Moving to Moscow
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Expat guide: Setting up life in Moscow

Expat guide: Setting up life in Moscow

17 May 2011 | 0 comments

Here's a brief guide to getting started in Moscow, from where to go for visa and banking information to handling Russian business culture and managing Moscow culture shock.

Exchanging your driver’s licence in Moscow

Exchanging your driver’s licence in Moscow

8 November 2012 | 0 comments

If you're living in Moscow long-term, you may need to exchanging your foreign driver’s licence for a Russian driver’s licence to legally drive in Moscow.

Prepare for Moscow culture shock

Prepare for Moscow culture shock

24 March 2010 | 0 comments

Culture shock is a normal reaction to being in a new, unknown environment. Here are some tips on how to handle Moscow culture shock, adapted from the School of Russian and Asian Studies guide.

Things to consider when making a permanent move abroad

Things to consider when making a permanent move abroad

16 March 2015 | 0 comments

Before relocating to a new country, the list of things to consider can be extensive and daunting, but taking a step-by-step approach to your emigration can help alleviate some of the stress. [Contributed by TorFX]

10 things to do before moving abroad

10 things to do before moving abroad

16 February 2015 | 0 comments

Preparing to live overseas is an exciting experience, but planning for a big change can be overwhelming. [Contributed by Clements Worldwide]

10 tips on moving to a new country

13 August 2014 | 0 comments

The first weeks and months in a new country can be exciting yet disorienting as you adapt to a new life abroad. Here are 10 tips to make your move abroad easier.

Culture shock and how to deal with it

6 August 2014 | 8 comments

Culture shock is a common experience for many who move abroad, even between European countries. How can you deal with the shock of integrating into a new culture?

Reverse culture shock: What, when, and how to cope

Reverse culture shock: What, when, and how to cope

9 July 2014 | 17 comments

Moving home isn't always easy – many who repatriate feel different and utterly out of touch. This article explains what happens when culture shock is reversed, what to expect, and how to cope with its effects.

How to repatriate successfully

How to repatriate successfully

25 June 2014 | 2 comments

As the challenges of repatriation are increasingly identified, here are tips for expats and organisations on managing a successful relocation back home.

Expat guide: Moving to Moscow

Expat guide: Moving to Moscow

25 September 2012 | 0 comments

Here's a brief introduction to Expatica's relocation information for expats moving to Moscow, from relocation checklists to overseas shipping.

Pet relocation 101

Pet relocation 101

1 November 2011 | 1 comment

Is your pet an 'at-risk' breed to travel, or 'crate-trained'? When relocating your pet abroad, owners must make an informed decision whether their pets are ready for the trip.

Where to find a language course in Moscow

Where to find a language course in Moscow

27 October 2011 | 0 comments

Expatica presents a list of language schools in Moscow, as well as where to take Russian competency tests.

Negotiate a successful repatriation

Negotiate a successful repatriation

12 October 2011 | 0 comments

It’s up to you to get the best deal for your family and career when it's time to repatriate. There are a few tips to aid a successful repatriation into your work environment.

Manage culture shock in three easy steps

Manage culture shock in three easy steps

26 April 2011 | 1 comment

Margarita Gokun Silver, founder of coaching firm Global Coach Center, lays out three important steps to managing culture shock and getting positive about your experience abroad.

Impressions of an expat: Home again, home again

Impressions of an expat: Home again, home again

22 October 2010 | 0 comments

After living in Moscow, blogger Marco North creatively describes his experiences of reverse shock entry when visiting his stomping grounds of New York City.

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