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  • Vienna
    is it possible to live in austria without knowing german or austrain german do the people of austria and educated people speak english and whether...
    1 | 6 years 20 weeks
  • Abu Dhabi
    Can anyone recommend some tried and trusted playgroups in Abu Dhabi? I have a very social five-year-old and we're looking to get linked in with...
    1 | 6 years 19 weeks
  • Dubai
    What do I need and from where do I get an alcohol licence in Dubai? I have my residence permit :)
    1 | 6 years 21 weeks
  • Dubai
    Can anyone shed some light on the laws surrounding drinking in Dubai. The city has a reputation for being somewhat of a party central, but it seems...
    1 | 6 years 21 weeks
  • Nigeria
    Hi Can anyone help me as I have been offered a job in Lagos, Nigeria. How much in Naira (Nigerian currency) do we need in a month if accomodation,...
    12 | 4 years 41 weeks
  • Belgium
    My husband has signed a three-year contract with a firm in Brussels, and with such a good chunk to time in the country, we're trying to decide if...
    5 | 4 years 51 weeks
  • Belgium
    Moving my family (husband and two kids) to Brussels in early September and wondering what areas of the city would be suitable for househunting. My...
    1 | 6 years 21 weeks
  • Belgium
    Looking to get out of the city for a long weekend, and as an expat fairly new to the area not too familiar with options. Can anyone recommend a...
    1 | 6 years 21 weeks
  • Brazil
    Coming from Chicago and moving to Brazil, can anyone give me a decent idea of how the cost of living compares? If you're not familiar with...
    3 | 4 years 39 weeks
  • Brazil
    Contemplating moving to Brazil under the auspices of an intra-company transfer and wondering about the standard of international schools in Sao Paulo...
    1 | 6 years 21 weeks
  • Brazil
    Can anyone list what I will need to get a retirement visa in Brazil. I'm a US citizen and would  be moving with my husband, also retired. Is...
    4 | 3 years 39 weeks
  • Canada
    When I think of Canada, I think of frostbite...though I'm hoping my tendency toward exaggeration in indeed a tendency when it comes to weather in...
    2 | 5 years 8 weeks
  • Canada
    We're moving to Vancouver, and I was wondering if my 8-year old needs to have a knowledge of French to be enroled in a Canadian school?
    1 | 6 years 22 weeks
  • Canada
    Hi- I'm approaching the 90-day mark in Canada, so I can soon apply for comprehensive medical insurance, and was just wondering if the national...
    1 | 6 years 22 weeks
  • Brisbane
    I am a site manager in fit out / construction. Landed on Gold Coast few weeks back and looking for start anywhere. All useful suggestions gratefully...
    1 | 6 years 22 weeks
  • Portugal
    Can someone please put me in touch with one of the shooting or hunting organisations in Portugal please..... An English speaking contact would be...
    1 | 6 years 22 weeks
  • Dubai
    We will be moving to THE GREEN COMMUNITY WEST, DUBAI by the middle of August, just wondered how we can meet some new friends
    3 | 4 years 5 weeks
  • Thailand
    I'm moving to Thailand and would like to take many belongings with me as my CD/DVD/book collection. I'm married to a Thai citizen who lives...
    1 | 6 years 20 weeks
  • Hong Kong
    I'm moving with my young family to HK. The kids will be going to the American International School in Mong Kok. I will be working in the CBD....
    4 | 2 years 23 weeks
  • Turkey
    Do you have any idea of the custom procedures and costs related to the customs for the entry of a car coming from EU to Turkey (Istanbul)?
    8 | 2 years 51 weeks

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