This is pretty interesting. If children are our future, what can we learn from this information about international students? (The primary color shows the ranking of a country based on the number of outbound international students. The inner color of the circle shows the ranking of a country based … [Read more...] about Fascinating Study Abroad Information
It's that time of year, all you US expats and plan-to-be expats. Thanksgiving. . . Black Friday. . . Cyber Monday. . . Christmas. . . That time when you spend big bucks and look for big savings at the same time. Last year we did a "12 Days of Christmas" series with links to gifts that would … [Read more...] about Black Friday – Cyber Monday Deals to Help You Save on Expat Swag
Following in a more experienced person's footsteps is a great way to learn something new, or to take the fear factor away from a scary new undertaking. Sharing an expat's experience with the process of relocating, or their life overseas, can teach some very useful lessons. Here's a list of expat … [Read more...] about 21 More Expat and Travel Blogs to Watch
Still pondering what to get for that expat or future expat on your Christmas list? I thought I'd have some fun with the run-up to Christmas and one of my favorite Christmas ditties. Between now and December 25, I'll bring you the 12 days of Christmas, shopping-for-expats style. Each day we'll … [Read more...] about On the First Day of Christmas. . .
Remember, remember, the 5th of November The Gunpowder Treason and plot; I know of no reason why Gunpowder Treason Should ever be forgot. Bonfires. . . fireworks. . . November the Fifth, in Great Britain, commemorates the failure of the Gunpowder Plot, an attempt in 1605 to blow up Parliament … [Read more...] about It’s Guy Fawkes Day — Do You Know Where Your Government Is?
Guest Post by Lee Harrison, International Living "How Can You Be So Unpatriotic?" By most accounts, the time I chose to retire abroad was actually the perfect time to remain in the U.S. The country had just enjoyed eight years of unprecedented prosperity…unemployment was near record peacetime … [Read more...] about Moving Overseas — Is It Really Unpatriotic?