2011 for 300 global locations. The indexes are calculated using the prices for specific quantities of the same goods and services in each location, based … Continue reading

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Which expat are you?

The one great advantage when you exercise is not only getting fit and in shape, but also that it gives your mind time to think. My thoughts during my last session was on the different types of Expats that you get. I am not referring to nationalities or cultures but more to the country that you find yourself being an expat in which can determine the type of expat you will be. Continue reading

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