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Living in Italy: 5 Critical Mistakes Exp...

Living in Italy, tips and mistakes to avoid. I’m the first person to admit that life in Italy is not always a bed of roses. Or rather, it’s a bed of roses, but someone neglected to remove the thorns. So just like you feel comfortable and cozy on that sweet smelling bed, you get bitten […]

Life in the COVID lane

Sawasdee crab. Who would have thought that the old adage “I wouldn’t hit them with a six foot pole” would become national policy, but here we are 16 months into the coronavirus and so it seems. Ged walking the streets of Hua Hin, where the pedestrian street shops have closed. Image: YouTube / Ged Hogg, […]

The next best place to relocate as an ex...

After a long period of travel uncertainty, many people are dusting off their overseas relocation plans. While countries like Spain, France and Portugal have long been popular with foreign workers, other European countries are starting to garner global interest. A list of specialists in the purchase of goods abroad Property Guides explores some of the […]

Registration opens for expatriates in Ph...

PHUKET: Expats in Phuket who have not yet been vaccinated against COVID-19 have been asked to register to be vaccinated by AstraZeneca, Sinovac or Pfizer. The announcement was published yesterday (August 27). The announcement was made yesterday (August 27), not by officials in Phuket, but through the Bangkok Phuket Hospital. The hospital’s announcement explained that […]

Expatriate Wages Fall in Many Asian Coun...

Japan has overtaken the UK as the world’s most expensive place to base expatriate workers, according to a new report. The average annual cost to employers of a mid-level expatriate worker in Japan has reached $ 405,685, according to the latest “My Expatriate Market Pay” report produced by the international assignment firm ECA International, which […]

Expats prioritize access to quality heal...

An Aetna International survey of expats living abroad found that 87 percent of expats polled believed that the employment benefits of family health care were important when considering an employment opportunity in abroad. A consideration that turned out to be a higher priority than the proposed financial package with 85% of expatriates emphasizing this as […]

Decline in value of expatriate compensat...

SINGAPORE – Singapore companies spent less on employing expatriate middle managers last year, with overall salary envelopes marked by reduced benefits and lower wages. But the cash wages of expatriates here remain the fifth highest in the world, according to a survey released by data and knowledge provider ECA International on Wednesday, August 25. Last […]

Here’s what Nicole Kidman is doing in Ho

Apparently buying your own costume from COS! A buzz of excitement accompanies any Hollywood face that weaves its way from first-class cabins and private jets to our fragrant harbor. It was the same when The black Knight was on hand in 2007 with fans climbing for a fleeting glimpse of Christian Bale; when Chris Hemsworth […]

Do expats want this new normal? Covid, ...

The coronavirus pandemic has caused major upheavals in terms of rhythms and places of work. Since spring 2020, working from home has become widely compulsory for many office workers and, consequently, for many international collaborators. For the affected people who are cohabiting, this has created a number of challenges for their ways of working and […]

Why benefits must adapt to reflect a new...

The pandemic has accelerated the adoption of remote working which had already started to gain momentum before 2020. As a result, more employees want to continue working remotely, and some are even considering moving abroad. Earlier this month, Ocado announced that staff working from home during the pandemic will be able to work remotely from […]

Expats prioritize physical well-being ov...

New expatriate research conducted by insurer Aetna International also found that those with dependent children (under 16) were the ones who largely believed their employers should focus on physical well-being with their health care packages and services. Sixty-five percent of people with dependents thought so, compared to 55 percent of those without. This relates to […]

5 financial scams that target expats… an

So what should you pay particular attention to? There are five typical scams that expats should watch out for. Real estate scams Buying property overseas used to have a distinct Wild West feel, as British pensioners and holiday home buyers bought timeshares from friendly British colleagues who approached them on a […]

revealed: crumpets, stuffing and peas to...

British expats across Europe have spoken of their growing homesickness, with many unable to afford their favorite British foods and the comforts of their own homes for long periods of time due to both the Covid-19 pandemic and of the difficulties Brexit has caused on food deliveries. Ongoing travel restrictions, red lists and isolation rules […]

More than 100 Taiwanese nationals repatr...

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – About 120 Taiwanese expatriates stranded in Indonesia due to the severe COVID situation in the Southeast Asian country arrived in Taiwan on Sunday evening (August 8). The flight, operated by Garuda Indonesia, took off from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta at 4:20 p.m. local time and landed at Taiwan Taoyuan International […]

best places to retire abroad where Engli...

One of the most important choices you must make when starting a new life abroad is whether you are ready to learn a new language. Moving to a new country can be intimidating, especially if you don’t speak the local language. But there are countries around the world where it is not necessary to fight […]

Expats should be wary of strict employme...

WWhen non-Indian citizens are employed in India, they become as responsible for obtaining work visas and complying with immigration laws as the companies sponsoring them and offering jobs. The immigration process is divided into three parts, pre-immigration, length of stay in India and departure. The latter part, however, only arises in the event of delays […]

No place like Australia | ITJ

On March 20, 2020, a week after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus a global pandemic, Australia closed its borders to all non-residents of the country, allowing permanent resident holders to enter the country subject to a 14-day delay. home quarantine on arrival. The country has also closed many of its states and […]

Pandemic prompts expatriates to visit th...

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a wave of expats looking to buy properties in their home countries, according to a report in Mansion Global, a news site focused on the global real estate market. Australia, France, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK and the US have all seen an increase in the number of coronavirus-inspired […]