For many expats, moving to another country can be accompanied by a romantic endeavor. Take advantage of of the dating opportunities presented in a foreign country, and have the best experience possible by using this advice on how to find love when abroad.
Matters of international taxation can involve twice as many pitfalls as your usual tax return. Plenty of expatriates shy away from this issue with good reason. But if you start dealing with taxes for expats before you actually move, you’ll save plenty of time later on – and perhaps some money, too!
Explorers move abroad for a personal challenge and seem to master it very well. While they find it easy to make friends and appreciate the options for socializing abroad, they’re not always happy with their career prospects.
Self-employment remains a popular alternative to traditional expat assignments. It is the dream of many expats to open a successful business overseas. However, being a self-employed expat involves a lot of preparation, paperwork and financial know-how.
Being sent abroad by their employers, most Foreign Assignees are extremely satisfied with their job and career. However, they struggle to feel at home abroad, and most of them already have plans to return home.
Has your employer just offered you a new career track abroad? While you consider whether to accept a foreign assignment and think about potential salary negotiations, don’t forget about your income tax. Tax reimbursement policies may be among the incentives your company is willing to provide.
Are you moving overseas with your kids? Moving with children can be complicated because they may not immediately understand the reason for leaving. Make sure they are well-prepared and can adjust to their new home easily. InterNations helps you take the right steps to ease your kids’ transition.
The question of how to best finance your property purchase abroad is surely one of the most important ones. In the following article, you will find an overview of financing options and a summery on the dangers of foreign currency mortgages. Additionally, we have composed a list of additional costs regarding your overseas home.
While most expats rent an apartment or house during their stay, you might be considering buying your own property abroad. InterNations has collected a number of tips for you on how to buy property overseas and what you, as a foreign buyer, might need to especially look out for.
Many expatriates take their spouse or family along when moving abroad. Are you one of them? You may have noticed yourself that working expats have a career to distract them from culture shock, but partners often struggle with the situation. InterNations offers tips on coping with this change.
If you bring your children along when moving abroad, the school they will attend will play a big part of helping them adjust to their new home. InterNations gives you an overview of the different schooling options for expat kids about to receive an international education.
After receiving her bachelor’s degree, InterNations member Alex took a traineeship in a hotel in China. However, she decided to give it up after some time. In this article she shares her tips on how to not to stress out during your life abroad and how to make the right decision.
Portugal, Taiwan, and Mexico top the table when it comes to the friendliness of the local population towards foreign residents, but expats can expect a frosty welcome in Switzerland, Austria, and Kuwait, according to the respondents of the Expat Insider survey.
As an expat, you need a basic understanding of the culture you are about to do business in or with. Not breaking any unwritten rules is no easy task and requires quite some preparation on your side. We have put together a small guide to help you get it right from the beginning!
Are you planning to move abroad with your family? Especially for expats with dependents, a global life insurance policy should feature in their plans for relocation. If you have never thought about this topic before, our guide to international life insurance gives a helpful overview.