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.
Heung Gong – the Cantonese translation of Hong Kong means “Fragrant Harbor,” a name inspired by the city’s past as an incense trading port.
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.
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.
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.
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,
AIRINC recently conducted rental market updates across Europe and Asia and, in many places, life was getting back to normal.
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.”
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.
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.