Living in a Developing Country

Living in a developing country can be a challenging—and frustrating—experience for the expat. And I learned a lot of lessons in that regard when we moved to the Mediterranean. You might be wondering by this point if the tradeoffs of living in the developing world could possibly be worth it?

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How to Buy Groceries in the Mediterranean

This was our first experience with vegetable vendors on the island of Malta. We hadn’t yet learned that they came door to door. In fact, we hadn’t eaten very much at all, because the shops always seemed to be closed. And so I share this expat advice with you today, so you will never starve.

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When Workplace Cultures Clash: Doing Business Abroad

It’s a common problem for expats working abroad, especially when you’re bringing a North American style work ethic. And it will be even more frustrating if your goal is to start a business in your new expat home. I hope this piece gives you a sense of how to navigate cultural clashes in the workplace.

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How To Make Friends in a New City

How do you make friends in a new city and a new country? That’s what one of our Expat Life readers wanted to know. Making new friends in a new city can be a challenging task, we get it. Learn how to make friends when you relocate to a new city with this guide.

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