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  1. Articles: Europe
    Finland is the best country in the world for family life with expats saying that Nordic countries are also great for health and well-being, but the population can be distant and learning the language is hard. Short working weeks, a top notch work-life balance and family orientated policies mean...
  2. Articles: Europe
    Want to attend university abroad? New research might help you decide on your decision. International students rate Norway as top in terms of satisfaction, followed by Ireland, Poland, Finland, and the UK to round out the top five - this according to a report from Study Portals. Students were...
  3. Articles: Europe
    Health care is an important issue for expats wherever they are in the world and it looks like they could be most satisfied if they live in Scandinavia. Sweden has topped a new ranking from customer satisfaction measurement consultants HappyOrNot, with Finland second and Norway third. Sweden...
  4. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am American and my fiancee is Norwegian. She is a graduate student in the UK and we want to get an EEA family permit for me to move to the UK and work. I have seen a number of people, especially Joppa, noting that places like Denmark or Gibraltar have lax laws regarding marriage of...
  5. Guides
    Oslo tops the list of Europe's most expensive locations for expats, followed by Stavanger and Zurich, the latest cost of living survey shows. But in Sweden, where the Krona currency has weakened, there are no longer any locations in the top 30 of the list compiled by ECA International, a...
  6. Articles: Americas
    Norway has launched a new strategy aimed at encouraging more students to study abroad and a number of initiatives are being set up with the United States and Canada with Asia also regarded as an important region for growth. New Norwegian Minister of Education and Research, Torbjørn Røe...
  7. Introductions
    I've been in the states, since childhood, but still retain the culture. My aunt recently advised not moving back after graduation, unless I were to find work specifically in my industry. (Politics are heated there.) I'd like to split my time half in Florida, and half elsewhere after my studies...
  8. International Expat Discussions
    Does anybody know anything about the cost of car insurance and road tax in Norway. I've been told that the road tax (attached to the plates on the car) vary with the engine size etc. and that car insurance "follows the car" rather than the driver, so that it's the car details rather than that...
  9. Articles: Europe
    Despite its financial woes Greece is still a better place than the UK to live but Japan has the highest life expectancy and Liechtenstein the highest incomes, a new report shows. Overall, Norway has the best quality of life according to the United Nations Human Development index for 2010 that...
  10. Articles: Europe
    Russia is moving towards modernising her visa schemes that will make it easier for expats, overseas workers and tourists from around the world. Officials are negotiating a number of deals with various countries allowing visa free short-term trips. And a new immigration bill is set to make it...
  11. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, I am most likely moving to Dubai in late 2010 and will need school placements for a 5 and 6 year old starting in January 2011. Here is the twist. I am from the US and my wife is Norwegian. We would be moving from Oslo. The kids speak Norwegian as their native language and fully comprehend...
  12. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi New in this forum but I've used it for some days now. Reading threads both old and new and learned a lot of your experience. Also the main info from the front page and sub pages. Also google is of much help but sometimes it's best to ask those with hands on experience, hence my new thread...
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