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Expat Blogs

Note that some of these sites require registration (usually free but not always) and sign-in to read full articles while others contain advertisement for the vendors who wrote them. I do not endorse the authors of these article but present their advice for your consideration.

  • Internations: web site of a club for sharing experiences and connecting with expats in your city
  • Expat Exchange: local information on everyday life and moving abroad
  • Easy Expat: local information, job listings, guides and FAQs
  • Expat Network: guides, job listings, money and health
  • Expat Woman: tips for women moving & mastering everyday life abroad
  • Expatriates: Browse or place free ads for properties, everyday objects, etc.
  • Expat Focus: money, health and experience-based articles
  • Expat Child: tips when moving a family with children abroad
  • Just Landed: community and local information on jobs, property, rentals
  • Expat Infodesk: how-to manual, blog and forum for expats
  • Expat Arrivals: local information for newly arrived expats
  • Executive Planet: Business etiquette and culture in US top trading partner nations



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  • TED Talk: Where is Home: Writer Pico Iyer — who himself has three or four “origins” — meditates on the meaning of home, the joy of traveling and the serenity of standing still in this video (13:57).