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Adjusting to Life Overseas

The biggest hurdle to overcome when moving to a new country is adjusting to life so far away from everything you know. Learn how to break down the language barrier and make a new life for yourself.

  • Overcoming Language Barriers in a New Country

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on November 21, 2013

    One of the most common difficulties of living in a new country is overcoming the language barrier. Despite the advanced technology and readily available online tools, learning a foreign language can often be quite overwhelming. If you are planning an international move, read on...

  • Tips on Adjusting to New Cuisine in a Foreign Country

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on November 22, 2013

    When you move overseas, you'll have to adjust to a lot of new things and an entirely new way of life. You may have to learn a foreign language, adopt new routines, make new friends, or find a new job. You'll also have to acquaint yourself with a completely different cuisine in...

  • 7 Safety Tips For Driving In A Foreign Country

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on April 6, 2013

    Driving in a foreign country is exciting - but adapting to driving in such an unfamiliar place can be difficult. So before making the move overseas, do the proper research and learn the local driving laws and norms of the country you are moving to. Here are some things you need...

  • Finding Fellow Expats When Moving to a New Country

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on March 3, 2013

    Moving overseas is challenging in so many ways. One of the biggest hurdles to overcome when moving to a new country is adjusting to life so far away from everything - and everyone - you know. However, things would be much simpler if only you could find a way to fit in. Perhaps...

  • Tips on How to Choose a School Overseas

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on April 5, 2013

    Moving overseas with your child is a stressful experience and can make for a difficult transition - especially when you consider the challenge of finding a new school for your child. Overseas schools are often very different from the schools in your home country and dealing with...

  • Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle When Living Abroad

    Cassandra Rose  Posted by Cassandra Rose on July 1, 2015

    Moving overseas brings with it several challenges to maintaining routines in your life - especially when it comes to diet and exercise. However, with a little discipline and a proper health regime, it's possible to stay fit and healthy, even while living in a foreign country. If...

  • 10 Tips for Staying Safe After Moving Overseas

    Cassandra Rose  Posted by Cassandra Rose on July 10, 2015

    Moving overseas can be an exciting journey in your life, but it can also be a stressful and nerve-racking experience, even for the most seasoned traveler. If you're worried about keeping yourself safe when you are in your host country, follow these general safety tips to give...

  • How to Deal with Culture Shock and Help Kids Cope with it too

    Patrick Hanan  Posted by Patrick Hanan on August 27, 2009

    Moving overseas and immersing yourself into a new and unfamiliar culture is a difficult thing to do for just about anyone. You're leaving behind everything you've come to know over the years and all of the comforts of home for a strange land where you'll gradually have to learn...

  • Finding a Job Abroad: A Guide for Expats

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on July 12, 2013

    Moving to another country for a higher standard of living or better career prospects is quite common but securing employment before moving is crucial to making your international relocation successful. However, it isn't as easy as scouring the classifieds and setting up an...

  • How to Make Friends in a New Country

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on July 19, 2013

    Moving overseas can be scary - you need to figure out where you're going to live, where you're going to work, and how to deal with culture shock all at the same time. With all of that, making friends when you move to a new country almost seems like an afterthought. However,...

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