Category: Expat

Cheap Cleans

In the US, housecleaning is big business. Second generation immigrants hire new ones to do the dirty work for a song. The color of help in America has changed over the decades. In the early 20th century, after the Civil War of course, eastern Europeans downed the caps and aprons first followed by African Americans […]

Why Live and Work Away from Home

If you have a sense of adventure, and maybe need more income, choosing to work abroad is ideal. When you are ready to return home, your pockets could be lined with cold, hard cash, more than you could make at an existing job over many years. The opportunities in our global economy are very enticing, […]

Travel Documents 101

Traveling abroad is always an exciting prospect, but it can be challenging to remember all the requirements before you take off. While there are sometimes specific types of documents you will need to enter a foreign country, most of the time they include passports and visas. Canada, Australia, and England do not require the latter, […]

Top Places to Live and Work Outside of the US

Have you had fantasies about living abroad and getting away from the same old rat race? You are among friends. Some people imagine living on the 50th floor of a luxury high rise in Dubai or in a Tuscan villa in the countryside of Italy. They long for a thatched-roof hut in Thailand or a […]

Jobs and Businesses that can be Run from Anywhere

If you work on a computer, you can work anywhere. They are portable after all and are not choosy about their immediate locale. Plus, if you want to work abroad, you don’t have to pack much in the way of business supplies. Young people, in particular, who like to roam and wander, have taken advantage […]

What Is An Expat?

An expariot has a special status abroad. He or she lives may live there permanently and has more or less resigned from a former life back home. There can be many reasons why someone makes the big move to leave one’s homeland: a broken heart, a sense of adventure, boredom—who knows! The point is that […]