Britons consider emigrating to escape recession: According to a survey by HiFX, about a quarter of Britons are seriously considering to leave the country to avoid the economic crisis. More than a million pensioners have already move abroad for retirement. However, the record low of the pound also affects those living abroad: Over the last [...]
We’re happy to announce our new country guide to living and working in Poland! Due to the rapid economic development, more and more people are going to live in Poland today – ranging from expatriate professionals on assignment from large companies, workers from other Eastern European countries to students studying under Erasmus programmes (many Polish [...]
HSBC Bank International have dropped us a few tips for avoiding shopping nightmares this festive season: Give a gift that is unique – getting something that can only be bought abroad can make those back home feel extra special. Use online shopping websites – great bargains can be found and sites will deliver to most [...]
Cost of living for expatriates worldwide: Volatile exchange rates stemming from the global financial crisis mean London and Seoul are no longer among the top 10 most expensive locations for expatriates, while Japanese cities have returned to upper end of the league table, according to a survey by ECA International. London is now ranked 72nd [...]
We have just launched the German version of our country guide to Portugal. There are currently some 300,000 immigrants living in Portugal and 15,000 (or 5%) of them are Germans. Many of them are buying a second home in Portugal, often for retirement. Our Portugal-guide includes a wealth of information for buying property in Portugal, [...]
Nicole does not like Mondays. Her boyfriend dumped her at the weekend. Now it’s Monday morning and the boss is yelling at her as she is late on two projects. Her inbox is stuffed with 187 mails and she has to finish a report before lunch. It’s cold outside and raining. Suddenly Nicole thought, “Why [...]
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