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5 Travel Apps I Can’t Live Without

I’ve resisted overloading my smartphone with free apps, not wanting them to clutter up my phone’s space. However, I have a few travel-related apps that I really…

6 Fantastic Festivals to visit in Europe this March

If you live in, work in or will be visiting Brussels, Amsterdam, Munich, Valencia, Berlin or Glasgow this March look out for these 6 slightly alternative music…

Packing tips for your vacation in Denmark

Denmark – the lovely country in Scandinavia – is a great place to visit. In Denmark, you will find historical treasures, exiting culture, great people and beautiful…

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.

Crazy Calendar of a Revolutionary Republic

The French Revolutionaries weren't content with just changing their government. They wanted to change everything – even how they kept track of time. The Calendar Committee The old…

The Provence Christmas Story

  You may know the traditional Biblical Christmas story, but in Provence, there is a bit more to it. The Provence Christmas story is told in a…

A Date with Paris (in the SNOW!)

For the first time in 30 years, Paris welcomed its heaviest snowfall this week - a whopping 15cm! It might not be a lot for some, but…

Dior 70th Anniversary Exhibition

If there is one quintessentially Parisian exhibition to see this year, it is <Christian Dior, Couturier du Rêve>. Currently on show at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs down…

What can you do with your UK pension in Cyprus in 2018?

When it comes to pensions, your long-term financial security is at stake, so you should take extreme care to do what is right for you and your…

New €1,000,000 reduction for inheritances in Andalucía

There is good news for residents in Andalucía – the region has gone from being the most expensive for inheritance tax to one of the cheapest. When…

UK house price growth up unexpectedly in January

The latest Nationwide Building Society UK House Price Index shows what they are describing as an "unexpected pickup in annual price growth in January", and a record…

How to prepare your holiday rental for the season

Peak rental season in the Northern Hemisphere is not far off. If you have a rental property, here are 10 tips to help you get it ready!…

Meet the Expat – Keith Van Sickle, living in Provence

Keith Van Sickle is a "part-time expat" who divides his time between the highly charged lifestyle of California's Silicon Valley and Provence, with it's more relaxed and leisurely pace.…

Meet the Expat – Kristin Duncombe, living in Geneva

Kristin Duncombe is a “chronic expat” who has lived on four continents, in nine countries, and in fifteen different cities.  She is a therapist, life coach, and…

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