Help, research, and information for your move overseas
Our network of seasoned expat pros share their expertise and experience to help us produce our guides, information, and research for your overseas move.
Much of the knowledge that is required to move to a new country successfully isn’t easily available or is difficult to find.
The facts and information you need to make your overseas move successful are spread across multiple information sources, or, as is often the case, crucial snippets of information that make moving easier are locked away in people’s heads.
We’re dedicated to gathering that vital information, providing a single resource for anyone planning on starting a new life in a different country.
If you’ve got any questions about Expatra or the services we offer in the first instance, please contact us via the following email address email@example.com.
Expatra Company Founders
Ola Degteva – Research & Marketing Director
Ola is almost certainly who you’ll be speaking to if you have a question about moving or living abroad. Ola strives to help our readers out with their queries and questions. As an expat herself, Ola has lived in Ireland and Cyprus and currently lives in Wales in the United Kingdom.
Andy Williamson – Technical Director
Andy takes care of content curation, collating the information and research we receive for our guides and articles. No stranger to expat life, becoming a digital nomad in 2004 before digital nomads were a thing. Andy has lived in Germany, France, Ireland, Cyprus, and Austria and has traveled extensively.
Some of our most helpful international research experts
We receive information and research from hundreds of expats and professionals from around the world. Their contribution is invaluable, enabling us to collate guides and information that can make moving abroad easier.
Here are a few of our most valuable contributors:
Stefano Gonella – Thailand
Stefano is an Italian expat in Krabi, Thailand. Stefano has been running his business Krabi Contractor since 2011, helping international investors buy real estate in Krabi. He is also a consultant with Hexedes, a global relocation company assisting expats with relocation to Thailand.
Paola Ricci – Costa Rica
Paola is an Italian expat who moved to Uvita, Costa Rica, in 2018 and runs an Arts Center in Uvita, which has become a community hub for expats and locals alike. Paola is a relocation advisor with Hexedes, a global relocation company assisting expats with relocation to Costa Rica.
Mimma Zizzo – Dubai
Mimma is our Dubai expert with extensive experience of living in Kuwait and Dubai. Mimma runs Amiche di Fuso, a magazine that tells about expat women’s experiences around the world. As an advisor with Hexedes, a global relocation company, Mimma helps expats plan their move to Dubai.
Expert knowledge and experience from overseas living professionals
We gather our data and research from experts around the world. People who’ve already moved to a new country and are now fully established expats. Professionals who specialise in finance, visas, international removals, healthcare and education abroad.
Expatra is renowned as one of the best expatriate resources on the internet, continually updated with valuable facts, links and data about living in Spain, living in France and other popular destinations, and featuring in-depth country reports on visas, housing, healthcare and top locations.
One of Expatra’s most popular features is our annual report, The Best Places to Retire Abroad, which indexes the optimal countries for British retirees and what advantages each country can deliver in terms of its accessibility, healthcare, tax efficiency, cost of living and property prices.
Expatra, originally called Shelter Offshore, has grown from a small site to one that helps thousands of people to plan their new lives abroad. It has been referenced by some of the world’s most prominent publications, including The New York Times, The Telegraph, MSN.com and The Guardian.
Expatra is the place to visit for essential insights about planning a new life abroad.
Can’t find that precise nugget of info YOU seek? Contact us with your question about moving abroad, and we will do our best to help.
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