Don’t Let This Happen To You

Although the costs of health care in Mexico are significantly less expensive than in the U.S. or Canada, if something major happens to you internationally and you find yourself in a hospital, costs can add up quickly.  As an expat living in Mexico, I have seen the importance of having international major medical insurance first […]

Price Isn’t Everything When Choosing A Health Care Policy

With so many different international health care policies available today, it can be difficult to pick out the best policy for your health care needs.  In combination with all of the different insurance companies offering insurance, there are also many different health care plans to choose from. There are a few important factors to consider […]

Let Your Health Insurance Company Handle the Details While Traveling Abroad

Our International Major Medical Insurance is designed for individuals or families who live or work abroad, contract employees and people with dual residencies.  As long as you reside outside your home country for 6 months a year or longer, you qualify. Your Own Medical Concierge One of the best and unique services our international major medical […]

Selecting A Major Medical Deductible

An international major medical health insurance policy is vital to making sure your medical expenses will be paid in case of catastrophic illness or emergency while living abroad.  However, how do you decide which is better: A low deductible with a high premium or a high deductible with a low premium?  Well, that depends on […]

Is A High Deductible Major Medical Policy Right For You?

Many people planning to retire abroad start saving for self insurance plans.  Although it’s good to have a reserve on hand, major medical expenses can run to such high totals that self-insurance isn’t a reasonable option even for the wealthy.   A high deductible major medical policy can be a good compromise. Benefits of a […]

International Major Medical Coverage

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What Is Major Medical Coverage? Major medical health insurance  offers coverage in the event of catastrophic accident or illness with high deductibles (if you choose) and low monthly premiums. Are Routine Doctor Visits Covered? Yes.  Simply call IMG to pre-qualify your visit, or log into MY IMG, and IMG will contact the clinic or hospital for […]

How To Prepare To Become An Expat

According to Wikipedia:  An expatriate (commonly abbreviated expat) is a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country and culture other than that of the person’s upbringing. This does not mean that you are to never return to your home country or that you have to renounce the nationality you were born with.  It simply means that you are currently […]

How To Volunteer Internationally

If you are at retirement age, and have the ability to travel internationally, there are great short-term volunteer assignments internationally.   Short-term assignments are a great way to gain experience in international service and determine if volunteering abroad is something you would like to pursue on a longer term basis. Know Your Program When choosing […]

Make Fatteh for An International Breakfast Idea


Fatteh is an ancient dish commonly served in the Middle Eastern areas of Egypt, Beirut, Jordan, Damascus and Palestinian territories.  There are regional variations to the dish, but the common ingredients are pieces of stale, toasted bread, flat or pita bread as a foundation upon which various ingredients are added such as layers of chickpeas, yogurt, and pine nuts. […]