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Ting Kau Bridge, Hong Kong

Evaluating International Health Options

International health insurance policies are usually designed such that the insurance company is located in one country, the insured person is a citizen of another country, and the insured person is living outside his or her country of citizenship. There are many variations on the theme, with citizens returning home temporarily and so on, but […]

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Vantovyjj most, the bridge in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, view from the left bank.

Evaluating Local Health Options

A country’s local health system is going to look more or less like the one back home; the main variations will be in quality and how some of the bureaucratic details are set up (as in the previous post). Here we’ll just do a quick rundown of things to consider about any given national public […]

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Waszyngtona Ave and Devil's Bridge, Krakow, Poland for health care

Comparing Health Care Systems as an Expat

Would You Like a Samashko with that Beveridge? In this article we are going to give a rundown of different public health care systems from around the globe. As an expat your mission (especially if you have a family or loved ones involved) is to organize access to the best possible health care in any […]

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Brazil bridge at the Amazon River

Best Bargains in Brazil

One Reasonably Priced Consumer Good Found in Brazil Let’s be honest – the overwhelming majority of things that might be considered “middle class” consumer goods in the USA or Europe are overpriced in Brazil. That goes for clothes, electronics, cars, you name it. It’s mostly because of taxes, import duties, etc. Brazilians know this and […]

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Puente en Osorno, Footbridge in Santiago, Chile - Jus Soli

Top 3 South American Jus Soli countries

A quick guide to 3 Jus Soli jurisdictions in South America What qualifies as a top jurisdiction? It should Be “taken seriously” geopolitically. It is difficult to predict what the world will look in 20 years but this is just simple risk management if only for the impression that the passport will give. Have a […]

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