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Aug 5, 2018

When it came time to think about retiring, Ben Zabulis and his partner Hillary quickly realised that the typical European expat retiree destinations, like Spain, weren’t quite right for them.

 

Instead, they sold up in the UK and moved to Hong Kong; a place that had captured their hearts years before.

 

Ben’s a...


Jun 25, 2018

In this episode we're focusing on tax issues for South African expats. Did you know they’re on track to break their own emigration record this year?
 
And the biggest mistake expats can make, according to today’s guest, is thinking they’re not a big enough 'fish' for the South African Revenue Office to bother...


Apr 30, 2018

In this week's podcast, Expat Focus talks to John Siskar about his experience of teaching in Germany. Having moved from being a kindergarten teacher all the way through to secondary school, John has a wealth of experience to share! 

What can you expect as a foreign teacher working in Germany? And what do you do when...


Apr 16, 2018

Tony Elliott's job as an interest rate trader has seen him live in the some of the most exciting cities in the world. Meantime, as a dad, he's busy raising seven kids - in two countries.
 
So what's expat life like when you've got a big family in different locations, and a job that means you need to move around, often...


Apr 6, 2018

What was your biggest struggle when you moved to your new country? For Melanie Aronson, an American in Sweden, it was overcoming this unexpectedly deep sense of loneliness. She felt it so strongly, she decided to make a friend-finding app called Panion to help others who were feeling the same way she was. Keep listening...