COVID has undoubtedly changed every aspect of life as we know it. It has changed how we work, where we work, and in some cases, when we work. The expat workforce has been challenged by these same changes in a similar way. Many people are living the "expat" life in their home country as they … Continue reading Is It a Good Time to Pursue an Expat Career?
When I was an expat I never gave too much thought to the benefits of no-foreign-transaction-fee credit cards. It may sound odd, but this has only recently become a concern for me. In all of my expat and international travels prior to the past few months, I only had one small brush with foreign transaction … Continue reading The Benefits of No Foreign Transaction Fee Cards for Expats
Expat recruiting agencies are often a first choice for many prospective expats. This is because new expats are usually not familiar with the expat recruitment process. Such applicants generally prefer a guided approach because it can be quite a daunting process trying to land that first expat gig. Additionally, a quick search for popular expat … Continue reading Should I Use an Expat Recruiting Agency?
Living and working as a digital nomad is growing in popularity as internet capabilities expand globally. If you have incurable wanderlust you are in for a treat with such a career move. Working as a digital nomad or virtual expat gives you the opportunity to quench your travel thirst in dynamic and exciting ways. Now … Continue reading Should I Opt for a Career as a Digital Nomad?
The other day I came across a video about the best places to live, work, or retire abroad. While this isn't the first time that I have seen these types of lists or compilations, this video really caught my attention. I immediately started to think "is there a such thing?". I know that best locations … Continue reading What are the Best Countries for Expats?
When I first embarked upon my expat adventures, I had no plans of returning to the U.S. My goal was to perpetually live abroad though I wasn't married to any particular country during that time. I simply loved the thrill that I got from exploring different parts of the world and I knew that international … Continue reading 4 Ways COVID-19 Has Given Me a Deeper Appreciation for My Expat Journeys
African heritage tourism and repatriation have been hot topics among many individuals throughout the African diaspora over the last decade or so. In addition to these influences, there are so many reasons to travel to the vast continent. It literally offers every form of terrain that is present on the planet. Exotic wildlife, scenic views, … Continue reading Expat Life in an African Country
Most people think about teaching English as a Second Language when they consider teaching abroad. However, expatriate teaching opportunities are just as wide and varied as teaching opportunities in the U.S. Expat educational organizations typically hire teachers from elementary through graduate school to teach in a variety of disciplines. Such positions may be volunteer or … Continue reading 4 Ways You Can Teach Abroad