Minimizing Your Tax Stress Abroad

All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it. Samuel Johnson This article is for informational purposes only and should not be considered tax...

Managing my Finances when Living Abroad: First Steps

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. Jawaharal Nehru This article is for informational purposes only and should not be considered financial...

Understanding Expat Tax Implications

Travel has a way of stretching the mind. The stretch comes not from travel’s immediate rewards, the inevitable myriad new sights, smells and sounds, but with experiencing firsthand how others do differently what we believed to be the right and only way. Ralph Crawshaw...

Managing your Expat Healthcare Costs

Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey. Fitzhugh Mullan Dear Traveler, As an expat from the United States, I’m still trying to figure out the ins and outs of the healthcare system in my new country. The services, the costs, and the...

Uncovering Expat Healthcare Options

You do not travel if you are afraid of the unknown, you travel for the unknown, that reveals you with yourself. Ella Maillart Dear Traveler, As an expat, you may have very different options for healthcare than you can find in the US. In fact, you may actually have to...

Medical Translation Apps and Services

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware. Martin Buber Dear Traveler, While I was living abroad, I once had a filling that cracked. Aside from being worried about what had happened to my tooth, I was also unprepared to seek dental...

New Country, New Healthcare

To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted. Bill Bryson Dear Traveler, Many expats struggle with...

Expat Myth: You only need a passport to move abroad

I think I have more stamps in my passport than most stamp collectors have in their collections. John Rhys-Davies Dear Traveler, There are so many different ways to see the world as an expat! Perhaps you have heard of the “slow travel” trend to spend more than a few...

The Pre-Expat Checklist

I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old again. Bill Bryson Dear Traveler, It can be overwhelming to consider all of the tasks that...