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After Moving Back to U.S. From Overseas, Credit Card Is First Step to Rebuild Credit

NerdWallet | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

by Virginia C. McGuire If you're moving back to the United States after an extended period -- more than a year -- living abroad, you may be in for a ...

Dealing With Expat Divorce, Part 4: Three Ways You Can Help

Katia Vlachos | Posted 07.08.2016 | Divorce
Katia Vlachos

Unfortunately, there are not many resources out there for expats dealing with relationship breakdowns. This is what makes the role of the expat community even more critical.

Brexit: Up A German Creek Without An EU passport

Roanna Mottershead | Posted 07.08.2016 | Travel
Roanna Mottershead

In a couple of years' time, there's a very real risk that we'll be limiting our most talented, curious young minds to a country a third of the size of Texas, robbing them of the opportunity to truly understand the world outside their British bubble by living abroad.

9 Things I Wish I Had Told Myself Before Moving Abroad

Kalyn Franke | Posted 06.28.2016 | Travel
Kalyn Franke

The baggage you have at home that you thought you could outrun? I know you didn't purposefully pack it, but, trust me, its DEFINITELY coming with you, so hope you packed light.

5 Signs You're Homesick For A Place That Isn't Your Home

Stephanie Crosby | Posted 06.23.2016 | Travel
Stephanie Crosby

Once you settle in a place and grow to truly appreciate the culture there, it becomes a part of you and your character in a way that will never go away and without the little quirks that exist only in that place you will feel a slight emptiness.

Towards A Sociology Of Turkish Food: Zeynep Kilic's Tables of Istanbul

Sezin Koehler | Posted 06.22.2016 | Taste
Sezin Koehler

While food is one of the two fundamental pillars of human survival -- water being the other -- how often do we stop to think about food in a socio-cultural sense? For Zeynep Kilic, sociology professor, Fulbright Scholar, and Turkish transplant in Alaska, Turkish food has been the link between her new world in the US and her upbringing in Turkey.

Let's Talk About Where You're Moving To In November

Sarah McArthur | Posted 06.10.2016 | Travel
Sarah McArthur

Every presidential election people threaten to, "move to Canada" if the candidate they don't like wins. This time, I think it might be more than a threat for a lot of people.

8 Tax Tips You Need To Know Before Moving Abroad

ZM Ishmurzina | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel
ZM Ishmurzina

The United States of America. Land of the free and home of the brave. Not many people may know this, but the USA is one of a few countries in the wo...

The Top 10 Countries to Move Abroad with Your Family

Malte Zeeck | Posted 06.10.2016 | Travel
Malte Zeeck

Moving to a new country is always a challenge, but moving with a child is even more daunting. From finding schools and childcare services to leisure a...

Meet The American Missionary Turned Thai Prankster

Sara Ruthnum | Posted 05.26.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Sara Ruthnum

When you visit My Mate Nate's channel, you really get the sense that Bartling's motives are pure. Straight up, they're fun, they're happy, and have a thread of wholesomeness woven throughout.

My Teaching Abroad Horror Story

Frank Macri | Posted 05.20.2016 | College
Frank Macri

I had just graduated college. It was the summer of 2013, and I received my first job offer: the opportunity to teach English in China.

The Biggest Downside To Living Abroad

Sarah McArthur | Posted 05.16.2016 | Travel
Sarah McArthur

Today my younger sister Shannon turns 21. While she is off celebrating in Rhode Island where she goes to college I am thousands of miles away in Costa Rica.

10 Things I Love About Living In Vancouver

Alicia Haque | Posted 05.09.2016 | Travel
Alicia Haque

Having lived here for over a year, I'm still as head over heels as I was when we first arrived. I won't pretend that Vancouver's the cheapest place to live -- the affordability aspect is something I often question. But this ocean-wrapped city offers a melange of urban living, outdoor activities, beautiful views, and glitz and glam that you won't find elsewhere.

Dealing with Expat Divorce, Part 3: Surviving the Breakup

Katia Vlachos | Posted 05.03.2016 | Divorce
Katia Vlachos

Imagine that you are living in a foreign country and your primary relationship has collapsed. You are heading for separation or divorce and desperately need support - both practical and emotional - but your family and friends are mostly far away.

The Time Is Now: Why More Millennials Are Choosing World Travel Over Steady Careers

Sarah McArthur | Posted 04.29.2016 | Travel
Sarah McArthur

I moved abroad five years ago at the age of 24. First, it was four years in Germany teaching English while traveling through Europe. When I got tired of the cold weather, my boyfriend and I jetted off to Costa Rica for a new warmer life. Maybe my choices were a bit crazy, but I like to think of them as life affirming.

What You Need To Know Before You Move Abroad

Sarah McArthur | Posted 04.22.2016 | Travel
Sarah McArthur

I believe everyone should live abroad at least once in their life, but it's an extremely big decision that needs to be thought out thoroughly ahead of...

How Moving to Europe Can Help You Finally Get Fit

Sienna Brown | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Sienna Brown

Living abroad is all about enjoying the beauty that life has to offer and being in a new country can bring out the best version of ourselves. It's possible to enjoy the European lifestyle and cuisine and still have our health in the forefront of our mind.

Why Sleeping in Ikea Is Perfectly Acceptable, in China

Nicole Webb | Posted 04.13.2016 | Entertainment
Nicole Webb

For the thousands making their way through the store's mock-up homes, this isn't just a Sunday chore, where you get in and get what you need and get out, hoping to God you can assemble the dam thing once you get it home. This is a serious outing!

5 Ways To Cope With Life After Living Abroad

Lisa Medeiros | Posted 05.16.2016 | Travel
Lisa Medeiros

The expat life is an amazing gift we give our children but returning home has its share of hurdles. The challenges will differ for each person but the level of support that's needed upon the return home remains the same.

20 Reasons London Is the Most Exciting City in the World

Kimberly Conner | Posted 04.07.2016 | Travel
Kimberly Conner

A wise man once said, 'Once you are tired of London, you are tired of life," and I am pretty sure this is the truest thing ever said.

Why Moving to Costa Rica Did Not Solve All My Problems (In Fact It Made Them Worse)

Karen Diaz, RD | Posted 04.07.2016 | Parents
Karen Diaz, RD

I've been in Costa Rica for eight months and the one thing I can tell you with absolute certainty is I was completely wrong. Costa Rica didn't fix my problems in fact it made them worse at times. This is not a story to complain. It has a happy ending but for those of you putting off quality time with your family or your own personal goals for health or happiness until you can escape the rat race or get somewhere like a dream destination, DON'T.

How Living in Hawai'i Changed My Life

Katie McIntosh | Posted 04.07.2016 | Travel
Katie McIntosh

Lately, I have been feeling very reflective. Perhaps it is because I have been organizing my green card renewal so I have had to document the last two and a half years of living in Hawai'i.

Dealing with Expat Divorce, Part 2: Why Home Matters

Katia Vlachos | Posted 04.06.2016 | Divorce
Katia Vlachos

Divorce essentially implies a loss of home. When that happens, the consequences for expats are much more dramatic.

Stop Asking Me Why I'm Traveling Instead Of Finding A Job

Kimberly Conner | Posted 03.31.2016 | Travel
Kimberly Conner

Maybe I was born hard wired a different way or without some kind of true American career drive, but the idea of immediately embarking on a lifelong journey of working 9-5, dressing business casual, making my way up in a company, slowly becoming successful, and basically getting old while doing so makes me die a little bit inside.

A Sense of Home Raising International Children With Irish Hearts

Emer Hurley | Posted 03.30.2016 | Parents
Emer Hurley

Our children speak with English accents but they will always know that they are Irish and that Ireland is their home.