Category Archives: Expatriate Relocation

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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Before you go on an international assignment

The opportunity to get international experience can accelerate your career, but you should do your homework thoroughly before committing. With the shift in economic strength shifting eastward, the number of people taking international assignments is growing. Continue reading

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The truth about expat lifestyle in Greece

The truth about expat lifestyle in Greece, a personal recount…. Continue reading

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October 2009 International Cost of Living Ranking

This report provides you with the cost of living indexes as at October 2009 for each of our 276 global locations. The indexes are calculated using the prices for specific quantities of the same goods and services in each location, based on expatriate spending patterns across the 13 basket groups. Our calculators make use of a cost of living index customised to the Basket Groups selected, the Exchange Rate and a relative Hardship Comparison for 276 locations around the globe.
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Algeria Cost of Living

Algeria cost of living is ranked a middle cost of living location. Algeria is in Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Morocco and Tunisia. CAPITAL CITY: Algiers LARGEST CITY: Algiers CURRENCY: Algerian Dinar (DZD) ECONOMY: Algiers is an important … Continue reading

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Albania Cost of Living

Albania cost of living is ranked a low cost of living location. The Republic of Albania is a Balkan country in South Eastern Europe. CAPITAL CITY: Tirana LARGEST CITY: Tirana CURRENCY: Albanian Lek (ALL) ECONOMY: After economic contraction following the … Continue reading

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