Expat Arrivals Editor's Picks

Editor's PickIt's about life's little pleasures: cracking the top of a creme brulee, shaking out a Polaroid, closing your eyes just before blowing out birthday candles and sharing the stories that inspire those living abroad and working overseas.

These are just a few of our favourites.

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Expat depression: You're not alone: Advice on overcoming depression; a common experience among expats that is seldom spoken of. 

Singapore Takes Top Spot in HSBC Expat Explorer Survey 2016: Find out about the top expat destinations in our brief analysis of the findings of the HSBC Expat Explorer Survey for 2016. 

Places to See in Spain - SegoviaA local's guide to the most breath-taking and beautiful sights outside of Madrid. Definitely worth a trip. 

The benefits of studying in Denmark: for expats lucky enough to be eligible, studying abroad can be a very cost-effective decision. 


Driving about - photo by mroachccbysa20flickr thumbExpats driving abroad: One of the best ways to explore your new home is to travel by car. Here are a few things to check before hitting the road.


Expat JournalExpat health insurance in Germany: An overview of the different types of health insurance 
available to expats living in Germany

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Understanding health insurance in the USA : A guide for expats on how health insurance providers operate in the USA

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Confessions of an Expat:10 things nobody admits, but admittedly everybody loves about living abroad

Every Foreigner's Favourite Conversation: A survival mechanism for explaining expatdom on a daily basis

Recycle in San Francisco
"Going Green" no Longer Just a Trend: In San Francisco, environmental awareness is no longer just a fringe activity, its a way of life.

Censorship to show communication in China
Communicating from China: How the Chinese have sacked social media and what to do to survive as an expat without access

Overseas Medical and Safety Primer:
When an emergency situation occurs abroad know how to find adequate care and a doctor who can speak your language.

repatriation - a crossroads for expats
Repatriation - the Unexpected Relocation Challenge: Saying hello again to family and friends back home can be a whole lot more difficult than saying goodbye.

repatriation - a crossroads for expats
How to connect with your partner as an expat living abroad: A transition abroad can be difficult, and place strain on a relationship. The article is useful for tips on how to ensure this doesn't happen.