Be Wary of the Drinking Water In many countries, people are used to simply turning on the nearest tap and filling a glass of water to quench their thirst. However, there are many places where that luxury doesn’t exist. Even in American cities, such as Flint, Michigan, residents have been impacted by a lack of […]
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Are you allergic to any foods? Or do you have bad reactions like intestinal distress, migraines, or emotional symptoms? If so, you probably have systems for avoiding those foods in your home country. But going abroad means facing new challenges. Foods may be labeled in a less familiar language, or countries may not be required […]
Did you know that visiting a country with government-funded health care doesn’t automatically entitle you to health care in that country? Usually, you still have to pay for health care, including in emergencies. One exception is if your country and your host country have a reciprocal healthcare agreement. Imagine being able to leave your country […]
The COVID-19 epidemic in 2020 changed travel and human history. Its disruptions kept expatriates from traveling. Now, travel is opening up again. In response, people living overseas are re-evaluating where they want to be – and if they still feel secure living abroad. Cigna has insights about this from their Cigna 360 Global Well-Being Survey […]
As an expat, you may find yourself in an unfamiliar climate. Maybe you moved from a hot to a cold city or a dry area to a humid one. Whatever the relocation may be, it’s important to evaluate the changes you should make to your self-care routines. You might go from exercising outdoors to indoors […]