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What Kind of Expat Would You Be?

The word “expatriate” or the shorter “expat” can mean a lot of different things depending on who it is applied to. Whenever I go to the Travel Bloggers Exchange Conference in Europe or Asia I meet loads of people who are
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International Health Insurance Options for Expats

You’ve found your perfect place to live abroad or a beach where you can live a nice life in retirement, but there are still nagging details that go along with the fun. If you’re going to move abroad for an extended
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Paying for Medical Care While Traveling or Living Abroad

But… what do you do about health insurance when you leave the country? What do you do when you have to go to the doctor when you’re traveling or living abroad? I get variations on these questions more than most others,
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The Cheapest Places to Live in the World – 2019

Every year on this long-running blog I do a post on the cheapest places to live in the world. There are seldom drastic changes in the cost of living from year to year in different countries, but political changes and exchange
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What Do Americans Do About Taxes for Expats When They Live Abroad?

As the author of A Better Life for Half the Price, one of the questions I get from potential expats is, “What do I do about taxes after I move to another country?” Well, Americans abroad who are expats still have