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Moving Abroad

Will Disputes and The Law of the Land

July 16, 2014 |

Many UK residents dream of retiring or moving abroad to a warmer climate in the hope of a better life for themselves and their family. It’s an experience many people find fulfilling and rewarding: they settle into their new life … Read More

Bienvenue au Canada! – Settling in tips for this French speaking nation

June 24, 2014 |

Canada is an attractive destination for people that want to move abroad, with its cosmopolitan cities, unblemished landscape and multicultural society. Comprising of ten provinces and territories, Canada is the second largest country in the world in terms of greatest … Read More

A student guide to Copenhagen

June 23, 2014 |

 

When I moved to Copenhagen (or Kobenhavn) I was a doey eyed graduate, drawn into the city with dreams of philosophizing outside cafes with Smørrebrød and Carlsberg, dreams that were soon crushed by my being vegetarian, the … Read More

Expats and Television

June 12, 2014 |

Nothing disturbs the mind of an otherwise dedicated expat, and particularly those of the retired variety, than being unable to watch their favourite TV programmes from their home country.

Admittedly, in countries such as Spain, France, Portugal and Italy, watching … Read More

Expats and Europe

June 9, 2014 |

I usually try to avoid political issues in ‘Twitters from the Atlantic’, but a number of expats have shared with me their concerns about the recent European Elections. Apathy, as well as dissatisfaction with much of Europe’s political system and … Read More

A Good Deed for the Day

June 2, 2014 |

After a short lived affair as a cub scout, where I learned to leap out of trees badly, build shelters that collapsed and was never able to light fires by rubbing stones (or was it sticks?) together, as well an … Read More

Career Networking Tips for Professionals

June 1, 2014 |

Getting a job in today’s competitive job market is hard but there are chances of getting a nice job if searched in the right way. With the power of Internet, people have started applying online for jobs rather than going … Read More

An Acquired Taste: Britain’s Global Food Uprising

May 30, 2014 |

‘Boring, bland and boiled’: just a few of the words commonly used to describe traditional British food around the world. For years Britain’s classic fare has been the butt of countless jokes on the continent and overseas, with the French … Read More

The Englishman, the Irishman and the Scotsman

May 16, 2014 |

The experiences that come with being an expat mean that, very quickly, we are put in a position when we learn more about ourselves. Characteristics that we learn to associate with those from other nations are usually quickly dispelled and, … Read More

Six tips to consider when buying a property abroad

May 13, 2014 |

1 – Be sure you are clear on the exact purpose of your overseas home before you purchase it

The ideal location of the property will differ depending on whether you are looking to make money through rental yields, … Read More