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    Move to Australia

    ImmigrationEntry RequirementsA valid U.S. passport and visa must be obtained to enter Australia. For most U.S. passport holders, an electronic label-free visa, called an Electronic Travel Authority, can be used Read more »
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    Live in Australia

    Geography and ClimateAn island continent just southeast of Asia, Australia is surrounded by the Indian Ocean to its west, the Pacific to its east, the Southern Ocean to its south Read more »
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    Work in Australia

    EconomyAustralia generally has a strong foundation for continued growth with low inflation, relatively low unemployment, high gross domestic savings and a strong banking system. The World Bank (2014) ranked Australia’s Read more »
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    Work in Belize

    EconomyThe World Bank in 2013 ranked Belize’s over US$1.6 billion gross domestic product (GDP) one hundred-seventieth out of 192 countries measured. The Legatum Institute ranked Belize  eighty-eighth out of 142 Read more »
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    Live in Belize

    Geography and ClimateBelize is the second smallest and least populated country in Central America. About the size of Massachusetts, it is situated on the Caribbean coast of Central America with Read more »
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    Move to Belize

    Immigration Entry Requirements You will not need a visa to enter Belize, but you will need a passport that is valid for at least 90 days after your arrival, and Read more »
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    Move to Canada

    Immigration Entry Requirements U.S. nationals and permanent residents of the U.S. do not require a visa for temporary visits to Canada of less than 180 days. However, you must meet Read more »
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    Work in Canada

    Economy For those planning to work in Canada, we have good news. Canada resembles the U.S. in its market-oriented economic system and affluent living standards. The World Bank (2011) ranked Read more »
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    Live in Canada

    Geography and ClimateIf you are planning to live in Canada, you have a lot of choices to make. Canada occupies the northern-most region of North America and shares its southern Read more »
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    Move to Brazil

    ImmigrationEntry RequirementsU.S. citizens can stay in Brazil for up to 90 days with a visa, which can be obtained only from the Brazilian Embassy or consulates. The Brazilian Embassy in the Read more »
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    Live in Brazil

    Geography and ClimateBordered by the Atlantic Ocean and 10 other countries, Brazil is located in eastern South America, almost completely below the equator. Brazil shares a border with all of Read more »
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    Work in Brazil

    EconomyBrazil’s economy is the largest of the Latin American nations and is characterized by moderately free markets, an inward-oriented economy and well-developed agricultural, mining, manufacturing and service sectors. The World Read more »
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A View Abroad

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Earth celebrated its day last Friday by having 175 of its countries come to New York to sign an international treaty that will limit global warming this century to below 2 degrees Celsius.So far, 55 countries representing 55 percent of global greenhouse emissions have ratified the agreement struck in Paris late last year. All of the 175 countries must ratify Read more »

Living Abroad

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Millennials – those born between 1980 and 2000 – are leading the new American expat generation, and many of them are finding that the best job in the world for Millennials is teaching English in another country. Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) is also known as Teaching English as a Second or Other Language (TESOL). TEFL/TESOL is an increasingly Read more »

Adventurers Abroad

Hoyer family in Costa Rica
Kim and Carmel Hoyer traded the cold of Canada’s Rocky Mountains for the year-round spring of Costa Rica’s Central Valley and discovered pura vida, a way of life they had never known before.Pura vida, or pure life, is Costa Rica’s official motto and succinctly captures the carefree, laid back Costa Rican lifestyle that attracts so many expats to its shores.“These Read more »

Entrepreneurs Abroad

Nicky Bryce-Sharron in Brighton, England
Our Entrepreneurs Abroad feature this month is a chapter from my new book “Adventurers Abroad: The New American Expat Generation.”“Moving to Brighton was sort of like the official start of my adult life. I moved here, got married and found a real job. From now on I could be whoever I wanted to be. It was the start of a Read more »

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Earth celebrated its day last Friday by having 175 of its countries come to New York to sign an international treaty that will limit global warming this century to below 2 degrees Celsius.So far, 55 countries representing 55 percent of global greenhouse emissions have ratified the agreement struck in Paris late last year. All of the 175 countries must ratify Read more »
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If you’re headed to Europe, you may want to read a new report from Pew Research that shows just how different Americans can be from Europeans.Pew agrees that the U.S. and Europe share many common beliefs, including fundamental democratic principles and high living standards, for instance. But the two regions of the world diverge quite a bit in five important Read more »
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We often don’t like to think about it, but personal safety for you and your loved ones is an important factor in choosing where you move abroad, especially in light of the two deadly earthquakes that recently rocked both Japan and Ecuador.Coastal Ecuador was struck by a 7.8 earthquake as measured by the Richter magnitude scale, which was almost 16 Read more »
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We zero in on the south coast of England for this month’s Entrepreneurs Abroad feature, “Entrepreneurs Abroad in the United Kingdom,” which follows the very full life of Nicky Bryce-Sharron in Brighton, England.Nicky, 29, was raised in a small town in Ohio, left to attend college in Louisiana, returned to Ohio, met a fellow gamer online who lived in Brighton, Read more »
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Adventurers Abroad this month takes us to the Central Valley of Costa Rica to meet the Hoyer family, recent transplants from Canada who were drawn to its sublime weather and pura vida lifestyle.Kim and Carmel Hoyer traded the cold of Canada’s Rocky Mountains for the year-round spring of Costa Rica’s Central Valley and discovered pura vida, a way of life Read more »
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Our Top Story for April is “The Best Job in the World for Millennials,” which tells you why we think teaching English abroad is a great way to experience living in another country, especially if you are a recent college graduate.Millennials – those born between 1980 and 2000 – are leading the new American expat generation, and many of them Read more »
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For those of you dreaming about or actively planning retirement in another country, The Motley Fool – a multi-media financial services company – offers great advice on where to retire abroad in 2016.The best place to start your planning, of course, is myinternationaladventure.com where you can find loads of information about the most popular countries in the world and articles Read more »
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Last week we proclaimed Denmark as the happiest country on earth, based on the results of the recently released United Nation’s World Happiness Report 2016. This week, though, a new study by Gallup shows that Paraguay is on top of Happiness Mountain.The main differences between the two studies boil down to the intent of each study and the questions asked. Read more »