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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 […]

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 […]