Expat Taxes: An Important Factor when Working Abroad

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in live abroad, moving abroad | No Comments
Expat Taxes: An Important Factor when Working Abroad

If you are thinking about moving somewhere for a long period of time (long enough to become a resident for tax purposes), you may want to choose your destination carefully. Common factors for remote workers when deciding on a destination include the variety of things to do, the presence of an active expat community, the […]

Voting From Abroad: A Guide for Brits

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in live abroad, moving abroad | No Comments
Voting From Abroad: A Guide for Brits

When you live and work overseas, voting in elections can become complicated. Different countries have different rules on how citizens abroad can vote, and you may not have even realised it was even possible for you to do so. If you are British, a new online sign-up was recently launched to make voting in the […]

Expat Interview with Mandy Davison

Mandy Davison moved to France 8 years ago, and has many hats when it comes to work. 1. Where are you from originally?  Born in Brighton, grew up in Bournemouth, Uni in Norwich, then 8 years in Romford in Essex, and finally a few years in a little village near Tonbridge in Kent. 2. Where do […]

Most Expensive Expat Destinations: You May Be Surprised

Posted by on Jan 8, 2015 in live abroad, moving abroad | No Comments
Most Expensive Expat Destinations: You May Be Surprised

One of the big decisions you have to make when choosing a location to live and work overseas is the cost of living. Now ECA International has released its Cost of Living survey to reveal where in the world it is most expensive for expats to live – and there are some surprising results. The survey […]

Live Work Abroad Interview With Jo Harrison

About Jo: Jo spent 20 years in the grip of office work in the UK, and then took voluntary redundancy in 2011 and started her own virtual assistance business Writer’s Block Admin Services. Soon after she moved to France and now spends her days working for her UK clients online and enjoying the time to […]

Expats Over 55 Are the Real Silver Surfers

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in live abroad, moving abroad | No Comments
Expats Over 55 Are the Real Silver Surfers

Technology has changed the lives of expats forever. Nowadays many people living and working abroad could not imagine life without the internet. Indeed, many people working abroad would not be able to do so without the ability to connect with clients from back home and all over the world. So it comes as no surprise […]

Challenges of Opening a Bank Account Overseas

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in live abroad, moving abroad | No Comments
Challenges of Opening a Bank Account Overseas

If you plan to live for a considerable amount of time in a different country, you may start to think about opening a local bank account. However, banking is often one of the most complicated things for expats to arrange in a new country unless they become legal residents. Banking abroad comes with various challenges, […]

So Where Exactly Is the Best Place to Live Abroad?

So Where Exactly Is the Best Place to Live Abroad?

A few pieces of research have come out recently looking at the best places to live abroad for expats. If you are considering a life overseas to work remotely but have not yet decided on your destination, it’s always good to have an idea about which countries are proving popular with other expats. Quality of […]

Latest Working Abroad Figures: Heading Overseas Becoming More Popular?

Latest Working Abroad Figures: Heading Overseas Becoming More Popular?

Many people decide that a life of working overseas is for them. It can be a great way to travel the world and earn money at the same time, or to settle down somewhere new and experience a different culture. But how many people actually share this dream? Two new pieces of research – both focusing […]

Deciding on Your Destination? Here are Some of the Best Countries for Flexible Working

Deciding on a destination is one of the hardest things about going abroad to work remotely. Many factors will come into play, including the ease of getting online, the cost of living and the amount of sunshine you can expect to enjoy. One factor that you may be concerned with is which countries are the […]