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Private bilingual primary schools in Seville?

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Submitted by alisonbuist on Wed, 01/15/2020 - 22:45
Destination: Seville

We are moving to Seville this summer and are looking for a primary school for our children who will be ages 9 and 10 and would be in grades 3 and 5 in a US elementary school.  They know a little Spanish but not much yet!  We are looking for a school where they can learn/speak some Spanish but there is also English.  I presume that is a bilingual school?  Is there a list of private primary schools in Seville I can contact and are they likely to admit two American kids?   So many more questions if anyone is able to answer...  Thanks

What English-speaking jobs are available in Romania?

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Submitted by Wings02760 on Wed, 01/15/2020 - 00:26
Destination: Romania

I've been living in Romania for some years now, with the ability to work. I'm currently in the Alba area, though if work would be in Cluj, I would consider commuting via bus or train. Would anyone know what kind of jobs could be available as well as point me in the right direction as to applying for the job? I am willing to seek entry positions

Is 55000 euro a good salary in Sligo, Ireland for a family of four?

Destination: Ireland

We are planning to move from Hyderabad India to Sligo, Ireland. What is the best package for a professional with 10 years experience in pharma (Formulation  R&D)?

Is 55000 euro sufficient for a family of four (3 adults +1 boy(4yr).

Are there job opportunities for a registered UK paramedic moving to Hong Kong?

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Submitted by gemmacaswell on Fri, 01/03/2020 - 08:26
Destination: Hong Kong


Me and my husband are in the very early stages of considering a move to HK in August/September 2020. He will be qualifying as a teacher so will be able to get onto a international schooling programme.

I am a registered paramedic in the UK and am struggling to see what options would be available to me without speaking Chinese. I have seen there are some private health care clinics but am unsure whether they would be Western led. 

What restrictions and benefits are there for holders of a non-temporary resident visa in The Netherlands

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Submitted by Frank Formby on Sun, 12/29/2019 - 12:21
Destination: The Netherlands

This is theoretical as my EU citizenship is pending.  My partner, who has no prospect of EU citizenship, and I are planning to live in The Netherlands.  I gather it shouldn't be too difficult for her to obtain a non-temporary resident visa once I have my EU citizenship.  I've looked but haven't found answers to the following:

How do I gain re- entry to Oman without cancelling old visa?

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Submitted by gopi2787 on Mon, 12/16/2019 - 10:29
Destination: India

I have a valid employment visa till  27-NOV- 2018 for oman. I came back to India because of my vacation on 03rd May 2018 (after 17 months later) and now i dont want to go back oman, because my sponsor company is not good. I want to know how I  can cancel my existing visa on my own from India

At present i got offer from New employer in Oman. Will my existing visa affect my chances to get a job in same country? What do I do now? Please help.


From the date of leaving  airport 3rd May 2018.

Is it possible to find work in Italy while on a tourist visa?

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Submitted by Harwinder on Wed, 12/11/2019 - 14:22
Destination: Italy

I did a Masters degree in tourism from Italy (Milano) in 2018. After that I did an internship in Milan and returned from there in February 2019.

My permesso di Soggiorno (studio) expired on 25 September 2019. I want to go back to Italy to search for a job.  Can I apply for a tourist visa and then go to Italy and find a job and get it converted into work permit (lavoro subordinato)?

Or should I do the one year job seek permit?

Can I work in Abu Dhabi if I have Hepatitis B?

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Submitted by keronaptha on Wed, 12/11/2019 - 13:04
Destination: Abu Dhabi

I am from India, and working in refinery operations. Recently I found out that Hep B is no longer checked for expats who want to join the refineries in Abu Dhabi. I have Hepatitis B infection but it's not active. Can I apply for  a position as a refinery operator ? Also please give details about which medical tests are done for a new expats to work in refinery operations.


Which areas of Berlin should we avoid living in?

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Submitted by ZARASANA on Tue, 12/10/2019 - 18:30
Destination: Berlin


I was wondering if any one could answer and shed some light to my queries please. 

We are moving to Berlin from London.

My only concern is good local and or international primary schools.

And area/ borough to live.

Please from your experience can you give me tips or a warning of which areas in Berlin to avoid.

Is East of Berlin still as derelict as once it used to be. Any advice on living in East side? Or should we avoid East all together? 

Is it better to already have a job before relocating to the Bahamas?

Destination: The Bahamas

As owners of an insurance brokerage, we decided to sell our firm and relocate to Nassau.

We are English speaking, so do not have issues with the language.

We want our two children ages 11 and 13 to integrate and begin schoolng within a British-American system.

My wife and I are looking at employment opportunities within the financial services sector.

Would it be easier to seek a position in Nassau once we are here, or do you fellow forumees recommend lining up a secure job once here.

Mechanical HVAC Engineer Moving to London from NYC

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Submitted by mayureshsk on Mon, 12/09/2019 - 15:05
Destination: London


I am a mechanical engineer (MEP/HVAC domain) with 6 years of experience in New York City. I am planning to move to London (UK). I was wondering if there is someone who has done similar thing and would like to know his/her experience with respect to job market (how much London/UK companies value US experience, do's and don'ts in job search etc), adapting from US to UK and life in general.

Any input is appreciated

Thank you

Are there good international schools in Beirut that offer English IB curriculum?

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Submitted by koludjo on Mon, 12/09/2019 - 14:53
Destination: Lebanon

I will be moving to Beirut with two boys  (9 and 11) mid-2020 and would like to get some recommendation regarding international school that teach in English if possible following IB curriculum for PYP-MYP. Any recommendation?

How can I prepare myself for retirement in Spain?

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Submitted by Houria on Sat, 12/07/2019 - 19:47
Destination: Spain

Hello everyone,


I am so excited to join this forum and thankful that this forum exists. I currently live in the US (Leesburg, VA), and dream of retiring to Spain. I have visited Benalmedena in Costa del Sol and absolutely fell in love with the entire region.I have some time to learn Spanish and get ready for my move. I am just curious as to how to go about preparing myself mentally and financially.


Thank you in advance for any advice, opinion or suggestion.

Is Manila or Cebu better to start a business in?

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Submitted by Bibi001 on Wed, 12/04/2019 - 22:54
Destination: Philippines


I'm in the process of setting up my graphic design business in the Philippines. I'm unsure if I should go to Manila or Cebu?
Seems like Cebu is a great laid back place, less stressful than Manila. However Manila will have more work-force potential employees? 

I'm really looking to build my graphic design team. I'll love this to happen in Cebu, but I'm unsure if Manila will be more convenient to find better Graphic Designers? 

What is the programming sector's salaries like in Cyprus?

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Submitted by moeyounes1 on Tue, 12/03/2019 - 09:21
Destination: Cyprus

I am an Android Mobile Developer with around 3 years of experience. I have read about the living expenses in Cyprus which is relatively cheap compared to my home town Beirut, Lebanon. I just need to know about the programming sector in Cyprus and how are the salaries and tax income, and how much I can save every month.

Would changing companies render my resident permit in Spain invalid?

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Submitted by allieza on Sat, 11/30/2019 - 15:44
Destination: Spain


I am a non EU citizen and I have an indefinite work contract and a temporary residence permit In Gran Canaria, Spain.

I’d like to know If my residence permit will become invalid if I decide to change companies. Would the process be less complicated than when I initially obtained it? And is there a way to get a “Right to live and work in the EU” independently?

thank you and warm regards

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