7 August 2019

10 Tips for Expat Travel Safety

Having more time and opportunity for travel is one of the luxuries that many expatriates love, but it’s easy to fall into unsafe practices that can put our belongings and ourselves at risk. For many, living abroad can make them more complacent towards safety, especially if […] Read more

31 July 2019

7 Tips for Finding International Health Insurance

The top reason for hospital admittance for many expatriates is accidents. This is followed by cancer, heart disease, heart attack, stroke, and pulmonary diseases. The fact that most expats are within the 30 – 55 age range also means that this is the period in their lives where major […] Read more

29 July 2019

Holiday Options for Expats

Many expatriates choose the life because they want to get out of their comfort zone and explore more of the world, so making the most of your holidays while living abroad is a priority for many of us. However, when it comes to planning what to do, many of us can hit a snag as it’s not […] Read more

2 July 2019

Why an Expat Life is a Healthy Life

This article is presented by Axa When we choose to move abroad, we do so for a variety of reasons; for work, for family, or just for a better way of life. Whatever the reason, becoming an expatriate can actually benefit you in more ways than you might at first imagine, especially when it […] Read more

19 June 2019

Job Hunting for an Expat Position

Deciding that you want to explore the opportunities to become an expatriate is one thing, but actually finding a position and making a move is another. Finding a new job can be difficult at the best of times, but adding finding one in a different country can compound the problem […] Read more

30 May 2019

The Importance of Employee Health Benefits for Expats

Many companies provide their expatriate assignees with some form of employee health insurance, especially in countries such as the United States and Singapore, where the cost of medical treatment can be extreme. When the opportunities for international reassignment come up then, it’s a […] Read more

21 March 2019

The Pros and Cons of Offshore Banking

For many, offshore baking is synonymous with backdoor deals, the super-rich and tax evasion, but the fact is that it’s a perfectly legal way to manage your finances more conveniently when living and working abroad. Offshore accounts make accessing your money more flexible for you, […] Read more

18 February 2019

International Health Insurance – an Expat Primer

If I asked you what ‘Health Insurance’ means, you’d probably be able to give me a pretty good answer, or would you? Surprisingly, the exact meaning of this term can vary from one country to another, and even more so when you add in language barriers and complications. Not […] Read more

12 February 2019

When Should I Consider IPMI?

When looking at what insurance you should get when going to live and work in another country, the options available can be numerous and confusing. International Private Medical Insurance (IPMI) is often considered the gold standard of healthcare cover when living abroad, but when your employer […] Read more

5 February 2019

Five Tips for Expat Integration

Integrating yourself into a new country, culture and workplace as an expat can be a challenging experience, especially for those who are travelling for their partner’s new job position. Getting settled into your new surroundings is an essential step to feeling at home and that you belong […] Read more