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  1. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    After living in Dubai, I feel UAE is one of the most comfortable countries to stay. After living in Dubai for few years. it might be shocking if I were to go back to India to live where everyday life is certainly bad. What are the other countries that are not so expensive, offer visa to self...
  2. Articles: Europe
    Expats who move to the UK might not always be able to choose where they live if they are tied to a specific job, but those with a choice might find that the best places to be are not the most obvious. For example, six of the areas with the lowest CO2 emissions are in London, the lowest annual...
  3. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    Australia and New Zealand are two of the most popular countries in the world for expats who rate the quality of life highly along with healthcare and education but find childcare expensive. A quarter of expats move to the region for a better quality of life and many settle there with 72%...
  4. Articles: Europe
    Wellington, Edinburgh and Vienna are named as the top cities worldwide for quality of living in the latest global rankings to be published. The research from Deutsche Bank put the New Zealand city top, while Edinburgh is the only British city to make the top 10 of 47 cities globally and Vienna...
  5. Articles: Europe
    The UK attracts expats from all over the world with the majority choosing to live in big cities, especially London, but new research suggest that if you are looking for the best rural place to live then it is the Orkney Islands. This archipelago off the north coast of Scotland has the best...
  6. Articles: Europe
    People considering moving to the UK have probably never heard of it, but a small town near Liverpool in the north west of the country has the best quality of life in the country. Indeed, many people in the UK have probably never heard of Bebington either but the town, which is five miles south...
  7. Articles: Europe
    Finland is the top country in the world to bring up a family thanks to its childcare and education, according to expats. Not a single expat had anything negative to say about Finland and highlighted the cost and provision of childcare and education as being the best. The expats, who took...
  8. Articles: Europe
    Expats want different things when they start a new life in their chosen country, but now new research could help them make up their minds where in the UK is the best place to relocate. Winchester, famous for its cathedral and history and less than an hour from London, has been named as the best...
  9. Articles: Europe
    Europe is one of the most popular continents in the world for expats and those living in the European Union can currently move easily from country to country, but not all provide the same quality of life, new research has found. The best quality of life in Europe is in Finland, Denmark, Sweden...
  10. Articles: Europe
    Denmark is named in the latest quality of life index as the best country overall when it comes to quality of life, but if it is money you are after then the United States has the highest pay. Korea comes out as the safest, India the cheapest, Finland the least polluted, and Portugal the best...
  11. Articles: Europe
    London is well known as a magnate for people moving to live and work in the UK, but people there are more anxious and have lower average ratings of life satisfaction than other parts of the country. The latest set of statistics released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) shows that in...
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    The clichè of older British expats retiring to warmer countries and living the lifestyle of their dreams may be changing with new research revealing how many actually end up returning. It is still true that those who retire abroad want better weather with 93% seeking warmer climes and some 99%...
  13. Articles: Europe
    Expats moving to the UK are not always attracted by the bright lights of London and now research suggests that the best quality of life can actually be found in South Oxfordshire. Improvements in the levels of wellbeing in the area means that it has topped the 2016 rural area quality of life...
  14. Guides
    When expats with families move to the UK they tend to settle in London and other big cities but if they want a better quality of life then research suggests they should look to Scotland. But not just any part of Scotland, it is the Orkneys, Shetlands and the Western Isles that come top in a new...
  15. Articles: Americas
    Canada has been named as the most reputable country in the world in 2015, overtaking Switzerland in the largest annual survey of 55 of nations. Since the RepTrak survey from international consultants the Reputation Institute began in 2010, Canada has ranked first all but two of those years and...
  16. Articles: Africa
    African countries are not always top of mind for would-be expats, mainly due to security concerns, but new research show that many are satisfied with their jobs and career prospects. Senegal and Nigeria are high on the list for job satisfaction and personal finance according to the survey...
  17. Articles: Europe
    A good lifestyle is what expats are seeking when they move abroad, however, a new global study has found that satisfaction scores have not recovered to pre-economic downturn levels in many countries. More than half of the countries covered by the research from the Organisation for Economic...
  18. Articles: Europe
    The UK is one of the most popular countries in the world for expats and people living and working in the country have seen their well-being rise, according to new research. Not only are more people satisfied with their life but healthy life expectancy has increased and adults taking part in...
  19. Articles: Europe
    Vienna has the world’s best quality of living, according to the latest quality of living rankings report from global firm Mercer which covers 230 cities worldwide. Overall, European cities dominate the top of the ranking along with major cities in Australia and New Zealand. Zurich, Auckland...
  20. Guides
    Bern and Copenhagen are the most liveable cities in Europe for expats, while Toronto tops the bill in North America, Chile in South America and Singapore in Asia, according to a new survey. Canberra is the best place in Australia, Tel Aviv the top city in the Middle East and Port Louis in...
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