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Bí quyết làm đẹp của phụ nữ Việt Nam

Bí quyết làm đẹp của phụ nữ Việt Nam từ ngàn xưa luôn ưu tiên sự tự nhiên và đơn giản. Theo dòng thời gian, những quan điểm về sắc đẹp có thể thay đổi theo xu hướng, nhưng đến nay có nhiều bí quyết làm đẹp của phụ nữ…

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Asia » culture-and-society

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The Vietnam Check-list

Xin Chao! Are you planning to go to Vietnam any time soon? Worry not! This article offers a list of “dos and don’ts” to guide you for an unforgettable travel experience in Vietnam. The Vietnamese culture is one of the oldest in Southeast Asia, and it is heavily influenced by...

Read These 20 Do’s And Don’ts If You’re Planning to Go to Singapore

Singapore, a cultural melting pot just south of Malaysia, is a beautiful island worth visiting. Multiculturalism plays a big part in the nation’s identity, which is why many policies have been shaped with it in mind. To navigate around a new country with different cultures may be overwhelming, but here...

What is the difference between expat and immigrant?

Expat vs immigrant – people often confuse the words expats and immigrants with each other. Like everybody else, I also didn’t know the difference between expats and immigrants until my father refused an offer to be an expat in another country. It is a bit shameful to admit that as...

20 Things To Keep In Mind When Traveling To South Korea

With the world now more connected than ever, through the power of various social media platforms, South Korea has emerged as a cultural superpower. The Hallyu Wave took the world by storm, with K-pop artists receiving a spotlight in Western award shows like the Grammys, and Korean movies such as...

Top Ten Specialty Snacks in Hong Kong

The “Top Ten Specialty Snacks in Hong Kong” recommended in this article are written by a local expert in Hong Kong. Before writing this manuscript, she had browsed some “must-eat guides when visiting Hong Kong” on the Internet, but some of the recommendations are not what she thinks is the...

Những địa điểm du lịch ở Hội An

Những địa điểm du lịch ở Hội An là câu hỏi mà nhiều người quan tâm khi đến du lịch tại thành phố Hội An cổ kính. Hội An nổi tiếng với kiến trúc độc đáo, nhiều món ăn ngon mang đậm văn hóa và bản sắc truyền thống và...

Asia » education-and-employment

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Best Countries for Expat Families: 6 Destinations Great For Raising Kids

Making the decision to relocate for work as an expat is never easy. And with expat families, even more complexities come into play. From picking a destination that can provide a good quality of education to the availability of good children’s healthcare, there are so many more factors to consider...

Asia » general

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How to open a bank account in Singapore

If you are planning on relocating to Singapore, whether it be to work, study or to live, opening a local bank account should be one of the first things you should do. In this article, you will find out more about how to open a bank account and which banks...

Read These 20 Do’s And Don’ts If You’re Planning to Go to Singapore

Singapore, a cultural melting pot just south of Malaysia, is a beautiful island worth visiting. Multiculturalism plays a big part in the nation’s identity, which is why many policies have been shaped with it in mind. To navigate around a new country with different cultures may be overwhelming, but here...

Beauty Secrets of Vietnamese Women

The beauty secrets of Vietnamese women from ancient times have always prioritized naturism and simplicity. Over time, beauty standards may change according to trends; however, there are many beauty secrets of Vietnamese women that are often used today and are considered as a preserved tradition. 1. The secret of facial...

The Best Countries for Expats – Taxation in US Vs Europe Vs Asia

People choose to move abroad for a wide variety of reasons. It could be anything from an exciting new job, an improved quality of life, or you could just have an avid interest in other cultures. There are some significant tax implications that should be kept in mind though, which...

The Vietnam Check-list

Xin Chao! Are you planning to go to Vietnam any time soon? Worry not! This article offers a list of “dos and don’ts” to guide you for an unforgettable travel experience in Vietnam. The Vietnamese culture is one of the oldest in Southeast Asia, and it is heavily influenced by...

Top Ten Specialty Snacks in Hong Kong

The “Top Ten Specialty Snacks in Hong Kong” recommended in this article are written by a local expert in Hong Kong. Before writing this manuscript, she had browsed some “must-eat guides when visiting Hong Kong” on the Internet, but some of the recommendations are not what she thinks is the...

Asia » health-and-wellness

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Cost of Living in Japan

Japan has one of the highest cost of living in the world. In Japan, you can spend up to 300,000 JPY (2,700 USD) a month. If you are considering moving to Japan, you should take note of their cost of living. One of the reasons why Japan has the highest...

Cost of Living in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is known to have a high cost of living, with some of its cities being the highest in the world. For the past few years, Hong Kong has topped the Mercer’s Cost of Living survey, showing their inflated property market and high grocery prices. Fortunately, salaries earned are...

Bí quyết làm đẹp của phụ nữ Việt Nam

Bí quyết làm đẹp của phụ nữ Việt Nam từ ngàn xưa luôn ưu tiên sự tự nhiên và đơn giản. Theo dòng thời gian, những quan điểm về sắc đẹp có thể thay đổi theo xu hướng, nhưng đến nay có nhiều bí quyết làm đẹp của phụ nữ...

How to Get Health Insurance as an Expat

Other than numerous critical reasons, not only is medical insurance a legal requirement, but one of the most essential needs for medical insurance is that immigration authorities might check your proof of health insurance before letting you cross the borders; for example, certain visa types in the UK and Thailand...

Cost of Living in Taiwan

As compared to other metropolitan cities in South East Asia such as Singapore and Hong Kong, Taiwan is relatively affordable. That being said, this also depends on where you decide to reside in and what lifestyle you choose to lead. Despite Taiwan being small, costs may differ widely depending on...

Cost of Living in South Korea: A Guide for Potential Expats

You might have come across Seoul in a list of the world’s most expensive cities, but don’t let that put you off. The South Korean capital can be quite costly but not nearly as much as its Japanese or Singaporean counterpart. However, life beyond the capital isn’t quite as expensive,...

Asia » housing-and-property

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Best Accommodations For Expats In Southeast Asia

The Southeast Asia is one of those places that has been traveled by expats for decades. From the unknown Burma to the touristy Thailand, passing through the beautiful, calm and bucolic landscapes of Laos, the crystal-clear beaches of the Philippines, the intensity of Vietnam or the historic Cambodian temples of...

Cost of Living in Taiwan

As compared to other metropolitan cities in South East Asia such as Singapore and Hong Kong, Taiwan is relatively affordable. That being said, this also depends on where you decide to reside in and what lifestyle you choose to lead. Despite Taiwan being small, costs may differ widely depending on...

Cost of Living in South Korea: A Guide for Potential Expats

You might have come across Seoul in a list of the world’s most expensive cities, but don’t let that put you off. The South Korean capital can be quite costly but not nearly as much as its Japanese or Singaporean counterpart. However, life beyond the capital isn’t quite as expensive,...

Cost of Living in Vietnam

While living in Vietnam is relatively cheap, your cost of living may differ depending on where in Vietnam you decide to reside in and your lifestyle you choose. Living in larger cities such as Ho Chi Minh will cost more than living in smaller cities like Da Nang. The official...

Cost of Living in Singapore

Compared to other Asian countries, the cost of living in Singapore is high. For an average person in Singapore, their expense a month can go up to 800 SGD (575 USD). If you are a potential expat thinking of moving to Singapore, read on to find out more about the...

Cost of Living in Japan

Japan has one of the highest cost of living in the world. In Japan, you can spend up to 300,000 JPY (2,700 USD) a month. If you are considering moving to Japan, you should take note of their cost of living. One of the reasons why Japan has the highest...

Asia » money-and-finances

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How to Get Health Insurance as an Expat

Other than numerous critical reasons, not only is medical insurance a legal requirement, but one of the most essential needs for medical insurance is that immigration authorities might check your proof of health insurance before letting you cross the borders; for example, certain visa types in the UK and Thailand...

The Best Countries for Expats – Taxation in US Vs Europe Vs Asia

People choose to move abroad for a wide variety of reasons. It could be anything from an exciting new job, an improved quality of life, or you could just have an avid interest in other cultures. There are some significant tax implications that should be kept in mind though, which...

How to Open a Japanese Bank Account

If you’ve successfully moved to Japan, one of the first things you’ll need upon arrival is a Japanese bank account. Ideally, you should have one set up within your first week in Japan, as it’ll make processes like finding an apartment, and getting a mobile phone plan a lot smoother...

How to Open a Bank Account and Apply for Credit in South Korea

Once you’ve arrived in South Korea and start settling in, one of the things you’ll likely think of doing is open a bank account. And while some people don’t necessarily have one, opening a Korean bank account can come in quite handy in the future. For example, did you know...

How to open a bank account in Singapore

If you are planning on relocating to Singapore, whether it be to work, study or to live, opening a local bank account should be one of the first things you should do. In this article, you will find out more about how to open a bank account and which banks...

Cost of Living in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is known to have a high cost of living, with some of its cities being the highest in the world. For the past few years, Hong Kong has topped the Mercer’s Cost of Living survey, showing their inflated property market and high grocery prices. Fortunately, salaries earned are...

Asia » travel-and-vacation

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Top places to visit in Japan

Are you in the midst of planning a holiday? Are you not sure where to go? Have you ever thought about visiting Japan? Japan is a remarkable place to plan your next getaway from the deep line of history to learn, beautiful gardens to explore and delicious foods to try....

Food to Try in Vietnam

Vietnamese cuisine is filled with different flavors and options for you to choose from — sweet to savory, there is something for everyone. Through their food, you will be able to get a glimpse into their history and influences. If you are visiting Vietnam, here are a few dishes you...

Places to Visit in Hoi An

Tourist destinations in Hoi An are what people are interested in when traveling to the ancient city. Hoi An is renowned for its unique architecture, delicious dishes bearing traditional culture and identity, as well as being an ideal destination for those who love taking pictures and experiencing the typical features...

The Vietnam Check-list

Xin Chao! Are you planning to go to Vietnam any time soon? Worry not! This article offers a list of “dos and don’ts” to guide you for an unforgettable travel experience in Vietnam. The Vietnamese culture is one of the oldest in Southeast Asia, and it is heavily influenced by...

Must-have apps when staying in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City (also known as Saigon) is Vietnam’s most important economic, political, and cultural center. It is also one of the leading cities in the application of smart technology, with a series of utility applications to improve the quality of life. Let’s explore the must-have apps in Ho...

Food You Must Try In Japan

Japan has a unique and varied cuisine, going beyond sushi and ramen. While many may have these two in mind when it comes to Japanese food, Japan’s food culture offers a variety of amazingly mouth-watering dishes. Popular dishes in Japan vary depending on region. Read on to find out which...

Asia » visa-and-immigration

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What is the difference between expat and immigrant?

Expat vs immigrant – people often confuse the words expats and immigrants with each other. Like everybody else, I also didn’t know the difference between expats and immigrants until my father refused an offer to be an expat in another country. It is a bit shameful to admit that as...

ARE Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) considered as EXPATRIATES?

To explore the world of OFWs, one has to understand the windups of working outside the Philippine Archipelago. For instance, the global competition opened its doors for the developing countries to attract foreign businesses, thereby making foreign-capital enterprises station to the area. For this reason, companies and host countries per...

Types of Visas in Hong Kong and How To Apply for One

You want to begin a new chapter of your life in Hong Kong (香港 “Fragrant Harbour” in English). Fabulous, you are not alone. Countless harbour dreams of counting the Fragrant Harbour as their home. Beyond the lavish lifestyle, the world-class food and the impeccable fashion that line the streets, Hong...

South Korea Types of Work Visas in South Korea and How To Apply!

If you’ve found your way onto this page, it’s very likely that you’re thinking about moving to South Korea and are unsure of which visa to go with. You might be looking to start over in this new country, be it to better your family’s financial situation or simply to adventure outside...

Common Visas for Japan and How to Apply for Them

A lot of us have our own reasons to emigrate, whether it’s in search for better job opportunities, to be together with someone you love, or to just experience living abroad, learning the language and soaking up the culture. A long-term visa is essential for such activities, but applying for...

Types of Visas in Taiwan and How To Apply for One

If you are thinking of visiting Taiwan, regardless of work, studies, family or leisure, you may need to apply for a Taiwan visa. This visa will allow you to reside temporarily in Taiwan as long as you are able to meet the respective requirements of the visa you hold. This...