Guide for expatriates in Riga (Latvia)
We are proud to launch our new city guide for expatriates in Riga, Latvia.
Riga, the capital of Latvia and the country's political, administrative, and cultural center, is located by the Gulf of Riga, and the mouth of the river Daugava. This advantageous geographical position has meant that, throughout its history, Riga has been a cosmopolitan city, dominated by trade. With its population of 700 000 people Riga is the biggest city of the Baltic States and home to around a third of Latvia's population. (More)
Guide for expatriates in Budapest (Hungary)
We are proud to launch our new city guide for expatriates in Budapest, Hungary.
The capital city, Budapest, was originally two separate cities known as Buda and Pest and straddles alongside the River Danube. It is rich in history and culture and famed for the curative waters of its springs and spas. (More)
Ways to Save Money as an Expat That You May Not Have Thought Of
For many people, living and working abroad is living the dream, trading in the unpredictable weather of the UK for sunnier climes and more exciting locales. It’s not surprising that having made it this far, many people immediately drop any ideas of saving a nest egg or putting some money aside for their holidays (why would you need holidays? You’re already there!).
Perhaps this is why surveys have shown that expats tend to spend their money rather than saving it up for a rainy day. However, while you’re carpeing the diem, it’s still a good idea to save money where you can, even if you are immediately going to take your saved money on a shopping spree. (More)
Looking to Expatriate? Go Thai
When a time for a big change comes and the seeking for a new place to start a new life in starts, people just sit and stare at the globe, wondering where to go. The globe doesn’t have any answers, but we do. (More)
Best Cities to Study Abroad
Education is one of the most important things in your life, and it pretty much sets the path you should be striding on as soon as you graduate. And there is a myriad of options to satisfy almost any preference. If you are looking to expatriate just so that you can get a degree in what you have always wanted, there will always be options. If you are struggling to choose an university, here are some of the best options worldwide. (More)
Three tips for dealing with the last minute moving dilemmas
The last minute moving atmosphere is that short moment of an overwhelming atmosphere and rushing people, which usually lasts quite longer than just a short moment. Because of that, you probably want to take some extra measurements and activities to enhance the atmosphere or at least to reduce the stress. Let's take a look at three common advises that are always helpful, especially if you plan a big house relocation with all the family members, the kids and the pets, as well as piles of moving boxes, heavy objects... (More)
Three deciding factors for international removals
Article sponsored by AGS
The day you’ve been dreaming about is finally here: your chance to move to a new country! While you turn your dreams into reality, we’ll explain why choosing AGS to conduct the international removal of your home or office contents is so hassle-free.
We understand that removals can be the last thing on your mind during this exciting and busy period, but a few minutes spent choosing AGS as your removal company are well worthwhile. Our 95% customer satisfaction rate is proof of that! (More)
Guide for expatriates in Maputo (Mozambique)
We are proud to launch our new city guide for expatriates in Maputo, Mozambique.
Mozambique is a southern African country, located on the edge of the Indian Ocean, just south of Tanzania and north of South Africa. This long and narrow country has over 2400km of pristine coastline to the east, and shares a western border with Zimbabwe, Malawi and Zambia. (More)
Moving checklist compilation steps
It's usually hard to complete the moving checklist in time and sometimes you modify it until the last moment and even at the moving day. That's why a great idea is to follow the next moving checklist compilation steps, which can help you with an easier organization when moving house. (More)
The safest cities in the world
Based on several criteria, The Economist has determined a ranking of the 50 safest cities in the world for 2015.
The Safe Cities Index 2015 (Economist Intelligence Unit) report is based on an index of over 40 quantitative and qualitative indicators. These indicators are themselves divided into four categories:
- Digital Security (cyber crime and identity theft)
- Health Security (life expectancy, number of doctors and hospital beds, access to healthcare, air quality...)
- Infrastructure safety (quality of roads, deaths from natural disasters)
- Personal safety (number of violent crimes and illegal activities). (More)