And the winners are. . . drumroll please. . . Yesterday evening the Live and invest Overseas Conference ended after a densely scheduled three-day smorgasbord of information for expats and plan-to-be expats. (I've decided that's a better phrase than … [Read more...] about Your Top 20 Country Choices for Overseas Retirement
Guest Post by Scott Lilly So you’ve decided to move to Uruguay. You have a residency helper, your paperwork is all ready to go, and you’ve put your house up for sale or given notice that you’re moving out of your apartment. Now, as you look around … [Read more...] about Moving to Uruguay? Bring This, Not that. . .
It's time for another peek in the expat mailbox. I recently received an email from Matt. Matt's a medical professional who's starting to research a move to one of the Central or South American countries. He's not sure how transferable his … [Read more...] about My Budget’s Really Tight — How Can I Explore a New Country?
It's been a while since I shared some of the expat-related blogs and websites I've been reading. Time for another roundup of interesting blogs by and about expats! Here are an even dozen for your enjoyment. Africa Africa Expat Wives, a UK citizen … [Read more...] about From Africa to Central America: 12 Expat Blogs Worth Watching
As future expats trying to decide where to live, we have to balance all sorts of important issues: quality of life, health care, affordability, weather and climate seem to top everyone's lists. The Economist recently ranked cities worldwide for … [Read more...] about 36 Best Cities for Quality of Life or Business
Last week we published the top cities in the world for high cost of expat living. Now it's time to flip it around and show you the lowest-cost cities. I explained the methodology here. While most of the high cost-of-living cities are in the Pacific … [Read more...] about Cheap Cities for Expats — But Would You Really Want to Live There?
It's that time of year again -- time to list the "best of" 2010. From XPatulator, here are the 10 most expensive cities in the world to live in. "Expensive" was determined by looking at the cost of a basket of items in each location. How They … [Read more...] about Highest Cost of Living Cities for Expats
The Brookings Institution and the London School of Economics and Political Science have just released their Global Metro Monitor report, The Path to Economic Recovery: A Preliminary Overview of 150 Global Metropolitan Economies in the Wake of the … [Read more...] about New Economic Report Can Help You Find Your Dream Expat Life
For a change of pace today, I thought I'd share with you some YouTube videos about expats and their new homes. A quick YouTube search of "expat" turns up over 4,000 videos. As you'd expect, some are good, some are terrible and most are in between. … [Read more...] about A Video Look at Some Expat Destinations