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Living like a Local in Belgium

Belgium, a federal parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarch, is a small but remarkably diverse country. It consists of three distinct autonomous regions: Flanders (in the north and west), Wallonia (in the south and east) and Brussels (the capital), each

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Life in Amsterdam: The Basics

Before moving anywhere, especially outside of your home country, you should be as informed as possible on the way of life of that place. How easy is it to get around? What is there to do in my free time?

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Office Etiquette: Malaysia

The culture of Malaysia is a fusion of many different traditions, and the business world is a reflection of this. There is no such thing as a “typical” Malaysian company. There are traditional Chinese family businesses, Indian-run small to medium

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Indonesia – A Newcomer’s Guide

With a population of more than 260 million, Indonesia is the world’s third most populous democracy and the world’s largest Muslim-majority country. Most people live on the island of Java, widely considered one of the world’s most densely populated regions.

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Living Like a Local in the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic informally referred to as Czechia since 2016, is a landlocked country located in Central Europe, bordered by Germany, Poland, Slovakia, and Austria. It has a population of 10.6 million, the majority of whom are ethnic Czechs. Prague

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Interviewing in Indonesia

When you decide to apply for a job, bear in mind that your job is your career and choosing the right job is important for your general happiness. As Confucius once said, “To be happy with your life, love your

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Germany Named Top Country for Work Abroad

A recent study from international bank HSBC, which surveys more than 22,000 foreign workers around the world, named Germany the top country in which to work abroad, according to Lonely Planet, among other outlets. The survey focused on eight career-focused

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Living in Israel

Though the cost of living is high, Israel offers expats a wide variety of quality housing and excellent health care. By Mary Anne Thompson, founder, and president, Goinglobal, Inc. Israel is an expensive country, where the cost of living can

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The Norway Way

To understand Norwegians, you must understand the natural environment in which they live. Considered among the most beautiful places on earth, Norway is also a harsh land of cold, snow, fjords and isolation. Norwegians are proud of living so closely

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Job Interviewing in Australia

If you are formally invited to interview with an Australian company, it means there is a good chance of a job offer resulting. Australians take their job interviews seriously. So, seriously, in fact, that laws have been enacted that protect

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