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Moving to Austria? 9 blogs to check out…

When considering a move abroad it's always worth checking out what other expats' lives are like, what they've found is good and what is not so good. They also pass along insider tips that can make a real difference when moving to a new country. Here's 9 blogs to check...

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Christmas Markets in North Rhine-Westphalia

Happy St. Nicholas Day! With the Christmas Markets season upon us, you have no problem in doing last minute Christmas shopping. We thought that a little post on that would be more than welcome. We put together a quick roundup of some of the most representative...

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Expat Outlook: Interview with a Happy Costa Rican

Among the people I’ve been including in my circle of expat friends during the past years, one of them in particular stood out. Why? Because he’s always happy. Genuinely happy. Miguel Mena is originally from San José, the capital city of Costa Rica, a country which,...

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What You’re Missing Out On: Andalusia, Spain

Andalusia is the most populous and the second largest in area of the autonomous communities in Spain. It the most southerly region and is divided into eight provinces: Almería, Cádiz, Córdoba, Granada, Huelva, Jaén, Málaga and Seville. Hover over the images for the...

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Expat Outlook: An American in Bonn

Imagine landing into a new country after having only three weeks time to prepare for your move. You don’t speak a word of that country’s language and once you get off the plane and start asking for directions on how to get into the city, nobody understands what you’re...

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Expat Outlook: In a Quest for Chinese Dragons

I admit. I’m utterly addicted to other people’s storytelling. Listening to where life (and sometimes love) has taken them, the various corners of the world they’ve travelled to, explored, worked or studied in, is one of the most exciting things for me. I may be a...

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What You’re Missing Out On: Alentejo, Portugal

This post is the first of a new series where we take a look at the different areas of Europe in photos. Europe is such an amazing place with so many different things to see and cultures to explore. If you have pictures you'd like other readers to see please send them...

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