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    Immigration Entry Requirements You must have a valid U.S. passport to enter New Zealand, but a visa is not required. You may visit New Zealand for up to three months Read more »
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    EconomyNew Zealand has a mixed economy that operates on free market principles. Its over US$186 billion gross domestic product (GDP) is ranked fifty-fourth in the world by the World Bank Read more »
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     Geography and ClimateNew Zealand is located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean about 1,200 miles southeast of its neighbor Australia, across the Tasman Sea. The country is divided into two main Read more »
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    EconomyDespite having a small domestic market, no natural resources and a small land area, Singapore has a highly developed and successful free-market economy based on its global competitiveness.Singapore’s nearly US$298 Read more »
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    Immigration Entry Requirements You will need a passport that is valid for at least six months beyond the date of your intended stay in Singapore. You do not need a Read more »
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    Live in Singapore

    Geography and ClimateSingapore is located just off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula where the Indian Ocean meets the South China Sea, 85 miles north of the equator. It Read more »
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    Work in Norway

    EconomyNorway is a very prosperous country with a strong private sector, a large state sector and an extensive social safety net. The World Bank (2012) ranked the country’s nearly US$500 Read more »
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    Geography and ClimateKnown as “the land of the midnight sun,” Norway stretches up the western coast of the Scandinavian Peninsula to the Arctic Circle. The Norwegian Sea, Sweden, Finland, the Read more »
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    EconomyAfter almost 15 years of above average economic growth, Spain’s economy entered recession in 2008 and has yet to escape the financial downturn. The World Bank (2012) ranked Spain’s nearly Read more »
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    Live in Spain

    Geography and ClimateDominating the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, Spain’s location makes travel to other parts of Europe and Africa easily accessible. Andorra, the Atlantic Ocean, France, the Mediterranean Sea Read more »
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    ImmigrationEntry RequirementsU.S. citizens may enter Spain for up to 90 days in a six-month period for tourist or business purposes without a visa. Your passport should be valid for at Read more »
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A View Abroad

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If you’re looking for a new job abroad this year, you may want to think about India, where nearly 70 percent of adults in the second most populated country on the planet are optimistic about future job growth.The research firm Ipsos just released its latest Economic Pulse of the World study of economic expectations in 25 countries and finds that Read more »

Living Abroad

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How safe is Mexico for expats? If you live in Mexico or are considering becoming an expat there, personal safety is an issue that should be a concern. But how much of a concern?In November of 2015, Mexican authorities found the bodies of two missing Australian surfers in a burned-out van on a back road in the Mexican state of Read more »

Adventurers Abroad

Shavon Perkins
Growing up in St. Louis, Shavon Perkins never thought about living abroad. Not once. But a chance meeting in Denver years later brought her to London, England to start a family.Born in Chicago and raised in St. Louis, 37-year-old Perkins was the self-described bossy middle child of an attorney who had his own practice, assisted by his wife. Her older Read more »

Entrepreneurs Abroad

Jocelyn Mandryk
The creative cauldron of Buenos Aires, Argentina has been serving ample helpings of the arts for decades, from the Tango to award-winning films to fashion-forward designs. It was the perfect place for 35-year-old Jocelyn Mandryk to start her new photography business.Mandryk was born and raised in Cranbrook, British Columbia, a small ski resort in the shadow of the Canadian Rockies. Read more »

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India Cost of Living Currency Calculator
If you’re looking for a new job abroad this year, you may want to think about India, where nearly 70 percent of adults in the second most populated country on the planet are optimistic about future job growth.The research firm Ipsos just released its latest Economic Pulse of the World study of economic expectations in 25 countries and finds that Read more »
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Just in time for Valentine’s Day this month, Travel + Leisure magazine has come out with its top 20 most romantic cities in the world, and #1 happens to be my all time favorite: Venice.T + L asked its well-heeled readers to rank cities around the world on how romantic they are. Most of the cities share sweeping water vistas, Read more »
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For the second year in a row, Denmark is the least corrupt country in the world, according to a new study by Transparency International.The Berlin, Germany-based organization has been measuring levels of corruption globally since 1993 through its 100 chapters worldwide. Its Corruption Perceptions Index – which ranks 168 countries from 0 to 100 – is based mainly on expert Read more »
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Want to become an expat in Australia? This land of sea and sunshine is tops in the world in many lifestyle categories but can be a little picky when it comes to whom it allows into the country as a resident.One way to make the land down under your new home is a working holiday visa, which could lead to Read more »
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Which airline is the safest to fly? If you are an expat or frequent flier, Qantas may be your best bet, according to a new study just released.AirlineRatings.com, a safety and product rating website, says Australia’s leading airline has a fatality-free safety record in this era of jet travel. Qantas has been around for 95 years and is the world’s Read more »
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I don’t know what’s in the water in Buenos Aires, but that city seems to be a magnet for expat entrepreneurs, like Jocelyn Mandryk from Cranbrook, British Columbia, a ski resort in the shadow of the Canadian Rockies.For our January feature on expat entrepreneurs – “Entrepreneurs Abroad in Buenos Aires and Beyond” – we follow Joss – as she likes Read more »
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Our new Adventurers Abroad feature this month is “Adventure to London,” which tells the story of how first love in the Rockies led to an expat life in Greenwich, England, a suburb of London.Growing up in St. Louis, Shavon Perkins never thought about living abroad. Not once. But a chance meeting in Denver years later brought her to London, England Read more »
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Market research firm Euromonitor International estimates that Americans will make over 21 million trips to Mexico this year. But is travel to Mexico or a move to Mexico really safe?Our new article, “How Safe Is Mexico for Expats?,” dives into personal security for expats and travelers and finds, like almost anywhere in the world, your safety depends mainly on geography.Mexico is Read more »