Books

Books


In this section, you will find a selection of books dealing with Expatriation or life abroad. We have divided the section between books for Expatriates and more specific books about regions or cities.
 

 General subject on expatriation

The Global CitizenThe Global Citizen
This book is an international life and career planner that takes you through the ins and outs of working, studying, volunteering, or living abroad.
A Portable Identity: A Woman's GuideA Portable Identity: A Woman's Guide
By using the skills and exercises that Debra and Charise illustrate in their book, you can get back on your feet and transition into your new life.
 
Careers and Jobs in Travel and TourismCareers and Jobs in Travel and Tourism
Illustrated by real life case studies, this redesigned and updated book details the wide range of jobs on offer in the industry.
Summer Jobs AbroadSummer Jobs Abroad
This takes the hard work out of finding a summer job abroard with this well researched guide including details on where jobs are, how to apply,...
 
Brit-think, Ameri-think: A Transatlantic Survival GuideBrit-think, Ameri-think: A Transatlantic Survival Guide
It highlights some core values and differences in perceptions between US and UK culture that endure, despite speaking (almost) the same language.
Your Passport to Safer TravelYour Passport to Safer Travel
Database and travel safety information for 238 countries, and provides addresses and phone numbers for travellers' help.
 
Before You Go: The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Gap YearBefore You Go: The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Gap Year
Lively guide to safe international travel by the gappers’ guru’ (Daily Telegraph)
The Virgin Travellers' HandbookThe Virgin Travellers' Handbook
The Definitive Guide for Students and Career Gap Travellers Planning a Gap Year .
 
The Back Door Guide to Short-term Job AdventuresThe Back Door Guide to Short-term Job Adventures
More than 1000 opportunities to work, play, learn, help, create, experience and grow.
Taking a Career BreakTaking a Career Break
Full of ideas, activities and contact organisations to find the best jobs and adventures to fill a time off productively.
 
The Rough Guide First Time Around the WorldThe Rough Guide First Time Around the World
Written by an experienced traveller, it covers everything from budgeting, packing and avoiding scams to staying healthy and working abroad.
The Backpacker's Bible: Your Essential Guide to Round the World TravelThe Backpacker's Bible: Your Essential Guide to Round the World Travel
This guide contains advice on planning your journey and packing your bags, organising money and keeping in touch with home.
 
The World Awaits: How to Travel Far and WellThe World Awaits: How to Travel Far and Well
You'll get practical information on visa requirements, web addresses, phone numbers, and more.
Work Your Way Around the WorldWork Your Way Around the World
This guide for the working traveller incorporates hundreds of first-hand accounts and offers advice on how to find work around the world.
 
Exploring CultureExploring Culture
A unique training book containing over 100 culture awareness exercises, dialogues, stories incidents and simulations
Third Culture KidsThird Culture Kids
The authors explore the experiences of those children who grow up or spend a significant part of their childhood living abroad.
 
The Art of Coming HomeThe Art of Coming Home
The author provides practical suggestions for successful repatriation, looking at the issues most returnees face.
The Art of Crossing CulturesThe Art of Crossing Cultures
This text provides an analysis of the personal challenges inherent in cross-cultural experience.
 
Retire AbroadRetire Abroad
This guide provides a complete practical framework for planning retirement abroad.
Guide to Living AbroadGuide to Living Abroad
All the essential facts and offers advice on all aspects of expatriate life (from health care to buying a property).
 
  Living and Working Abroad : A Parent's Guide Living and Working Abroad : A Parent's Guide
Cares and concerns that people have for whatever new country they visit (learning a language, vaccinations, money...).
Living and Working Abroad : A Wife's GuideLiving and Working Abroad : A Wife's Guide
Practical guide to the perils of being a mobile wife, with advice from those who have been through it before.
 
The Expert Expatriate: Your Guide to Relocation AbroadThe Expert Expatriate: Your Guide to Relocation Abroad
Everything you need is here: advice and sound, practical knowledge on preparing, moving, getting settled in...
Live and Work Abroad: A Guide for Modern NomadsLive and Work Abroad: A Guide for Modern Nomads
All the aspects of international living, experiences and advice of individuals and families who have relocated...
 

 Life abroad: specific topics

U.S. Immigration Step-by-stepU.S. Immigration Step-by-step
This book explains: procedures documents forms current laws visa categories for the immigrant seeking green card status
Getting a Job in AmericaGetting a Job in America
1. Land of opportunity; 2. Getting into the US: the red tape; 3. Vacation jobs and exchanges; 4. Arranging a job before you leave; 5. Preparations...
 
Summer Jobs in BritainSummer Jobs in Britain
A practical and fun guide to a vast range of jobs all around Britain including traineeships and internships at leading firms.
The Plain Truth About Living in MexicoThe Plain Truth About Living in Mexico
The Expatriate's Guide to Moving, Retiring, or Just Hanging Out. How to begin the process of deciding whether Mexico is for you...etc
 
Lonely Planet PeruLonely Planet Peru
Lonely Planet books contain information on history and culture, accommodation, local cuisine, places and times to visit, language tips, maps, ...
Lonely Planet CubaLonely Planet Cuba
This travel guide features the best ways to enjoy Cuba's music, food and activities, as well as providing adetailed section on getting to Cuba ...
 
Vancouver and Canadian RockiesVancouver and Canadian Rockies
Including details for starting out, from airport to shops, this guide splits each destination into geographical zones.
The Rough Guide to TokyoThe Rough Guide to Tokyo
Good advice on where to go and how to get around, useful phrases, the lot. Recommended.
 
Getting into AustraliaGetting into Australia
The Complete Immigration Guide to Gaining a Short or Long-term Visa
MoroccoMorocco
Lonely Planet Country
 
Hong KongHong Kong
Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guides
VietnamVietnam
Lonely Planet Country
 
Lonely Planet AustraliaLonely Planet Australia
It provides details of various types of accommodation, from budget to five star; places to eat; different activities, such as ballooning...
Peru (Rough Guide Travel Guides)Peru (Rough Guide Travel Guides)
It includes comprehensive coverage of Peru's great sights, from the soaring Inca citadel of Machu Picchu to the high altitude Central Railway.
 
EgyptEgypt
This guide has a 200-page section devoted to Cairo and the Pyramids alone, as well as full coverage of the great landscapes, ...
Tuscany and UmbriaTuscany and Umbria
Provides detailed accounts of every sight, from the monuments of Florence, Siena and Assisi to the treasures of tiny Umbrian towns such as Montefalco
 
The Rough Guide to CubaThe Rough Guide to Cuba
This guide features extensive coverage of Cuba's biggest city, Havana, including six maps, hundreds of listings and detailed takes on the best museums
Time Out Guide to Marrakesh and the Best of MoroccoTime Out Guide to Marrakesh and the Best of Morocco
This guide shows you how to navigate your way through souks and food stalls, how to haggle like a pro and where to go after hours.
 
Lonely Planet IndiaLonely Planet India
Firmly ensconced in the budget travel canon, Lonely Planet: Indiahas become as essential to sub-continental backpacker culture as the Himalaya...
The Rough Guide to South AfricaThe Rough Guide to South Africa
This revised edition includes detailed coverage of all the sights from the Cape's sweeping beaches to the lush Winelands ...
 
The Rough Guide to ThailandThe Rough Guide to Thailand
A 24-page full colour section introduces the country, its climate, regions and culture and full colour spreads highlight the best of the activities...
Rough Guide to Australia (Rough Guide Travel Guides)Rough Guide to Australia (Rough Guide Travel Guides)
All you need to know, with comprehensive coverage and detailed advice...an invaluable travelling companion.
 
The Rough Guide to CanadaThe Rough Guide to Canada
There are insightful accounts of every Canadian city, from vibrant Montreal to laid back Vancouver, and vivid descriptions of varied landscapes...
California (Rough Guide Travel Guides)California (Rough Guide Travel Guides)
An illustrated guide that covers urban hotspots such as San Francisco and LA to the natural beauty of the Yosemite National Park and the Lake Tahoe...
 
The Rough Guide to Italy (Rough Guide Travel Guides)The Rough Guide to Italy (Rough Guide Travel Guides)
This Rough Guide contains lively and detailed accounts of the best-known attractions from the great art treasure houses of the Uffizi and Vatican...
Spain (Rough Guide Travel Guides)Spain (Rough Guide Travel Guides)
It features in-depth coverage of all the great historic cities and monuments and provides information on the best hotels, restaurants, beaches...
 
New York City (Rough Guide Travel Guides)New York City (Rough Guide Travel Guides)
Packed with intriguing accounts of the city's great museums, the guide also includes full detailed listings of all the best places to eat, drink ...
New Zealand (Rough Guide Travel Guides)New Zealand (Rough Guide Travel Guides)
A fully comprehensive account, the guide incorporates a country full of magnificent scenery, craggy coastlines, sweeping beaches, primeval forests,...
 
Living and Working in AmericaLiving and Working in America
This guide is packed with information on immigration, employment and living conditions, as well as useful names and addresses, including websites.
Getting a Job in AustraliaGetting a Job in Australia
This handbook aims to provide a step-by-step guide to all aspects of finding both permanent and casual employment in Australia.
 
Living and Working in Australia: All You Need to Know...Living and Working in Australia: All You Need to Know...
Explores and explains just about every aspect of Austrailian life
Going to Live in Australia: Your Practical Guide to Living and WorkingGoing to Live in Australia: Your Practical Guide to Living and Working
The text covers visas, finding work and where to live, and also deals with health care, education, and such issues as self-employment and retirement.
 
Living and Working in Paris (Culture Shock!)Living and Working in Paris (Culture Shock!)
It contains handy summaries of each arrondissement, discussing the many merits of this city.
Going to Live in ParisGoing to Live in Paris
How to Live and Work in France's Great Capital
 
U.S.A. Immigration GuideU.S.A. Immigration Guide
It provides relevant information on temporary and permanent immigration procedures and what documents and forms to fill in.
U.S. Immigration Step-by-stepU.S. Immigration Step-by-step
This book explains: procedures documents forms current laws visa categories for the immigrant seeking green card status.
 
How to Be a Canadian: Even If You Already Are OneHow to Be a Canadian: Even If You Already Are One
This book is very amusing to read and illustrates the Canadian people and culture down to a tee!
From Here, You Can't See ParisFrom Here, You Can't See Paris
This book is written by an American author who decided he wanted to spend a year living in a French village and write about the village restaurant.
 
A Year in the MerdeA Year in the Merde
This book will tell you how to get the best of the grumpiest Parisian waiter, how to survive French meetings... all of that extremly funny. How true!!
An Englishman in Paris: L'education ContinentaleAn Englishman in Paris: L'education Continentale
Perfect guide for the man or woman from these shores who wants to be au fait with day-to-day life in Paris.
 
Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English BehaviourWatching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour
Filled with amusing and revealing anecdotes; you can dip in and out of it, or you can read it cover to cover with pleasure.
Almost French: A New Life in ParisAlmost French: A New Life in Paris
A funny, heart-warming, romantic and poignant tale of fitting in. (Living France magazine)
 
Sixty Million Frenchmen Can't Be WrongSixty Million Frenchmen Can't Be Wrong
This book reveals French ideas about land, food, privacy and language and weaves together the threads of French society.
Getting a Job in America: A Step-by-step Guide to Finding Work in tGetting a Job in America: A Step-by-step Guide to Finding Work in t
It includes lists of major employers, recruitment agencies, websites and other useful addresses.
 
Immigrating to the USA: Who Is Allowed? What Is Required? How to Do ItImmigrating to the USA: Who Is Allowed? What Is Required? How to Do It
Who can immigrate to the US? What forms do I complete and file? How do I apply for permanent resident status? Who qualifies as an immigrant investor?
U.S. Immigration Made EasyU.S. Immigration Made Easy
The book classify all immigration cases. For a particular case, the book provides a summary of the case, solution, approach, how to file, time...
 
Immigrating to Canada and Finding EmploymentImmigrating to Canada and Finding Employment
A Do-It-Yourself Kit for Skilled Workers Under the Latest Immigration Policy. A Step-by-Step Settlement and Job Search Guide- A 3 in 1 Publication
Living and Working in CanadaLiving and Working in Canada
For employees, emigrants, students, business people, retirees, long-stay visitors and anyone planning to spend time in Canada.
 
Canadian Immigration Made EasyCanadian Immigration Made Easy
A combination of Frequently asked questions (FAQ) about Canadian Immigration under new policy and employment search strategies.
Living and Working in CanadaLiving and Working in Canada
Everything from deciding to go and getting visas, to understanding health and security, taxation, driving and how schooling and the job market work.
 
Going to Live in France: Practical Guide to Life and Work in FranceGoing to Live in France: Practical Guide to Life and Work in France
Information and advice for all visitors to France that covers all areas of life, but especially financial, legal and commercial topics.
Living, Studying, and Working in ItalyLiving, Studying, and Working in Italy
Offers information on visas, banking, taxes, residency permits, employment options, volunteer opportunities, internship programs...
 
Living and Working in ItalyLiving and Working in Italy
Discover how to obtain a residence permit, how to find your dream home, how to survive motoring in Italy...
Live and Work in ItalyLive and Work in Italy
Designed for anyone interested in living or working temporarily or permanently, starting a business, retiring, or just buying a holiday home in Italy.
 
Going to Live in Italy: Your Practical Guide to Life and Work in ItalyGoing to Live in Italy: Your Practical Guide to Life and Work in Italy
This is a guide to all aspects of doing business, studying or working in Italy.
Buying a House in ItalyBuying a House in Italy
Aimed at anyone looking for property in Italy, this guide provides information on property prices, housing regulations and taxation...
 
Getting into America: The Immigration GuideGetting into America: The Immigration Guide
Obtain the best visa for any purpose, up-to-date information on immigration and visa situation - includes examples of real forms and documents.
A Place In France: An Indian SummerA Place In France: An Indian Summer
An immensely humorous and original tale of Englishmen abroad, inspired from the hit Channel 4 series.
 
Buy to Let in Spain: How to Invest in Spanish PropertyBuy to Let in Spain: How to Invest in Spanish Property
Buying a property years before retirement, which can be used for holidays and in between it can be let to others, maximising your investment.
Living and Working in SpainLiving and Working in Spain
Chapters describe working conditions, finance and insurance, public transport, accommodation and how to find a job.
 
Buying a Property in SpainBuying a Property in Spain
This guide offers first-hand advice on where to stay, dealing with estate agents and builders and the types of properties available.
Living and Working in SpainLiving and Working in Spain
Information for anyone planning to live in Spain, either on a temporary or permanent basis and whether for business, professional purposes, study...
 
Going to Live in Spain: A Practical Guide to Enjoying a New LifestyleGoing to Live in Spain: A Practical Guide to Enjoying a New Lifestyle
A guide with valuable information for anyone relocating to Spain or thinking about it.
 

 Languages

German With Michel Thomas Complete Course CDGerman With Michel Thomas Complete Course CD
He teaches you the patterns of the language in the form of drilling sentances with ever increasing complexity.
Breaking Out of Beginner's SpanishBreaking Out of Beginner's Spanish
Keenan presents Spanish as a living language, full of real life examples and situations
 
French Experience 1 Language Pack and CDsFrench Experience 1 Language Pack and CDs
This highly successful course has now been revised and updated to include the euro and other key changes in France and French life.
Talk Italian (Course Book and 2 CDs)Talk Italian (Course Book and 2 CDs)
The ideal Italian course for absolute beginners, designed for adults learning at home or in a class.
 
Oxford Dictionary of EnglishOxford Dictionary of English
Based on the Oxford English Corpus, it includes 355,000 words phrases and definitions, 12,000 encyclopaedic entries and 68,000 explanations.
 
 

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