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Living Abroad in Brazil

  • Expats Abroad: From Beach Bums to Bankers The entrance of São Vicente bay in BrazilIn the second part of her “Expats Abroad” series, Julie Doherty Meade talks to Brazil resident Michael Sommers to learn more about life for foreigners in Brazil.

Living Abroad in Italy

  • Road Rules in Italy A round sign with split arrows is at the top of a row of signs listing cities and accompanied by left and right arrows.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

Other Living Abroad Articles

  • Beyond Baguettes & Brie: Classically Common French Dishes Noix de Saint-Jacques. Photo © Francois Schnell, licensed Creative Commons Attribution.If your first trip to France was anything like mine, you spent the brief moments between visits to the Louvre and the Pompidou sitting in local squares and noshing on bread, cheese, and bottom-tier bottles of Bordeaux.
  • Welcoming the New Year in Sydney Fireworks silhouette the Sydney Harbour Bridge and boats in the harbour.There is no doubt that Sydney is naturally one of the most stunning cities on this earth, but when it wants to it can even improve on its natural beauty. If you’re in Australia, a visit to Sydney at New Year’s is an absolute must—there simply is no better celebration to watch live.
  • Learning to Speak Korean when Moving Abroad Directional signs for line transfers in Seoul's metropolitan subway.Learning Korean is not easy, but the good news is that fluency doesn’t have to be anyone’s goal. Find out about language expectations for expats in Korea.

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