Below is a list of expat related websites which we think are useful. 

Useful Websites for Expats

Expat Exchange - lots of expat related links in their resources area.

Expat Arrivals - Comprehensive destination guides aimed at helping expats living and working overseas make their time abroad a success. Unique articles, engaging interviews and a forum filled with tips and advice also feature.

The Telegraph Newspaper Expat Portal

HSBC Expat website and HSBC Expat Explorer Survey and Expat Info Desk

Expat-times - News and information for the European expat community

Expat Women

Expat Focus

Expat Expert - Robin Pascoe has authored 4 great books for expats. Also watch various videos on YouTube

Expat Intelligence

Easy Expat

Expat Website List at Transitions Abroad. Good list of web sites to start with - African countries featured are Egypt and South Africa.

Expatica - Moving, Housing, Employment and more. Focuses on selected European countries including UK, France, Spain, Germany but has general Expat news too.

Expat Network

The big guide to working and living overseas - Connects families in over 250 cities worldwide in a community of trust and confidence. Data security and privacy are important and an invitation to become a member of this website is required.  

Mobility magazine

Overseas digest - Extensive list of articles about living and working abroad.

Expats on Alltop

Tales mag - Tales from a small planet. A variety of articles written by expats living in different parts of the world.

RW3 Culture Wizard - Cultural Wisdom for all.


Country Specific Websites for Expats

An American Abroad

American's Living and Travelling Abroad - info for Americans from the US Government

British Expats

British Expat

Canucks Abroad - a site for Canadian expats


Blogs and Forums - A great directory of expat blogs around the world organised by country including blogs in 56 African countries. Also includes a forum

'Allo Expat African forum

Defining Moves Rachel Yates is a "trailing spouse" who gave up her career as a lecturer to relocate to Kenya for a year. 10 years later she now lives in San Francisco! 

Africa Expat Wives Club

6000 miles from civilization

For expats by expats

Future expats

Expat Blog List at Expatify. See what expats are talking about



How we made it in Africa - A great website and resource for doing business in Africa.

Netglobers - Africa - travel reports from Africa

Africa: The Good News - exactly that, some positive news from Africa for a change!

South Africa: The Good News - Good news from SA!


Other Links

Skype - Allows users to make calls via the internet from either a Skype device or your computer to other computers or call land lines. One of the cheapest and most reliable options. A great way to stay in touch with family and friends.

Meetups - a site that connects you with other like-minded people in your new city

Red24 - A global security company that orovides advice and assistance with security issues and problems. - the best online currency converter

Public (Bank) Holidays around the world

South Africa Translators Institute

British Corner Shop - Online supermarket for British expats. Shop online and choose from over 8,000 British groceries, with delivery to your door anywhere in the world.

The Pouch - provides worldwide drop-ship consolidation, U.S. virtual address, package forwarding, repackaging, and personal on-line shopping services to customers worldwide. We are particularly interested in the expat community, having lived/worked abroad in the past.


If you would like to recommend a link for our list of websites for expats please email us.