Repatriation – an expat moves back to the UK

Expat life is unique and for many a wonderful way to plan ahead financially for the future. In addition, this is especially true if you…

Is Dubai expensive? – an expat perspective

Is Dubai expensive? This is a question I’m asked constantly. It’s certainly a loaded question for people thinking of making an expat move to the…

Dubai – 14 things you should never do

Dubai is one of the most popular countries in the world to live and work. In addition, tourists flock to this bustling city in droves.…

What to do when someone dies abroad – grief an expat view

Losing someone while you are living abroad Grief is something that affects all of us at some time. While expat life is wonderful, there is…

How to make friends as a new expat – 5 great tips

Making friends in a new country can be challenging. Firstly you’re in the middle of settling in. Secondly, all may be feeling unfamiliar and strange.…

Money – 9 good habits for a new expat

Money sensibility and good habits are a must for new expats. Unfortunately, the expat lifestyle can be hard to resist. As a result, many return…

Finding a job as an expat – how to make it happen

Finding an expat job isn’t always easy. Where do I start? This is a question asked regularly. To be honest there is no clear answer…

Expat essentials – things you need to consider before becoming an expat

Expat life can be incredibly exciting, however, it can be daunting too. The decision is made, the ball is in motion. Consequently, all seems to…

Expats – What is the definition of an expats life? Things you need …

Expats are scattered all over the globe. An expats life isn’t for everyone. According to Webster’s dictionary, an expat (expatriate): is a person who lives…