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How to handle your money abroad safely and securely

December 1, 2014 |

Moving abroad can be accompanied by a lot of stress. Regardless of the reason for moving, the new environment holds certain risks and needs to be carefully researched before arrival. Nothing can make you more prepared than having your … Read More

Keeping the Vote

November 8, 2014 |

I recently received an email from a fellow blogger, urging me to encourage all expats who read my blogs to vote in the next UK General Election. Apparently, only 30,000 of the 2.5 million expats who have the right to … Read More

Adventurous expats living in remote corners of the world to feature in new Channel 4 television series fronted by designer Kevin McCloud.

October 7, 2014 |

British designer and television presenter Kevin McCloud will follow the inspirational stories of ordinary Brits who’ve quit the rat race and built their own self-sufficient home in splendid isolation overseas.

From building a cabin in the Arctic to … Read More

Top Ten tips on Saving Money When Moving to a City Abroad

August 29, 2014 |

Uprooting your life and moving abroad is a big decision to make and with so many things to consider, budgeting can be a challenge. David Hollins, Regional General Manager at Crown Relocations, has put together some top … Read More

Want to Experience Your New Life Abroad Before Making the Decision to Move?

August 27, 2014 |

Are you seriously thinking about making a permanent move somewhere hot? If so, the BBC would love to speak with you.

BBC2 is making a new series about families/couples considering a move to any one of the following places: … Read More

New Tax Proposals Are Bad News For British Expats

August 13, 2014 |

Thousands of British expats could be forced to return to the UK if the British government presses ahead with plans to take back a personal allowance for those living abroad.

An official Treasury document reveals that the Government is looking … Read More

A Step by Step Guide to Retiring Abroad

July 30, 2014 |

For some people, it is dreams of retiring abroad which motivate the latter decades of hard work and keep them going during the 9-5 slog. Enjoying a well-earned, more permanent rest beside the sea of foreign shores is a … 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

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

The Last Gin and Tonic

April 16, 2014 |

So what do you want done with your body when you have finally drunk your last gin and tonic? Yes, I know that this is not the cheeriest subject to read, but it has to be said and the … Read More