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Quality of Life: What Does It Mean to You? - A recurring expat theme revolves around quality of life. This is mostly subjective, and something you might perceive as positive which adds to your quality of life, might be a negative to me. One example might be the proximity of bars and clubs. If you regularly enjoy the city’s nightlife, like to meet your friends or make new friends at clubs and dance until dawn, being close to such a great source of entertainment can contribute a lot to your e...

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It All Started With Dancing in the Fountain - Karen McCann didn’t set out to become a successful expat author. Her journey started much more prosaically. In the year 2000, “Friends invited us to visit them in Marbella [Spain], and we were surprised at how much we loved it. Spain hadn’t been on our agenda at all.” The timing was fortuitous. Her husband, Rich, had just taken early retirement, and Karen had a flexible schedule. They found themselves spending more time in Spain every year, and ...

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5 Easy Ways to Make Your Career More Portable with WordPress

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You can untether yourself without moving abroad. Sometimes your ideal move might be within your home country - but you need to bring your work with you. Interesting perspective on this from +Fast Company.

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How to Find the Right International School for Your Children

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5 countries where you can retire for less than $1,000/month via Wise Bread http://ow.ly/kPwT30dHgXh

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Now that's an unusual market stall. . . only in Cartagena, Colombia I guess. (I like the bright pink hat in the middle!)
Why are expats flocking to Colombia? It's beautiful, with sophisticated cities and gorgeous countryside, and the cost of living is about one-third of what you'd find in New York. http://ow.ly/Q4pQ30dy1zo
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A Stonehenge on the Algarve, Portugal coast? Does anyone know what this is? Just one of Portugal's many points of interest, I guess. Future #expats, take note!http://ow.ly/HQIY30dy189
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A river runs through it . . . the Malaysian state of Malacca, with plenty of Portuguese and Dutch influence. With its excellent retirement visa and low cost of living, Malaysia has a lot to offer expats. http://ow.ly/FpnV30dy0xd
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Colonial architecture and statuary in Quito, Ecuador, where the cost of living is less than half that of NYC http://ow.ly/C9wb30dy0fX
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