Known to many as 'the crown city', and also often referred to as the 'media capital of the world', living in Burbank, California can be a rewarding and exhilarating experience; it's a great place for an expat to set up a new home. There are some of the world's most famous production studios in Burbank, with many people visiting from all over the world just to get a glimpse of some international superstar. The Walt Disney Studio is a particular favorite, as is the Warner Bros. production facility. If popular culture isn't your sort of thing, then you can take in the imposing architecture of the Burbank City Hall. Thousands of people move to California every year, a lot of them end up living in Burbank, most of them trying to take advantage of the thriving business opportunities. With this in mind, you shouldn't ever feel as if you're alone, or out of place; the InterNations community, and its network of expatriates can make transition to life as an expatriate in Burbank that little bit easier.
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If you need advice on moving to Burbank, then you shouldn't need to visit anywhere other than InterNations. There are thousands of discussion groups and forum posts offering friendly advice on making the move, and there are articles written by both members and staff hoping to make your life a lot easier. Reading the Expat Magazine, you can learn all about the plans you should put in to place before leaving your native country, what kinds of problems you might come across and how to overcome them, and get information on the paperwork you might need for your trip. The forum posts from like-minded expats can help you get to grips with leaving your home, and make moving to Burbank a pleasure rather than a chore.
The Expat Magazine covers pretty much every aspect you can think of in regards to working abroad. Life as an expat in Burbank can be made much easier if you have a look at these member's only articles. Some of the pieces are written by expatriates and members of the site, and detail personal experiences of finding work whilst abroad. The network of international expatriates who are members of InterNations is steadily growing, with more people posting on the forums and discussion threads every day. There's a good chance you can find somebody who has shared a similar working experience to yourself, so you can get some fascinating and useful insight into working overseas. There are also specific articles relating to voluntary work, business management, business etiquette, what kinds of salaries to expect, the kinds of paperwork you need (such as visas or permits) and the costs involved with setting yourself up as self-employed in a new country; information that will help you start a new life working in Burbank.