WSJ lists 7 things you may not know about expat life

Teaching is a job to which expats tend to gravitate. Source: Khmer440.com

Teaching is a job to which expats tend to gravitate, but pay in Cambodia is low. Source: Khmer440.com

The life of an expat may contain many surprises, the Wall Street Journal noted in an article not so long ago.

It turns out, according to a survey on which the article is based, that Ecuador provides the most happiness to expats and that Europe, unsurprisingly, offers the best education.

But would you imagine that Ireland falls behind Russia, Oman and Continue reading

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How would you like a very, very cheap apartment?

This photo was distributed by ZonaEuropa from a Chinese blogger.

This photo was distributed along with those that follow by ZonaEuropa, and the source apparently is a Chinese blogger.

The 13-story apartment building, which was nearly completed, collapsed on the morning of June 27, according to Reuters.  The photos are so dramatic that I’m publishing below almost all that I found.

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