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We’ve found most expats are pretty keen on social media, given how useful it is for shrinking the distance between loved ones and helping them connect with others living similar lives. In fact there are countless expat bloggers and tweeters who focus almost solely on their personal experiences. However most of them are adults. Or […]

Recently The Telegraph‘s Warwick Mansell posted a guide to a number of expat schools in Hong Kong. He noted that a shortage of land has led demand for spots at international schools to spike sharply. These include Harrow International School (due to open in 2012), the South Island School and the Kellett School. At about HKD […]

Despite being one of the most expensive places to live in the world, expats rave about Singapore. CNNGo’s Aimee Chan recently wrote a piece featuring interviews with several Singapore expats trying to pin down the appeal. The families she spoke with all highlighted the family-friendly environment, touching on topics from safety to cultural adaptation.

Thinking of having your baby in Saudi Arabia? You may reconsider after reading expat horror stories of the Kingdom’s maternity care. Procedures in many Saudi maternity wards seem more appropriate to dungeons than modern hospitals, according to’s Abu Mohamed. His piece, titled “Saudi Maternity: Good Business, Bad Medicine?” draws on the experiences of expats […]

HSBC’s 2010 Expat Explorer Survey found Belgium the top destination for expat kids, based on the quality of childcare and education available. The survey noted that Belgium scores particularly well when looking at the cost of raising children, with half of Belgium-based expats (50%) agreeing that the cost of raising children has reduced since relocating. […]

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