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Mozambique – It’s not all AK-47s and drug barons!

It’s not uncommon to have a weapon such as a sword or a shield on a national flag as these often symbolize a country’s struggle for freedom, but what about having a Kalashnikov AK-47 assault rifle?! Well, if you look … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Big Macs and beef in Buenos Aires

My colleague Nick visited the Argentine capital Buenos Aires back in October before the government lifted currency controls on the peso. Below he shares his experience. Best wishes, Mark. On the night bus from Córdoba to Buenos Aires, the conductor mumbled … Continue reading

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Although I’ve been hopping around the world for several years now collecting cost of living data and researching the far-flung corners of the globe for all things expat related, 2011 was a particularly hectic year with a real eclectic mix … Continue reading

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