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TCI is a community of pre-pats (aspiring expats) and expats. We support and encourage each other in our joint and individual efforts to embrace the expat experience. Everyone has something to offer.

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Publications Archive

Through their content, theTCI Expat Alliance shares their real-world experiences and in-country knowledge with you. They are your source of timely, relevant and objective information. Information you need to help you transition into expat life seamlessly and successfully.

Seeing through Mexico City’s air pollution

Seeing through Mexico City’s air pollution

--Sponsored post-- Mexico City is notorious for its air pollution. But you have to weigh the pros and cons of any city, including this one. When many people think of Mexico City, they think of traffic congestion and air pollution. That’s an unfortunate image considering that it is a world-class...

Combating my expat fears of moving to France in 2021

Combating my expat fears of moving to France in 2021

By Erin Colton-Enberg  I have have the same fears and anxieties I had before moving to Colombia five years ago. But now, it's off to France. While the thought of moving to Europe, even France, has always been a romantic dream for many, it never had been in my plans. However, as they say, 'life...

11 personal safety strategies when traveling solo

11 personal safety strategies when traveling solo

--Sponsored post-- By Gwen Hyatt Staying safe when you travel is a priority for everyone, but especially for women traveling solo. There are certain steps you can take to help toward that end. I mostly travel solo versus with a partner or group, which has both opportunities and challenges. However...

Lugares publicos: The charm of public places

Lugares publicos: The charm of public places

--Sponsored post-- By Gwen Hyatt I am drawn to public places, enticing spaces to soak up the vibe and the culture of the local area. The world is full of lugares publico, or public places. I am drawn to public places, enticing spaces to soak up the vibe and the culture of the local area. The world...

Expat Life: When tragedy hits

Expat Life: When tragedy hits

--Sponsored post-- By Rachel DeSalvo What do you do when tragedy hits while you are thousands of miles away? What do you do when tragedy hits while you are thousands of miles away? This is a question I receive all the time from worried pre-pats. For me, the answer has always been simple: Buy a...

Starting a nonprofit organization in Medellin, Colombia

Starting a nonprofit organization in Medellin, Colombia

--Sponsored post-- By Erin Colton-Enberg Wherever you are in the world, creating a nonprofit organization (let alone in your first language) can be a big undertaking. Colombia, like many countries in Latin America, draws the attention of those looking to work in the nonprofit sector. In Medellin...

A corporate expat in Jersey, Channel Islands, Europe

A corporate expat in Jersey, Channel Islands, Europe

-- Sponsored post -- By LP Wirth Corporate expat life can be difficult, especially when it involves a family that stays behind. My life in Jersey was amazing and life-changing. Corporate Expat life can be difficult, especially when it involves a family that must stay behind. But it can also offer...

Why live in Spain?

Why live in Spain?

--Sponsored post-- By Marjorie Jean Vera Five days earlier, I arrived back to NY from Barcelona. On my way back, I had made a vow in my travel journal and messily scribbled, "If I lose my job..." It’s June 13, 2014 and the World Cup games are about to resume. I had been working tirelessly to...

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