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The costs for hiring an international mover in 2023
International Van Lines
The costs for hiring an international mover ...
It's no secret that times have changed. The cost of fuel, goods, and services has increased, and the costs of hiring an international mover have gone up. The good news is there are ways to reduce the cost of your move, and knowing what to expect will help with planning and budgeting. So if you dream of moving abroad and want to know how much you'll need to plan for, read on.
Redefining the skills students need to take on the world
St John's International School
Redefining the skills students need to take ...
Promoting open-minded dialogue and relationship building alongside academic excellence have always been at the heart of international education. Now, in an ever-changing learning landscape and a time of unprecedented global disruption, schools the world over are re-evaluating their educational approach to help students navigate these uncertain times. Dr David Brooke - Head of St John's International School in Brussels - explains how it's never been more important to embed compassion and resilience into education, and how his school is empowering young leaders with the skills to deal with unpredictability in a globally responsible way.
Why VOIP and IPTV are great options for expats: Tips from an expert
Why VOIP and IPTV are great options for ...
Communication and information needs may be various when one moves overseas, and as an expat, you might not be fully aware of the options available to you in your host country. Gustavo Neiva de Medeiros, a streaming TV expert and media entrepreneur, is the CEO of TeleUP service. He talks to us about the benefits of getting VOIP and IPTV services for expats. Find out more
Transferring money from abroad: challenges and solutions
Transferring money from abroad: challenges ...
Expats may have different reasons to transfer money back home: some of them want to support their families, and others make savings while working overseas. Yet, the process of sending money home stays the same – and it can be quite cumbersome at times.
ICS Milan International School: an innovative approach to learning
ICS Milan International School: an ...
What makes a difference in a student's education? ICS Milan offers an innovative teaching approach based on Design Thinking and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths). This learning approach prepares each student to solve problems that have not yet been imagined and to work in jobs that have not yet been invented. An important part of this educational approach is that students who are taught under a STEAM framework are not just taught the subject matter, but they are taught how to learn, how to ask questions, how to experiment and how to create.
Tips on how to live your best expat life in Turkey
Antalya Homes
Tips on how to live your best expat life in ...
Turkey is one of the best destinations for a joyous holiday, but what about settling down? Life in Turkey is like an all-year-long summer vacation if you have a grasp of the essentials of living in this welcoming country. Here are some useful tips from Antalya Homes ® to live your best life in Turkey.
The top 5 destinations for expats in 2023
AGS Déménagements
The top 5 destinations for expats in 2023
If you have decided to move abroad in 2023 but are still not sure where to, a few factors can help you out. While quality of life is a determining factor for everyone, the factors can change depending on your situation. If you're a professional, for example, the job market situation will also come into play. Here is our selection of the 5 best destinations for the new year according to these criteria.
The Barcelona International Welcome Desk is a success amongst expats and to be-expats
Barcelona City Council
The Barcelona International Welcome Desk is ...
Barcelona International Welcome Desk website has had almost 3,000 visits per month since it was launched in November 2021.
Portugal's visa reform could scrap the controversial Golden Visa
Holborn Assets
Portugal's visa reform could scrap the ...
Portugal is currently overhauling its visa system. In July, reforms made to the Law on Foreign Nationals created a 120-day Jobseeker Visa for third-country nationals to look for employment in the country. Later, in November, the Prime Minister also announced that the controversial Golden Visa could soon be scrapped.
Your move abroad checklist
AGS Déménagements
Your move abroad checklist
That's it, you're going abroad! You can't wait to be in your new home and build a new life for yourself. But first, you have to organize the move. And that's a whole other ballgame. Enter: our moving abroad partner AGS with this super practical moving checklist.
Barcelona International Community Day to welcome the city's international talent for yet another year
Barcelona City Council
Barcelona International Community Day to ...
The initiative, organised by Barcelona City Council, will be held Saturday 22 October at the Maritime Museum. Entry is free of charge.
Is there a perfect time to invest in the market?
Holborn Assets
Is there a perfect time to invest in the ...
Attempting to time the market has been proven to be a foolish idea time and time again. It could even cost you a lot of money. When it comes to investing, a long-term, diversified strategy is far more likely to result in positive returns than chasing short-term gains.
The best time for Overseas Citizens to cast their Absentee Ballot is now
Federal Voting Assistance Program
The best time for Overseas Citizens to cast ...
Whether you're an American studying abroad, working overseas or a long-term expat, you can vote in the upcoming U.S. midterm elections – but the deadlines are approaching.
Europe's leading photo service is now available worldwide
Europe's leading photo service is now ...
The award-winning CEWE photo service now offers worldwide shipping so you can order our one-of-a-kind photo products no matter where you are. Let friends and family back home share in your adventures and milestones. Precious memories of shared moments deserve to be saved for posterity, and our products, made in Europe by a company that places environmental conservation at the heart of their business. CEWE PHOTOBOOK, calendars, wooden hangars for calendars and posters, canvas prints, wood photo prints, jigsaw puzzles, memory boxes, square prints and retro prints, are all FSC ® certified products.
Wealth Tax in Spain: How much will you pay?
Holborn Assets
Wealth Tax in Spain: How much will you pay?
Whether you live in Andalusia, Mallorca, Costa Blanca, Costa Brava, or the Canary Islands – Wealth Tax may affect you. It is therefore critical to understand Spain's wealth tax rules.
How to Easily Get a Maltese e-Wallet Account
Banks and finance
How to Easily Get a Maltese e-Wallet Account
Getting a bank account in Malta can be difficult. Maltese banks have a notoriously long waiting period to approve a bank account, and employers prefer a Maltese IBAN when it comes to paying out salaries. For many expats, the answer is often to take their salary in cash. Fortunately, iPaymix now makes getting a Maltese IBAN much easier.
Combating expat blues: How to utilize Positive Psychology
Centre for Executive Education University for Peace
Combating expat blues: How to utilize ...
This is a story that many expats understand, but don't always talk about. Follow one expat's journey back to happiness through the application of the PERMA model, a powerful tool in positive psychology, and discover how you can learn more about yourself in the process.
Leaving everything to work in Online Casino in Malta
EVO Academy
Leaving everything to work in Online Casino ...
When I am asked what I want to do next, my answer is that all I know is:  I want it to be in Malta! I moved here two years ago. I was fresh out of school and I found an opportunity at this incredible company and thought… why not?

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Moving to a country with immigration quotas: What should you consider?
Moving to a country with immigration quotas: ...
Moving to a new country can be a thrilling and exciting experience, but it can also be challenging, especially when the country has immigration quotas in place. Immigration quotas are designed to regulate the flow of people entering a country, but they can also make the process of obtaining a visa and residency more complicated.
Changing careers overseas: This is how you do it!
Changing careers overseas: This is how you ...
Many people choose to change careers when their current job no longer suits them or when they want to find purpose in their professional life. Some decide to take the leap when moving abroad, by choice, by necessity, or by chance, just following the opportunities that arise. Expats who have switched careers talks to us about their experience.
Why China no longer attracts international students
Why China no longer attracts international ...
What if studying abroad was a passport to achieving a new level of freedom? In China, the idea is becoming more and more widespread. In the wake of the pandemic and, most importantly, with the consequences of the zero-covid policy, Chinese students are now keener on studying abroad. But the once-popular destinations for studying abroad have changed. As China reopened its borders in early January 2023, hoping for a return to normalcy, many Chinese students are hoping for a brighter future elsewhere. 
How do expats vote from abroad?
How do expats vote from abroad?
Living abroad does not necessarily mean that one is no longer attached to their home country; quite the contrary. For instance, the Dutch living outside the Netherlands just voted for their first electoral college. Many expatriates worldwide are more than willing to voice out their choices, and governments are themselves well aware of the weight of their overseas constituencies in various elections. But how do expatriates vote from abroad? Electronic voting remains a crucial issue.
What expats should consider when moving to earthquake-prone countries
Everyday life
What expats should consider when moving to ...
The tragedy that recently struck Turkey and Syria is a stark reminder of how some locations lie within the planet's most active seismic and dangerous zones. While the odds of finding survivors are getting slimmer as the days go by, the task of reconstruction seems insurmountable at all levels. So what should you consider as an expat in an earthquake-prone country? Should you move there at all?
How and when can you be naturalized in your expat country?
Everyday life
How and when can you be naturalized in your ...
After multiple years in a country, expats might wish to acquire local citizenship. They might feel that this country is now as much of their home as their birth one. They might want to buy property more easily, vote or even run in local elections, and enjoy the privileges of the local passport. How long does it take to get naturalized in popular expat destinations, and what are the conditions to be met? In most countries, it takes 5 years of continuous residence to apply for citizenship.