Expats' favourite TV streaming service Netflix is branching out to Portugal, Spain and Italy.
We all want a better work-life balance. Medibroker have put together the best relocation destinations for a superior lifestyle.
A hilarious guest post from new expat Aussie mum Toni. Signs that you've adapted to life in Spain!
Homesickness. It catches up with every expat at some point but the kind guys at British Corner Shop have shared some tips for beating that expat yearning for home.
Everything expats need to know about moving to Ecuador including geography, culture and healthcare information from the global health insurance experts at Medibroker.
Dealing with expat grief or depression after a relocation overseas can be difficult for everyone involved. Read this expert's insight into coping with change.
Expats working in Africa are among the world's highest earners. If you're planning to move to Africa for work, read Medibroker International's guide to the best expat destinations.
A comprehensive check list to help you prepare to move overseas including packing tips, dealing with paperwork and moving abroad with children. Brought to you by the expat health insurance experts.
Travel and living abroad doesn't have to mean sacrificing your career. International experience breeds a lot of transferable skills that will help you in future job applicatons.
A guide to planning how you will take care of your health when you move abroad to start a new life as an expat. Purchasing international health insurance for your move is key.
Australian expat Jasmine tells Medibroker about expat life in Hong Kong.
Expats living in Nigeria are the highest earners, but it was also uncovered that expats in Africa work the longest hours, often logging 48 hour working weeks – and this can translate to health problems. It's vital people living in Nigeria have comprehensive health cover.
Alexandria Drake, blogger at A Modern Girl's Travels, tells Medibroker how she's preparing for her move to a mystery location!
With the countless comparison sites and other internet resources, traveling is becoming more and more available to everyone. So here are our top 5 places to visit in 2015.
These bloggers are popular because they talk about the expatriate experience truthfully and offer a wealth of advice, information and inspiration both to people planning a new life abroad and to those who already have their feet firmly planted in foreign soil.
Bern, the capital of Switzerland, has been named the most ‘liveable’ city in Europe for expatriates.
In our twice weekly #ExpatHour twitter chats with people who have built a new life abroad, expats often tell us that weather and lifestyle are a motivating factor when it comes to choosing a country to move to. We asked Dawn Cavanagh-Hobbs, Founder of property company Appassionata, what makes her new landscape in Italy so much better than Blighty.
Connected to Saudi Arabia via the King Fahad Causeway and close to Qatar; Bahrain is currently home to around 12,000 British expatriates. With an overall population of around 1.3 million, of which over half are non-nationals; Eastern and Western culture blend together in the archipelago, making it a veritable paradise for people seeking a new life overseas.
Wine, rugby and stunning scenery… what’s stopping you moving to New Zealand?
Do you dream of escaping the 9-5 life and relocating to foreign lands where troubles melt like lemon drops? Perhaps you feel your home country has little to offer you, or that the grass will always be greener on the other side.
Moving abroad isn't always a walk in the park, even if that park is in a much better climate than the one you left behind. Whether you choose Australia for the weather, Dubai for the career prospects or Thailand for the culture; any move abroad has its downsides.
People living abroad often cite their favourite TV shows as the things they miss the most overseas and while Netflix makes it easy for people all over the world to tune into their favourite TV series, expats in Cuba have been missing out on entertainment from home – until now.
For families with children moving abroad, education is naturally a pressing concern. What sort of education options are available? How do you enroll?
Working abroad can pose difficulties for the savviest international businessperson. While long-haul flights can leave even seasoned travellers bleary-eyed in the boardroom, the yearning desire for home comforts can also make working overseas challenging.
When we hear about Thailand, the first thing that comes into our minds is its exotic beaches and crazy, mesmerizing night life; but Thailand is more than a holiday destination for party animals and sun worshipers.
Last week's agreement made between leading British goods import company Let's Buy British Imports (L.B.B) and American confectioner Hershey's to stop importing Cadbury's chocolate made in Britain will leave a sour taste in the mouths of expats in America.
So you’re tired of your 9-5 lifestyle and you’re beginning to think maybe you should start living life the way you want to. Moving abroad is a lifestyle change that makes so much sense, but there’s still something holding you back.
There's a reason the land down under is a prime destination on everybody's travel bucket list. Australia boasts numerous natural wonders and has something that appeals to every kind of tourist...
Expats and travellers in Thailand rave about Bangkok's street food, but dining out in a city as awesome as Bangkok is also a great way to explore the diverse Thai culture and flavours.
Thailand is a top choice because it offers budget backpackers and expats relatively cheap living costs compared to its Eastern counterparts. Bangkok is one of the most popular destinations in Thailand, and has an array of options when it comes to a place to lay your weary head.
Thousands of people have decided to move their lives overseas to chase better salaries, a higher standard of living, new experiences and much more. So which destinations were most popular for expats in 2014?
Frequent flyers no longer have to make do with sipping lukewarm water over a dog-eared book on a 12 hour flight. International travel is becoming easier and more accessible than ever, meaning there's a huge market for luxury travel accessories.
Chinatown Bangkok (Yaowarat in Thai) is an old city center where Chinese migrants settled when they first came to Bangkok. Its old style buildings and narrow alleys tell a tale of culture and history.
A good friend of mine (Let's call him Colin) recently went on a trip around the world, spending some time in South East Asia. What he wasn't to know was that what should have been an experience of a lifetime would take a severe turn for the worse.
Are you tired of “paying your dues” at your job? Are you bored of the 9 – 5 corporate world?
You know what I’m talking about: the traditional understanding that loyalty in a job will eventually pay off and lead to a better life.
An expat comes to a new country, city or neighbourhood and feels out of place automatically.
Global citizens feel ‘out of place’ at the beginning of their global journey, all the way through, and when they come ‘home’ again.
Gone are the days when a returning traveller would have to regale friends and family with crude drawings and journal entries of their adventure! It’s 2015 and if you want to show friends live video footage of yourself and your fellow nomads feeding elephants in Malaysia then you can.
From extremely humid morning sun, to a gloomy and rainy afternoon, to smoky, starless night sky; Singapore is predictable in its unpredictable weather...
Choosing where to move abroad can be difficult and you must always keep an even balance between your head and your heart, maybe sometimes even swaying towards your head!
1) You will eat lots of humble pie as you stumble around in your new surroundings learning things...
I have lived in Bangkok for a little over 18 months now. The time has flown by so far, and there are days I cannot remember what it was like not to live here. I moved to Bangkok when I was 31....