Top Ten countries for expats

I’ve just got off the phone from a chat with a man called Malte Zeeck. If anyone gets expat life, it’s Malte. Ten years ago as a German TV reporter struggling to get by in very foreign climates (India, Brazil and China, to name a few), he decided to get together with a couple of his university mates and start…
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Prepare to be shocked – these are officially the worst countries for expats

I’ve been speaking to the people at Internations about the best places to live as an expat and I also thought to ask about the worst. I was expecting Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq to top the list but in terms of numbers, these are actually the worst according to their survey. Clearly expat life is subjective and personal. Or clearly some…
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Are you an Expater? Then here’s where you should live

I recently chatted with the CEO of Internations about the best and worst places to live as an expat. As Expaters we have different priorities than regular expats (Mojito), so I asked Malte for some personal recommendations on where I should live next. Here’s his list: 6. Finland. Brilliant education, superb economic growth and saunas built out of the snow. Sounds good…
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Does poverty make you uncomfortable?

Today it’s International Day of Charity. This got me thinking about a recent discussion with friends on the merits of India. One friend said she’d love to go ‘if it were not for the poverty’. Yes, there is poverty, and it’s a raw, painful, often extreme poverty, which clumsily plonks itself beside elegant marble clad luxury. But poverty exists everywhere,…
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