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Emergencies abroad

Losing your credit card abroad and other emergencies

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Be prepared if the following emergencies happen while you're abroad: your wallet or passport gets stolen, you fall ill or have an accident, or your travel company or airline goes bust.

Polygot problems

Polyglot problems only multilinguals have to worry about

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'You get woken by a phone call and forget which language to use' – some problems can only be understood by those who speak more than one language.

Work abroad

Why leave your current job for an overseas opportunity?

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Should you leave the comfort of your home country to pursue an international career? Here are four ways how working abroad can boost your career.

The Brainy Expat: Working abroad from home – Is it for you?

The Brainy Expat: Working abroad from home – is it for you?

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The idea of working from home can be both exciting and frightening, depending on your assessment of the pros and cons. Here are 10 top jobs to work from home.

101 Ways to Enjoy Living Abroad: 20 tips for expats

101 Ways to Enjoy Living Abroad: 20 tips for expats

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Learn how to feel at home in a foreign country, whether you're there for a weekend, a year, or a lifetime.

Being Multilingual: Finding your multilingual name

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What's in a name? If your name doesn't translate well abroad, you can always enter the world of multilingual identities.

Unfold Conflicts: Integrating a new culture

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Is true integration possible? Louise Dancet explains how different cultural habits can leave expats feeling offended, and how to overcome this.

Borders and Burpees: 10 job skills you gain from travel

Borders and Burpees: 10 job skills you gain from travel

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Emily McLaren recounts the life skills she gained thanks to her backpacking experience abroad.

Expat life reality

Karilogue: The less-glamorous side of expat life

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Despite loving life as an expat, Kari Martindale explains that expat life is not always as glamorous as it appears. Here's some realities on expat life.

Being Multilingual: Languages come in flavours

Being Multilingual: Languages come in flavours

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Madalena considers how some words simply can't be translated without failing to capture their true essence and meaning.

10 important tips for first-time expats

10 important tips for first-time expats

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Moving abroad can be a daunting experience, but these top tips will set any first-time expat on the right track to a positive life abroad.

Expat dating

5 realities of expat relationships

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Hop on board and buckle up for the expat relationship roller coaster. It’s a ride you’ll never want to get off.

International flower relations: Who's the most romantic?

International flower relations: Who's the most romantic?

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Sending flowers may be a typical gesture in most countries, but what do our flower-gifting habits tell us about international relations?

Geek Mädel: Getting back into my languages

Geek Mädel: Getting back into my languages

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After inadvertently making language-learning a chore, Meg McFarlane finds new ways to make learning languages fun and interesting.

Moving abroad

Grounded Traveler: How to deal with being overwhelmed as an expat

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Adjusting to all the 'newness' abroad can leave any expat feeling overwhelmed. American expat Andrew Couch offers advice for coping with the expat sensory overload.



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