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Tuesday, January 8th 2019

Why Is There A Gas Shortage in Mexico?

The gas shortage in Mexico has affected 9 states in Central Mexico, and the crisis continues. Find out the causes of the gas shortage in Mexico, as well as who is being affected. There are two sides to this story. Click here to learn more, and then you make the call. Let us know your experiences, please comment below!

Saturday, January 5th 2019

A Forgotten Side of Thailand: A History of the Patani Insurgence

The region of Patani in Southern Thailand has been plagued with fighting for centuries. In this article, we cover the history of the conflict between what is today Buddhist Thailand, and the southern region composed mostly of Malay Muslims. Since 2001, a savage insurrection has taken place. Click here to learn more!

Friday, December 28th 2018

WeExpats Freelance Writing Contest

Welcome to our writing contest! Your chance to win $500—and to potentially work remotely for us long term! Let us help fund your adventure abroad!

Thursday, December 27th 2018

A Guide to Drinking Water in Chiang Mai

This guide explores many ways to find drinking water in Chiang Mai, such as: bottled water, bottled water delivery, water refill dispensers, and home purification systems in Chiang Mai. Click here to find out the perks and the downsides, whether they are eco-friendly, and the overall cost of fresh water in Chiang Mai.

Thursday, December 27th 2018

Is It Safe to Drink from Water Refill Dispensers in Thailand?

Water refill dispensers are everywhere in Thailand, offering fresh water at incredibly cheap prices. Click here to learn how a recent study found 40% were dispensing water that was unsafe. Have you ever gotten sick? Do you drink from water refill dispensers? Why or why not? Let us know in the comments below!

Thursday, December 27th 2018

How to Replace a Lost or Stolen Passport Abroad or at Home

A lost or stolen US passport can be a big worry, whether you´re in the US, or abroad. If you have a lost or stolen US passport abroad, it is important to take care of this immediately. This article can help! Click here! If you are at home and traveling soon, click here for help expediting your passport delivery.

Thursday, December 27th 2018

How to Renew Your US Passport: Renewing a US Passport Abroad or at Home

Renewing your US passport can be a bureaucratic nightmare. For this reason, WeExpats put together a comprehensive guide to renewing your US passport abroad, or at home. Follow a step-by-step guide complete with all the forms to renew a US passport. Click here to learn more!

Wednesday, December 26th 2018

Secret Tips for Renewing Your US Passport

We did the research and uncovered secret tips of the trade that can save you money, protect you in case of an emergency, and make renewing your US passport more convenient. Click here to learn the inside scoop!

Wednesday, December 26th 2018

Amendment to Change Long Stay Visa in Thailand to Require Insurance Clears First Hurdle

The Thai government is changing its requirements for the one-year Long Stay Visa. Now those applying will require medical insurance. To learn more, click here!

Wednesday, December 26th 2018

Tipping in Thailand: How Much to Tip in Thailand

Tipping in Thailand can be complicated because though Thailand is not a tipping culture, it is becoming widely accepted. How much do you tip in Thailand? In restaurants, taxis, massage parlors, water deliverers, tour guides. . . etc. We put together a helpful guide to avoid awkward moments. Click here to learn more!

Wednesday, December 26th 2018

What Is a Passport Card?

What is a passport card? How do you get one? How is it different from a traditional passport? Where is a passport card accepted? Is a passport card valid for air travel? To find the answers to these questions and more, click here!

Monday, December 24th 2018

AMLO Announces Integrated Healthcare in Mexico

New Mexican President AMLO announces a new plan healthcare in Mexico. Over the next 2 years, he plans to centralize Mexican healthcare under one larger federal platform. To learn more about these changes, click here!

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