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Moving Abroad

More Than 1 million British Expats Living Abroad

February 21, 2014 |

According to a new research report published by market research consultants Finaccord, the UK ‘exports’ nearly as many expatriates of its own as it ‘imports’ from other countries.

Defining expatriates as individuals who establish their residence in the territory of … Read More

Top Tips for Maximizing Your Travel Time While Backpacking

February 13, 2014 |

Let’s face it. To get to some of the most beautiful places on earth, sometimes you have to go down into the canyon, up into the mountains or around a river bend, where there are no roadside amenities. So how … Read More

City Guide – Abu Dhabi

February 13, 2014 |

If, like many others, you are thinking of moving to the United Arab Emirates or, more specifically, Abu Dhabi there is a lot for you to look forward to in this exciting city that is internationally renowned for breathtaking scenery … Read More

City Guide – Zurich

January 28, 2014 |

Zurich's world famous opera house was opened in 1891 and is a beautiful example of architecture from the time. In opera season you can expect to see works by Verdi, Wagner and Bizet, amongst many others. Ticket prices for a ballet or opera typically range from 35 CHF to 230 CHF. There are also various other activities to do there, including guided tours and an elegant restaurant that is perfect for a pre-show dinner or a light lunch overlooking the lake. Read More

The Super Cockroach

January 26, 2014 |

I have a great respect for cockroaches. I am not saying that I would want one as a pet, but I do respect them, as well as for their ability to survive in the most unlikely of conditions and treatment by humans.  I certainly agree with the view that if, or when, the World is decimated by nuclear disaster, cockroaches will live on. Read More

Explore The Hidden Treasures of Mexico City

January 21, 2014 |

Surrounded by crystal clear seas and picturesque mountains of the Valley, Mexico City is known for its vibrant culture, cuisine and history. Once home to the Mayans and Aztecs, Mexico City now represents the largest metropolitan area in the Western hemisphere with around 25 million people living here. With so much to see and do, David Hollins, has put together some top tips to help you make the most of the city. Read More

A Nice Cup of Tea

January 5, 2014 |

As all true Brits know, it is impossible to get a decent cup of tea abroad. Many have tried over the years, and failed miserably. Tea is the true Brit’s favourite beverage, closely followed by a large gin and tonic, and is one of the reasons that expat life fails miserably for some people. No one but a true Brit really understands all the fuss over a “Nice Cup of Tea”: It is the stuff that unites as well as steadies the nerves of the nation and, according, to Winston Churchill, wins wars against all the odds. Read More

Top Tips for Maximizing Your Travel Time While Backpacking

December 22, 2013 |

Let’s face it. To get to some of the most beautiful places on earth, sometimes you have to go down into the canyon, up into the mountains or around a river bend, where there are no roadside amenities. So how you do save time on on the un-fun bits so that you can focus on the actual adventure of backpacking? I asked some of the most intrepid travelers I know and these are their top tips. Read More

Deciding What To Take With You When Moving Abroad

December 6, 2013 |

If you are moving with your family to an overseas destination, there will usually be a debate on what to ship or not, particularly as family members may have different opinions on certain items of furniture! It’s usually a good idea to have a clear idea in advance of your pre-move survey of what you are taking and what you aren’t taking so that your quotation will be accurate. Read More

Food for Thought if you’re Considering Retiring Abroad

December 1, 2013 |

Over 300,000 Britons emigrate from the UK each year, some for work, for personal reasons, or maybe even just looking for a few extra summer days. And we can't really blame them. The idea of moving to tropical shores, in a quaint little house, enjoying endless hours of sun and walks on the beach, doesn't sound too bad. Nonetheless, there are a few things to be considered if you are thinking of giving in to your pensioner wanderlust. Read More