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Recent Moon Living Abroad Guides
Living Abroad in Brazil
- Starting a Business in Brazil An alternative to finding a formal, full-time job in Brazil is to go the self-employed route, either by working as a freelancer (with clients in Brazil, North America, or both) or by starting your own business. In this article, local expert Michael Sommers discusses the realities and challenges of starting a business in Brazil.
Living Abroad in Italy
- Road Rules in Italy It is easy to be the victim of miscommunication in Italy, but mistakes made on the road can have severe consequences. John Moretti discusses street signs, traffic lights, and what Italian drivers mean when they flash their headlights.
Living Abroad in Japan
- Cultural Values of Japan Every culture transmits values to its youth, first in the context of family, and then through the educational process. Living abroad expert Ruthy Kanagy discusses the core values of Japanese culture and the diversity that can be found throughout the country.
Other Living Abroad Articles
- British Drinking Etiquette There is no table service at pubs in Britain, so getting a drink is a free-for-all at the bar. If you don’t want to stand out from the crowd, read on for a quick overview of pints, rounds, and whether or not you can order your favorite cocktail.
- Spend Ten Days on Mexico’s Pacific Coast Thinking of moving to Mexico, or want to spend some time really getting to know the Pacific region? This leisurely itinerary starts in popular Puerto Vallarta and gives you ten days to explore the coast.
- Chinese Dining Customs Did you know that splitting the cost of a meal in China is considered rude? Or that if you find it tough to use chopsticks, holding the bowl close to your mouth is perfectly acceptable? Read on for details about what to expect when eating like a local in China.