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  • Thailand
    What's happening with the protests against the King in Thailand? I remember reading about some bloodshed in 2010, and I just want to make sure I'm up...
    1 | 8 years 31 weeks
  • Thailand
    How necessary is it to learn Thai if moving to Thailand. Is there a large enough expat community where this isn't necessary. What about communicating...
    1 | 8 years 31 weeks
  • Vietnam
    Planning to buy a SIM and operate using a prepaid phone in Vietnam, but I'll also need to make/receive the rare international phone call. Can any...
    1 | 8 years 31 weeks
  • Edinburgh
    Moving to Edinburgh from the US and wondering if anyone can give any helpful advice about how to use the NHS in Scotland. I'm only familiar with...
    1 | 8 years 31 weeks
  • San Francisco
    Is housing in San Francisco as expensive as I imagine - what options are there for living just outside city centre and what kind of commute can I...
    1 | 8 years 31 weeks
  • Turkey
    Moving with husband to Istanbul later this year and wondering if I can find a job and work even though I won't have a formal work permit. I'm...
    4 | 6 years 15 weeks
  • South Africa
    I am in the process of relocating my family to Johannesburg, South Africa for a 2 year contract. Although excited about the positives of living there...
    3 | 8 years 30 weeks
  • Vietnam
    What do you need as an American expat to open a bank account in Vietnam?
    1 | 8 years 31 weeks
  • Canada
    Hi all, how easy is it finding a job in Vancouver?! I have a university degree, but not a lot of experience...And I don't mind working something...
    1 | 8 years 31 weeks
  • Turkey
    Planning to visit Turkey on a tourist visa, but my stay may exceed 90 days - can anyone give details about the new legislation that seems to prevent...
    1 | 8 years 31 weeks
  • Brazil
    Do expats feel safe in São Paulo?!  I've been reading horror stories in my guidebook! 
    2 | 6 years 37 weeks
  • Bangkok
    I'm nearly on my way to the land of noodle dishes and sex tourism and was wondering what the protocol is for taking a taxi in Bangkok? Are the...
    1 | 8 years 31 weeks
  • Belgium
    Hello Expats! As a kind of last-minute psych-up before I take the plunge and move to Brussels, please let me know what your favourite thing...
    1 | 8 years 31 weeks
  • Bahrain
    Dear All I am a little nervous about my upcoming trip to Bahrain (I'll be working and living there for a year, and my family can't make the trip...
    2 | 8 years 31 weeks
  • Bangkok
    Looking for reasonable housing in the city centre as a single, and very eligible bachelor...I can't speak Thai and I'm addicted to peanut butter - so...
    5 | 3 years 7 weeks
  • Austria
    I've heard rumours that the healthcare in Austria is absolutely excellent -- are these true?  I'm busy shopping around for a place to go teach...
    5 | 6 years 22 weeks
  • Australia
    Hi Everyone I'm going to be leaving sunny South Africa for a job in sunny Brisbane, and was just wondering if there are any particularly good areas...
    2 | 7 years 2 weeks
  • Cape Town
    I heard they were trying to do away with the exceptional skills permit in SA, is this true? If so, when is the latest I should get my application in...
    1 | 8 years 31 weeks
  • Malaysia
    Is it hard to get a work visa for Malaysia? Any tips on making it easier getting through all the red tape?
    13 | 6 years 22 weeks
  • Kuala Lumpur
    What's the quality of life like for expats in Malaysia?
    2 | 7 years 19 weeks

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