The Pros and Cons of Moving to Iceland

Iceland has become a country of recent interest to prospective expats. The country is largely uninhabited and has a very small local population. That being said, there is a rich and wonderful life to be had in Iceland for those who are into the great outdoors and a smal read more

Using a VPN in China

One major major issues in China is that blockage of the internet. There are a lot of services which are just unavailable there. You won't be able to log into Facebook or Whatsapp or use Google for searches (and Baidu, the leading Chinese search engine, can't be used by non-locals - it is non-understandable). That pose a serious problem. Not only you travel to the other side o the world to work, you would also not be able to watch TV from back home, or speak to your loved ones through the VOIP services.  read more

Moving abroad to Canada

... Starting the immigration process to move to Canada, I was able to do it all online. While reading through the information I saw that one of the things that Canadians look for is how an immigrant would earn a living in their country. I was lucky and was able to say I had just completed my degree, which gave me better options for getting a job there. read more

Buying a house in the USA? Don’t forget your home warranty

If you're moving in the U.S from the UK, Australia, Italy, France or almost anywhere else in the world you have probably never heard about a home warranty. There are more than 1m foreigner who get legal permanent residency in the U.S in addition to probably hundreds of thousands more who slip through the tangling cracks of immigration (there are more than 10m illegal immigrants in the USA - read a fascinating NY Times piece on it here).

I can only imagine the vast majority of these immigrants, legal or not, have never heard of a home warranty service. In fact, I guesstimate most Americans, those who were born on U.S soil, and those who weren't, never heard the term "home warranty" or contemplated whether to use it or not. read more

Is France Still Expat Friendly?

What Will Happen to Immigration in France if Marine le Pen Will Be Elected This Year? In the past, France has been a country that was quite receptive to immigration. That being said, in recent years, there has been a great deal of immigration to France from North Africa read more

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