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The worst European cities for expats

The worst European cities for expats

Europe is a top expat destination with many people attracted to the rich culture, colourful cities, modern infrastructure and the abundant job opportunities. However life abroad in Europe isn’t always what it is made out to be. Certain cities can be very difficult for...
The top EU destinations for young expats

The top EU destinations for young expats

The European Union (EU) has always stood for peace, stability and prosperity – factors that attract expats from all over the world who are looking for a better quality of life. An added bonus for young expats who are looking to travel is that there are no border...
Is Berlin still a “poor but sexy city”?

Is Berlin still a “poor but sexy city”?

Many years ago, a former mayor of Berlin, Klaus Wowereit declared Berlin a “poor but sexy” city – so how is this regarded by expats today? In the latest HSBC survey, 70% of expats rated Berlin as very sexy – with a huge cultural scene, which put it at the top of the...
Is Ireland a better choice for expats than the UK?

Is Ireland a better choice for expats than the UK?

In mid-2017, Ireland’s minister for foreign affairs and trade revealed that the demand for Irish passports in the UK had jumped by 50% with more than 100 000 Irish passports issued in the UK in the first six months of 2017, up from 65 000 last year. This is largely...