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Guidance for planning to live a year in La Patagonia?

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Submitted by KaiSage on Wed, 03/01/2017 - 21:23
Destination: Argentina

My name is Kai and I would like to reach out for assistance in relocating to Patagonia Region in September 2017.

I am married to a super fantastic woman, back in 19998 she lived in Esquel and worked as an English teacher. We are looking to relocate to Esquel and/or San Martin De Los Andes.

We have a few questions like:

Electrical Trade Wholesalers in Taiwan?

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Submitted by xylstra on Wed, 03/01/2017 - 05:41
Destination: Taiwan
Can you help me? I am desperately trying to find some specific information. I have contacted the local Taiwan Economic Trade office who are of no use. They ignore my request details and instead, fob me off with lists of exporters/manufacturers which are of no use. I specifically would like a few contact details (eg website addresses)for electrical trade wholesalers who supply goods such as electrical trade tools, switchgear and electrical consumables, etc. I would prefer to deal with the larger chain-stores and the ability to speak in English would also be a great help.

Selling my artwork in Italy?

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Submitted by Laurie Fox on Sun, 02/26/2017 - 15:39
Destination: Italy
What sort of business license do I need to sell my artwork in Italy? I will sell between 2,000 to 10,000 Euros of my own paintings a year. I would like to rent a "pop-up" gallery. I formerly lived in Paris, France (20 years) and had an auto-entrepreneur status, where I just paid 20% of everything I took in to the government. I currently have a "residenza elettiva" status for 2 years. I am 65 years old and collect social security from the USA. I sell paintings in the USA, as well.

What kind of school is best in Montreal for our three young Australian children?

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Submitted by hannahs on Sun, 02/26/2017 - 11:51
Destination: Montreal
We are an Australian family planning to live in Montreal for 6-12 months in a couple of years time. Our children will be almost 6, just 8 and 10.5. Presently they can speak no French ( but maybe we could work on that here). I see that the international schools are expensive and we may only stay for 6 months so they might not even accept our children. Would they get accepted into a public school and how hard do you think it would be for them being at a french speaking public school?

Jobs in Oslo for Masters students after graduation?

Destination: Oslo
I am coming to Oslo to pursue a Master of Science Degree in Strategic Marketing Management at BI Norwegian Business School. I am coming from India(a non EU country).Would my degree at Norway's best Business School help me get land up a suitable job in Oslo? My proficiency in Norwegian is ok.

International Schools with IB and American Curriculum in KL?

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Submitted by CrisMex on Fri, 02/24/2017 - 19:23
Destination: Kuala Lumpur
Hello! My family is moving to KL in June 2017 and my kids have been studying in the American System for 3 years so we are considering again the American System. Which International Schools with IB and American Curriculum for elementary and middle school are good in KL? I have been checking the websites and it appears that you need to have a monthly budget per kid of more than US$2,000.00. Am I doing the conversion wrong? Thank you in advance for your responses.

Best International Schools with English as the Language of instruction in Madrid?

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Submitted by gingerly na on Thu, 02/23/2017 - 22:02
Destination: Madrid
I hope we can all help those parents moving to Madrid. My son has studied in two of them: Numont School, a British Primary School located in the city center. Probably one of the best to study Primary. Really small but familiar and with a high level. Scandinavian School of Madrid, this school has both, a Swedish Section and an International Section, this one uses English as the language of instruction and follows the Cambridge Primary and Secondary Curriculum (with IGSCE & A Levels). They are located in "La Moraleja".

Preschools in Frankfurt?

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Submitted by Malin on Tue, 02/21/2017 - 11:14
Destination: Frankfurt

Hello, we are potentially relocating to Frankfurt next autumn with our two kids. 3,5 and 1,5 years old. I am now looking into different preschools/kinder gardens for them. Anyone knows any good English(or Swedish) speaking preschools in or around kronberg area or other nice suburbs to Frankfurt?

Many thanks in advanced!

Are lizards and snakes an issue in Melbourne?

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Submitted by Nadif on Mon, 02/20/2017 - 17:07
Destination: Melbourne
HEllo Me, my husband and our two boys are planning to move to Melbourne from UK as my husband has gotten a job over there. I am really excited as I have heard a lot about Australian lifestyle. Everything seems fine except one thing. I have a huge reptile phobia. Cant look at lizards. I ahve heard that Australia is full of them. I get it that its a huge part of nature but if someone could tell me how bad is it. I mean are they inside the house? can you go for a walk without encountering them? is it possible to avoid them if you live within the city?

Retirement in Turkey?

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Submitted by AnnMah on Sat, 02/18/2017 - 23:54
Destination: Turkey
I am interesting in relocating to Turkey for my retirement years. I am looking at what I can do for work,contributing to an area. I am not sure what location of Turkey I am interested in, I guess it will depend on feedback from Expats. I am interested in hearing from anyone who has started up a business? What are the challenges faced when they arrived. What is the recommended yearly income. How safe is foreign ownership on real estate, is it worth investing in buying property there? Thank you Kind regards, Annie

Retirement in China?

Destination: Shanghai
I have been working in Shanghai\Pudong China for almost 3 years (arrived 5-2014), this October I will reach the age of 60, which from what I understand is the retirement age in China, my question is, is there any legal options for me to remain in China and work past the age of 60? I read something about a Foreign expert certificate is this an option? Thank you.

Moving to Cyprus?

Destination: Cyprus
Hi all, thinking of moving to cyprus and working, im 51 year old male, good health.
I will be travelling start new life.
My experience to date in the UK has been Truck Driving HGV Class 1 Articulated vehicles.
Im also ex military, and have security industry qualifications.....but in order to live and work in Cyprus im open to offers.

Advice for moving to Italy June 2017?

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Submitted by joeg007 on Mon, 02/13/2017 - 22:19
Destination: Rome
I am a retired American looking to live in Italy for up to a year. I've already figured out the "visa" requirements and have been searching the areas of Ostia and Fiumicino (both west of Rome along the coast)for an apartment (via I don't want to re-invent the wheel so any information from those who have gone before me would be greatly appreciated. Thank you ....... Joe

Is the teaching cert from Singapore recognised in New York City?

Destination: New York City
Is the teaching cert from Singapore recognised in New York City? I have been teaching Singapore Math for 16 years and I am keen to relocate to teach elementary Math in New York City. Could anyone advise me how to go about it please. Thank you.