Tag Archives: Cost of living for expatriates

Khartoum – safer than you’d imagine


During the recent survey period I managed to only visit two new countries (booo!). With only 34 left out of 196 this is hardly surprising but what was surprising was that I managed to get there at all. I had … Continue reading

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What is life like in Saudi Arabia as women go to the polls for the first time?


Before last weekend what did Saudi Arabia and Vatican City uniquely have in common? Well, they were the only two countries in the world where women were not allowed to vote or run for office. On Saturday, however, this changed … Continue reading

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Tokyo – the largest city on the planet!


If you’ve used the Underground system in London you’ll know that it is frowned upon not to stand to one side on the escalator. This is something that first time visitors are often unaware of and I have to say … Continue reading

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What’s the most expensive city for expatriates?


It’s been a busy year for me on the road. The past few weeks have, however, been less hectic as I’ve been back in London without an airport or foreign supermarket in sight. I have to say it’s nice to … Continue reading

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