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The best guides for your expatriation, from tips and tricks, expat stories, to useful information for all the steps in your new life.

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Expat life 19 August 2020
Panorama of the residential markets in Europe: key figures

Property purchase when on assignment in a foreign location is a possibility. Before considering such an investment, one should know in which city to invest this year. To give you an overview of the real estate market in Europe in 2020, we have looked at the average housing price evolution in some of the most…

Expat life 16 June 2020
Vaccination: preventing health problems before going abroad

First, it is important to remember that vaccines can save lives, every second and everywhere in the world. Moving to a foreign country is often an opportunity to review your immunization record and any reminders you may need to make. The objective of this article is to answer the most frequently asked questions related to…

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Expat life 3 June 2020
10 Mobile Applications that every Expatriate must have

  With expatriation, one is quickly confronted with many difficulties related to distance, the unknown and simply the new environment in which one now lives. Thanks to digital technology, it is now possible to overcome these difficulties by using mobile applications, designed for each of your needs. We have listed 10 indispensable applications for expatriates…

Expat life 12 May 2020
How to best manage your budget when you are going abroad?

  Moving abroad will impact your financial situation. A lot of expats are stressed about the financial risks of living in another country. Planning your budget ahead will save you from insecurity in your new country of residence and make you feel more confident on how to manage your life abroad. Step 1: Define the…

Expat life 28 April 2020
5 Ways to cope with Expat Homesickness

  What does homesickness mean? According to Fisher and Hood (1987), homesickness is described as “a complex cognitive motivational emotional state concerned with grieving for and being preoccupied with thoughts of home.” This is indeed a strong, complex, feeling as so many negative emotions are associated with homesickness: anxiety, stress, insecurity, loneliness, etc. It can…

Expat life 2 April 2020
From Expat kids to Third-Culture kids

  Out of the many concerns expat parents have, certainly the most untold one is related to how it is like to raise a third culture kid. Beyond the commonly asked questions (such as “Is this country family-friendly? Does this country offer a good environment to raise my child? What about the school system here?”),…

Expat life 23 March 2020
Understanding Anxiety and Depression to Live Life to the Fullest

Anxiety is one of the most common mental disorder. It can be occasional, but it can also quickly become pathological if it gets chronic. In most cases, it occurs after a stressful situation or an unexpected event generating fear, stress and anxiety. Depression is a different disorder, but the symptoms may coincide with those of…

Expat life 16 March 2020
Overcoming Fears of Moving Abroad

Sindy, blogger at My Life in Germany, shares her expat experience with us and how she felt when she moved abroad. She gives you in her story useful advice to prepare and ease your relocation:   Moving abroad is a dream for many people. Nevertheless, there are usually fears associated with the move. When I…