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How does the 'Expat Experience' differ if you're the 'Trailing Spouse'?

02 October 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

Expat couples: are 'Trailing Spouses' the real relocation heroes? If you have moved abroad for your partner's job, you might identify. 

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Having a baby in Seychelles

21 September 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

Medibroker spoke to Chantelle, who has just given birth to her second child in Seychelles!

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Expat Interview: Life in Qatar

14 September 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

We spoke to one of the many expats living in Qatar and she shared a great insight into life there!

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Expat Interview: A Muslim in Dubai

01 September 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

An interview with a Pakistani expat living in Dubai about her life there.

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Expat Interview: Life in Seoul, South Korea

24 August 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

An American expat shares her experiences of life in Seoul, South Korea and she doesn't leave out the weird bits!

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10 'Bad' Foods You Should Eat

19 August 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

We're constantly being told what we shouldn't be eating. Here, Medibroker explain why 'bad' foods got their reputation and why you shouldn't cut them out of your diet completely.

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Expat Interview: The International Experiment

17 August 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

An interview with a Canadian couple who sold their home and belongings to travel the world permanently with their six year old son. He is home schooled and they are professional housesitters.

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Expat Interview: A Dutchman in South Africa

10 August 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

Mark Wijsman is a Dutch expat who shares his experience of relocating and adjusting to live in Cape Town, South Africa with the international medical insurance advisors at Medibroker.

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6 Ways Expat Life Will Benefit Your Kids

05 August 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

Living abroad at an early age means children develop a variety of skills and qualities they otherwise may not. Here, Medibroker explain 6 reasons to move abroad with your kids.

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Expat Interview: Living in Botswana

04 August 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

An interview with interesting expat James Wilson, who moved to Botswana's Chobe Game Lodge to take to the African wilderness.

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Expat Interview: Costa Women

27 July 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

An insightful expat interview with Ali Meehan, creator of expat network Costa Women which gained Best of British Social Club by The Telegraph and Expat Stars award. Here, she details her past as a serial expat and explains why she settled in Spain.

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Cultural Business Etiquette Around The World

22 July 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

A guide to successfully dealing with different cultures while you are on international assignments. Send this to your globally mobile workforce or use it to prepare for your next work trip.

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Expat Interview: Life as an 'Expat Spouse' in Vancouver

20 July 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

Expat Spouses are often the real 'relocation heroes' of a family or couple that moves overseas. Here, Jen from The Expat Spouse shares her experiences as a self professed home bird living abroad in Kazakhstan, France and Canada.

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Expat Interview: Arabian Notes

13 July 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

An interview with a British expat living in Abu Dhabi covering healthcare and giving birth in the Middle East, how to move abroad and some wise words of advice.

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Expat Interview: Partly Cloudy in Singapore

06 July 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

An interview with an English expat blogger living in Singapore with her young son and husband.

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Expat Interview: Teaching in France

29 June 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

Thinking about teaching and living in France? Catherine Rose is an American expat and here she shares the ups and downs of moving to France.

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Expat Interview: Living in Hong Kong

22 June 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

Australian expat Jasmine tells Medibroker about expat life in Hong Kong.

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Expat Interview: Planning a Move Abroad

15 June 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

Alexandria Drake, blogger at A Modern Girl's Travels, tells Medibroker how she's preparing for her move to a mystery location!

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The World's Weirdest Citizenship Tests

10 June 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

Our list of the weirdest test questions and requirements from citizenship tests in countries around the world. People have actually been asked these questions to test their cultural knowledge!

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Expat Interview: Doctor Mariana in Barcelona

08 June 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

Mariana Calleja is a 33-years young Costa Rican doctor, traveller and writer currently based in Barcelona. Her blog, TravelThirst, is about experiencing the world through all of your senses.

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Female Entrepreneurs in the Middle East & North Africa

01 June 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

An interview with 'third culture kid' and expat podcast presenter Nicholla Henderson.

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Expat Interview: Teaching English Overseas

26 May 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

Want to teach English abroad? We interviewed blogger Amanda Kendle, an Australian expat who has lived a life of travel, about her experiences teaching English in a country that was not her own.

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Expat Author Interview

18 May 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

An expat interview with Polish author Marek Lenarcik about his itchy feet and what life is like for expats in Myanmar.

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Expat Interview with a Global Entrepeneur

12 May 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

We interviewed Chris Osborne from Founders Grid about building businesses on the road and how having a baby made him change his attitude to health insurance.

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Expat Interview - UK Desperate Housewife in America!

30 April 2015 by Stephen Whitfield

Claire Bolden McGill decided it was time for a change, so she and her family took the plunge and headed off for the sunny states of America.

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How the Health Tourism Crackdown Affects British Expats

30 April 2015 by Dannielle Noonan

A crack down on ‘health tourists’ coming to Britain to take advantage of the NHS also signals bad news for Britons living overseas - here's how to ensure your health is covered

 wherever you are.

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Best Books for Expats and People Planning a Life Abroad

13 March 2015 by Stephen Whitfield

Medibroker runs a twitter chat for people living abroad and we recently asked the #ExpatHour community to share the books that inspired them to move to another country. The feedback led us to...

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Expat Interview: Johannesburg - Living in the City of Gold

06 October 2014 by Stephen Whitfield

Becoming an expat came upon us rather suddenly. We had no plans to move outside of India really but then a good work opportunity came up for my husband and we decided to explore it! In no time, we found ourselves in the Rainbow nation!

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Traveller Interview: Steve Bloom, Born to Travel

09 July 2014 by Stephen Whitfield

As a kid I was a big fan of adventure movies like Indiana Jones and James Bond. They were always traveling to exotic locations and seeing amazing places. That was my first real taste of the world around me and of a looming travel bug.

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Expat Interviews: From Ukraine to France

08 April 2014 by Stephen Whitfield

So, I started saving each and every penny and thinking of ways to travel long-term. Then, on my next trip around Indonesia, I met a boy whom I couldn't let go and followed him all the way to France.

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Expat Adventures - Karen Bleakley's move to Australia

18 March 2014 by Stephen Whitfield

In 2008/09, my husband and took a round the world trip. We spent over half our time away touring New Zealand and Australia because we thought we might like to emigrate one day.

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