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Living and Working in South Africa – GoinGlobal Blog

The affordable, culturally rich country is an expat favorite.   By Mary Anne Thompson, founder, and president, Goinglobal, Inc.   South Africa is a middle-income country with 55 million residents. It is a melting pot of culturally, linguistically, racially and

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Expats Enjoy Living in Affordable India

On the whole, foreigners like India. Expats report the country is a good place to advance their careers and develop new skills, according to the Expat Explorer Survey. Foreign residents also find that their living expenses are lower than 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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Denmark: Expensive but Beloved

Lonely Planet recently named Copenhagen the best city to visit in 2019, saying that “Denmark’s city of cool is unstoppable.” It has wonderful food, great energy, world-class architecture and one of the oldest amusement parks in the world, Tivoli Gardens.

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Living in Denmark

Finding housing and transportation options in Denmark, one of the most expensive countries in the world. By Mary Anne Thompson, founder, and president, Goinglobal, Inc. Denmark is one of the most expensive countries in the world to live, according to

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Living and Working in Spain

After a years-long recession, Spain is making a comeback. By Mary Anne Thompson, founder, and president, Goinglobal, Inc. Foreign nationals have long been drawn to Spain for its temperate weather, beautiful cities, and relatively easy living. And now that the

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China No Longer Requires Work Permits for Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Residents

Residents of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan (HMT) working in Mainland China no longer need to obtain a work permit, according to a new nationwide policy announced earlier this summer. China’s Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security officially stopped accepting work

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Living and Working in the United Kingdom

When living or working in the UK, it is important to understand that tradition plays a role in social and corporate worlds. When interacting with the British, keep in mind that the United Kingdom consists of four countries: England, Wales,

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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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Gap Year Great Excuse to See the World

A gap year, or a year out following high school or university graduation, gives you a chance to be an adventurer. There are hundreds of organizations and charities that place volunteers on projects around the world during a gap year.

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