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Is there a bus service from Paphos Airport to Larnaca?

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Submitted by murph on Thu, 07/02/2020 - 16:14
Destination: Cyprus

I have often used the Kapnos Airport Shuttle ( travelling between Paphos Airport and Larnaca, and I found them to be an excellent service, and very reasonable €15.00, but I see now on their website their timetable has been reduced considerably due to Covide 19, and they don't operate every day.

Can I get info on working as a psychologist and starting a private practice in Taiwan?

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Submitted by davevi on Tue, 06/30/2020 - 09:27
Destination: Taiwan

Does anyone in the forum know what is required for a western expat to work as a therapist, psychotherapist, psychologist in Taiwan?  Additionally, I would like to own or be the controlling Director (if expat's cannot be majority owners) of this therapy company to allow for a private practice style of office.  I am American and speak English only.  I am interested in Taiwan and having my practice in Taipei, but I am very open to other city suggestions if there is a location outside Taipei that has ample English language expats or locals.  I looked through the forum here but this specific que

Expat work in hotel services in Poland – is my contract of PLN 40,000 enough?

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Submitted by HeePeow on Fri, 06/26/2020 - 03:57
Destination: Krakow

Hi, I have an expatriate package offer to work in Krakow, Poland. The company offered me accommodation, meals & air ticket allowances, plus at net pay of 40,000.00 Polish złoty, it is stated as monthly salary.  A contract of 8 years is offered by the company and I am requested to submit my information and also the application form and contract agreement back to the company, may I seek your advice on this, is this a realistic figure that the company offered me, I suppose this 40,000.00PZ is an annual compensation amount.

Thank you.


Do public schools in Montreal provide help and support services to immigrants?

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Submitted by rkhancan on Thu, 06/25/2020 - 20:06
Destination: Montreal

Hi. We are migrating to Canada and have chosen Montreal as our destination. As my children have only studied in English, will there be any assistance available at the public schools to help them learn French from scratch? I have a 10 and 12 yr old. Which grades will they be eligible for? Which schools should I be looking at. Can I arrange for admissions while I am still outside Canada?

What are main aspects of living, transport and lifestyle like in Qatar and Doha?

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Submitted by taylor1 on Thu, 06/25/2020 - 10:10
Destination: Qatar

What is it really like to live in Qatar? I know that there have been so many changes leading up to the 2022 FIFA football world cup and that the country is developing and modernising its services at an exceptionally rapid pace. Does this affect normal living, like is there lots of noise with construction, does it affect traffic/roadworks? On that note, what is the best and most convenient way to get around Doha? Should I hire a car or just get around using taxis or Uber in the capital city?

Anyone interested in a property to rent in Zone 2 London?

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Submitted by KateLondon on Wed, 06/24/2020 - 13:35
Destination: London

Anyone interested in renting a fabulous family house 4 bedrooms with sunny gardens and in catchment area for fantastic state schools & private schools?

We have our family house up for rent - 12 months from August 1st. Ideal for a young family. See images through above link and virtual video. It's in East Dulwich, a stone's throw away from trendy Peckham and leafy Dulwich. SE22. Direct connections to London Bridge station in 13 minutes.

We are doing viewings, but would like to have a chat first.

Call me on 07794757166.




Could I get practical advice on finding and renting an apartment, fees, early termination etc.?

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Submitted by Valchr2020 on Sun, 06/21/2020 - 14:06
Destination: Abu Dhabi


I am looking for advice on renting / leasing a 2 bedroom apartment as I haven’t been able to find anything of certain by browsing online. 

I am moving to Abu Dhabi with a female friend so we are planning to share a flat.

Do landlords or agencies accept two friends sharing an apartment and going on a lease as friends? Similar way like we can in Uk for example?

Are there any hidden costs associated with leasing a flat?

Can I get help looking for an apartment or studio to rent in Sweden?

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Submitted by Dix82 on Fri, 06/19/2020 - 14:26
Destination: Sweden


I'm all ready to move from Belgium to Sweden in mid November, but I am looking for a furnished studio or apartment to rent permanently. I'm looking for an apartment between Uppsala and Lulea. I am a calm and intellectual woman, 59 years old. Important: I would like to find accommodation with public transport close by, and rent 5000 krona.

Thank you

Kind regards.


Where do I start with pensions and buying a house in Zaandam, Netherlands?

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Submitted by Tulip on Sun, 06/14/2020 - 16:41
Destination: The Netherlands

I am planning to move to the Netherlands but have no idea regarding pensions. I was awarded PIP enhanced and my retirement pension plus a small monthly pension. I am going to sell my house and buy a house in Zaandam but not sure where to start.

Can I get info on pensions and buying a house in the Netherlands?


How can I get around in Oman during the coronavirus pandemic?

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Submitted by GlobalNomad on Thu, 06/11/2020 - 14:35
Destination: Oman

Hello Expats!

I know that public transport in Oman is limited overall, but I was wondering if anyone had tips on the best way to get around Muscat and Oman during this coronavirus pandemic? The news is constantly changing about COVID-19 and Oman being in lockdown and I want to know are the buses running? I normally rely on my partner's car to drive around and that seems to be the easiest option, but I'm curious about the alternatives.



What are the residency and education options for daughter in Montreal, Canada?

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Submitted by Asil on Thu, 06/11/2020 - 10:09
Destination: Canada


My name is Asil Rashid. I am a Canadian citizen who has lived abroad for the past several years. I am planning on moving back to Montreal in September 2020. I will be going with my 4.5 year old daughter, who is a British citizen. As soon as I move back, I would have to reestablish my residency. Also, I want to ask about the eligibility of my daughter going to kindergarten either under the English Montreal School Board or the French school system. She will be turning 5 on January 8, 2021. 

Can I get advice on jobs within property management in Abu Dhabi?

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Submitted by Valchr2020 on Wed, 06/10/2020 - 12:29
Destination: Abu Dhabi

Hi there,

My friend and I are planning to move to Abu Dhabi around late September this year, providing UAE will start issuing visas again and things settle. She has already got a job lined up (physiotherapist) but I have only just started looking.

Can I find part-time professional work in Canada?

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Submitted by KateD on Wed, 06/10/2020 - 07:51
Destination: Canada

Hi there :)

My husband, our two young sons and I are considering a move to Canada next year. I currently have the great privilege of working part time as a communications professional and being able to fit my hours around the kids' schooling. I wondered whether this is achievable in Canada too, i.e. are there many professional-level part-time roles available? The job sites would imply not but it would be great to hear from some expats in Canada about what it's actually like and how the work culture is :)

Thanks in advance!

Is there an agency to help organise a student visa for my niece?

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Submitted by driziz on Mon, 06/08/2020 - 15:54
Destination: Miami

Dear Members,

I live and work in Miami and would like to bring my niece to study in high school in the area where I live. It seems she would need an F1 visa and I wonder if there is any agency that could help me with all the legal aspects.




What are shopping, pharmacies and food options like in Guatemala and Guatemala City?

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Submitted by GlobalNomad on Mon, 06/08/2020 - 10:06
Destination: Guatemala

I would love to visit Guatemala on my gap year after finishing school. Does anyone know how easy is it to buy stuff, go shopping, access medication, go to pharmacies etc. in Guatemala? I've heard that shopping opportunities are few and far between, and that there is not much variety for food and take-out options like in major cosmopolitan cities – is this the case in Guatemala City?


Does anyone have info on buying a holiday home in Mallorca, Spain?

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Submitted by pauluk1984 on Sat, 06/06/2020 - 22:35
Destination: Mallorca

Hi. I am new here.

I am looking to possibly buy a little one-bedroom apartment in Mallorca within the next year. Just looking for as much information as I can find.

Does anyone have info on mortgages, taxes, electricity, water, gas costs on average, and anything/anyone that I would need to pay each month?

Thanks a lot for your help


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