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Countries with the Highest Life Expectancy in 2018

Most of us don’t want to know how long we will live. However, there are some countries where most of us would like the answer to that question. This list is based on data provided by the World Economi...Read More

World’s Top 10 Beaches 2018

The planet is filled with what seems to be endless beaches. This can make it challenging when deciding where to invest your precious vacation time. Our list of the world’s top 10 beaches will help you...Read More

Honouring Italy: surprising pasta facts

Everyone would probably agree that pasta is Italy’s pride. Let’s educate ourselves more about this delicious product! Eating with a spike In the Middle Ages, Italians used to eat pasta with a wo...Read More

SPB Goes Virtual with BeckettHanlon

The Scottish Provident Building’s community is not only for those who reside at SPB and walk our beautiful, adorned corridors but our community extends throughout Belfast and beyond with our extensive...Read More

Weird and Wonderful Christmas Traditions from Around the Globe

Christmas traditions are wonderful and sometimes wonderfully weird.  These are some of our favourites that are guaranteed to put you in the festive spirit. Giant Lantern Festival, Philippines The Gian...Read More

My Expats World | What life in Canada can teach us?

Living abroad is an extremely magnificent experience. It can teach an expat a lot. Not only about a new place, new culture and its people. It gives a lot of knowledge a lot about oneself, too. In a wa...Read More

My Expats World | Tailor Made Luxury Home Services in Lisbon

Have you recently bought a home in the Lisbon area but are feeling overwhelmed or too busy to take care of it yourself? You would love an expert to manage things on your behalf, whether it means getti...Read More

My Expats World | It’s way far more than only following your passion

Don’t get us wrong, passion is very important. But when the reality strikes with its downs, challenges and frustrations, it becomes hard to count only on your passion. In today’s society the “follow y...Read More

My Expats World | Foreigners’ habits that Spaniards find weird to see in their culture

Spain is home to millions of foreigners, so a multicultural environment doesn’t surprise anyone. However, newcomers should understand that their native customs may surprise locals, since the Spanish c...Read More

My Expats World | Danes lead the way to food waste reduction

Food waste is a great problem all over the world. And Denmark is the number one example in food waste reduction.  According to official data, Danes have reduced their food waste by 25% since 2012.   D...Read More

My Expats World | Air pollution causes lung cancer

The latest research made at Sir Gangaram Hospital in India, reveals that today children are exposed to toxic air right after birth. That leads to the increase of lung cancer among non-smokers and wome...Read More

My Expats World | What makes Greek food healthy?

Greece and its culture are very rich, it doesn’t go unnoticed. The extraordinary environment, white-walled towns and a tasty food are the first associations when thinking of this magnificent land.  Ev...Read More

My Expats World | The workation phenomenon

Work doesn’t look the same as it looked in the past, even if we are talking about previous 10 years. However, there still are many companies that are trying to stick to the old-fashioned way of workin...Read More

My Expats World | London Rejected from the 10 best European cities for Property Investment

At the top of the EU property market we find Birmingham, Berlin and Hamburg. London has been overtaken by cities such as Budapest and Istanbul This is the first time since 2012 that London has slipped...Read More

My Expats World | Gen Z is troubled by phone boredom

Generation Z is also known as the iGeneration, which has started using the internet since a young age. This makes them proficient users of current technology and social media.   Even though teens have...Read More

My Expats World | Idyllic Italian Islands Ban Plastic Cups, Plates and Utensils

From the beginning of this summer, plastic plates, cups, utensils and other packaging was made illegal on the Isole Tremiti, a chain of islands off Italy’s eastern coast. Alarming levels of plas...Read More

My Expats World | New French courses period in Autumn

Alliance Française Amsterdam New French courses period – September-December 2018 We offer you French language courses for every age, level and occupation. Our strengths: Dynamic and innovative t...Read More

My Expats World | How to parent like the Japanese

Japanese children are known for their good behavior. They are often described as having a mature attitude, being calmer and obedient. This is especially so when it comes into comparison with Western k...Read More

My Expats World | The Best Time of Day to Work Out

Staying committed to a regular gym routine is hard. Tackling fatigue, family and work don’t make it any easier. It may seem counterintuitive to get out of bed earlier when you are tired, or to go afte...Read More

My Expats World | How to Survive a Swedish Crayfish Party

It’s August, and in Sweden that means it’s crayfish party time. If you’re new to the country or just haven’t had enough practice with crayfish etiquette, an invite can bring on some ...Read More