Archive for the ‘Expat health advice’ Category

Ever lent your phone to a friendly-looking stranger? What about to that one friend whose hygiene habits you’re not quite convinced of? Well you may want to reconsider who gets to touch your touch screen, as one study shows that 16% of phones have traces of faeces on them.

When you think of yourself as a consumer you probably describe yourself as a smart and knowledgeable shopper. You know exactly what you are buying because you understand all the terminology. You are an expert, perhaps. But, would you consider yourself an expert when it comes to shopping for health insurance? Expat families are, in […]

With the turn of the new year, people are swearing to stay true to their new year resolutions. Most people promise to start following a healthy lifestyle and set a positive example for their children to grow up with. However, they tend to forget that children can participate in said resolutions as well. After all, […]

In today’s digital age we often take a look at our Facebook feed and instantly close it with a burning sensation of envy when we see our friends or family’s picture-perfect lives. Social media is a deceiving platform, and makes us expats often wonder if it is, in fact, true that the grass is greener […]

“To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, cheerful, kindly, reverent – that is to triumph over old age” – Thomas Bailey Aldrich. At the tender age of 26, I am constantly reminding myself of how old I am getting. I do this every time my knee cracks or my back hurts. The difference between […]

Do you know the difference between health and life insurance? I’ll let you in on a secret: they are both equally important to have in your portfolio. We have already discussed the importance of choosing the right health insurance coverage while living abroad. Life insurance is not something you want to think about, but if something were to happen […]

Regardless of whether you celebrate Christmas or not, your children will most likely have a couple of weeks off school over the holiday period. We all know that spending more time at home means more snacking and less exercising. Moreover, during the Christmas season, the average Briton will gain 2.5kg – and although we’d love […]

When the clocks go back an hour, the days immediately seem darker and shorter. For most of us it’s hard to get up in the morning when it’s windy, rainy and dark outside. We all know that feeling of wanting to stay in bed with Netflix or a good book. While it’s common that most […]

Expats around the world are well aware of the need for international health coverage, because illness or accidents can strike when you least expect them. You may never actually need or use your insurance, but having it gives you the sense of security that someone is watching over you. Health insurance should be like that one friend […]

It’s getting colder outside, jumpers, winter coats and scarfs have been pulled out of the closet and the sounds of constant sniffling and coughing can be heard wherever you go. It’s that time of the year again when the common cold reigns and nobody seems to be able to escape its mighty grip. I thought […]

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