Expatriate News

Keeping you up to date with expatriate related news stories and the latest advice and information for expats living abroad.

Learn from Recent Global Financial Issues Before Moving Abroad

Anyone looking for a new nation to call home needs to look beyond potentially positive economic indicators as nowhere has really been immune from the global financial fall out, rather expats are urged to bank on themselves when dreaming of a successful new life abroad..

Why Fewer Britons are Moving to Live Abroad

New findings from the Office for National Statistics reveal that fewer Britons are moving abroad – so we got back in touch with would-be expat readers to see whether their plans for relocation overseas have changed, and if so why. Read on to discover why fewer Britons are emigrating….

HSBC Expat Explorer Survey 2011 Needs You!

The most expansive expatriate survey is back and it wants to hear from you. If you’re living abroad then HSBC’s Expat Explorer survey will benefit from your time and effort in filling it in and providing data about your life as an expatriate living overseas – what’s more, fellow expats and would-be expats will benefit from the final findings that reveal where the best places to live abroad are for lifestyle, families and finances.

Addressing Top 10 Expat Worries Part 2

Concluding our examination of the main worries that affect expats living abroad and anyone contemplating moving overseas, we look at how expats can prepare for everything from getting good medical care to ensuring that they have the best standard of living available in their new nation..

Tackling & Overcoming Top 10 Expat Concerns: Part 1

The top 10 expat worries have been identified by HSBC as a part of their Expat Explorer survey – today we tackle them head on in a bid to help expats and would-be expats have as smooth a transition into their new life abroad as possible..

Three Good Reasons for Affluent Britons to Move Abroad

Have you ever wondered what drives successful Britons to relocate abroad and whether your peers share your own motivations? Well, Lloyds TSB has revealed that its well-off customers want to move for 3 very key, yet common reasons….

InterNations Proves Expatriates are a ‘Social Group’

If you ever wondered whether expatriates all over the world had anything other than their ‘label’ to define them as a united social group, a new networking site called InterNations proves the cohesion that exists between internationally minded individuals, no matter where in the world they herald from..

Unrealistic Expectations of Life Abroad in Diary of Returning Expat

A new series in the Telegraph plots the journey of a returning expat who’s failed to fall in love with Australia. It’s controversial stuff, but everyone’s missing the point – it’s not the expat lifestyle that’s the problem, it’s the choice of country. We show how we can all learn from Robert Pickles’ experience of failing to integrate abroad….

Is Britain on the Brink of its Worst Brain Drain Ever?

New figures reveal that more British students want to study abroad, and that over half of graduates want to leave the UK in a bid to find employment overseas – youth unemployment is at a record high and tuition fees are set to rise, so what’s stopping Britain from losing an entire generation of talent to emigration? Very little it seems….

How Expats Living Abroad Can Prepare for Emergency Evacuation

With multiple areas of the world in turmoil because of unrest or natural disasters, expats have become aware of how suddenly they could be forced to evacuate their homes – but if you needed to flee what would you pack and how would you get out of your country? We prepare an emergency evacuation plan for expats living abroad….

10 Best Cities to Live Abroad: 2011 – Part 2

Shelter Offshore’s editor continues her exploration of the Economist Intelligence Unit’s index of the 10 best cities to live abroad in 2011; finally finding a city she really believes deserves its place in the top 10!.

10 Best Cities to Live Abroad: 2011 – Part 1

Shelter Offshore’s editor explores the Economist Intelligence Unit’s index of the 10 best cities to live abroad in 2011 - but she doesn’t always agree with the survey’s rankings!.

Brits Living Abroad Won’t Come Back to Blighty

If you were wondering whether you should move abroad, bearing in mind the state of the British economy and general affordability issues facing many would-be expats, perhaps the only knowledge you need is that British living abroad don’t want to return to the UK.

Why Do 1 in 3 Brits Want to Emigrate and Live Abroad?

We examine the controversial findings of a poll of polls undertaken by Gallup relating to how many Britons would like to emigrate and live abroad, and the driving factors behind their desire to relocate. Combining the findings with our own research we reveal why so many Brits want to move overseas. .

It’s Time to Move Abroad for Work and Sunshine

2 different studies have been released that actually reveal the same thing! Britons are fed up with the weather and the economy and they are looking abroad for improved working and lifestyle conditions..

Once an Expat Always an Expat – Living Abroad is Addictive

This is a warning to anyone thinking of moving to live and work abroad – being an expatriate is seriously addictive – the expat experience is such that you will thrive on the thrills and your success and you won’t ever want to go back!.

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