• Work in Austria

    Work in Austria

    Economy Though comparatively small, the Austrian economy is highly globalized and resilient. The World Bank (2012) ranked the country’s nearly US$400 billion gross domestic product (GDP) twenty-seventh globally. Austria’s economy ranked fifteenth out of 142 countries studied on the Legatum Institute’s Economy Sub-Index (2013). The Austrian […]

  • Live in Austria

    Live in Austria

    Geography and Climate The Republic of Austria is located among the mountains and green fields of Central Europe. Bordered by Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia and Italy, Austria is a landlocked country with no territories outside of its borders. Austria is a […]

  • Move to Austria

    Move to Austria

    Immigration Entry Requirements Because Austria is part of the Schengen agreement, its travel policies are shared by the majority of countries in the European Union. U.S. citizens are allowed entry into the Schengen area for up to 90 days in any 180-day period for tourist […]

  • Work in Argentina

    Work in Argentina

    Economy Argentina’s economy is the second largest in South America, just behind Brazil. The World Bank (2013) ranked the country’s US$612 billion gross domestic product (GDP) twenty-first globally. The Legatum Institute ranked Argentina’s economy fifty-eighth out of 142 countries on its Economy Sub-Index (2013). Argentina’s […]

  • Live in Argentina

    Live in Argentina

    Geography and Climate Occupying most of southeastern South America, Argentina shares a border with Chile to the west, Bolivia and Paraguay to the north and Uruguay and the southern Atlantic Ocean to the east. Argentina is an ideal, centralized location for those looking to explore […]

  • Move to Argentina

    Move to Argentina

    Immigration Entry Requirements An original passport is required for United States citizens to enter Argentina. Americans need to pay a US$160 reciprocity fee online at the National Immigration Office website prior to arrival in Argentina at any entry point. A receipt of the transaction must […]

  • Move to Mexico

    Move to Mexico

    In May 2011, the Mexican government announced a revision of its immigration law that will change its current system of permits and visas. To date, however, the Intituto Nacional de Migracion (INM), Mexico’s immigration service, has not yet implemented the new law. When they do, we will update our Mexico Immigration section to reflect those changes.

  • Live in Mexico

    Live in Mexico

    Despite its Latin American ties, Mexico is located in North America. Bounded on the north by the United States and the south by Guatemala and Belize, Mexico also looks east to the Caribbean Sea and west to the Pacific Ocean. The fifth largest country in the Americas and the fourteenth largest in the world, Mexico’s 760,000 square miles land mass is about one-fifth the size of the U.S.

  • Work in Mexico

    Work in Mexico

    Mexico has a large and relatively stable free market economy with a GDP of over US$1 trillion, which places it fourteenth on the World Bank’s ranking of Gross Domestic Product (2011). The Legatum Institute (2011) ranked Mexico thirteenth out of 110 countries on the size of its domestic market, which is valued at nearly US$580 billion. Mexico is the third largest trading partner of the United States and represents the second largest export market for U.S. products and services.


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/ September 19, 2014 2:01 pm

Scotland Turns Thumbs Down on Independence

Scotland turns thumbs down on independence, rejecting the idea that the country should sever its centuries-old relationship with its neighbors to the south. Yesterday’s vote was supposed to be a squeaker, with many young people anticipated to opt for a separate Scotland. But after the […]

/ September 17, 2014 2:13 pm

Melbourne Comes Out on Top

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/ September 17, 2014 2:10 pm

Best Place to Live in the World

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/ September 15, 2014 1:51 pm

The Netherlands Is the Best Place in the World for Gays

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/ September 12, 2014 1:55 pm

Switzerland #1 in Global Competitiveness…Again

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/ September 8, 2014 2:05 pm

Plan for Your Health Insurance Needs Before You Move Abroad

When I moved to Mexico earlier this century, I had no plan for health insurance coverage other than to find some after I got settled. Bad plan. I fell victim to an Internet scheme that had me paying for what I thought was coverage from […]

/ September 5, 2014 2:14 pm

MYIA Introduces Austria

The hills (mountains, actually) have always been alive with the sound of music in Austria. The country has a rich musical heritage, claiming Beethoven, Mozart and Strauss among others. And let’s not forget Austria’s contribution to better mental health, Dr. Sigmund Freud. Austria debuts today […]

/ September 3, 2014 1:52 pm

Anti-Immigration Sentiment Is on the Rise in Sweden

Anti-immigration sentiment is on the rise in Sweden, reflecting a growing trend in the Scandinavian region and across Europe, according to a new article by Reuters. The news service says the Sweden Democrats, an anti-immigration party, is likely to do well in the upcoming general […]

/ September 1, 2014 2:15 pm

Our September The Adventurer Newsletter

I’m laboring on U.S. Labor Day this year to let you know about our September The Adventurer newsletter. This will be the fifth edition of the newsletter and we’re pleased to say that it is growing in readership. If you haven’t signed up already, it’s […]

/ August 29, 2014 2:40 pm

Do You Like to Tango?

Do you like to tango? Me too. For dancers and lovers of the good life, you’ll be happy to know that now you can read all about it in our brand new  Argentina profile in our Countries section. Argentina is a place of late nights, […]