Living Abroad and your U.S. Tax Filing Requirements

Today’s post is perfect for anyone living abroad who has ever struggled with doing their taxes (haven’t we all?!) Written by the experts of Taxes for Expats, this helpful post will help you get clued in for that always difficult process of filing your...

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How To Manage Homesickness When Moving Abroad

You planned your life abroad so eagerly and with so much dedication and were so enthusiastic and excited about your first few months in your new country, with a new home, a new bed, new walls, new views from the window and new neighbors that now missing your mom, your...

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How Expats Can Save Money Transferring Salaries

Expatriatism is all the rage, especially in the blogging community. Many Westerners are using the power of their stronger home currency, as well as the mobile capabilities of the internet, to start living lives overseas, something that they’ve been dreaming about all...

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How to make Bavarian potato salad

There are many, many different ways to make potato salad and most of them taste great. One common way of making potato salad in Germany is with what seems like a pound of mayonnaise in it. If that is what you’re looking for, this is definitely not it. Mostly...

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Buying the farm – Would you do it again?

From time to time, I get interesting emails from readers like you. Sometimes they’re about recipes found here on No Ordinary Homestead. And sometimes they’re questions about getting a visa to live in Germany (which I really know very little about). And...

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If You Were to Live Overseas, Where Would You Do it?

Most people live their whole lives in the same country they were born in and there are many reasons for it. Some people just like the place they live: the familiar culture, food, politics, way of life. Others don’t have the money or the gumption to try a life...

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