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The reality of life in the Middle East for expat women

The reality of life in the Middle East for expat women

Many myths surround life in the Middle East with regard to women – which can create concerns for spouses and expat women attracted to the job opportunities available in the Middle East. The Gulf has always been a popular expat destination and it is important to...
7 unusual Easter traditions from around the world

7 unusual Easter traditions from around the world

Easter, like Christmas, is a global celebration with many countries having their own unique traditions surrounding the event. If you’re a South African living abroad in one of these countries – you might be surprised to discover that Easter is not all about chocolate...
As an expat, do you need ‘wheels’?

As an expat, do you need ‘wheels’?

Becoming an expat involves a lot of change – from applying for visas to setting up bank accounts and finding the right accommodation. One of the things you also need to consider before you move is whether you need transportation in your new home. Public transport...
Internet restrictions that expats need to be aware of

Internet restrictions that expats need to be aware of

If you are living in a Western country, then accessing the Internet is probably second nature to you. Even in countries that are very remote, access to the Internet is easily achievable through smartphones and other mobile devices and most countries are actively...