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.

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    A Guide to Popular Drinks in South Korea

    Alcoholics rejoice — booze is cheap and Koreans are among the heaviest drinkers in the world. Due to the strict social norms in effect at the workplace, the drinking hall tends to be the only…

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    Conducting Business Meetings in India

    India is a vast country with many cultural variations, and business protocol varies between regions and types of organization. In general, you will find Indians very open and friendly, and the business culture fairly relaxed….

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    What to Do if You are Dismissed in the Middle of Your Expat Assignment

    While everyone hopes for the best when it comes to expat assignments, some situations may force you to be dismissed in the middle of your expat assignment. Here are some of the challenges you might…

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    China Fun Facts

    As the old saying goes, “to know is to love”, it is a good idea to know your host country. Here are 30 interesting facts about China that you may not know before. Google offers…

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    How to Manage Stress as an Expat

    Expat life can be very stressful. Everything in your life is not the way it used to be, and there are just too many things to worry about and to adjust to. Don’t let the…

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    Knowing Your Third Culture Kids

    When parents decide to move abroad, it gives a huge impact to the children’s lives. In expat dictionary, they are often called “third culture kids” (TCK), which is a term used to describe  a child…

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    A Guide to Korean Cuisine

    You might not fall in love with Korean food at first taste, but like most acquired tastes, it’s an addictive one once you get used to it. While there are obvious influences from both China…

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    Tips to Rent Serviced Apartment in Bangkok

    As the commercial center of Thailand and the hub of business and leisure travel within Southeast Asia, Bangkok has exceptional hotels of all kinds catering to the business elite and casual traveler. Recently, a new…

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    Financial Planning for Expats

    Being an expat can be a very enjoyable and rewarding experience. However, some things about being an expatriate are more difficult, and some things are just different. One of the different things is financial planning….

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    A Guide to Vietnamese Cuisine

    Food sits at the very epicenter of Vietnamese culture: every significant holiday on the Vietnamese cultural calendar, all the important milestones in a Vietnamese person’s life, and indeed, most of the important day-to-day social events…

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    Staying Safe in Indonesia

    Hearing about your decision to move to Indonesia, your family and friends might be very worried, thanks to never-ending news about earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, terrorism, civil strife, corruption and crime that happen in the country….

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    How to Win Over Your Chinese Business Partners

    It can take a long time to build up business in China, where the culture is based on associations of trust. Especially important is ‘guanxi’, a relationship in which there are mutual obligations and owed…

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    A Guide to Chinese Cuisine

    Food in China varies widely from region to region. During your expat assignment, relax your inhibitions and try a bit of everything. Keep in mind that undercooked food or poor hygiene can cause bacterial or…

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    India Fun Facts

    As the old saying goes, “to know is to love”, it is a good idea to know your host country. Here are 30 interesting facts about India that you may not know before. India never…

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    What an Expat Needs to Know about the Employment Contract?

    Contributed article by Naukrigulf.com There you are, sitting all consumed in happiness after securing the job you wanted, and that too abroad. That does call for a toast. Right from building the right resume to…

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    Enjoying Expat Life in Bangkok

    Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and is also known as the “City of Angels”. Throughout the year, people flock here to see the beautiful temples, museums, art galleries and shopping centres and enjoy the…

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    Owning a Car in Japan

    If you are on an expat assignment in Japan, you may be considering owning your own car despite the wonderful public transport in Japan. Here are some things you have to keep in mind. Buying…

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    Why You Should Join Expat Women Clubs

    One of the most common problems that a “trailing spouse” may face is loneliness. Being uprooted from everything you are familiar with and you love can be very heartbreaking and difficult for expat women. You…

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    Expat Networking Tips

    Whether you are migrating to Singapore, expatriating to Jakarta or leaving for a short-term assignment to Tokyo, the process of settling-in and getting connected is one of the most important first steps that you will…

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    What to Do if You Can’t Find an Expat Job

    You may have moved to a foreign country and thought it would be easy to find a job once you are there. Over time, you now realize that you have never been so wrong. With…

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