Guest Post by Wendy Justice Among its Southeast Asia neighbors, the Philippines stands out as the easiest option for residency. Here are four ways you can qualify. Although the Philippines isn't the only country in Southeast Asia that offers retirement visas, it may offer the best. Let's … [Read more...] about Easiest Residency in Southeast Asia
From Africa to Central America: 12 Expat Blogs Worth Watching
It's been a while since I shared some of the expat-related blogs and websites I've been reading. Time for another roundup of interesting blogs by and about expats! Here are an even dozen for your enjoyment. Africa Africa Expat Wives, a UK citizen moves to Africa two days after her marriage, and … [Read more...] about From Africa to Central America: 12 Expat Blogs Worth Watching
Top Quality of Living Cities for 2010
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
Bahrain: World’s Friendliest Country?
According to Forbes.com, Bahrain scored the top spot in HSBC's recent survey of 3,100 expats. They admit this might be a fluke -- only 31 responses came in from Bahrain, compared to 450 from the UK, for example. But it's an interesting list, nonetheless. Canada moved down from its No. 1 spot last … [Read more...] about Bahrain: World’s Friendliest Country?
A Town Like Alice: Expat Book Review
A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute is multi-layered expat novel, which was made into a TV mini-series in 1981. It has been one of my favorites for a long time, not only because of the expat themes, but because it also features a strong female protagonist who overcomes some truly daunting … [Read more...] about A Town Like Alice: Expat Book Review
8 Lists of Global Cities
Forbes list of The World's Most Expensive Cities to Live. According to Forbes, the 10 most expensive cities are: Tokyo, Japan Osaka, Japan Moscow, Russia Geneva, Switzerland Hong Kong, China Zurich, Switzerland Copenhagen, Denmark New York, USA Beijing, China Singapore … [Read more...] about 8 Lists of Global Cities