Originally Posted by Skulmoski
The expat life can be great but it is not for everyone. This is our 11th year in Abu Dhabi and most days are pretty good. Our daughter was born here and she is having a great upbringing. The salary and benefits can be very attractive. We have met very interesting people from around the world. And we have a place to stay in many countries as we have had good friends return to their own countries. There is lots of info online (e.g. Expatforum.com or Expatwomen.com).
Best wishes with your move. My advice is to try it; for most people it is a working holiday providing lifelong memories.
Thank you for the information, especially those websites. What would you say are the drawbacks?