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  1. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hola a todos, I currently live in Playa del Carmen 6 months a year but am retiring to Mexico this fall. I own several apartments that i rent out for income so do not need to make a lot of money. My wife (Mexican0 and i are going to move to Valladolid in the winter as PDC is not what it used...
  2. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hey everyone I moved to Spain (Mallorca, to be exact) about half a year ago and idk what I can do for my mental health. I've known for a few years that something isn't alright and I'm pretty sure I've had a kind of anxiety (GAD), but it got better. Lately, I haven't been feeling okay mentally...
  3. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I don't know how to start so I'll just jump right in. We're a South African couple in our late 50's looking to move from SA for various reasons. Basically we love travelling, living as locals, enjoying the simple things in life. Our needs are not much: safety, basic comforts ( cool in summer...
  4. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi everyone, Looking to move to Portugal with my family and possibly set up a business. It could be anything; Professional dog breeding, Making and selling boats or even open a thrift store. - What are the requirements? - Permits? - Costs? - Problems? Any additional info will be greatly...
  5. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi everyone, we are new to the site so huge apologies if everything has already been covered. A little background: we are planning on buying a holiday home which we will eventually retire to, but which we will also rent out a little. Possibly Dordogne, Lot, Loire, Limousin. We have the finances...
  6. Articles: Asia
    More British students would like to spend some time studying abroad but they worry about the cost, being lonely and say there is a lack of information on overseas opportunities. Many believe that spending time abroad will increase their employability, academic success and personal development...
  7. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi there. I am thinking of moving to Dubai to join my husband there, but our son has a rare medical condition. As it won't be covered by medical insurance, I am wondering about the cost of medical care, and the quality. The hospitals' websites don't list prices, saying they will quote on...
  8. Other Asia
    My husband and I will be moving to KL with our family in the next few months from the US. Although we have both travelled internationally (and he is currently working a rotation to the Middle East), we have never lived outside of the US. We have three children (an 11 year old and twin 3 year...
  9. Other Asia
    We just got a draft offer for a job opportunity that we must respond to immediately, and I was hoping for some of your inputs : 1. With a salary of $4,600 (around RMB29,200) and an apartment allowance of upto RMB12,000, how could we expect to live? (Other standard expat allowances are included)...
  10. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi all, I am graduating this year, and the company I have a job with has, subject to a work visa being granted (and other factors), offered me a place in Joburg. I jumped at the opportunity. However I do have a few questions and was hoping someone could help me out. The costs I am having...
  11. Italy Expat Forum for Expats Living in Italy
    Having always loved and wanted to live in Italy, My husband and I are looking into the logistics of moving from Ireland to Puglia [when we sell our business/house here.... which may take a while :( ] but are finding alot of the information out there for non EU residents... so help with some...
  12. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    i am considering moving to america with my wife and 3 kids. I am having trouble finding any information on living expenses/utilities/taxes etc. Could anyone point me in the direction of where i can find this info? thanks
  13. Guides
    With the cost of health care increasing globally health insurance companies that specialise in providing care for expats are increasing the cover that is covered by their policies. Expats in some parts of the world, including the Middle East, China, South America and France are facing higher...
  14. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi Guys New to this website and have been offered a two week training course with an in-company English language training firm. The training is also an assessment period and if I 'pass' the two weeks I will be offered a job with the company. Now it seems that the most likely location will be...
  15. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello - where do I begin please? :confused2: Part time staff nurse 19.0hrs per week looking to try a year in Australia by taking an NHS career break and renting out my house. Single parent to a six year old girl. I am 39 and as I haven't been working 20 hrs per week - (even though I often...
  16. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi, My husband is about to be interviewed for a job in Paris but is not sure whether the money will cover us living in Paris. He would be working in the 16th district and we have 2 sons (2 and 4) and the 4 year old will be attending an international school. How much would we be looking at...
  17. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I have been in good health all my life physically in general, abstaining from alcohol, never smoked or tried drugs, never needed surgery, ... My one vice health-wise is a year long addiction to Coca-Cola, which I am trying to get rid off now. However, damage has already been done and some of my...
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