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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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Office Protocol: Canada

Working in a foreign country can be daunting. There are often a lot of unknowns that wouldn’t necessarily exist if you were accepting a job in your home country. Everything from the proper office attire, to addressing a superior, to

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Tips for the Holiday Traveler

The holiday season often equals holiday travel, something many anticipate all year – maybe none more than those far from home. The holidays present a chance to take a break from work and your typical day-to-day existence. It allows you

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South Africa: An Expat Favorite

South Africa is a middle-income country with 55 million residents. It is a melting pot of culturally, linguistically, racially and religiously diverse people. Cape Town, Pretoria, Durban and Johannesburg are cosmopolitan cities and the main destinations for foreign professionals. In

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Dining Out in Germany

Visiting a foreign country, say, Germany, for instance, can be challenging in any number of ways. Each country is unique, with its own culture, norms, and quirks. Researching the country or countries you plan to visit ahead of your travels

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Where to Go? Tips for the First-Time Traveler

The moment you step on the plane your adventure begins. Months of planning finally, finally turns into action, and you’re excited and a little bit proud. You’ve put together an amazing itinerary. You have your backpack chock full of what

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The Ten Countries That Offer the Best Work-Life Balance for Expats

We all dream of the perfect work-life balance. Certain cultures and countries do a better job of creating and fostering it than others. InterNations, the world’s largest network for people who live and work abroad, recently conducted a survey to

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Mastering the Job Interview: Saudi Arabia

If you are looking for work in Saudi Arabia, the country offers a wealth of opportunities and income not taxed by the local government. If your eye-catching cover letter and CV custom-tailored to a specific job have attracted the attention

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