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10 Reasons to Study in Madrid

According to the last study published by the Spanish Education Ministry more than 1,500,000 university students arrived to Spain during the 2014/2015 academic year in order to complete an undergraduate or a master's degree in a Spanish university. They were all spread around the country, but it was revealed that approximately a 20% of them chose Madrid as first option. We interviewed some of these students and here are the 10 most repeated reasons of why they decided to come to Madrid.

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5 Ways to Protect Yourself Online While Abroad in 2017

Cybercrime is, slowly but surely, edging its way into the public consciousness. Yet still perceptions are somewhat misguided on just how severe the reality of this risk is.This has been highlighted in a recent study by ReportLinker who asked a cross-section of US citizens about various online security issues, with some worrying respons...
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10 Important Things Expats Need to Know About Healthcare in Spain

Spain is often a popular option for expats looking to move within Europe. With easy access to the continent, warm weather, sandy beaches, a diverse cultural heritage and the widespread use of English as a second language in tourist hotspots, it's no wonder so many people choose to relocate there. In fact, according to the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, when records were taken in July 2015, there were 308,821 UK expats living in Spain, and 39,825 US expats.

If you are considering moving to Spain, here are 10 things you might want to know about the country's healthcare system before you arrive.

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Don’t be Rude in China: 10 Ways to Impress

Every country has their own ideas about polite and impolite behavior. Unfortunately, they are not universal. We've all heard of some polite things to do in China such as accepting a business card with two hands or taking your shoes off when entering someone's house. However, beyond the basics, how do you really impress your Chinese counterpart?

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10 Important Things Expats Need to Know About Healthcare in China

China's growing economy makes it a popular choice for expats looking to relocate – with a wealth of opportunities to teach English, or take up international positions with global companies. According to research conducted by the United Nations Population Division, records from July 2015 show that there were 9,108 expats from the UK and 26,777 expats from the US living in China.

Whether you are considering your options or have already made the decision about relocating to China to live and work, here are 10 things to note about the country's healthcare services.

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Avoid These Over-used 10 Words on Your Resume

These days there are a plethora of ways for employers and candidates to find one another. With the job market becoming ever more competitive it is not enough to simply send off a CV showcasing your skills and experience. Employers will look you up online and if you don't have a LinkedIn profile, you may be falling at the first hurdle.

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Top 10 Places to Visit in Shanghai

Shanghai is China's largest and most prosperous city, exudes an atmosphere of self-confidence and vitality. For those reasons alone it's worth a visit, even though the city isn't exactly brimming with sightseeing venues. Below are the top things you should do in Shanghai.1. The BundBeing the most infamous tourist attraction in town, this might...
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One day, in Beijing…

One day you wake up and find yourself in the capital of the Middle Kingdom, Beijing. You find it hard to believe that you are now in the center of what will soon become the strongest economy in the world.However, despite this new world that you are living in, it seems many people here are still living in the old world. You find people washing their...
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10 Things Expats Need To Know About Healthcare in Bahrain and Oman

If you are thinking of moving to Bahrain or Oman, you are in good company. Both countries are among the top Middle East destinations for expatriates looking for excellent health and healthcare, according to the HSBC's Expat Explorer Survey 2016.Here are ten facts you need to know about the similarities and differences between the two countries' hea...
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The Process of International Auto Shipping

Whether you plan to move to a new country, are planning to study in another country or just need to get away for a little vacation time to enjoy life, planning to go overseas can be stressful even when the trip is for fun. Having to bring a car to use during the trip can intensify things. Do you need to have an automobile shipped internationally an...
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