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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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Five Things to Know Before You Move Abroad

Moving abroad for work or to study is a major lifestyle change. You will encounter new languages, cultures, cuisine, and norms. Some of you will adjust quicker than others to a new country, but, for most, it takes time and

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Staying Safe When Studying Abroad

Studying abroad offers the chance to explore the world, meet new people and learn new cultures. While the opportunities are exciting, it is important to stay safe during your adventures. No country is exactly like home, but according to a

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How to Live Like a Kenyan

The Basics Kenya is the most developed country in East Africa, with a large middle class. The country was occupied by Portugal, then England, and gained independence in 1963. It is diverse with a mix of indigenous Kenyans, Europeans, Asians

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