Expat Tips

Need some advice on how to settle into your host country? Do you have any burning questions in mind that you would like to know pertaining to where you will be living? Look no further! We update our blog regularly with a variety of informative tips for you and your family members so that you will be equipped with the necessary information before moving to your host country. Our blog covers everything that expats should know about their host country and what to prepare for in advance. Whether you are moving for the first time or a relocating expat, our tips and advice cater to expatriates from all nationalities, backgrounds and walks of life. From weather to language, we provide all kinds of advice and know-how to ensure a smooth and comfortable transition abroad. Of course, you are always welcome to contact us should you need any additional information regarding your move to your host country. We will definitely research and publish articles related to your queries.

  • China: the land of opportunity for expats

    Relocating to China is a good economic or career decision, as well as an opportunity to experience a thriving and vibrant culture. One of the world’s oldest civilizations has transformed over the past few decades…

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  • A guide to working in Malaysia

    A great place to live and work A number of expats go to Malaysia either to work, live or even retire there. When it comes to working in Malaysia, it’s not always easy to get…

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    Understanding High-Context Asian Cultures

    You find it strange that you are attracting stares as you walk into a shop in Thailand with your shoes on. You try to establish eye contact with one of the locals in the shop…

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    Top 5 Problems Faced by Expats

    1.     Loneliness It is almost inevitable that you will feel some form of alienation having uprooted yourself from your home. Loneliness will set in as you make the move to a foreign land and having to…

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    Make Research your Mantra

    Even before we go to a new locality within our own city, we turn to the Internet for help — to find out how to get there, what is the best route to take in…

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    Know Your Host Country

    Learning more about the place that one is relocating to is important. Not only does it show that you are a person who genuinely cares about the society that you are going to be a…

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    Getting the Right Education for your Children

    Providing the best right education for your children is without a doubt one of the most important tasks of moving into another country, especially if they are moving with you. It is thus crucial to…

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    Friendly Expats Have More Fun

    Adjusting to life in a new environment can be difficult for you when you don’t know anybody there. And for a lot of people, trying to make new friends may not be easy. However, it…

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    Emotional Support is KEY!

    Relocating to a new place can be both exciting as well as stressful. With the kind of readjustments that are required for making the move successfully, it wouldn’t be surprising if nerve-ends were high strung….

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    Moving Abroad and the Importance of Preparing Psychologically

    A practical checklist is definitely essential for a smooth transition abroad: we have to be fully equipped with the necessary items before moving to another country. We make sure that we have more than enough…

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    10 Tips on Moving to a New Country and Being Happy There

    The first weeks and months in a new country can be disorienting at best, completely depressing at worse. Here are 10 tips to make your move easier: Pick one or two of your favorite items…

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    Overcoming Culture Shock

    Are you experiencing a sense of disorientation due to your sudden exposure to a rather unfamiliar culture, way of life, or set of attitudes in a new country? If so, you are probably going through…

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