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Quick Facts For Australians Moving to Singapore

By Craig / January 12, 2018

Australians moving to Singapore has helped make Singapore the number one ranked destination for expats two years in a row, according to HSBC’s Expat Explorer Survey and as we reviewed in our article Living in Singapore – Is it the best place for expats?. This tiny city-state is one of Asia’s “dragons”; an economic powerhouse […]

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Expats in Colombia – Moving to Colombia after Pablo Escobar

By Craig / December 12, 2017

Colombia is a country with a pretty horrendous reputation. It is known worldwide as the world’s biggest producer of cocaine. It has been embroiled in a complicated and bloody civil conflict for more than fifty years. It is renowned for violent crime and corruption. And the recent TV series Narcos, which dramatises the story of […]

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Transferring your UK Pension to Australia : What you need to know

By Craig / November 30, 2017

If you have lived and worked in the UK for a period of time, you will have built up savings in a UK Pension.  Due to the purpose of the UK pension (ie. to provide an income to people in retirement), there are numerous rules and restrictions when it comes to transferring your UK pension […]

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How living in Hong Kong ranks as an expat destination

By Craig / November 22, 2017

Living in Hong Kong offers an enticing mix of Chinese and English culture, with people from all over the world attracted to living in Hong Kong over the decades.  The expat population is particularly drawn from the British commonwealth countries with Australians, Brits, Africans and Indians making up a large portion of the expats.

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10 Surprising things you should be aware of when moving to Latin America

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / September 13, 2017

Latin America is an astoundingly diverse, beautiful and dynamic region. It is packed full of stunning landscapes and vibrant cultures. It can be a wonderful area to base yourself in, but it is important to be aware that when moving to Latin America it is very different from Australia in a number of ways.

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Why you should study overseas

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / September 13, 2017

A period of academic exchange or study overseas can be an incredible way to enrich your Australian studies. Studying in a different country is a very immersive experience and is likely to contribute significantly to your professional and personal development. I have personally spent a semester studying in Mexico and completed an intensive subject in […]

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In What Countries are Gay Relationships Illegal?

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / August 29, 2017

Australians are travelling more than ever before, but it’s always important to keep in mind the fact that legal systems and cultures vary all over the world, especially when it comes to sexuality. While Aussies generally have a relatively liberal attitude to LGBT matters (even with the current same-sex marriage debate / postal survey), some […]

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