Category Archives: International Cost of Living Rank; International Cost of Living Index

China Expat Experience

We have put together expats experiences of different countries. Thinking of moving abroad? Then read our weekly blog from expats living around the world. Natalie Cossavella living in China Where are you originally from? I’m from South Africa Is this … Continue reading

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Singapore Expat — Know the Country and the Culture

Known as the Republic of Singapore, it can be found in South Eastern Asia, and comprises islands between Malaysia and Indonesia. The official languages are English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil. English is widely spoken and is the usual language for business and … Continue reading

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Qatar — Seven Years and Counting….

Here is an interesting perspective of Doha, Qatar from an expat who has lived there for seven years and watched the diverse changes from the building of a city to sporting and cultural events…. Seven years and counting…..

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Does Your Salary Compare?

Most of us spend much of our time working for a salary. The average person will spend close to 40 years earning a salary of some sort. Do we spend enough time and effort making sure what we get paid … Continue reading

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Asia Pacific Cost of Living July 2013

The biggest mover down the rankings is South Tarawa in Kiribati, which has dropped from 148th in April to become the 314th most expensive location in the world. The biggest mover up the rankings is Tashkent in Uzbekistan, which has risen from 500th in April … Continue reading

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Top Ten Repatriation Tips: Leaving Your Host Country

I certainly was not expecting to be selling furniture and packing our rented house up at the end of last year. I did not foresee us leaving our expat abode for a good couple of years to come. It happened … Continue reading

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Being An Expat, Your Salary, Your Cost of Living

In many social or work situations, I often get asked the question: “So what exactly do you do?” or “What is the business about?” My usual response is to explain that I am a part owner in a Cost of … Continue reading

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