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  1. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I am currently working in the Middle East and earning around 15K AUD/month and no taxation. I have Australian PR which is going to expire in a year time. Does it make sense to move to Australia without having any job in hand?
  2. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Demography of UAE' is +80% expat with Indians taking the lion' share of it. So it is not really a expat experience to be a Indian living in UAE. I built my career in UAE for last 10 years, literally started as a apprentice to a project manager level position now. From being a single bed rent...
  3. Other Middle East & Africa
    Hey guys, I'm in the HR Recruitment field, thinking of working in the Middle East especially Kuwait, the currency being the obvious reason. I would like to know the potential of getting a job of my field there. Is there any growth for my Field in Kuwait. If so a way to apply, like a site or...
  4. Articles: Middle East
    It may look like an unlikely pairing but Oman and Brazil are in talks to provide visa free travel to official passport holders of both countries. Brazil is further expanding its global presence and fostering new relationships with the Middle East by announcing plans to offer visa free travel to...
  5. Articles: Middle East
    Finding a new home is a top priority for expats wherever they are in the world but a warning has been issued that there is a severe shortage of suitable housing in key Middle East countries. In particular the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Egypt are experiencing a shortage of middle...
  6. UAE Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UAE
    Hi there. I have worked in the Middle East on and off since around 2007, including a couple of stints in Dubai. was out of the game for a couple of years but am now back in Kuwait working as a project manager on a short term contract for a local sub-conctractor building camp accommodation for...
  7. Guides
    Expats in the Middle East now have more choice in terms of health insurance at a time when governments are requiring more to have wide ranging cover. The increasingly popular expat destinations of Bahrain and Jordan have been added to Aviva’s Gulf Solutions private medical insurance cover...
  8. Articles: Middle East
    A new health testing scheme for private sector expat employees has been launched in the Middle Eastern kingdom of Bahrain. Officials from the Ministry of Health said it will regulate basic healthcare for employees and confirm they are fit before being granted a work permit. Under the new...
  9. Guides
    There could be opportunities for thousands of jobs for expats in the Middle East in the run up to two major global events, it is claimed. The Gulf State of Qatar is hosting the FIFA World Cup finals in 2022 and Dubai is home to the Expo 2020 event. According to recruitment experts, foreign...
  10. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello I am new to this forum and am nearing completion of my psychology degree, I have applied for a PGCE in psychology and have also applied for a masters in sociology to keep my options open. I have always wanted to teach in Qatar having visited the Middle East several times. I have seen a...
  11. Other Middle East & Africa
    Hello, Is there any primary/secondary school teachers off to Qatar august/September 2014? For teachers with experience working in Qatar what are the pros and cons of working in Qatar?
  12. International 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...
  13. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    This is my first ever post in any blog ever. So i apologise if its awful! My girlfriend and I are both looking to move to Dubai as soon as we can. Im just wondering what the best way to find a job would be? Ive got a degree in Journalism and media and she has years of experience at retail...
  14. Other Middle East & Africa
    Hi All, Ok I know this question many have come up around a 100 times but please dont kill me...... I have a choice of Dubai or Saudi for work but do I have to drive in Saudi? Is it possible to live there without driving? and how easy is it to learn to drive there without a UK licence? All...
  15. Guides
    The Middle East is a promising and attractive place for expats despite the demise of the once traditional expat packages that many now regard as unfair, a new poll reveals. Just over a third of expats, 35%, said their companies were still giving special expat packages while 44.9% said they were...
  16. Other Middle East & Africa
    As I posted lot of times before, I would love to return to the Middle East. While I have so far mainly looked into Turkey and Israel and to lesser extent Egypt, Morocco (not geographically M-Eastern but anyways) and Lebanon, I was wondering if the Palestinian areas are not a place where...
  17. 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...
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