This is a great overview for people considering to make the big move.
My husband has to do two semesters of internships at the end of his computer science degree. Research your new home This should go without saying, but research your new country as much as you can prior to making the move with your family. And like you, we have kids. It is now considered less free than Chile, Hong Kong and even Singapore.
Good article, Tim, and thanks again for sharing. Learn how to greet people and how to share a meal. While most frequent flyers will opt for travel insurance, fewer choose to insure their belongings.
Definitely bookmarking. Finding a place to live in the right neighbourhood is an exercise in patience and an investment in time that many people simply do not have when they arrive.
Great article! Whether those experiences are on your doorstep or a ride away will depend entirely on location and budget.
Both those things are not well understood in the new diverse world we live in. While it is scary as hell to leave everything behind and strike out for the great unknown, especially if you have kids, as we do, the quality of life that can be found in these other countries is amazing!
Find the right moving agency for you to use at least a month in advance. There are many websites that have international job listings that you can easily apply to before you even start packing. These are all big-city examples too. Visas can take several months to obtain depending on your destination so start this process first.
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I appreciate the words said in them all! My husband had a very good job and knew moving to the US meant he was going to have to give it up. However, this speaks far too quietly about work.