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How to get the best job on a super yacht

You need to get your skates on if you want to secure a yacht crew position this season. Here's how to do it... If you like being…

The most beautiful places to moor your yacht

If you're lucky enough to own a super yacht, where do you moor it? Here are 7 of the best ports to berth your vessel...and to gaze…

Experience the Beautiful North Sea

Denmark is well-known for its beautiful nature, especially the North Sea. Along the Western coast of Denmark, this impressive sea stretches from Rømø to Hanstholm.

Weekend Getaway: A Guide to the Perfect Stay in Aarhus

Ever since Travel + Leisure named Aarhus one of the Best Places to Travel in 2016, the city has become a popular destination for tourists from all over the world.

Bob was a Woman of Many Talents

  In Paris in 1902, young Dr. Marcile was head-over-heels in love. The young lady who was the object of his affection loved him too, but her…

God Save the Royal Derriere

Queen Elizabeth II is now officially the longest reigning monarch in British history. The 89 year old Queen has broken the record set by her great-great-grandmother

Five Places to Visit in Paris in Spring

Spring has sprung in Paris..! Probably my favourite time of the year in Paris, Spring has this magical fairy tale effect on the city, like we needed…

A Wedding in Paris

I originally never planned for any of this to happen. Truth be told, I had decided to move to Paris to ACTUALLY BE SINGLE. I had needed (another) change in my life having moved back to Australia

How to Brexit-proof your UK pension

A new UK law means that the transfer of a UK pension to another country could incur a 25% tax. Fortunately, there are ways to mitigate this…

How to start a dream business abroad

A huge number of expats move overseas to start their own business (myself included). Read on to discover which country might be the best place to launch…

Pets and overseas property rentals: do they mix?

Should you allow pets in your overseas property rental? Let’s examine the pros and cons of pets in rentals, plus some pet tips for landlords The decision…

12 tips for the best ever home moving day

As the big overseas moving day draws near, are you ready or flapping about? Both? Well, here are 12 tried and tested tips to help make the…

Meet the Expat – Peter Low in Barcelona, Spain

In this week's interview we talk to Peter who, after a few years in Colombia, is now living an expat dream life of sun, sea (and skiing!) in…

Meet the Expat – Anna Fill in Liguria, Italy

In this week's interview we hear from Anna Fill, who many of you will know from The Riviera Woman website.   "I speak the language, love the…

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