osechi new year

Japanese Expats Work Together to Keep New Year Tradition Alive

In Japan, the country celebrates the New Year with "osechi" - basically, a wide and varied array of different special foods that are traditionally prepared for the celebration annually, and take a lot of...
polling station, UK

British Expat Wants the Right to Vote in 2015 Election (General)

Many British expats were left disappointed by the recent Downing Street decision to uphold the 15 year rule when it comes to expats having the right to vote in their homeland. Right to Vote Pledge The...
Ebola quarantine

US Nurse to File Lawsuit Against Ebola Quarantine Measures (USA)

Kaci Hickox, a nurse who was held in quarantine in New Jersey after returning from Sierra Leone, now plans to file a federal lawsuit as she believes that her quarantine violated her civil rights. Held...
Cuenca, Ecuador

Ecuador Ranked Top Among USA Expats

If you're an American and moving abroad has always been your dream, it may be worth your while considering moving to Ecuador. At least, that's what one of the world's largest expat surveys suggests. The...
USA dollars

American Expats Warned by Democrats Abroad about FATCA

Due to the results from their 2014 global survey, the Democrats Abroad have raised serious concerns about the financial reporting and taxation that American expats could face in the near future. These worries are...
Statue of Liberty

Once an American, Not Always an American

From every nation comes a select group of people that, for whatever reason, will eventually immigrate permanently elsewhere. America is no different. But a startling number of American expatriates have now gone one step...
William Hague

William Hague Warns Brits in the US against Wasting Embassy Time

In April, it was revealed that every year hundreds of people waste embassy time whilst abroad. UK expats have been using the British Embassy for all kinds of weird and wonderful reasons. One such request...
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Retire in Florida with the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa

Over the past couple of years, many Brits have chosen the sunshine state of Florida as a destination to live permanently and retire. Brits have been taking advantage of the relatively new EB-5 regional...

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