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Updated 6 Aug 2010

It's about life's little pleasures: cracking the top of a crème brûlée, 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.

If you'd like to contribute to Expat Arrivals send us an email to share your story.

Five common concerns parents have when choosing a school in a new location: When moving to a new country, one of the key concerns for parents is choosing the right school for their child.

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 breathtaking 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.


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Expat 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 expat10 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 expatsHow 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. 


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