Every few months I try to give you an update on expat and travel websites and blogs I've been enjoying. I've been having so much fun in Panama that it's been four months since the last one, so here goes! Expat Sites Emma's House in Portugal tells the story of an American woman who decides to … [Read more...] about 11 Expat Blogs and Travel Sites to Enjoy
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
Every year, Mercer conducts a Quality of Living survey. Results for 2010 were announced a couple of days ago. Vienna, Austria, keeps its #1 spot for another year. Top 10 cities worldwide for quality of living are: Vienna, Austria Zurich, Switzerland Geneva, Switzerland Vancouver, … [Read more...] about Top Quality of Living Cities for 2010
A couple of days ago, Limbaugh, self-proclaimed leader of the far right, told an on-air caller he will leave the country if health reform passes. Read the article Limbaugh said he would go to Costa Rica. The only problem with that plan? Costa Rica has universal health care. [ad#Google … [Read more...] about Rush Limbaugh Threatens to Leave the USA Over Health Care Reform
In the Expat Web group on LinkedIn, a member asked recently, “As an Expat, which countries do you think have the best and worst health care systems?” Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, Canada, Malta and France all received positive comments. One poster said Japan’s was “the worst I ever experienced.” … [Read more...] about Which Countries Have the Best Health Care?
International Living's annual Quality of Life Index. Every year, IL produces a Quality of Life index, which usually differs quite a bit from their recommendations on best places to retire. France has topped the list for several years running. France (was #1 last year as well) Australia (moved up … [Read more...] about End-of-Year Lists