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  1. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi All, After a recent visit I've decided I'd like to purchase a small flat in Gandia. Having only visited the area as a tourist I'm interested to know what others think of the city and are there any areas you would stay away from due to crime of overall "dodgy" as goings on? I stayed in...
  2. La Chatarrer�a
    I figured the title would get your attention, if you follow the posts & commenters on a regular basis It was purely intended as a humorous poke, but also a continuation of something Citlali posted about the other day. I found this article and gave it a read this morning called "Mexico Is Not a...
  3. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    We've been planning our move for some time, finally fly out end April 2015. My wife is regularly talking with her Thai friends and she is concerned about the heat (well we knew it was gonna be hot anyway) and moreso about the crime, especially towards farangs. I'm interested to learn of your...
  4. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Some friends have just returned here from the UK to find that their house had been burgled. Does anyone know the best way to report this? Their Spanish isn't good but I have offered to help them. I went to the GC with them this morning but as soon as we arrived they were called out on an...
  5. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi All, I'm trying to locate crime statistics for towns and villages in the Jaen province to aid and enhance my research into 'desirable' locations to purchase a property, however, my online search has yet to return the information I'm looking for. I've read various articles/posts reporting...
  6. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    hello people! My name is Anthony (or Tony) and I joined this forum because I'm having my first international assignment for my company and it is in Mexico City. I've been preparing myself to this and also the company is helping me with some training about the culture. I know some Spanish I've...
  7. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hi everyone, I am considering a job in Mexico city and would be moving my family with three children (ages 6 and under) with me. I am curious about safety in Mexico City. Do any of you have advice on what areas would be best to live as an expat with children? Also, what is your take on crime...
  8. Articles: Europe
    The UK has revealed that it has been conducting a wide ranging investigation against highly organised gangs of criminals who have been falsifying English language tests for foreign student visa applications. According to Immigration Minister James Brokenshire, some 48,000 students abused the...
  9. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I am a fashion designer from london ,last time i went to dubai,'my pr company in London did some things for me that i did not agree on , did NOT like the results and they used one company in dubai to take care of me when i was there.ie shoots, location etc, i was told its all included in my...
  10. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Dear everyone, I am from Pakistan, and I was educated in Germany. I am looking for work in Dubai. However, few things are both confusing and problem. Problem comes from reading: penalities for even a kiss ?? www dubaifaqs com /dubai-code-of-conduct.php Confusion comes from reading www...
  11. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    hi All I would like to apply e3 visa but in the past about 5 years ago i was suffering depression and was charged with staking another person ( my girl friend). this is purely a mistake of both of us not just mine however i pleaded guilty to avoid lawyer charges and only got non conviction and...
  12. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    hi All I would like to apply e3 visa but in the past about 5 years ago i was suffering depression and was charged with staking another person ( my girl friend). this is purely a mistake of both of us not just mine however i pleaded guilty to avoid lawyer charges and only got non conviction and...
  13. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    I'd like to pass along a few comments about recent crimes on CairoScholars. Please be careful! [INDENT][INDENT]
  14. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    The below message was posted today in Cairo Scholars - I hope it's an exaggeration. Does anyone who lives in Luxor have more information? Dear CS, > >I got information today about a alarming series of roberies in Luxor. In the past few nights at least five foreigners have been robbed in their...
  15. General Expat Discussions
    Hi Folks, I hope the moderators won't mind if I post a link to a site I think many people will find interesting. It is www(dot)worldlifeexpectancy(dot)com which gives a lot of facts about life expectancy in countries around the world and also gives the causes of death in those countries...
  16. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello all, I am moving to Marseille in January 2013 to study french and am really excited by the prospect. However the arrangement of appropriate accommodation has my head reeling. It is proving to be very difficult to get reliable information regarding safety of certain areas. I am a single...
  17. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    hello thinking about moving to thailand for retirement.can anyone advise on the crime in thailand. house burgling,street robberies and personal safety there.any information would be appreciated. regards puffin
  18. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    I had read a [very lengthy] thread that is now over a year old but after reading many of the posts I'm still left wondering what a "true" picture is of SA crime. One poster mentioned that it may depend on location and that some pockets of the country are safer than others; this is a sensible...
  19. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi Everyone, My family and I are being relocated to Cairo and I would like to gauge what the risky areas are in term of crime. Most of the stuff I checked until now is either outdated or very vague. Does anyone have any perception of what the safer/dangerous districts are?? Much Appreciated...
  20. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Does anyone know good source to find smaller law firms that specialize in immigration ? I'm in the US at present. I'm a U.S. citizen with some legal issues and need to consult with a local lawyer that can look at my details to see what the lay of the land is in UAE for my specific...
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