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  • Riyadh
    Hi All- I moved with my husband to Riyadh about two weeks ago. We are renting an apartment, so we are not surrounded by other expats in compound life...
    2 | 7 years 17 weeks
  • Cape Town
    I'll be moving with my husband and two kids from the UAE (though we're American) for at least 3 to 5 years come this July. Can anyone recommend a...
    3 | 4 years 44 weeks
  • South Africa
    Hi All- I submitted my application for Permanent Residency in South Africa on an exceptional skills basis in June 2010 and I have yet to receive. I...
    41 | 4 years 20 weeks
  • South Africa
    Hi All- I've been an expat in South Africa for just over four years and pretty much decided to open a bank account with Standard Bank for the...
    2 | 7 years 24 weeks
  • Spain
    Hello, one more question - We are planning a move to Spain and want to know if we can bring our dog, and what is involved. Do I need to get a pet...
    1 | 8 years 20 weeks
  • Spain
    Hello, we would like to take our car to Spain, from England. Is this an issue - how do we get it licensed, taxed and insured? Are there any...
    1 | 8 years 20 weeks
  • Spain
    Hi - we are planning a move to Spain (Mallorca) and would be interested to know the cost of living compared to London. I imagine it is much cheaper,...
    1 | 8 years 20 weeks
  • Spain
    Hello. We have recently bought a house in Mallorca, Spain, and will be spending six months a year there from now. We want to be able to get English...
    2 | 7 years 7 weeks
  • South Korea
    Been reading up on workplace etiquette in South Korea and it seems like the concept of 'saving face' dominates most of what happens both at...
    1 | 8 years 20 weeks
  • South Korea
    Is it possible to change from one type of visa to another while in South Korea, or is it necessary to return to your home country and apply for the...
    4 | 7 years 19 weeks
  • South Korea
    Can someone explain the idea of a "key money" in South Korea.
    5 | 5 years 32 weeks
  • Been an investment banker in NYC for the last few years and now going for a job interview in Sweden, anything in particular I should know?
    1 | 8 years 21 weeks
  • Barcelona
    I've heard Barcelona has some great city beaches, any recommendations from expats in the area?
    1 | 8 years 21 weeks
  • Madrid
    I've lived my whole life in slow suburbia and now we're leaving the periphery of Philly (Philadelphia, USA) for the big, bustling metropolis...
    1 | 8 years 21 weeks
  • Barcelona
    I've heard the Spanish can be quite rude, or cold, to those unfamiliar with the culture and the language. I assume living in a big city centre...
    2 | 5 years 42 weeks
  • Barcelona
    Which are the best areas or suburbs of Barcelona to look for accommodation in as an expat?
    2 | 7 years 13 weeks
  • Switzerland
    Are local Swiss schools a good option for expats? My six-year-old will be starting out this coming year, and I'm wondering if sending him to an...
    3 | 7 years 2 weeks
  • Zurich
    Is Zurich an expensive expat destination...I've heard of people having to pay pet taxes and public parking fees in front of their very own house?
    1 | 8 years 21 weeks
  • Zurich
    My husband and I are moving to Zurich with our 7-year-old and were wondering if any one could recommend a good area for expat families? My husband...
    3 | 5 years 13 weeks
  • Bangkok
    Do people like to party in Bangkok? What's the nightlife like...hoping it's not limited to the lady boys I read so much about...
    3 | 7 years 39 weeks

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