Friday, October 17, 2014

Most Expensive Expat Locations in The Americas October 2014

Caracas is the most expensive expat destination worldwide. As the World’s fifth largest exporter of oil, Venezuela was once a top destination for skilled oil and gas expatriates. It’s attractiveness for expats has been steadily eroded by strict government regulations that limit hiring and compensation for foreign workers and by the soaring cost of living.

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Monday, October 6, 2014

Which Cities Are the Most Expensive to Live in for Expats in Africa - October 2014?

Despite the obvious poverty and sprawling slums in Angola, accommodation for expatriates remains extremely costly.  Keeping the Capital City of Angola at the top of the list for most expensive locations for expats in Africa according to Xpatulator.comBangui in the Central African Republic (CAR) is the 2nd most expensive city in Africa.
What other cities make up the costliest for expats in Africa?  

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Friday, October 3, 2014

Expatriate Top Ten Most Expensive Cities Worldwide

International Cost of Living

 Cost of  Living Index
International Cost of Living

Caracas retains the top position again this quarter as the most expensive expat destination worldwide

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Competitive Expat English Education Question

Suitable expat education  can be one of the most costly and frustrating hurdles to navigate when transferring to a foreign assignment. To insure that children are able to transition back into their home system at the end of the assignment, move on to a top university or to another international assignment it is preferable for them to have been following an international school curriculum with English language instruction.

This interesting article compares two popular expat destinations: Zurich and Hong Kong.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

International Cost Of Living, Hardship and Expat Pay: An Expat in Myanmar

Thinking of becoming an expat in Myanmar, get a little advice before you set out on your adventure. It is not just the culture that may be different but the cost of living as well....