The following list of Web sites is intended to be a resource for expatriates around the globe.
This being the Web, we cannot claim responsibility for the information on these sites, but we do hope that you enjoy browsing through our selections.
Specific questions about expat life that you would like the expat adviser to answer in our weekly column are also welcome at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Multitude of information from the UK's premier broadcasting company
Supplier of electrical appliances and transformers.
This site, from the Centers for Disease Control, allows readers to select a destination and see recent information on diseases and outbreaks, required vaccinations for traveling and more.
Health conditions, statistics and legislation by country from the World Health Organization.
A substancial, (but not yet comprehensive), list of hospitals around the world maintained by Massachusetts General Hospital.
Family and children
BR Anchor Publishing is a relocation advisory publishing house producing domestic and international books for adults, teens, preteens and children
Advice on how to raise children to speak more than one language.
Education and Language
This U.S.-based site lists study programs, internships, and entry-level job and teaching opportunities abroad. An embassy directory is also available.
A directory with links to Web sites for international schools.
A collection of translation dictionaries online.
Culture & Lifestyle
The most complete web-based resource for expatriate foreign nationals working, visiting, moving or living in Mexico
A regularly updated guide to cultural events around the globe, with a twice-monthly email newsletter.
Event listings and reviews of selected restaurants, bars, clubs and more for 34 cities worldwide.
Numbers and Statistics
Time and date clock that can be personalized as well as a meeting planner for inter-continental phone calls.
A convertor for almost every world currency and a daily currency rate email.
International telephone area codes, a world phone guide, global electricity guide and a mobile phone guide.
Convert weight, temperature, distance, volume and more.
Indexes of living costs abroad, from the U.S. State Department.
Country statistics, including population estimates, geography and government information, maps and much more.
An easy-to-search directory of embassies and consulates.
Association of American Residents Overseas. Information on citizenship, absentee voting, taxation and health insurance.
Absentee voting information for Americans.
A directory for the Federation of American Women's Clubs Overseas.
Import and export rules for pets, livestock and plants, from the U.S. government's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.