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7 things only South African expats understand

7 things only South African expats understand

Becoming an expat changes you forever. It changes your outlook on life, it changes your personality, it opens you up to possibilities and it presents you with challenges and opportunities you would never have faced if you stayed in your home country. Although every...
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...
5 top cities for expats in the USA

5 top cities for expats in the USA

With around 20 000 cities across the whole of the USA, there is plenty of options for South African expats when it comes to living in America. Many expats tend to head to the well-known cities because of the job opportunities on offer and the belief that the...
5 countries that will improve your life expectancy

5 countries that will improve your life expectancy

The expat lifestyle brings with it many advantages, but one of the surprising ones is that by moving to another country, you can actually increase your life expectancy if you adopt the local cuisine and pace of life. Geneticists might argue that your life expectancy...
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...