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South African Expats Tempted Back by Homecoming Campaign

With zero unemployment in certain skilled professions, and increasing opportunities back home, 400,000 expat white South Africans have moved back to South Africa since 2009. Reasons for...
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Things to do in Christchurch, New Zealand

If you're moving to New Zealand, don't miss out on visiting Christchurch - the garden city situated on the eastern coast of New Zealand’s South...
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Australian Food Favourites You Should Try

If you think of all of the different representatives of global cultures who have made their home in Australia, as well as recipes from...
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UK Expat Accounts Under Threat in the US

Following numerous global tax avoidance scandals, as well as the recent financial crisis, governments all over the world are trying to boost their tax...
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Living in San Francisco, California

The famous poet, Rudyard Kipling once said ‘the only drawback to living in San Francisco is how hard it is to leave’. The city...
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Healthcare in South Africa

Health is important. South Africa is famous for its health care, and expats will need to sign up for private healthcare insurance in order...
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Driving in the US

Anyone who’s ever seen an iconic road movie will want to emulate their hero and set off in their car to explore the whole...
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Making Plans for Nigel: Send him to America!

Love him or hate him, there’s no denying that Nigel Farage MEP is a regular fixture in British life, since UKIP’s rise as a...
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A Guide To Buying Property in South Africa

Anyone relocating to South Africa may eventually want to buy a house in the country. Every country in the world has different sets of rules and...
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Social Security and Welfare in Canada

Moving to any country raises a number of questions for any expat. The vagaries of the UK’s health and social security system are complicated...
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Retired Brit Expats in Australian Visa Limbo

Thousands of UK expats who were granted residency in Australia before 2005 under the so-called retirement visa, have found themselves stateless and in limbo. The...
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An Expat’s Guide to Montreal

Montreal is unique compared with other the major cities of Canada, in that it was founded by the French. The city’s character and main...
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An Expat Guide to Melbourne, Australia

Anyone moving to Melbourne, Australia’s second largest city won’t be disappointed when they arrive. This multicultural hub with a population of four million people is...
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Things to do in Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington has a thriving arts culture, wonderful beaches and is set in some of the most fantastic scenery the North Island has to offer....
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Moving to New Zealand: North or South Island?

New Zealand is a beautiful country that has a wonderful amount of natural scenery, many activities and sights, and some pretty diverse weather that...
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Other types of Visas Required to Live in Australia

Retirement Visa This visa allows any self-funded retiree to hold temporary residency for up to four years when making a significant long-term investment in the...