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What are the best foods to eat when travelling on a plane?

“What’s the deal with airline food?” The question may be a comedy cliché, but it struck a chord in the ‘90s when people did indeed begin to note how bad food seemed when flying. Airlines have made real efforts to increase the appeal…
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How to protect yourself from Deep Vein Thrombosis on long plane journeys?

You may hear the term ‘deep vein thrombosis’ when flying and your airline may even recommend certain in-flight exercises to prevent it from happening to you on long plane journeys. But do you even know what deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is,…
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Should expats work to live or live to work?

Striking an effective work-life balance is always a challenge, but living abroad can further complicate matters and make it tricky to choose the right lifestyle for you. Should Expats Work to Live or Live to Work? Whether expats should…
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Tips on taking medication overseas when you travel abroad

Taking medication overseas can literally be a matter of life or death, so it’s essential to pay real attention and plan ahead if you require regular medication when you move or travel abroad. Tips on taking medication overseas when you…
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The Dutch Healthcare System - What Expats Should Know

The Dutch healthcare system is supposedly one of the best healthcare systems in Europe.  We explore what expats need to understand about the dutch healthcare system, mandatory health insurance, and the reciprocal health agreement with Australia. Australians…
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What Expats Should Know About the Dubai Healthcare System

The key facts every expat planning to move to Dubai should know about the Dubai healthcare system. Whilst many would assume that being in the Middle East means that access to quality healthcare would be difficult, the reality is that…
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5 tips to ensure a smooth relocation

Finding your feet in any new setting isn’t something that happens overnight. But you can certainly help to create a smooth relocation process by planning ahead. This is a sponsored post from Cigna Global 5 tips to ensure a smooth relocation So…
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What Expats Should Know about the UK Healthcare System

The UK Healthcare system (or the NHS - National Health Service) is one of Britain's most famous and cherished institutions.  However, what rights do expats have to use it? One of the most amazing things about becoming an expat in the…
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5 reasons why expats choose IPMI

You’ll miss it when it’s gone. We might take it for granted - but it’s worth remembering that the Australian healthcare system is consistently ranked as one of the world’s best. If life abroad is on the cards, the “little differences”…
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The Reciprocal Health Care Agreement - Should Australians Abroad Rely On Them?

Australia has entered into a reciprocal health care agreement with a number of countries which enable Australians to receive essential medical treatment when overseas. What countries does Australia have a reciprocal health care agreement…