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    EconomyAfter several decades of slow growth, India’s economy is now one of the fastest growing in the world. The World Bank (2013) ranked India’s nearly US$1.9 trillion gross domestic product Read more »
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    Geography and ClimateDominating South Asia geographically, India is the seventh largest country in the world, covering nearly 1.3 million square miles. The northern part of India shares borders with Pakistan Read more »
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    ImmigrationEntry Requirements You will need a valid U.S. passport and a valid visa from India to enter the country. To apply for an Indian visa, you should make an appointment Read more »
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     EconomyThe German economy is Europe’s largest, fueled by exports of machinery, vehicles, chemicals and household equipment. The World Bank (2013) ranked Germany’s over US$3.6 trillion gross domestic product (GDP) fourth Read more »
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     Geography and ClimateGermany is located in the heart of Europe and is bordered by Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic on its east, Austria and Switzerland just Read more »
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    Immigration Entry requirements You may enter Germany for up to 90 days for tourist or business purposes without a visa. The 90-day period begins when you enter any of the Read more »
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    Immigration Entry Requirements A valid U.S. passport is required to enter Japan. You may visit Japan as a tourist for up to 90 days without a visa if you have Read more »
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    EconomyAlthough facing continuing economic challenges, Japan still has one of the largest economies in the world. The World Bank (2013) ranked the country’s nearly US$4.9 trillion gross domestic product (GDP) Read more »
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    Geography and ClimateThe land of the rising sun is an archipelago of nearly 7,000 islands in Eastern Asia. The island nation lies in the Pacific Ocean east of the Sea Read more »
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    EconomyThe Italian economy, which has been in recession since mid-2011, is forecast to grow by 0.1 percent this year and 1.3 percent next year. The World Bank (2013) ranked Italy’s Read more »
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    Geography and ClimateShaped like a boot, Italy stretches south from the Alps mountain range in the north to the Mediterranean Sea in the south, over 700 miles in length. Bordered Read more »
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    Immigration Entry Requirements You must have a U.S. passport to enter Italy. It is recommended that your passport is valid for at least six months. U.S. citizens may visit Italy Read more »
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A View Abroad

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Last week over 17 million voters in the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union after 43 years of marriage. Is the European Union facing a confidence crisis?Findings from a new study of 10 European Union countries representing 80 percent of the E.U.’s total population by The Pew Research Center seem to support that belief.Pew reports that after prolonged Read more »

Living Abroad

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Justice in Mexico should be faster and fairer with the implementation of major changes to the judicial system in Mexico.Enacted into law in 2008 with a deadline of June 18, 2016 for full implementation, the new system introduces several major process changes that will make Mexico’s judicial system more transparent and accountable and bring the country more in line with Read more »

Adventurers Abroad

Judy Dykstra-Brown Lake Chapala
Judy Dykstra-Brown grew up in tiny Murdo, South Dakota, a speck along Interstate 90, and dreamed of the day she could see the world. After years of adventures, her world now is life along Lake Chapala.Dykstra-Brown, 70, was raised on a ranch where her dad grew wheat and her mom tended to her and her two sisters. After high school Read more »

Entrepreneurs Abroad

John and Florence Youden Nice,France
Life has been good to John Youden. After years of business success in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the 56-year-old Canadian recently sold his publishing business and bought homes in Nice, France and Lisbon, Portugal to live the life of a globe-hopping expat entrepreneur.Youden moved to Puerto Vallarta in the late 1980s from Prince Rupert, British Columbia and decided to stay when Read more »

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Last week over 17 million voters in the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union after 43 years of marriage. Is the European Union facing a confidence crisis?Findings from a new study of 10 European Union countries representing 80 percent of the E.U.’s total population by The Pew Research Center seem to support that belief.Pew reports that after prolonged Read more »
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Our top story this month is “Major Changes to the Judicial System in Mexico,” which reviews groundbreaking changes to the centuries-old system of justice in Mexico, which didn’t really provide justice for all.In a nutshell, the new system introduces two major changes.First, it provides for oral hearings and trials, a major departure from the written hearings and trials that have Read more »
Judy Dykstra-Brown Lake Chapala
We hit the adventurer trail to Mexico this June in our new article, “Life Along Lake Chapala,” where we follow the adventures…and I do mean adventures…of Judy Dykstra-Brown.Born and raised in western South Dakota, Judy leaves most expats in the dust when it comes to a life of adventure.Consider this, how many of you have been stranded on an island Read more »
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Many expat adventurers abroad find love in their new countries, but often after marriage the road to permanent residency and citizenship can be rocky, according to a first-hand account by the BBC.With globalization on the rise and more Millennials around the world hitting the road to experience life in another country, the number of marriages between people of different nationalities Read more »
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In case you missed it earlier this year, U.S. News & World Report came out with its first-ever survey of the Best Countries in the World and ranks Germany #1.The magazine’s Best Countries rankings evaluate 60 countries across 24 rankings drawn from a survey of more than 16,000 global citizens.Why Germany? U.S. News & World Report says: “People view Germany Read more »
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The world’s centenarian population is growing and is estimated by 2050 to be eight times larger than today, according to a new analysis by the Pew Research Center.Pew says more than half a million oldsters 100 years of age or more were still going strong in 2015, which is more than four times more global centenarians than 1990. By 2050, Read more »
John Youden in Nice, France
If you’ve always dreamed of being an entrepreneur abroad, our new article, “From Mexico to the Mediterranean,” will whet your appetite even more.After years of business success in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 56-year-old Canadian John Youden recently sold his publishing business and bought homes in Nice, France and Lisbon, Portugal to live the life of a globe-hopping expat entrepreneur.Youden moved to Read more »
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Heather Etchevers, now a citizen of France, shares a life abroad in France in our new article  “Adventure to Marseilles, France.”Heather, now 45, began her journey to Marseilles from the Boston area, Newton to be specific. Dad was an electrical engineer and mom, a former English teacher, stayed at home to raise Heather and her younger brother.As a child Heather Read more »