Category Archives: Expatriate Relocation

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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Afghanistan Cost of Living

Afghanistan cost of living is ranked as a middle cost of living country. Continue reading

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Being an Expat Kid

Is being an expat all about attitude, and if so, does this have an immense influence on expat children and how they perceive their situation in this new environment?

If as adults we have doubts about settling in a new country, how do you think our children are feeling?
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You have to have a positive attitude as an Expat

Your attitude as the adult and parent is going to greatly influence how your children settle in the country and accept the move.We can decide whether to be positive or negative about becoming expats. The more positive parent results in … Continue reading

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Your Attitude counts for everything as an Expat

Your attitude as the adult and parent is going to greatly influence how your children settle in the country and accept the move.

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How does becoming an Expat affect your children?

I am busy research the above topic to write an article on the subject. In the long term most research done so far has shown positive effects on children into adulthood, there are always exceptions of course. However, mostly the … Continue reading

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The Secret to Successful International Relocation

The biggest secret I have found to moving is to stay calm, my stomach always used to churn every time we would say: “Let’s look at moving to London, Perth, Colorado….” I would have this rush in the pit of … Continue reading

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