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How should I choose a suburb in Roswell, Atlanta?

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Submitted by Jips on Mon, 03/05/2018 - 12:35
Destination: Atlanta
Hi there, My husband may have opportunity to move to a job in Roswell, Atlanta (leaving the UK). From reading this forum it seems sensible to move to Roswell or a suburb nearby given the traffic. Which areas are best for schools but also community? Coming from the UK I am a little worried about living too remotely or living in very quiet sprawling suburbs. We currently live commuting distance to London in a busy but green suburb, so we have the best of both worlds.

How do I buy property and start a business in Italy?

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Submitted by forestbather on Fri, 03/02/2018 - 20:11
Destination: Italy
Me and my partner are looking at Italy as a destination to move to in two years. We are looking for a simpler lifestyle, where we will run wellbeing retreats a few times a year. How easy is it to start your own business in Italy? How easy is it to buy a small property with land to live off and run our wellbeing retreats? This is our first attempt at gathering conprehnsive information on us living our dream Thanks

Is my salary enough to live well in Saudi Arabia?

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Submitted by bodhiCHE on Fri, 03/02/2018 - 12:07
Destination: Eastern Province

I am an Indian ,and would be shifting to Yanbu in late March.I have been offered a compensation of 13000 SAR p.m ,with lodging and transportation being mine.

Can you please highlight if the salary mentioned above is a respectable one or not?What will be the avg monthly savings with moderate living standards, accompanied by occasional outings and an annual foreign trip.

Providing a break up of expenses ,including house rent to other would be of great help.


Are there opportunities for a French-speaking speech therapist in Dublin?

Destination: Dublin

We're considering to relocate to Dublin, but would like to find first a job for my girlfriend. She's a French speaking speech therapist working exclusively with French speaking patients.

Does any of you know any French speaking speech therapist in Dublin?
Any idea if there's an unanswered demand for speech therapy in the French speaking community in Dublin ?

What is the cost of living and school in District 4, Dublin?

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Submitted by jffa on Mon, 02/26/2018 - 10:58
Destination: Ireland

We are relocating to Dublin in the months to come and our future location of work will be in District 4.

Before choosing a place to live we would like to check if there are any good primary schools private or public in that area? (son of 4 years) Any catholic school (public or private) with good reputation ?

As well what would be the best area to live in District 4 for a family: supermarkets, parks for the children? We are looking for a three bedroom flat unfurnished. How much would it cost?

Thanks a lot!

Can my spouse visit me for more than 90 days in Ireland?

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Submitted by NickWL on Sat, 02/24/2018 - 06:06
Destination: Ireland


I am from a non-visa required country. I will be going to Ireland for work with General Employment Permit. Based on this background, could I ask a few questions?

1. Could my family (my wife and a child) come to Ireland visiting me for more than 90 days?
2. If they can, how long would they be extended normally?
3. Can they travel to other Europe countries for a few months, and then go back to Ireland visiting me during their stay?
4. What could be the factors to affect the decision of how long they can stay?

How much medication can I bring into Vietnam?

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Submitted by nic.0448 on Sat, 02/24/2018 - 02:43
Destination: Hanoi
I am going to Hanoi, Vietnam in April for about 8 months to study and work. I take prescription medication daily and need to bring these with me. So far, I have found out that I can only take 10 days of personal medication with me into Vietnam. Has anyone else been in the same situation? It makes it very difficult if I only have 10 days worth - that means I will have to find a doctor as soon as I get there and hope he prescribes me the right medication and I receive 'decent' medication from the pharmacy.

What documents do I need to apply for a Social Security Number in the US?

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Submitted by SomeoneLikeU on Wed, 02/21/2018 - 15:25
Destination: The USA
Recently, I took the American Citizenship from my father. I'm over 18 years old, always lived outside the US, and planning to move within two months to the US.
So, I need to obtain my Social Security number. I learned that I have to show them documents to proof that I have not lived in the US. Do these documents must be apostilled and/or translated into English? Do they have to be translated by a sworn translator?

What are the best schools in China?

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Submitted by kvargr on Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:51
Destination: China


I am in the process of deciding whether to move to China for a teaching job, and would like to request some information about moving to China with a child. Are there any sites for schools in the Zhengzhou area, public or private. It's been very difficult to find information about the schools. My guess is that I would have to move there then figure it out but I don't want to be in that position.

My daughter has been offered a place at a local school for 1,000 RMB a month, which has been the cheapest offer so far.

International or Private School in Cape Town?

Destination: Cape Town

Hello! We are an expat family from Turkey to register our 5 year-old boy to a kindergarden in a school in CT/Somerset West, but we cannot decide on the school. Nearby neighbourhood is also acceptable. First, he needs to learn English. Is it wise to enroll him to a pre-primary in an international school so that he can carry on his grades there? I know the differences between private and international schools, however, still cant identify which will be the best. Can anyone give us some names of good schools, any local information that is not listed on google and schools' websites????

How do I find job prospects in Sweden?

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Submitted by mzunic on Mon, 01/29/2018 - 18:14
Destination: Sweden
My husband and I are thinking of moving to Sweden in the next 18 months with our two school aged kids. He is an EU citizen so we don't foresee an issue with finding work. What we are having a hard time with is determining how fast and what kind of work he would be able to find. Company transfer isn't an option for either of us. And actually how to go about moving there to begin with. I am an US citizen and from what I am understanding I won't be able to join him at the same time. Is this correct? We are thinking of visiting in the summer to investigate job prospects. Is this a good idea?

How do I find executive apartments and hire a driver in Johannesburg?

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Submitted by Grafik on Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:49
Destination: Johannesburg

Hi all. I am at the final stages of an interview process for a senior role in South Africa...based in Johannesburg (Centurion/Midrand area).

In advance of negotiations on package, I am looking for some assistance on a couple of matters:

Where can I find temporary accommodation in Dubai?

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Submitted by Philip on Sat, 01/13/2018 - 17:09
Destination: Dubai

Hi all

I am sure this question as been ask before sorry about a repeat question.

Because I will be only be in Dubai for approx 6 mts at a time I would be looking for some were to live other than hotels.

I have looked at hotel accommodation this is alright for a week or two, the other option is renting a Flat/condo but from what Information on the web the flats / Condo’s are on a yearly rental this is quite understandable.

What quality of life will I have with my salary in Durban, South Africa?

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Submitted by Sreejit on Fri, 01/12/2018 - 05:19
Destination: South Africa
I have been offered R 40 k per month salary in Durban. Food, Accommodation & Transportation provided by company. Is it a good salary? How is life in Durban? I come from India. Please advise if i should accept this offer?