Living in South Korea: Housing types
Turn back the clock to the year 2000 and you would have found fewer than 500,000 foreign nationals living in South Korea. Today, official figures suggest the tally is closer to 2 million. How have the South Koreans solved this population squeeze? By building upwards rather than outwards.
The secrets of Japan's high life expectancy
Year after year, Japan has topped the international league tables for life expectancy. So why is life expectancy in Japan higher than in other developed countries?
An expat’s guide to housing in Metro Manila
Half a million people live there – and another half a million go to work there every day.
Tempura – The history of Japan’s unique fried food
Tempura is one of the most common Japanese dishes served outside of Japan. Along with sushi, it’s synonymous with ‘Japanese food’ in the minds of many.
Where to go for a Moroccan Hammam in Dubai
Steam, scrubbing and a sense of well-being – the characteristics of the traditional Moroccan Hammam. Over the centuries, the hammam has spread far beyond Morocco across North Africa and towards Turkey and the Middle East.
10 things expats should know about living in Dubai
Get the inside track before moving to one of the most popular expatriate destinations
Would you know your moratorium from your full medical underwriting?
What every expat needs to know before buying international medical insurance
Malaria and dengue pose an increasing threat to expats
With more than half the world’s population at risk from these diseases, what can you do to prevent contracting them?
Popular Arabic words and phrases for Dubai
Plan before you go by learning these simple, essential phrases
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