Remote Work Visas and the post-COVID era

    Sep 14, 2020 @ 04:15 AM / by Emily Stewart

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    Remote workers, Virtual Assignments, Work-from-Anywhere employees, and Global Nomads are terms which have gained attention in recent years, and with more fervour in the past 6 months.

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    Hong Kong versus Singapore: Fragrant Harbor or The Garden City?

    Sep 09, 2020 @ 12:07 AM / by Andrew Morollo

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    Heung Gong – the Cantonese translation of Hong Kong means “Fragrant Harbor,” a name inspired by the city’s past as an incense trading port.

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    Expatriate living and goods availability in Accra, Ghana

    Sep 08, 2020 @ 12:25 PM / by Lakeisha St. Joy

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    In the bustling and colourful city of Accra, there is much to offer expatriates including a variety of recreation, shopping, and culinary exploration. While Accra has kept up with some Western customs, it lacks an abundance of Western clothing options.

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    Sweden’s Loose COVID-19 Containment Approach and the Resulting Mobility Restrictions

    Sep 01, 2020 @ 07:15 AM / by Mona Zayed

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    In May 2020, I conducted a remote housing survey of Stockholm. I read extensively about Sweden’s herd-immunity approach to COVID-19 and how the government is not enforcing business closures.

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    What's it like to be quarantined in Hong Kong?

    Aug 31, 2020 @ 09:56 PM / by Eugene Kobiako

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    Beginning in mid-March 2020, any resident arriving in Hong Kong from abroad is required to undergo compulsory quarantine if not demonstrating any symptoms as decided by the Department of Health. After returning from my international travels in June, I had to go through mandatory screening procedures and a 14-day quarantine before returning to work in the office.

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    Home Leave during COVID-19: How are companies responding?

    Aug 27, 2020 @ 07:18 AM / by Rob Zeitz

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    The COVID-19 pandemic has had an ongoing impact to travel around the world. For global mobility programs that support home leave travel costs such as airfare,

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    Are housing markets returning to normal? 

    Aug 25, 2020 @ 03:49 AM / by Philli Wong

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    AIRINC recently conducted rental market updates across Europe and Asia and, in many places, life was getting back to normal.

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    Work where you live, not live where you work

    Aug 20, 2020 @ 04:22 PM / by Jessica Caligan

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    I grew up in Maine, a state long regarded for its idyllic rocky coast, conservation, and quality of life. Anyone who has visited Maine knows that when you exit via the southern border, a friendly sign bids you farewell with a note of contemplation, “If you lived here you would be home now.”

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    Traveling Internationally During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Aug 19, 2020 @ 12:03 AM / by Eugene Kobiako

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    Air travel during the COVID-19 pandemic is unique and full of odd experiences. A few weeks ago, I was lucky (or unlucky?) to experience international air travel for the first time in months.

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    Short-term to long-term to short-term again? COVID-19's influence on European markets

    Aug 18, 2020 @ 05:34 AM / by Lakeisha St. Joy

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    Due to COVID-19, many markets that have recently been driven by short-term lettings ala Airbnb have had to reverse course. The short-term rental markets in Prague, Dublin, Madrid, Barcelona, Reykjavik, and many others have transitioned back to long-term rentals as a result of closed borders and a drastic reduction in demand.

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