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  1. Other Asia
    Hello fellow Expats! I have just got back from 5 months travelling around Southeast Asia. This has cemented my feelings of wanting to live and work in Asia. I loved all aspects of Asia and was very happy out there. Although I have this wish of wanting to live and earn money in Asia, the...
  2. Other Asia
    Hi everyone! I'm an Australian, planning to head over to Asia to teach English next year. My bf is planning on coming with me, and I'm trying to find out about employment options for him. He's a commercial electrician from the UK. I'm hoping to go to South Korea, Hong Kong or Taiwan, all of...
  3. Articles: Europe
    Expat job seekers are shunning the UK and the United States and looking instead to Australia, Canada and Asia, new figures suggest. It is political and economic uncertainty in the US and UK that is producing a shift away from these countries on the part of expat job seekers, according to a new...
  4. Articles: Asia
    Australia has fallen from the top spot for British expats abroad to seventh place globally with China, the United Arab Emirates and Singapore now taking the top places, the latest quality of life index shows. It is a change in the profile of the average expat that has seen Asian countries climb...
  5. Guides
    For working expats, particularly those in the Asia Pacific region, private health insurance can be a costly business, but research reveals it is still not as expensive as the United States. Hong Kong has the highest average health insurance premiums of popular expat countries in the region at...
  6. Articles: Asia
    Seoul has overtaken Tokyo to become the region’s most expensive location for expats, with the Japanese city now 12th in the global rankings. The South Korean capital is in tenth position globally, up from 22nd place a year ago, according to the latest cost of living survey by ECA International...
  7. Articles: Asia
    Expats looking for a career in finance and banking can still find jobs in Asia but some roles are being cut back, it is claimed. In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for example, there is a genuine expansion in the banking sector with expats most likely to find opportunities in product development jobs...
  8. Guides
    The Far East, especially China, Singapore and Hong Kong, are becoming more popular destinations for British expats, although Australia is still the most popular overseas country to move to, a new global survey has found. China has seen highest increase in scoring in the annual Quality of Life...
  9. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi I have to ship about 2.5 kg of compressed Co2 to Asia(Beijing or Mumbai) size is about 15cmx15cmx8cm.I spoke with La poste who said they can ship only via air and this is banned by air transport. I looked for some moving companies who needs large volumes(in Cubic meters) and lot of...
  10. General Expat Discussions
    Dear friends, I am an Iranian, married with kids living in Iran. I am planning to move out of the country for good, and I am not so sure about the destination. I am foreign educated with relatively diverse international background, and therefore, I am hopeful I'll be able to land a decently...
  11. Articles: Europe
    Higher salaries are often regarded by British expats as one reason for choosing to live and work abroad and a new study suggests that they can earn more overseas. The latest Salary Trends survey by ECA International says that employees in the UK can expect to see their salaries increase by an...
  12. Introductions
    Hello everyone, Im new to this Expat game and was looking for some advice. I've currently just returned from a trip to and around Africa, where i settled in Joburg for a few months and worked at AISJ (The American International School - very reputable institution). My next target is to work in...
  13. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Hey guys, I consider moving to Thailand, and wanted to ask for more information about the best places. I need a bigger city to live with excellent internet access, like minded people, parties, girls. Thank you, Gerald
  14. Guides
    The number of high powered expats is set to increase as international companies are expecting to post many more executives abroad in the next five years, according to a new research report. They will be responding to the need to move beyond stagnating Western markets and expand into China...
  15. Philippines Expat Forum
    Although it has been many years, I can remember needing to use a taxi to get from one place to another in the United States. In America, unless at an airport it can be difficult to get a taxi when needed. Especially in New York City or Los Angeles. Simply because there are so many people using...
  16. Guides
    The highest paid expats in the world are living in Asia but worldwide most expats have found that the global economic downturn has affected their finances especially in the UK which is one of the most expensive countries in the world for foreigners, according to the largest ever survey...
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