Andrew Miller

You can now stay and work in Thailand with the new 10-year visa

In an effort to increase tourism and boost the economy, Thailand grants 10-year visas to attract wealthy and highly skilled professionals, retirees and nomadic workers to the country. On January 18, 2022, the Thai Cabinet approved the new changes, and the same was confirmed by Rachada Dhnadirek, the Deputy Government …

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Oil prices hit seven-year high after Abu Dhabi drone attack

OPrices rose to their highest level since 2014 on Tuesday after a drone attack on production facilities in the United Arab Emirates raised fears of supply chain disruption. Brent crude futures traded in London hit $88.13 a barrel as the threat of further geopolitical tensions added to a strong rally …

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City Guide: Where to shop till you drop in Bangkok

Bangkok is known worldwide for its markets, temples, street food, walking streets, tuk tuks and ladyboys, to name a few. But this bustling city also offers a dazzling array of shopping venues. From its countless colorful night markets delivering a bargain hunter’s dream to the glitz and glamor of high-end …

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Work from anywhere: These are the best places to be a digital nomad in 2022

If you’re reading this in a gray office or a small WFH kitchen, just imagine being on a sunny balcony or a white sand beach instead. Remote working has become widespread during the pandemic, with many of us connecting from home as lockdowns limited travel. But with the travel industry …

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Romania accepts digital nomads – but only high-income people

On January 14, President Klaus Iohannis signed into law the Law Amending and Supplementing Government Emergency Ordinance no. 194/2002 on the regime of foreigners in Romania – the Digital Nomads bill. The bill defines the digital nomad as a foreigner who is employed with an employment contract in a company …

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Retirement is not just a siesta

On New Year’s Day, International Living – a global travel magazine – released its annual compilation of the world’s best places to retire in 2022. The list, which ranks countries based on various factors such as climate, health care, cost of living, housing, ease of obtaining visas, etc. saw Thailand …

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East of England Tourism Awards finalists announced

The finalists for the East of England Tourism Awards 2021-2022 have been announced – and what a tough job it was for our judges! As organizer of the awards, Archant is delighted to recognize outstanding effort and achievement within the tourism and hospitality industry – see the full list of …

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Expat Empire helps people make their dreams of moving abroad come true

Expat Empire makes traveling abroad easy with expert advisory services and advice from experienced expats around the world. They support digital nomads, employees, entrepreneurs, retirees and more in their next steps abroad. The Expat Empire team has been working hard since 2018 to help people around the world relocate, live …

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Remote work is a saving grace — and can boost productivity

Before the pandemic, working from the comfort of your home was a pipe dream for most people. But that is changing. Apple, for example, recently announced plans to implement a hybrid work program beginning February 1, 2022. Apple’s remote use plan isn’t particularly sweeping – in fact, it’s conservative by …

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