What contributes to a successful expatriation (part 1)

  Which characteristics contribute to a successful expatriation? A research on 200 study subjects, who “constituted a large enough sample to reveal trends for the success factors of the expatriate working globally in business-related fields” and who spent on average over five years abroad, “came from 33 home countries, worked in 32 industries, were on […]

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International life and children

Many books, articles and posts give advice about what people can expect when starting an international life as adults.   From an adult point of view, the benefits of a frequently moving lifestyle are the “priceless life experience, unique cultural insights and precious skills“. The excitement of a life full of changes and constant travels […]

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Choose your own criteria about a “better life”

  There have been so many controversial debates about which country is the one with the happiest people, the happiest children or where the well-being is higher rated. Often the criteria behind these measurings are very vague or inaccurate. The Organistion for Economic Cooperation and Development, or OECD, created an index which allows you to […]

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