Category: ExPat

Norway: Shiny, Happy People

20 Mar 2017
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International Day of Happiness comes with the annual ranking of the world’s happiness The happiest people live in Norway, the World Happiness Report by Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative launched by the United Nations, has shown. For the fifth time in a row the report was announced on the International Day of […]

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Weekly Brexit Miscellanea

20 Mar 2017
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Brexit is looking more and more like an iceberg whose real size and consequences are yet to be revealed. The Legislation Obstacle This morning the UK met the dawn with the news that the Parliament’s legislating machine will be slowed down with the resuming of 15 bills. The bills currently apply to the country as […]

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Amazing Grace: World’s Top Cities to Live

15 Mar 2017
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The citizens of Vienna can be really proud of their home because for 8 years in a row the Austrian capital has been voted the top place for overall quality of living. The city was compared to 450 cities from 230 countries around the world in the annual ranking of Mercer. The company, one of […]

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La Vitta E Bella: Italy Introduces New Flat Tax

15 Mar 2017
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In the heat of August, last year, one of the richest Italian families, Agnelli, gave the tax authorities in the country a cold shower by announcing that they’d moved their headquarters to Amsterdam. Agnelli’s company Exor, which owns 55% of FIAT, Ferrari and FC Juventus, has a market value of €12 billion and the transition […]

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When Brexit Strikes

10 Mar 2017
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Spain fears major economic loses —————————————- The Spanish government estimates a loss between €2 and €4 billion on the country’s GDP when the UK departures from the EU. The information comes for the Madrid’s newspaper El País, which published an internal government report on the topic. Spain, which is the European country with most British […]

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UK property market: what to expect in 2017

07 Mar 2017
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UK house price market growth has slowed down in the last few years and marked only a 5.1% increase in prices between February 2016 and February 2017. That is the lowest annual rate in the last 4 years. According to the most of the expert this is a tendency that will stay through the year. […]

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Economical Tsunami Hits Small EU Countries After Brexit

03 Mar 2017
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Brexit will hit hard the economies of small European countries like Cyprus, Malta, Ireland and Luxemburg, according to Yael Selfin, chief economist of KPMG. Selfin points out that these countries have large trades with the UK in many business fields and is crucial to them to secure a good deal during the negotiations. Another study […]

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London: Most Popular Dating City

22 Feb 2017
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Moving abroad, especially alone, can be quite frustrating and challenging. Lots of people who, for any number of reasons, have re-located, share that the hardest part of settling down is managing their personal life. To help overcome the fear of the unknown, the popular dating app Tinder released a new feature called Tinder Passport. The […]

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The Ideal Place to Be an Expat

10 Jun 2016
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Many expats wonder about the ideal place to settle down and finally bring their ship safely to warm ports. Quality of life and good pay are usually significant factors that guide both logic and heart. And Singapore offers both of these! Singapore tops the list of many expats as one of the best places to […]

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Live Currency Converter

16 Dec 2014
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Get up to the second conversions on the most popular currency pairs *   UkForex Currency Converter Add this to your site *Use of Information on the Website – The information, including any charts, graphs and models, (“Information”) on this Website has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable and has been prepared in good […]

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