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Looking for English schools in Antwerp

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Submitted by Rmax1974 on Thu, 05/09/2019 - 13:08
Destination: Belgium

Whilst exploring the option of relocating from UK to Belgium, a major consideration is the schooling for my 6 year old (English speaking only). Wanting to live closer to work (Antwerp), I contacted three primary schools in surrounding areas, but am yet to receive a reply. As Antwerp and surrounding areas seem to be predominantly Flemish speaking, I fear my potential relocation choice may be a no go - from a state schooling point of view.

Are there good IB schools in Jakarta?

Destination: Jakarta

I will highly appreciate your view on schools in Jakarta for IB program.

We are moving to Jakarta with my 16yo daughter and looking for the best school for IB program, to get strong IB score for application in the future to the best universities in Europe or in UK.

Many thanks in advance for your comments and recommendation


Considering a move to Mozambique with my children

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Submitted by clbaehr on Fri, 04/12/2019 - 20:13
Destination: Mozambique

There is a possibility for a job opportunity in Maputo.  I am looking for information regarding safety, schools, and general positives / negatives on moving my family to Maputo.  My main concern is for my 5 and 3 year old.  Any information would be helpful.

Concerns about a job offer in Abu Dhabi

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Submitted by ERees on Fri, 04/05/2019 - 10:31
Destination: Abu Dhabi

I have just been offered a job in Prudent hospital Abu Dhabi. Does anyone know anything about this hospital?

Also they offered me a job without interviewing me. is this usual for Hospital Management? They have also given the name of a travel agency ultimate travel agency which I will have to pay for my family visa. Worried its all to good to be true.


Are there any American international schools in Tunis?

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Submitted by aseel on Mon, 04/01/2019 - 22:10
Destination: Tunisia

Hi, i am planning to move to Tunis, Tunisia in the coming August. i have 7 years boy and i am looking for american learning system school for him. i found out some rated and ranks which are confusing about the international schools in Tunis like american cooperative, British school, and so on. i really appreciate any experiences, recommendations, or references that can help me to find out which international school has a good learning curriculum.





Am I doing all that I can to land an Engineering job in Ireland?

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Submitted by kratice on Sat, 03/30/2019 - 17:49
Destination: Ireland

As the title says, I am wondering if I am doing all that I can to land interviews and hopefully a job as a Manufacturing or Process Engineer in Ireland? As far as I have been able to tell, my occupation is eligible for a Critical Skills Permit. I have gotten mixed messages from recruiters and employers. For the most part recruiters are much more likely to say that I am eligible, while I have only talked to one maybe two employers directly.

Questions about moving to Hanoi

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Submitted by tine on Thu, 03/21/2019 - 00:45
Destination: Hanoi


My Family and I move to Hanoi this summer. I have a daughter with 7 years and a son with 1 year.

How is the airpolution in Hanoi?

Can you recommend a School in Hanoi for my daughter? 

How is the medical supplies in Hanoi?

Does anyone have any good ideas for getting started?

Thanks for your answers first of all. 

Are there any Australian schools in the UK?

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Submitted by ljckennedy on Sun, 03/17/2019 - 01:11
Destination: The United Kingdom

There is a vague comment on the schools page of this website about schools in the UK that follow the Australian curriculum.  But I can not find any such schools.  Is anyone aware of any?  


IF not, are there schools favoured by Australians?  I am concerned about culture shock for my kids.  

Will I have access to my prescription medication in Dubai?

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Submitted by Cali on Sat, 03/16/2019 - 22:05
Destination: Dubai

I have just been offered a job in Dubai and I’m excited to accept but have one thing I’m uncertain on... I am a cancer survivor, and as such take opioids to combat chronic pain. 

My question is this: will a doctor be able to prescribe me morphine/oxycodone tablets to take each day? And if so, will medical insurance cover it or will I have to pay (as I did when working in Mexico)?

Many thanks.

Will my family be happy in Miami?

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Submitted by Smith on Mon, 03/11/2019 - 12:46
Destination: Miami
Hi there I have been offered a two-year work contract in Miami starting in July 2019. My main concern is trying to find the right area to live in and the best school for my children. What are the most popular areas for English-speaking expats in the city? Will the fact that my children can't speak Spanish make the adjustment more difficult for them? Thanks in advance for the help!

What are the most popular neighborhoods for expat families in Washington DC?

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Submitted by lmpower on Sat, 03/09/2019 - 06:36
Destination: Washington DC


I am seeking recommendations for good suburbs to live in, and schools for a 16 yr old (male) who will be commencing Year 11 in 2019. From my research, international schools may be the way to go.

I am interested in any recommendations including other areas (websites) that I can find information on.

Thanks everyone.


Relocating to Cape Town- looking for advice on areas and suburbs

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Submitted by Worm on Fri, 03/08/2019 - 15:39
Destination: Cape Town


I am relocating to Cape Town with my husband and twin six year old daughters. They will be joining the Hout Bay International School. We are really torn between Constantia and Noordhoek in terms of where to live, so keen to seek some advice on pros and cons of each. 

Any advice greatly appreciated. Have heard some negatives about security on Nordhoek beach but not sure if those concerns should extend to the broader living area too? 

Many thanks in advance for any advice - greatly appreciated! 


Where can I get a Yellow Fever vaccination in Ghana?

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Submitted by GrahamP on Tue, 03/05/2019 - 23:58
Destination: Ghana

Hi All, can anyone advise of any private medical practices in either Accra or Takoradi that provide yellow fever vaccinations and certificates for travelling out of & back into Ghana? I know the public hospitals do this but I am not too keen on waiting half a day for a jab!!


What is the work-life balance in Kuala Lumpur like?

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Submitted by rpadurean on Mon, 03/04/2019 - 20:43
Destination: Kuala Lumpur

Hi! My family and I are thinking to move to Kuala Lumpur. We are in the mid 30s with a 20 months old baby boy. My husband and I work as Scrum Masters in the IT industry, and we are looking for similar jobs in Kuala Lumpur. We are both Romanian and currently living in Barcelona (Spain).

Before deciding to take this big step, we'd want to know what to expect from life there. We have several questions and some concerns, we hope that somebody can throw some light on them. Having the young member in our family our main concern is the life-work balance.

Can anyone recommend an English speaking international school in Stockholm?

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Submitted by bbossen on Mon, 02/25/2019 - 15:37
Destination: Sweden


We may be relocating from Canada to Stockholm and we have an 11 and 13 year old. Can anyone recommend any good local international schools where instruction would be mainly in English? Also, I've read that it is difficult to get into many of these schools and there may be long waiting lists? Is this accurate?


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