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US-UK Tax Treaty Rules: What Expats Must Know

US-UK tax treaty

If you’re an American living in the UK, knowing about the US-UK tax treaty is essential. This agreement between the US and the United Kingdom offers some major tax benefits for Americans living and working in the UK (and vice versa). But, with around 39 pages and tons of technical jargon, the treaty is far […]

Retire in Spain: Visas, Healthcare, Taxes, & More

South od Spain

If you want to enjoy your retirement days in a country with a lower cost of living, great weather, and a rich culture, you may want to retire in Spain.  Between the Mediterranean climate, delicious tapas, lively festivals, and laid-back pace of life, Spain has become an increasingly popular retirement destination. Of course, before up […]

The South Korea Digital Nomad Visa: A Guide for US Expats

South Korea for digital nomads

Whether you’re a fan of Korean films, music, and dramas — or just looking for a safe, beautiful, and relatively affordable place to live in Asia — it’s worth looking into the South Korea digital nomad visa. As of January 1st, 2024, the South Korean digital nomad visa (also known as the “Workation” or F-1-D […]

Retire in Brazil: Visas, Healthcare, Taxes, & More

Retirement in Brazil

If you’re looking for an adventurous retirement destination, you might want to retire in Brazil. Beyond its beautiful beaches, warm weather, and affordability, however, Brazil also offers incredible cuisine, lively celebrations, and gorgeous natural vistas. And with over 85,000 Americans already living in Brazil, you’ll be in good company. But what exactly does retiring in […]

Mexico Digital Nomad Visa Alternative: The Temporary Resident Visa

Mexico Digital Nomad Visa Alternative: The Temporary Resident Visa

Given Mexico’s beautiful climate, rich history, delicious food, and lower cost of living, it’s no wonder that so many remote workers want to know if there’s a Mexico digital nomad visa. While the Mexican government hasn’t launched an official digital nomad visa, there is a great alternative: the temporary resident visa. Below, we’ll go over […]

The Peru Digital Nomad Visa: A Guide for US Expats

The Peru Digital Nomad Visa_ A Guide for US Expats

Dozens of countries, including Peru, currently offer various types of digital nomad visas, and they are continuously adding more. In November 2023, the Peruvian government announced its plans to introduce a digital nomad visa. They are still working out the details, but they expect to finalize them in the early months of 2024. Below, we’ll […]