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Expat Festivities while far from home….

Being an Expat permits unusual and fascinating events to occur while on your adventure, you belong to a community where celebrating different customs and traditions is an opportunity. Our first cultural event to be experienced was Ramadan and Eid, this … 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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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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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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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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