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  • The rise of influencers in Dubai
    • 26 April 2022
    • Expat life
    Their names are Nabilla, Hugo Philip, Max Stanton or Pallavi Dean… They are based in Dubai, and they spend most of their time on social media sharpening their digital weapons to conquer the world. For a few years now, the glittering emirate has been attracting influencers from everywhere on the planet; this new crowd are […]
  • Which are the world’s most expensive cities?
    • 20 April 2022
    • Expat life
    While the attractiveness of a city or country is certainly a positive reason for moving abroad, the cost of living is an all important consideration.  When thinking of expatriation, the cost of housing, heating, schools and healthcare in your designation city are most often utmost on your mind. Foyer Global Health sheds some light on […]
  • Expat Partner: 5 ways to get the most out of it!
    • 14 April 2022
    • Expat life
    • Lifestyle
    66.2 million is the number of expatriates listed by Finacorrd, a company specialising in market research. 66.2 million people have left their native land for better working conditions, a more pleasant environment or a more competitive salary. It also potentially means several million men and women who have decided to follow their expatriate spouse. This […]
  • Should we still choose expatriation to Switzerland?
    • 12 April 2022
    • Expat life
    In 2021, foreign nationals in Switzerland represented more than a quarter (26.4%) of the country’s working population (of which 18.9% were European nationals). If the country of Gruyère cheese and watches appears at the top of the HSBC Expat ranking, it is constantly falling in the Internations Expat Insider ranking (30th). Whether Switzerland is a […]
  • Long-term expatriates, what to do in the event of a crisis?
    • 15 March 2022
    • Expat life
    On 24 February, Russia launched an offensive against Ukraine in response to its application for NATO membership. According to the Migrant Refugees website and data from the Ukrainian Ministry of Employment, which issues work permits to foreigners, Ukraine was home to over 16,000 expatriates in 2018. The raging communication war and rapid changes on the […]
  • Can you still move to Bulgaria on golden visas?
    • 24 February 2022
    • Expat life
    Gaining the nationality of a country in exchange for a significant financial investment in it, this is what many countries in the European Union still offer in an attempt to get rich. A practice that does not greatly please the European Commission. Bulgaria has recently decided to retreat from this practice. Expatriating to Bulgaria for […]
  • You are planning an expatriation to Georgia, what is the cost of living there?
    • 21 February 2022
    • Expat life
    For a small country with a population of 4 million, Georgia has a lot to offer to expatriates. Located in the Caucasus region, the country not only offers many advantages to any tourist or digital nomad, but also provides easy access to both Europe and Asia. With a lower cost of living than its European […]
  • Expat in Europe: focus on the minimum wages
    • 18 January 2022
    • Expat life
    • News
    1,870 euros: this is the difference between the highest minimum wage, Luxembourg with almost 2,202 euros per month, and Bulgaria, which is at the bottom of the table on European minimum wages. 21 of the 27 countries have a minimum wage, let’s take stock of the legal remuneration in the European Union. Choosing your expatriation […]
  • Expatriation in Shanghai: what changes on 1st January
    • 14 January 2022
    • Expat life
    Starting from 2022, China will cancel the tax exemption on certain fringe benefits for certain foreigners (including housing rental, children’s education expenses and language training expenses). This is expected to result in higher tax liabilities for those with higher incomes. Find out what is concretely changing in 2022 for expatriates in Shanghai. IIT reforms, changes […]
  • Expatriation and holiday season
    • 14 December 2021
    • Expat life
    It’s the end-of-year break. A respite where the continuous rhythm of work takes a back seat for two weeks to family, friends and sharing. For expatriates, the end-of-year celebrations are an opportunity to leave their host country and go home to their families. For others, immersed in the local culture, spending Christmas somewhere else is […]