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The Best Place to Retire in Spain

Spain has long been a favorite retirement destination and little wonder. With so many beautiful locations to choose from, the biggest challenge for would-be retirees is how to settle on what is the best place to retire in Spain. A fabulous climate, a vibrant and engaging culture, awe-inspiring natural beauty, heavenly cuisine, festivals, and mile after mile of brilliant coastline dotted with divine beaches are attracting expats in Spain to retire permanently. Best Place To Retire In Spain Add to its extensive benefits, the low cost of living in Spain plus a well-developed national health system and Spain is an attractive option. Here, are our Top 10 fabulous suggestions on where to live in Spain. Magical Madrid Madrid is Spain’s capital, a cosmopolitan city combining old-world charm, oodle...

The 10 Best Places To Shop In Kuala Lumpur

Shop For Something Unique In Kuala Lumpur 1. The Curve The Curve is a popular KL expat venue.  With its indoor/outdoor design, The Curve is ahead of many of its competitors.  It has a large variety of outdoor restaurants and pedestrian walkways.  Most recently you can find the addtition of Johnny Rockets.  Here you will also find Tesco and Ikea for your everyday needs.  This place gets busy with parents and children on weekends as it’s quite family friendly. 2. Mid Valley Megamall This is one of the world’s biggest malls opened in 1999. While Bukit Bintang malls are still the ones for high-end luxury, Mid Valley is one of KL’s most popular malls for its large  variety of affordable shops along with a huge array of restaurants, 18-screen cineplex.  Here you will also find ...

Cities Where You Will Still Find Free Spanish Tapas

Tapas at one time was a tradition and a religion; here you’ll find recommendations for places where free snacks still reign. “Tapa” – comes from the word ‘tapar’ meant to cover.  The origins of this tradition are steeped in myth. Some stories claim they were created to fuel the bravado of the troops, as the Christian reconquest of the Iberian Peninsula needed a boost, and others say it was to avoid fist fights in the taverns between the soldiers. The origins of Spanish tapas likely came from Andalucian grocery stores at the end of the 19th century. As people migrated, the trend was later exported to Madrid. Food shortages in post-war Spain produced a need for cheap and functional nourishment that could sustain the population. There was also a social element that increased the popular...

India Has Its First Ski Medalist

A young woman became the first Indian to win a medal at an international skiing event. Social media went nuts. Aanchal Thakur won a bronze medal at the Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup in Turkey, which was organised by the FIS –  International Ski Federation. India isn’t recognized for winter sports performances, due to lack of snow in the country. 1st Female to Win a Ski Competition Thakur told BBC Hindi she was still in disbelief over her achievement. Speaking to BBC Hindi’s Indu Pandey, she said that when she was announced as a competitor it had caused surprise in Turkey, with many asking her if it really snowed in India. She responded by saying: “The Himalayas are here, so why not?” The Indian Prime Minister immediately congratulated Thakur. In a tweet, he said ̶...

Expat Life Around the World

There is a certain allure to an expat, a definable and seductive je ne sais quoi that evokes when someone describes their experiences in leaving everything behind to move abroad, embrace the expat life to live and work. On any given day, the evocative dream of swapping your dreary workplace for an office in an exotic local surely beckons. By some counts, there are an estimated 232 million expats currently living abroad around the world today. Their reasons for choosing to leave their home countries for a new life overseas are many and varied. What unites them, however, is an intense desire to seamlessly combine the economic imperative of earning a living with a wanderlust-driven willingness to experience the world. What Is An Expat? An expat is a “person who chooses to take up residency in...

Welcome to the 6th Issue of MyExpatsWorld Magazine

We are happy and proud to welcome you to our sixth edition of this magazine, the only monthly magazine for people who live or plan to move abroad. There are approximately 1200 new people connecting to MyExpatsWorld every 24 hours, truly amazing.. Reading this magazine online, reading our newsletters, following our daily updated newsblog, posting and commenting on our 112 Facebook groups and pages around the world, watching our webTV show, listening to our webRadio channel and contacting us with all kinds of questions and requests for assistance around the world. We see a high concentration of connected people in Europe, Asia and North America. We are now pro-actively starting to connect with people and companies to grow our crowd of followers in Latin & South America, Africa and China....

Welcome to the 5th issue of MyExpatsWorld Magazine

We are truly excited to see our reach of this unique online magazine, for people who moved abroad, grow to over 4,2 million people around the world. The launch of our new webpage www.myexpatsworld.com has been amazing, you can now reach our free services much easier and our new solutions for our expat members and companies that are interested in the expat community. The brand new ExpatsAdvisor is now filling up with expat related companies. You can search, find, contact, comment and rate the companies just like in the slightly more well known TripAdvisor. This will be an important part in us helping to connect expats and reputable companies around the globe. We have now started our monthly events in a few cities with a really good turnout. We will start holding the MyExpatsWorld Meetups in...

Welcome to the 4th Issue of MyExpatsWorld Magazine

Welcome to the 4th issue this year of the MyExpatsWorld Magazine. We are truly excited to see our reach of this unique online magazine, for people who moved abroad, grow to over 4 million people around the world. The global Expat community is a truly dynamic and active group of people, with the common factor that we have left our home countries. Another common factor is that we like to stay in touch with what’s going on in the local place we moved to, as well as what’s going on in our native country and the world. Those three things are all served to you for free within this magazine and also in our weekly newsletter, news blog, TV channel and radio station. No other organization can match our media channels and our support to expats online free of charge. In September we are l...