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Living Abroad

Let the Local Discussion Be Your Lodestar

Taylor Dibbert | Posted 12.12.2016 | Media
Taylor Dibbert

Having been in the Washington D.C. area for a fair amount of time and having read a few of the really good contributions to the most recent Groundview...

Basel Is the World's Least-Welcoming City for Expats

Malte Zeeck | Posted 11.28.2016 | Travel
Malte Zeeck

In Swiss cities, foreigners find it difficult to settle in, with Basel ranking last in the Ease of Settling In Index and Zurich being considered the m...

Duesseldorf Most Popular Expat Destination in Germany, with Hamburg Trailing Far Behind

Malte Zeeck | Posted 11.28.2016 | Travel
Malte Zeeck

Duesseldorf and Munich are among the most popular cities for expats around the world, attracting foreign nationals with a high quality of life and out...

Expats in Barcelona Are the Happiest

Malte Zeeck | Posted 11.28.2016 | Travel
Malte Zeeck

When it comes to personal happiness, Spanish cities make it to the top of this year's city ranking. Madrid gives expats the warmest welcome of all. M...

Madrid Is the Best European City for Expats

Malte Zeeck | Posted 11.23.2016 | Travel
Malte Zeeck

Madrid is the top city in Europe for living abroad and the third-best in the world, according to previously unreleased data from the third annual Inte...

Expats Rank Melbourne Top City -- with Sydney Close Behind

Malte Zeeck | Posted 11.22.2016 | Travel
Malte Zeeck

Melbourne tops the list of the best cities to live abroad according to previously unreleased data from the third annual InterNations Expat Insider 201...

Melbourne Is the Top City in the World for Expats

Malte Zeeck | Posted 11.21.2016 | Travel
Malte Zeeck

Melbourne, Houston, and Madrid top the list of the best cities to live abroad in previously unreleased data from the third annual InterNations Expat I...

What Trump's Presidency Means For U.S. Expats

Sarah McArthur | Posted 11.18.2016 | Politics
Sarah McArthur

Trump is possibly one of the worst options for the United States. Just because I do not live there does not mean I am not heartbroken. In fact, I'm more than heartbroken, I'm also embarrassed.

What You Learn From Living In Italy

Stephanie Crosby | Posted 10.06.2016 | Travel
Stephanie Crosby

Life as an expat teaches you a lot about the new country you move to -- from the culture to the language -- but along the way you also learn a lot abo...

11 Of The Greatest Cities For Living Abroad In 2016

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.21.2016 | Travel

As summer fun cools down and fall routines heat up, it’s about the time of year when true wanderlust sets in. No longer are we looking for the next ...

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.

11 Incredible Cities Where Living Abroad Is Cheap

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.28.2016 | HuffPost Home

Moving to a faraway city is a dream for many of us. But the cost of living abroad is often scary enough to keep us stuck in our cozy little hometowns....

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.

Why I Feel More American Living Overseas

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 06.23.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

'Do I feel more or less American living overseas?' I get this question a lot. I've been living outside the States for 18 years, and, to answer the question I'm so often asked, I've never felt more American than I do today.

Think Living In A Hotel Sounds Fabulous? Not Always...

Eduardo Garcia | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel
Eduardo Garcia

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of a hotel? Do you imagine an Instagram-perfect breakfast in bed delivered by a room se...

How Living Abroad Will Change Your Outlook on Everything

Quora | Posted 06.21.2016 | Travel
Quora

What is fulfilling about living in many different cities for short periods of time? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where...

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...

How To Calculate The Real Cost Of Living Abroad

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 06.05.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Apples to apples. That's the principle to keep in mind when comparing costs, both for living and for buying real estate overseas.

Like Running Into a Gorgeous Ex: Reflections On Returning to New York

Meghan Feeks | Posted 05.20.2016 | New York
Meghan Feeks

Returning to New York is like running in to a gorgeous ex -- not just any ex, but "the one that got away." The one you left saying "it's not you, it's me." The one that looks like a movie star to everyone else, but all you can see is how they look in the morning, with disheveled hair and coffee breath.

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.

Busting the Most Common Myths About Living Abroad

Map Happy | Posted 05.12.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Chucking it all and finding yourself while relocating to an exotic locale is living the dream, right? Or is it? Consider these insights from someone who has actually done it--more than once.

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.

Alive and Awake: 6 Mantras for Living the Dream

Lindsay Sukornyk | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Sukornyk

As you navigate along your path, open your eyes to the perfection of where you already are. Hopefully these mantras will help you to be even more alive and awake in the dream called life.

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...