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  1. Other Europe
    Hello there, I moved to Brussels a month ago while in the process of fixing my wedding dress for sale. There is an excellent tailor I can use in London, but I am now in Brussels and the dress is here with me. Does anyone know a really good tailor in Brussels who can work with expensive...
  2. Guides
    Female expats who have accompanied their family abroad can find it hard to continue a career of their own with new research showing that in the professional and managerial world they are under represented. Indeed, if leading companies maintain the current rate of progress, female representation...
  3. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    So apparently this is kind of an awkward topic in Egypt, but I am married to an Egyptian and we do not want to have kids for a few years we are only 23. I am looking for options of birth control here but google seems to be no help. My Egyptian mother in law went to the pharmacy and had gotten me...
  4. Articles: Europe
    Women seeking careers in professional positions in Europe face an uphill struggle with new research showing that leading employers are not hiring more females at senior levels. It would seem that the growth of women in the broad professional ranks of Europe’s leading employers is likely to...
  5. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi everyone, I will be moving to Dubain next September since my husband has received a really good offer for a job there. I have a very good proffessional career in my hometown (I am a lawyer at a high ranked law firm) and I am worried that there might not be good job offers for women. I know...
  6. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, IM new to the forum, I do not mean to be silly or ridiculous but Im facing as much as a lot of people a deep issue here, I been living in Dubai for a while, even thought I made friends, but I still find it very difficult to meet single people, in specific single women. Most of the people I...
  7. The Sandpit
    Hello to all you beautiful ladies, I moved to Dubai a about week ago to join my husband who works longggg hours leaving me all alone throughout the day.:Cry::Cry: While I have been trying to settle in, look for work etc..I have been finding it really difficult to make friends around here (i...
  8. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi everyone, I am posting today because I would like to have some specifications about the dress code in Dubai. I am actually a university student in Fashion Design, and I am working on my graduation project. I will design a collection of outfits, and my customer would be the working/business...
  9. The Platypus Den
    Hi Everyone, This is my first post. I've been living in the St Kilda area of Melbourne for 2 years now and my wife and I are very happy here. I have a question for debate for all of you. I think it will be an interesting perspective for those who are also new to Australia / Melbourne...
  10. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi all, My husbands job may be taking us to Dubai in a few months. I have a couple questions. Sorry if these are silly/offensive - I just want to know what to expect! 1. My husband will likely be traveling a lot - which will leave me home alone many weeks. Is it relatively safe for a...
  11. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    My husband is an emergency medicine doctor whose employer has offered him a 3-year contract and a substantial salary in Dubai; however, I have some reservations about limited rights/freedoms for women in the UAE. I was wondering if any of the women in this forum might be able to shed some light...
  12. Articles: Europe
    There are more people acquiring citizenship of European Union countries than ever before with the UK, France and Germany leading the surge, according to a new report. EU member states granted a record 776,000 citizenships in 2009, an increase of 11% on the previous year. This follows two years...
  13. Guides
    Women who become expats because their husbands’ job takes them abroad often suffer stress with the move and having children helps them to integrate, according to a study. Different factors influenced what women viewed as stressful and what affected how they adjust to their new country, the...
  14. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi everyone, I hope 2011 is treating you well. I've just been recommended to interview for a position within my company, based in Paris. I'm excited about the opportunity and hoping to get a bit of guidance on this forum. I'll cut straight to the chase. I lived abroad about 10 years ago (in...
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