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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    Healthcare System in Malaysia

    If you are considering moving to a place far from your native country, then you need to think about many particulars from housing to schooling. A major aspect of this process is finding if there…

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    Top 5 Expat Problems

    We’ve all read the books, we’ve all seen the forums and we have all spoken to friends who have sampled life in a new country. However, in the hustle and bustle of chasing your dream,…

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    Finding Home Away from Home in Shanghai

    There are lots of things to think about when it comes to doing a Shanghai apartment search. Shanghai is a huge and sprawling city, and besides location you’ll want to consider the apartment type, location…

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    Shanghai After Dark

    If you are an expat in Shanghai, you must agree that the city is a metropolis indeed. This bustling city has so much to offer, whatever you are looking for. What can be done in…

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    3 Things to Consider before Moving Abroad

    Working abroad can be an exciting, rewarding and horizon broadening experience; and if you take the time to plan ahead carefully before you go, you will make your transition into the overseas work place a…

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    How to be a Likeable Expat in Indonesia

    When in Rome, do as the Romans do. Likewise, when you’re in Indonesia, there are many “rules” and guidelines you need to follow in order to blend in well with the society. If you are…

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    Keys for a Successful Relocation

    Relocating halfway across the globe is not an easy task. While there are so many expat happy stories you can read online, there are many expats who failed in their international assignments as well. How…

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    A Guide to Purchasing Car in Singapore

    Even though Singapore’s public transport is near perfect, sometimes owning and driving your own car is more practical and surprisingly cheaper. However, as an expat, purchasing a new car can be complicated. For expats who…

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    Bargain Shopping in Vietnam

    Shopping is a gateway into Vietnam’s cultural, social and culinary heart. In addition to offering affordable textiles, handicrafts and tailored attire, shopping is an easy way to meet local people, boost language skills and give…

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    Overcoming Frustration as a Trailing Spouse

    If you’re a “trailing spouse” who is planning to move abroad or who has already taken the plunge, you’ll be experiencing some unique feelings and challenges. Here are some ideas to help you settle, adapt…

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    Earning Money in China

    Due to the country’s rapid economic growth, a lot of expats are lured to come and work in China to earn and save more money for their future. However, corporate practices and culture vary throughout…

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    Hanoi – the City of Motorbikes

    Each Country has its own unique modern characteristics, and Vietnam can be symbolized by the motorbike. Motorbikes are everywhere, and ‘motorbike’ jams are common occurrences in cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)….

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    Choosing the Best International School

    So, you’ve recently moved to a city in Asia. You want your child to experience the same educational standards and enjoy the same school atmosphere that he is accustomed to, back home. Then, just like…

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    The Perks of Living in Japan

    Japan has fascinated and perplexed Westerners for centuries. It is a country of dichotomies; strikingly modern, yet under the surface, remains conservative and traditional. While in your daily life you might not encounter Japanese gardens,…

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    What to Prepare before the Relocation

    Many people who take the exciting step to move abroad don’t do their homework before leaving. For some, it’s a move to Fantasy Island. Jobs will be plentiful, weather always sunny, more free-time than can…

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    Basic Knowledge for Expat in Indonesia

    Famous for its pristine white beaches and friendly people, Indonesia is a beautiful archipelago in Southeast Asia that has been increasingly popular as expat destination. If you are thinking to move to this island in…

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    Moving Abroad with Your Pet

    If you want to move abroad, you might want to bring along your beloved pet. Sadly, bringing your four-legged furry friend can be more complicated than bringing along your other family members. From export and…

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    What You Need to Know about Singapore

    Moving to a new country is thrilling, but also challenging. It is fascinating to observe the many new things and take in the many new experiences you find in a new place. However, because every…

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    Surviving Daily Life in India

    India, a unique nation with rich culture and traditions, has been a popular expat den for quite some time. However, a lot of expats reports negative experience of staying there due to difficulty of adjusting…

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    Finding Expat Jobs in Indonesia

    After traveling in the archipelago, did you fall in love with Indonesia’s beauty and warm people? Or, are you the “trailing spouse” who wants to enter the job market too? If you want to stay…

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