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Cuenca, Riobamba, & Ambato, Ecuador

Can you compare/contrast the towns of Cuenca, Riobamba, & Ambato, Ecuador for me, from personal experience? [more inside]
posted by falsedmitri on Jul 14, 2014 - 1 answer

How to work in/move to a gay supportive country where same-sex marriage is legal?

I'm looking to work in/maybe move to, a country where same-sex marriage is legal and gay people are treated equally. Any recommendations? Any advice from expatriates? I've been in a committed and loving relationship with my partner for over 6 years. Looking forward, I would like to move to a country where I can get married, live, work, raise a family and be openly gay in a country with as much respect from the law and the community as everyone else. [more inside]
posted by Firegal on Jun 18, 2012 - 35 answers

Should I stay or should I go?

Do I choose financial security over liking the country I live in, if I can't have both? [more inside]
posted by Foggy Notion on Jan 15, 2012 - 27 answers

Looking for advice about moving from the United States to Germany for a year. Have any?

Looking for advice about moving from the United States to Germany for a year. Have any? [more inside]
posted by chasing on Aug 7, 2011 - 8 answers

Expat tax returns

Testing your powers of deduction (groan).... do you know a US based accountant who is proficient with foreign income, or an Australian accountant proficient in US returns? [more inside]
posted by Trivia Newton John on May 7, 2011 - 1 answer

Freedom's just another word....

I'm 32, have $60K in the bank, no debts, few personal attachments, and mad computer programming skills. I would like to move to another country for a year or two, where I can live economically off my savings, improve my programming skills, and start a number of web/software projects that will hopefully be the Next Big Thing. Where should I go? [more inside]
posted by coelacanth! on Oct 7, 2010 - 42 answers

Expat tax help

US taxes help for an expat. Recommendations for accountants in the UK? [more inside]
posted by like_neon on Mar 5, 2010 - 8 answers

Advice about moving to Montreal for artists

Advice about moving to Montreal (for artists)? [more inside]
posted by cotesdurhone on Dec 7, 2009 - 16 answers

Propitious places to move to & unusual living situations for having 3 or 4 days a week free to work on personal project

I'm working on a project that requires at least 3 or 4 full days attention each week. What are some places in the US or world I could move to, &/or unusual living situations, that would give me a good chance of doing this? [more inside]
posted by cotesdurhone on Nov 19, 2009 - 6 answers

I'm going home! (for 2 weeks)

ExpatFilter: American Expat returning home for 2 weeks. What should I do while I am home? BonusFilter: Help me decide what to do with all my worldly posessions that didnt go Expat with me. [more inside]
posted by Fiat124 on Nov 1, 2009 - 13 answers

Love it or leave it

Which countries are easiest for a US citizen to move to permanently? [more inside]
posted by TheOtherSide on Jul 26, 2009 - 17 answers

USA Mailbox for magazines?

Has anyone based outside US figured out cost effective mail forwarding service to take advantage of cheap magazine subscription rates? [more inside]
posted by london302 on Jul 6, 2009 - 2 answers

going dutch

Moving to Amsterdam from San Francisco. What are the best areas to live, and what should I expect as an English-speaking American?
posted by plexi on Jun 10, 2009 - 9 answers

Life in Lebanon

A zillion questions about living in southern Lebanon! [more inside]
posted by lauranesson on Mar 31, 2009 - 4 answers

Countries you would to MOve to live

Help me to create a list of possible countries to explore expatriating myself and family to if i am fed up with life in these united states, and think the prospects of things improving here are slim to none. May be eligible for UK citizenship based on parents. I realize the possibilities are extensive , so help me to narrow down ahe list based on questions that might best define my preferences and possibilities Thanks!
posted by dougiedd on Feb 11, 2009 - 26 answers

Yes, I googled

I'm a US citizen living in Kenya, bummed I missed the election party at the US ambassador's house (even though I live eight hours from Nairobi.) "Hundreds of people" makes it sound as if it was open to all US citizens. How can I find out about similar events in the future?
posted by lbergstr on Nov 6, 2008 - 4 answers

How can I get a programming job abroad?

Help a computer scientist find an interesting job abroad, preferably in Japan [more inside]
posted by Cogito on Sep 30, 2008 - 2 answers

Get me out of here!

Help this undereducated twenty-something get abroad! [more inside]
posted by piedmont on Aug 11, 2008 - 8 answers

Money and banking for American expats.

Expats, particularly Americans abroad, how do you manage your money? [more inside]
posted by Mr Bunnsy on May 15, 2008 - 18 answers

How can I work in economic development in Latin America?

How can I work in economic development in Latin America? [more inside]
posted by Ashley801 on May 11, 2008 - 2 answers

How can I move to Spain for a couple of years?

I think I want to move to Spain for a couple of years to experience life in another country. But, as a US citizen, I don't know how I would go about supporting myself over there. Can I get a job there? Should I become a student? [more inside]
posted by inatizzy on Jan 21, 2008 - 11 answers

Good/bad/indifferent time to buy in to China funds?

Investment timing: what do you think of the timing at the moment for dropping money into China funds, or BRICs? [more inside]
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken on Nov 13, 2007 - 24 answers

Long term expat life

I'm living abroad for the foreseeable future. Help me be the best expat I can be. [more inside]
posted by j.s.f. on Aug 1, 2007 - 14 answers

Parking or forwarding my phone number, while living abroad

I know that phone numbers can be moved from carrier to carrier, but I'm moving outside the country for a while. Can I "park" my fantastic mobile number and reclaim it when I return? [more inside]
posted by cmiller on Jun 21, 2007 - 10 answers

Which path do I take: Norway, an MBA, or nothing at all?

I've been offered a position in Norway. I am happily and gainfully employed in Maine. I am also considering an MBA. Does anyone have advice with regards to Norway, choosing the path less traveled, and life stability? [more inside]
posted by mbatch on May 22, 2007 - 18 answers

Are there any Americatowns?

Are there any "Americatowns" or "Little New Yorks"? I mean, are there any neighborhoods outside the U.S. that are known for having a sizable American expatriate/emigrant population and culture? I'm not talking about tourist ghettos in popular vacation spots. Nor am I interested in discussing the many American businesses and aspects of American culture that have spread outside the U.S. I just want to know if there are neighborhoods of non-American cities where a sizable, cohesive community of Americans live and work.
posted by mahamandarava on May 8, 2007 - 39 answers

Financial planning resources for U.S. expatriates?

What are some good resources to help an expatriate plan for retirement? [more inside]
posted by armage on Apr 29, 2007 - 1 answer

Sell my house, quit work, travel?

Sell my house, quit work, travel? Is this something I should seriously consider? Who has done this, how did it go? Do you know others who have and it turned into a huge mistake? [more inside]
posted by killyb on Sep 25, 2006 - 30 answers

Vancouver accountants?

Possibly a longshot : can anyone recommend an accountant in Vancouver? [more inside]
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken on Sep 14, 2006 - 5 answers

Taxation consequences for an expatriate investor?

My friend is a USA citizen permanently residing in Australia. What are the taxation consequences of choosing to invest a windfall in the USA rather than Australia? [more inside]
posted by Joe in Australia on Sep 4, 2006 - 4 answers

Not THOSE kind of home movies!

PAL v. NTSC Re:Mini DV. I need help choosing a new video camera, but have some concerns about my future. [more inside]
posted by medium format on Jan 17, 2006 - 6 answers

"Safe" places to live outside the U.S.

What countries would you consider the safest and free-est places on Earth to live? Personal freedom, rule of law and access to modern technology a plus. Lower cost of living than in the U.S. a double plus.
posted by clango on Nov 28, 2005 - 35 answers

Gag gifts for person emigrating to the UK

A co-worker is moving from the US to Britain and we'd like to give her some gag gifts to prepare her for the move. We'll serve curry at her goodbye lunch. [more inside]
posted by Atom12 on May 31, 2005 - 43 answers

Life in Manila

Can anyone provide any insights into Manila in the Philippines -- positive or negative -- as a place for a Western female to move to and work?
posted by nthdegx on May 9, 2005 - 13 answers

How can I get French citizenship as a current US citizen?

French Citizenship or Residence

I am a United States citizen who is looking to move to France. I am currently living in the Republic of Ireland but I am finding it harder and harder to maintain legal residence (even though, my mother is remarried to an Irishman and my ancestry is Irish) It seems you either have to be offered a contract for employment or be a student to stay here. I HEARD that requirements for French citizenship or permanent residence were more lenient. Does anyone have any information on this. I am NOT "highly skilled" in the slightest, unless you consider fixing PCs and Macs a skill.
posted by Livewire Confusion on Feb 5, 2005 - 12 answers

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