7 July 2016

The Aftermath of Brexit for EU & UK Expats


The victory of United Kingdom’s Leave camp in the referendum held on 24 June signified the decision of the first member state to withdraw from the European Union (EU). This drew attention to the Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon, which details the exit process. According to the clause, it […] Read more

22 June 2016

Notes for Expat Wives- and Husbands-To-Be


One can meet a charming expat while he is in the country or a gorgeous local lady while travelling, and fall in love. It is not at all uncommon. Our Expat Interviews have shown that one in every few expats have moved to a new country to live with their spouse! Before you worry about […] Read more

21 April 2016

Mobile Technologies that Make Expat Life A Breeze


In an increasingly connected world, many of us cannot go anywhere without our smartphones. We use it to check e-mails, take pictures and keep in touch with people across the globe. There are countless of mobile applications made to entertain, enhance communications and help you in various tasks. You […] Read more

12 April 2016

Mastering the Art of Luggage Packing


If you frequently travel for business trips lasting up to months at a time, packing is probably a pain. You lost count of the times where you struggle to zip up your suitcase even when you eliminated down to the bare essentials. Most of all, you hate that dreadful groan in your head whe […] Read more

17 March 2016

Fuss-free ways to learn a language


One of the top advice given by expats during our interviews with them is to learn the language. We are sure it is not quite as easy as it sounds, with the crazy work schedules and bunch of other relocation administrative matters expats have to grapple with. Good news is, picking u […] Read more

7 March 2016

Women in the Global Workforce


In light of the International Women’s Day, on March 8th, we would like to present the findings of the Global Gender Gap Index, as well as other interesting information about women in the global workforce through the infographic below. The World Economic Forum released the […] Read more

26 February 2016

Where is the love: The best countries to find love and peace in the world


The reasons most expats give when asked why they choose to live abroad is to experience something new. Most of our contributors in expat interviews say that after graduating, or after a few years of working, they just need a new life, something different from the conventional, and they […] Read more

4 February 2016

8 Tips for Expats During The Chinese New Year


Chinese New Year is considered as the most important and grandest festival in Chinese communities worldwide. Chinese New Year causes miles of traffic, overcrowding in Chinatown areas and even the greatest human migration in the planet with 2 billion travellers called […] Read more

21 January 2016

Talent Takers: Top countries that draw the world's best


Employees are becoming more and more mobile in recent years as projects for global mobility and talents from various sectors of economy emerge from different places in the world. Insead, Adecco, and HCLI have compiled a global talent competitive index that shows the world’s to […] Read more

15 January 2016

Best VPN for Expats Around the World


Netflix recently completed their global expansion (minus China), making it easier for us expats to access our favourite TV shows and movies abroad. Netflix now serves over 70 million people across 190 countries globally. Expats no longer have to wait for DVD copie […] Read more