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  • Global Expat Expat Forum ~ Forum for Expats Living in Global Expat
    Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saudi Arabia Scotland Senegal Serbia Singapore Slovak Republic Slovenia Somalia South Africa Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Sweden Switzerland Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Trinidad Tob Turkey Turkmenistan UAE Uganda UK Ukraine United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Vietnam Yemen Zaire Zambia Zimbabwe Join Sign In Home Country Forums Expat Resources Expat Guides Real Estate International Jobs Home Country Forums Global Forum Expat Resources Expat Guides Real Estate International Jobs Moving Overseas Culture Shock Expat Healthcare Expat Tax Finance FACTA FBAR Expat Blogs Retire Overseas Resources Expat Health Insurance Mail Forwarding Mail Shipping Relocation Auto Shipping Auto Expat Tax Real Estate Agencies Business Services Currency Exchange Education Expat Banking Expat Counseling Expat Finance International Jobs Language Cross Cultural Legal Services for Expats Pet Shipping Travel Insurance Visa Immigration My Home Private Messages Friends Invite My Ads My Profile My Tips Global Expat Forum Our Global Expat Forum is for general discussion not country specific about moving overseas and international living Also talk about ANYTHING else with expats repatriates and others who enjoy the international experience World events politics sports parenting fashion anything off topic is welcome It s a great place to talk chat and or debate with all of ExpatExchange s visitors Post New Topic Topic Originator Last Post new to ivory coast help me settle in 0 highlyfavoured1 2 9 2016 10 27 PM Muslim man wanted to marry me as Second wife 4 christineelde 2 9 2016 5 52 AM Where to Retire 7 OldPro 2 9 2016 5 52 AM moving to south america 6 mrsnej 2 4 2016 6 30 AM Expats help 2 leilarachelle 2 3 2016 11 16 AM Residency Medical Requirements 4 rbeckerchi 1 28 2016 8 32 AM Residency Medical Requirements 0 rbeckerchi 1 24 2016 8 34 PM Taxes 5 ccbrown 1 23 2016 4 25 PM A Place for a Maker 2 DJCCHV 1 22 2016 4 36 PM How ro recover data from telephone Android 9 Mcclanahan 1 20 2016 5 53 AM Looking for a lake 4 Waterpoet 1 7 2016 11 59 AM where to retire 5 blkbemr1 1 6 2016 2 55 PM How to decide 4 nathan1981 1 6 2016 2 17 PM Expats Anywhere Advice 2 svhsexcheerldr 1 3 2016 10 51 PM decent mortgage 1 mschoen01 1 3 2016 10 46 PM 1 2 3 4 5 6 of 122 pages Our Global Expat Moderators Volunteers Volunteer on the Global Expat Network Expatriate Health Insurance Get a quote for expat health insurance Expat Banking Global Expat Banking for expats in Global Expat Expat Tax Expat Tax Preparation Expat Tax Professionals International Moving Quotes Moving to Global Expat Get moving quotes Join Today free Join Expat Exchange to meet expats in your area or get advice before your move It s FREE and takes 1 minute List a Property free Overseas Properties View All Property Listings Puriscal Costa Rica Property for Sale

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  • Moving Overseas ~ Expat Career Issues ~ Negotiating Your Expat Benefits Package ~ Expat Exchange
    extras It s important to do your homework and determine your family s needs before you negotiate and sign your contract Regardless of your situation talking with other expats in your destination country about their experiences and relocation packages can be tremendously helpful Our online country forums are a great venue for that discussion Click here to find your country forum take a few minutes to search for any existing discussions on relocation packages and benefits searchterm suggestion benefits and post any questions that you may have Cigna Global Health With Cigna Global Health Options you can create an international health insurance plan that s perfectly tailored for the needs of you and your family We provide the reassurance of comprehensive core cover and the flexibility of adding as many extra benefits as you want to ensure you have a plan perfectly suited to your needs Click here to learn more Key Points to Cover During Expatriate Contract Negotiation Achim Heuser Heuser Collegen wrote a very popular article for ExpatExchange It provides an overview of key points to be covered during contract negotation Below is a brief version of the full article entitled Negotiating the best package for your next assignment 1 Duration of assignment Whether the expatriate is unaccompanied or relocating with his spouse and or family he needs a perspective of the assignment s duration If this is to be determined by the completion of a specified objective at least an estimated duration including a minimum term should be given The contract should also specify whether there is a trial period and how long that period lasts 2 The assigned capacity The contract should specify exactly the duties and give details of the responsibilities and the goals expected to be achieved 3 Salary The contract should at least specify the gross annual salary any likely or possible bonuses and the salary structure in terms of increases Any possible hardships should be considered as well and possibly included in the salary provisions 4 Tax liability Who will be paying taxes and in which country Will the expatriate become a fiscal resident of the host country or still be liable for taxes in his home country 5 Social Security What provisions does the company make for pension and protection in the case of unemployment 6 Moving costs The contract must include details of the reimbursement of moving expenses Will a transportation insurance be granted as well Who will take care of the necessary customs declaration 7 Housing and interim living allowance What type of housing will be provided and how long will the expatriate and his family be expected to spend in short term housing should be specified in advance and should be kept in mind by both parties Who is responsible for finding suitable accommodation 8 Transport Will there be a company car provided for the duration of the assignment Will this also include personal use 9 Tuition fees Contracts should include whether this assistance is partial or total

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  • Culture Shock ~ So here you go (Abroad)! ~ And the Adventure Begins! ~ Expat Exchange
    players geared up for the big game You are about to embark on what could be the adventure of a lifetime How are you going to frame this new experience Perhaps you are like a reporter going out into the field for your company family or friends Or maybe you are an author doing research for a new adventure novel Are you going to bring a video camera Maybe there is a documentary in you just waiting to bust out it could be about travel culture business science or anything else that gets you excited As a psychotherapist one of the themes I constantly talk about with my clients is that perception is critical Some expats view any anxiety about their life abroad as a sign of how exciting their new life is and thus thrive upon it Others however feel their worry is a tell tale sign that they have made a mistake and start to panic How you interpret not only your new environment but your reactions to it is critical Cigna Global Health With Cigna Global Health Options you can create an international health insurance plan that s perfectly tailored for the needs of you and your family We provide the reassurance of comprehensive core cover and the flexibility of adding as many extra benefits as you want to ensure you have a plan perfectly suited to your needs Click here to learn more Before you move overseas remember that you must have a support system Make a list of resources you have at your disposal now that you will be abroad Tell your family and close friends that you ll rely on them and need quick replies to your e mails If you are being sent by a company or other organization don t dismiss the supports they offer or suggest At the very least make arrangements so you have access to them if you do find you need assistance If you went to college do you remember how open and outgoing most of the freshmen were when you got there They knew that they were going to need new friends in order to make a successful transition So will you when you get there Don t wait talk about this with your family if they ll be with you If you are going to work and your spouse is not remember that you are going to have colleagues to potentially connect with on a daily basis Your expat spouse will not have that opportunity so take the time to help him her find new friends Be generous with each other and communicate Most importantly remember that ExpatExchange com will be there when you arrive Once you have an internet connection check in and let everyone know on the country forum that your journey has begun Remember that you don t need to invent the wheel get advice as problems arise The internet should not be seen as a replacement for real human contact but it

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  • Expat Healthcare Guide by Expat Exchange
    several minutes to answer the survey The more detailed you can be in your responses the better Thank you in advance for sharing and helping others moving to your area Survey Responses to Date Add Your Country Algeria Andorra Angola Argentina Austria Belgium Belize Bermuda Bulgaria Canada China Colombia Costa Rica Cyprus Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt France Greece Guatemala India Indonesia Italy Jamaica Jordan Laos Lithuania Luxembourg Mexico Nicaragua Norway Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Portugal South Africa Spain Thailand Turkey Ukraine Uruguay Vietnam Expat Healthcare Health Insurance Tips View All Healthcare Tips 79 Tips Add a Healthcare Tip Ecuador Health Insurance Is your medication covered Since you will not be able to use your American insurance or Medicare in Ecuador you may look to secure health insurance Be sure that your chosen insurance actually covers your medications Belize Medical Facilities on Ambergris Caye Belize The lifestyle on Ambergris Caye is most certainly relaxed and slow paced Many expats have been living in San Pedro for years That is if you remain healthy There is a hospital on the mainland in Belize City accessible by a one and a half hour water bus and then a taxi ride to the medical facility Getting your Prescription Meds In many EU countries and certainly in my new home country Portugal it is easy to get my prescribed medications from a local pharmacy Portugal Access to Public Healthcare All foreigners in Portugal have access to world class public hospitals and healthcare which excludes dentistry How healthcare is paid for depends on your country of origin and your work status View More Expat Healthcare Health Insurance Tips Having a Baby Abroad View All Having a Baby Abroad Reports 116 Reports Add a Report How did expats choose their doctors midwives hospitals What is childbirth like around the world For several years we ve been asking expats around the world to share their experiences giving birth abroad Peruse the over 100 responses Here are a few excerpts Having a Baby in Doha Qatar Al Ahli hospital It was amazing I was in for 3 days My Dr monitored my entire pregnancy and the birth When I went to deliver with the eipdural my daughters heart was slowing and she sat with me 100 of the time watching Al Ahli is like a hotel complete with bell boys it was great Private room great nurses and everything Expensive but insurance paid almost 80 recalled an expat mom in Doha Having a Baby in Shanghai China I went to Shanghai East International private clinic in Pudong I had a wonderful experience I choose a British doctor and all my wishes and requests were full field I had a natural birth with a epidural 10 hours labor The staff was great spoke English very well I was treated like I was in 5 star hotel Get in touch with other expats that have similar requirements as you of comfort language and expectation of service Interview different doctors and trust

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  • Offshore Banking ~ Expat Banking ~ Expat Bank ~ Offshore Bank ~ Expat Exchange's Finance Guide
    Turkmenistan UAE Uganda UK Ukraine United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Vietnam Yemen Zaire Zambia Zimbabwe Join Sign In Home Country Forums Expat Resources Expat Guides Real Estate International Jobs Home Country Forums Global Forum Expat Resources Expat Guides Real Estate International Jobs Moving Overseas Culture Shock Expat Healthcare Expat Tax Finance FACTA FBAR Expat Blogs Retire Overseas Resources Expat Health Insurance Mail Forwarding Mail Shipping Relocation Auto Shipping Auto Expat Tax Real Estate Agencies Business Services Currency Exchange Education Expat Banking Expat Counseling Expat Finance International Jobs Language Cross Cultural Legal Services for Expats Pet Shipping Travel Insurance Visa Immigration Expat Finance Expat tax and finance are all daunting issues for new expats Expat Tax Overseas Tax Expat tax is one of the most important aspects of managing one s finances after a move abroad Do not neglect offshore tax issues or wait until the last minute to explore the financial implications of international living The articles below will help you start your research into expat taxes Expat Tax Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About FBAR With the FBAR Foreign Bank Account Report deadline approaching and many expats unaware of whether or not they need to file take a closer look at the filing requirements and how exactly it is done Expat Taxes 5 Things About Expat Taxes Greenback Tax Services helps you explore expat taxes and some of the most important things you don t know about the financial implications of living abroad Expat Tax Preparing to File your US Expat Tax Return Now Less Hassle Later It s the time of the year most US citizens dread tax time US expats around the world shudder even more than US residents due to the complicated and oftentimes confusing process of filing US expat taxes But it doesn t have to be this way Preparation is the key We recommend these tax firms American Tax Help Artio Partners US Expat Tax Australasian Taxation Services Pty Ltd GlobalTaxHelp Com Greenback Expat Tax Services Expat Finance Offshore Investment Expat finance requires proper research while living overseas Expats are often exposed to offshore investment opportunities not available at home The articles in this section provides basic overseas finance information to consider while living abroad Are You Financially Ready to Live Abroad 7 Financial Tips To Help You Live A Global Lifestyle Whatever your reasons for wanting to live overseas and enjoy a global lifestyle one thing you can still count on is that you will have to manage your finances Lisa R Mitchell discusses financial tips for expats Managing Currency Risk Practical Guide to Building a Globally Diversified Multi currency Investment Portfolio David Kuenzi explains how to properly incorporate currency considerations into a sound long term investment strategy is much easier than commonly understood Managing Currency Risk As an American Abroad In What Currency Should I Save and Invest Kuenzi explains the complex concept of currency risk that often clouds investment and financial planning decisions for Americans abroad Join Today free Join

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  • FBAR & FATCA ~ Expat Exchange's Finance Guide
    Pet Shipping Travel Insurance Visa Immigration Expat Banking Expat banking has become much more complicated for US citizens living abroad as a result of the governments enactment of FATCA and FBAR reporting requirements Below are some articles to help you better understand the situation Expats in Bankok 5 Tips for Living in Bangkok Expats living in Bangkok enjoy a bustling city that is the most populous city in Thailand Over the last several decades Bangkok has become an important regional business hub for Southeast Asia Expat Tax Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About FBAR With the FBAR Foreign Bank Account Report deadline approaching and many expats unaware of whether or not they need to file take a closer look at the filing requirements and how exactly it is done Expat Taxes The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Foreign Bank Account Reporting Requirements for Americans Living Abroad Form 8938 and the FBAR are two different forms that many expats need to file to report foreign accounts So how do you know which one to file This outline prepared by Greenback Expat Tax Services outlines the differences between the two Expat Tax FBAR and Jail What do they have in common The history of the FBAR goes back to the Bank Secrecy Act of 1970 and Title 31 of the US Tax Code However only recently the IRS has started to enforce the rules and even prosecute individuals US Expat Tax Issues The HIRE Act FBAR and FATCA The real result of Obama s 2009 HIRE Act has been the establishment of new tax reporting requirements that can leave those holding unreported foreign assets or bank accounts in big trouble with the IRS US Expats Do you have foreign bank accounts that you haven t told the IRS about Now Is a Good Time to Fess Up Expats have a second amnesty period for 2011 during which they can report foreign bank accounts to the IRS David McKeegan explains this initiative Expat Finance Bank Identification Selling Your Car and More Manuel Perez covers more issues in his My Money series This article covers identification needed to open bank accounts abroad issue to avoid when selling a car home or business and other topics Christmas Abroad How Expat Celebrate How does the expat community spend Christmas away from home What s the best present to send if you re living abroad and how can you keep in touch during the busy holiday season Moving to Germany Opening a Bank Account Opening a bank account in Germany is not difficult as long as you have your passport and Andmeldedestätigung Offshore Banking What are the Benefits of Using an Offshore Bank in a Tax Haven Crown discusses the benefits of banking offshore in a tax haven such as Luxembourg Switzerland and the Channel Islands UK Housing Market On the Rise UK housing market rises steeply but expected to level off as utility and council tax bills hit says Bank of Scotland International Living in France

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  • Expat Exchange ~ Directory of Expat Blogs & Websites ~ Expatriate Blogs
    Expat views photos experiences More Info eChinacities City guides featuring restaurants business advice and events for 41 Chinese cities eChinacities com the only China guide you ll need More Info Hefeiexpat com Information and Assistance Forum for Travellers in Hefei More Info Jamaican in China Author and nomadpreneur Walt F J Goodridge chronicles his new life adventure in China and beyond More Info Joys and challenges Living Abroad A 32 year old American female Living teaching and learning in China More Info Linda Living in China I am a German American expat living in China I write about my life abroad as well as my AMWF relationship with a Korean man I write about life between China Korea and Germany USA as well as traveling in Asia and learning Chinese and Korean More Info Maxxelli Blog Maxxelli Blog provides useful information for expatriates living in Chengdu Chongqing Wuhan Suzhou Wuxi China More Info Middle Aged and Doing It 17 years in China Motocycles boats and lots of interesting stuff Lots of stories More Info SAND AND PEPPER Blog mostly about China living there and facing Chinese reality accompanied with a brief description of every unexpected adventure More Info Simpson s Paradox Reading gaming and speaking terrible Chinese in Yangzhou China More Info Tips for living in China Collections of expats daily tips for living in China Also include common food and recipes quick Chinese guide and more More Info Tone Deaf The Travels of Erin and David We are Erin and David two twenty somethings from the Washington DC area who decided we couldn t sit at desk jobs any longer without first broadening our horizons In January 2010 we quit our jobs and headed to South Africa for 2 weeks A month later we were on a plane to teach English in Tangshan China and have been exploring this country ever since It s our goal to learn as much we can about the Chinese language and culture and to share our experiences with others We have a long way to go as we are still completely deaf to the Mandarin tones Anyway we love feeling connected to America and appreciate getting comments and questions so please keep in touch More Info Traveling Asia Adventure blog of my two years in Korea and surrounding countries Very informative More Info Traveling Asia Stories and Photography of the Wilder side of Asia More Info Welcome to My World Riding Motorcycles surfing sailing taking pictures and writing about it all in China More Info woshoudebuhao An American expat chronicles four years of life in rural China More Info Colombia A Gringo in Medellin Colombia A day by day account of a non Spanish speaking American man moving to Medellin Colombia on a retirement visa More Info A Stray Cat s Wandering A Stray Cat s Wanderings a travel blog for adventurers cat lovers retirees iconoclasts disaffected youth eccentrics and tree huggers More Info Barranquilla Living Barranquilla Living is the ultimate city guide Providing useful information and great tips for residents visitors and expats More Info Barranquilla or Bust Musings on international relocation and other ludicrous endeavors More Info Colombia South America All the information yoyu need to know about Colombia South America Information about Bogota Cartagena Meddillen Cali More Info Gringo in Paradise Blog A blog about the adventures and misadventures of an American in South America Also news from South America in English More Info Richard McColll s Blog Articles published in the mainstream online press all about Colombia More Info The Stingy Drifter Travel stories and travelling on the cheap tips for Latin American countries written by a stingy drifter More Info Costa Rica 10 Degrees Above A Costa Rica and Photography in Costa Rica Blog More Info 2 Bags and a Pack Vagabonding author reports on how to live on a budget in different countries how to deal with different cultures and languages More Info 82 Degree Quest Chronicling our journey as we sell it all and move to Costa Rica More Info A Dull Roar Learn about moving to retiring in and living with Costa Rica Regular updates on ex pat life politics and economics More Info Baby Boomer Going Like Sixty Boomer geezer retired and moved to Costa Rica He writes about his life in Atenas and other stuff of interest to boomers Suitably old but mysteriously advanced More Info Beto Abroad A blog about living teaching and learning in Costa Rica More Info Carole Jean s Capers Busted flat in California two Baby Boomer newly weds strike out for California to start a new life together More Info Costa Rica Curious The adventures of Greg and Jen Seymour 40 something retirees who ditched the rat race and live in Grecia More Info Costa Rica Retirement Information on retirement in Costa Rica How to deal with the Spanish Culture best places to retire for English speaking retirees banking food lifestyle sights and other information needed to retire More Info Discovering Atenas Expat Texas family starting a JERKY business growing traveling learning blogging building teaching loving and LIVING in Costa Rica with 2 small children and 1 on the way More Info Going Like Sixty Baby boomer blog about retiring to Costa Rica and other boomer stuff I m suitably old but mysteriously advanced More Info going4ward Travel blog of a family of four who sold and stored their stuff for a 6 month adventure in Costa Rica beyond More Info GoingLikeSixty com Written by a baby boomer guy that retired and moved to Costa Rica in July 2010 with his wife and four dogs They live in the country near Atenas More Info Golf Costa Rica the time has come This blog provides pics course information on how golf in Costa Rica tries to consider environmental issues like water wildlife refuges More Info Happier Than A Billionaire A happy couple who left the rat race for a happier life in Costa Rica More Info Katie s Trails Budget Travel Through Costa Rica the World One Step at a Time More Info Keeping You In Stitches About daily life in Atenas Costa Rica and stitchery More Info La Terraza Jeanetta s Blog Jeanetta Owens of La Terraza Guest House writes about living in Costa Rica and more More Info Lo Que Hay It s A Whole Nuther Country We sold everything and moved to Costa Rica Enjoy the humor of living on less than 2000 per month in a semi luxurious lifestyle More Info Pacific Lots of Costa Rica Blog Great Blog about Costa Rica events news activities national parks sport fishing politics infrastructure and more More Info Physicians Costa Rica Directory of physician specialists in Costa Rica specially designed to medical tourism More Info Playamart Zebra Designs Destinations Life along the coastal area of Manabi Ecuador through the scribblings and photography of an artist More Info The Dream Pursuit Dream Pursuit Travel Food Reviews TOP 5 lists traveling stories and more More Info What Happened to the Subtitles I fled Seattle with nine suitcases and a dog No rose colored glasses but plenty of sarcasm and boxed wine Monkeys optional More Info Czech Rep At Home Network News resources and information on buying renting property and living in Bratislava Budapest Moscow Prague and Warsaw More Info Brno Expats The new website for English speakers in the Brno Czech Republic area is getting bigger and better every day More Info Denmark Foreigners in Denmark Foreigners in Denmark is an online community of people from all over the world who now live in Denmark So grab a cup of coffee and come chat with us More Info The Stereotypical American An accidental expat in Copenhagen Denmark documenting her adjustment to the Scandinavian lifestyle More Info Dominican Rep usedcarinspector An Automotive Technician from Canada offers tips and advice on living and buying used cars in the Dominican Republic More Info Ecuador A True Ecuadorian Tale This is an adventure of a couple experiencing Ecuador to ensure their love of the country before relocating from the United States More Info AAA Living in Cuenca A single retired man s life living in Cuenca Ecuador More Info AAA Living in Cuenca My story of retiring in Cuenca Ecuador getting residency and finding an apartment etc More Info Camp Lost World This blog follows the development an eco tourism project in a remote part of NW Ecuador near the town of la Merced de Buenos Aires More Info Cynthia Goes To Ecuador My life in Cotacachi Ecuador sharing what I d want to know if I had a friend living abroad More Info Discover Cuenca Ecuador Information for expats traveling or moving to Cuenca Ecuador More Info Discover Quito Ecuador Discover Quito Ecuador with Frank and Angie Trek through superb shopping malls journey off the beaten path and enjoy the purity and beauty of Quito and its people More Info Ecuador Beaches Photos Maps Hotel Real Estate and Activity information for every beach in Ecuador More Info Ecuador Blog Blog features photos facts and observations about Ecuador as I explore it as retirement option More Info Ecuador Forums Non commercial resources in English for Ecuador expats More Info Ecuador George Everything you want to know about retiring to Ecuador This is a top 10 site in Ecuador More Info Ecuador or Bust Juan and David 50 something gay couple leaving South Florida for a new life in Cuenca More Info Ecuador Retirement Reality Life of a retired expat couple in Ecuador More Info EcuadorUncovered We are Scottish Ecuadorian family living in Cuenca follow our travels posts on living in Ecuador as well as it s food and culture More Info eddsaid come to cuenca Usually hilarious sometimes insightful always entertaining observations and experiences of new expats adjusting to life in Cuenca Ecuador More Info Here to Home and Beyond Follow the adventures of a traveling ESL teacher More Info Homeless and Happy Ramblings of a retired Canadian police officer More Info Hubpages Bahia de Caraquez widely reguarded as Ecuadors cleanest coastal city A comprehensive look updated in January 2012 More Info journeymanjack in ecuador Quito is the Capital right on the Equator at 9 350 ft 1 77 miles above sea level in the heart of the Andes Mountains where the weather is 50 s in the evening and 70 s during the day all year round Valley of Eternal Springtime More Info kimblerstravels blogspot com Our Exit to Cuenca Ecuador with commentary and photos More Info Latitude Ecuador A blog and a website about living and travelling in Ecuador More Info Life in Quito We Liliya and Leo are two transplants from US residing in Quito Our blog is about life in Quito More Info Man in the Middle La Vida en Ecuador Wanderer and Teacher arrives in Ecuador looks around scratches his head tries to make sense of it all More Info Oregon to Ecuador Longoods Journey We re REPACKING OUR BAGS and heading for Cuenca This is our story More Info Oregon to Ecuador Longoods Journey We re repacking our bags and heading for Cuenca This is our story More Info Otavalo Shopping Therapy for the Craft Obsessed Every corner of the market in Plaza de Ponchos is crammed with color interesting designs and crafts created with skill More Info Paul Acee s Ecuador Expat life in Ecuador blog I first wanted to eventually retire south of the border in 1998 but in Cozumel Mexico Lately Mexico looks dangerous and expensive Then I looked at Ecuador about a year ago specifically Cuenca and I was hooked I got here a week ago without ever visiting first I got an apartment after six days here I love it and couldn t be happier More Info Petra and Uwe in Ecuador My husband and I travelled for 1 year to several countries Italy Ecuador Panama This blog contains leaving our 11 year home in Arizona after finally retiring in April 2011 returning to our home country Canada for several weeks and finally spending 3 months exploring Italy 6 months exploring Ecuador and then on to Panama Our year is now finished and after spending the summer of 2012 at home gathering our papers for residency we are now back in Ecuador More Info Real Ecuador Expats Uncensored This is a Facebook group called Real Ecuador Expats Uncensored It was formed since the other two facebook groups are highly PC and censored More Info Retiring to Ecuador Who Me Two free wheeling retirees evaluate a change from full time RVing to living in Ecuador More Info Tamster s Travels This blog chronicles our recent scouting trip to the Ecuador coast and relocation to Salinas More Info Texas to Ecuador My journey from the U S to retirement in Ecuador More Info The Bucketlist People and places that have made Ecuador home for a wandering soul from the States for the last two years More Info The Expat Journals NYC to Panama to Ecuador my life as an expat More Info The Middle of the World Ecuador A simple blog about life in Quito written by the average American family man More Info The Middle of the World Ecuador Blog A blog dedicated to an Average American s life in Quito Ecuador More Info Viva Ecuador A Norwegian living in Quito is sharing knowledge and experience about living in the middle of the world More Info Wu Wei We Go An American family either running away from it all or trying to find it More Info Egypt Caribbean Girl in Cairo Just a simple girl from the Caribbean in a big country with a cute guy by her side and tombs and pharaohs to see From sightseeing to food and every little detail of her new life read her adventures and challenges More Info Femieshe Crazy life of a foreign girl in Egypt Renovating an apartment starting a business More Info Irisheyesoncairo A tongue in cheek slightly off beat look at surviving everyday Cairo life with a few handy hints thrown in More Info Out of Egypt Our adventures in life living in Alexandria and loving Egypt More Info Runaway Squid An American couple in their 30 s abandon their lives in Los Angeles and move to Morocco then Egypt and finally Lisbon Portugal More Info Siwa Soul Australian writer living in Siwa Oasis Egypt after falling in love with this beautiful place More Info Whazzup Egypt Tips Tricks and hints to negotiate the chaotic existence as an Expat in Cairo More Info El Salvador El Salvadoran Gringo El Salvadoran Gringo Blog a place for looking at what s going on in El Salvador More Info Life of a Gringo Expat in El Salvador To inform people of what I believe is a most beautiful but overlooked gem in Central America the country of El Salvador More Info lifeofagringoexpatinelsalvador com To inform people of what I believe is a most beautiful but overlooked gem in Central America the country of El Salvador More Info What s Up El Salvador An American expat family living in El Salvador More Info France 24 7 in France Information news and articles about living on the French Riviera More Info Diary of a French Facelift A normal person considers a facelift in France and lives the results in Italy land of bella figura More Info Drinking it all in cycling drinking wine and learning french all at the same time More Info Expat Provence Club Lively weekly photography painting writing and cooking workshops luncheons for English speaking expats More Info French Mamma Pregnancy and parenting in France More Info Frenchy Pants Thoughts adventures and opinions as a woman living in Paris France More Info http shopaholicfromhome com I m Shopaholicfromhome who moved to Lyon J adore Lyon is my way of exploring France the French way of life food places adding Polish influence to it More Info Le Franco Phoney Observations of the typical French lifestyle as seen by an outsider in the small farming village and ski resort of La Clusaz More Info Learn French With Jennifer Here s a blog to help you learn French More Info Living in Languedoc Living in Languedoc is a blog about making the move from the USA to France More Info Nearly Irish French living in Ireland since 2002 Stuck in between not really feeling French anymore but not entirely Irish either More Info Practical Adventurology Escape the rat race and experience meaningful travel More Info Starting Life Over at 50 in the French Alps Im an American expat who moved to France at age 50 to marry my French fiance The blog vlog includes videos photos and written entries about my experiences in France including travel tips recipes and things to do More Info The Curious Rambler Observations on life in England France and Italy flavoured with a bit of language learning and history More Info The Inexperienced Expat A blog about a couple from the US moving to France More Info Time Off In France Time off in France is about a family purusing a dream of leaving the rat race of the San Francisco Bay Area for one year leading to three so far to rejuvenate recreate and live with vitality in a small village in the south of France More Info Un Americain a Lyon Life in Lyon France Marrying a French person and living the daily life in French society after 30 years in the USA More Info Video Diary of an American in France My adventures as an American woman starting life over at 50 in the French Alps More Info Germany A Travelling Cook I m a 30 something Melbournian currently based in Leipzig Germany with my cat and husband I m currently writing a romance novel set in a cooking school More Info Ami in Munich I m an Arizona girl who fell in love with and married a German More Info BareBones BrassTacks A humorous account of starting life over at 60 in Germany In December 2014 my husband and I sold our home and everything in it and left for Germany A job in Wiesbaden for him a whim for me we are finding our way as we begin life again at the ripe old age of 60 Follow along as we muddle our way through More Info Be Like A Pencil Thoughts comments stories and insights about transition change transformation and what happens when you cross cultural divides 1 1 CAN 3 More Info Becoming German The adventures of an American Exchange student living in Germany More Info Courtney the Ami A red blooded American girl that has fallen in love with German culture the country and a particular German man More Info Ellie Moves to Deutschland An American moves to Germany and has some fun dramatic and oftentimes bizarre stories More Info Expat in Germany Travel ideas for Germany Europe and Canada along with tips for expat living and learning a foreign language More Info Germerican Denglish American Dad German Mom and our Germerican son who most definitely speaks Denglish More Info Josh s Journey American Expat in Germany My adventures in Germany through the eyes of an American complete with photos culture shock moments differences similarities and hopefully a little humor More Info Living as an Expat in Germany Canadian girl meets German boy falls in love moves to Germany Part travel guide part day day adventures of living in Germany More Info Submerged Oaks A blog focusing on a couple s adventures in scuba diving traveling and living as American expats in Mannheim Germany More Info Talk Munich One of the best forums about Munich Munich map news weather calendar of events are available a lot of interesting topics about Munich in forum More Info Tapxe Advice Stories and Photos on Moving to Germany and Traveling in Europe from two current Expats More Info Wiesbaden English French Speaking Community This is a group for expats and Germans to get together and have fun while speaking English and or French Whether you don t speak German or want to improve your English and or French this is the place to do what you enjoy with like minded people from your area More Info Greece Cutting Edge Mediterranean Recipes A great collection of delicious healthy quick and easy recipes from all around the Mediterranean More Info Guatemala Global Citizen Blog Global Citizen blogs aim to inspire migrants to live like locals and to help them with a balancing act in their new home way from home More Info Guatemalan Gringo Welcome To the Guatemalan Gringo Blog A place that talks about everything Guatemala More Info Heartquest Guatemala I came to learn a language and instead found my heart Me Gusta Guatemala More Info News Lake Atitlan News Lake Atitlan was established for one purpose to provide quality content for those with a vested interest in Lake Atitlan Guatemala Because the Internet lacks a great deal of information about Lake Atitlan this site was established as the lake s only source of weekly news Founded in 2014 by J Schmidt the site is an answer to locals visitors expats and tourists alike who simply need a good news source about this hidden gem high in the hills of Guatemala More Info Santa Cruz la Laguna Guatemala English language website blog for the extranjero communities of greater Santa Cruz la Laguna Guatemala and the Lake Atitlan area More Info Haiti allthingsneworphanage com A website and blog about All Things New in Leogane Haiti More Info Hunter Kittrell Photogrphay Haiti Through The Lens Of A Missionary A photo blog to share photos and stories from his life and work in Cap Haitien Haiti More Info Honduras Honduran Gringo Welcome To the Honduran Gringo Blog A place that talks about 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    sentence but it s all relative and more affordable villages and cities do exist They are often some of the most charming places to retire in France Here are 5 affordable places to retire in France plus advice on how to find others Retiring in Italy The 7 Best Places to Retire in Italy Italy s villages and cities appeal to retirees for many different reasons the beautiful beaches breathtaking countryside amazing food wonderful nightlife bustling town markets and welcoming people In this article we cover several of our readers favorite places Retiring Abroad Top 5 Reasons to Retire in Penang Malaysia With its beautiful beaches laid back lifestyle and UNESCO World Heritage status for the historic capital of Georgetown Penang is a great overseas retirement destination Retiring Abroad 5 Great Places to Retire in South America Expats offered their recommendations for places to retire in South America We know that this is a short list and hope you ll add your favorites below in the comments section Retiring Abroad 5 Great Places to Retire in Asia We asked expats and searched our forums for recommendations about where to retire in Asia We pinpointed countries with affordable costs of living and have five great retirement locations Please add your recommendations in the comments section Retiring Abroad 5 Great Places to Retire in Western Europe We asked expats about great places to retire in Western Europe While many Western European countries have prohibitively high living costs there are a few areas that fit the retirement bill These are some of the recommendations Retiring Abroad 5 Great Places to Retire in Central America Central America is an increasingly popular retirement destination Retirees love it s proximity to the United States lower cost of living beautiful cities amazing beaches healthy lifestyle and friendly people Retiring Abroad 9 Reasons Not To Retire Overseas And Why They Don t Matter Kathleen Peddicord a well known overseas retirement and international real estate expert outlines 9 reasons why people think that they cannot retire abroad and why those reasons don t matter Retiring in Mexico The Mexican Riviera Do you want to retire in Mexico The Mexican Riviera consists of over 1 000 miles of Pacific coastline including several of the best places to retire in Mexico Scherrer s article offers great insight for those considering living in Mexico Retiring Abroad Best Places to Retire Did you know that some countries court foreign retirees offering discounts on things such as medicines closing costs when buying property and big tax breaks such as zero tax on foreign earned income and pension tax free imports for household goods even cars Overseas Retirement Retiring abroad is a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price Help other retirees considering overseas retirement by taking our new Overseas Retirement report Describe how you chose your area the challenges and rewards of retiring overseas the retiree lifestyle in your area and more Submit an Overseas Retirement report under your

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