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Weather you like it or not

When we made our decision to emigrate to Quebec neither I nor my husband had ever set foot in Canada. We realised winter would be a tad…

The Parking Paradigm - Part 1

To paraphrase Oscar Wilde: “To get one parking ticket may be regarded as a misfortune; to get two looks like carelessness” - unless that is you live…

Meet the Expat – Lena Strang, living in the Algarve

Lena Strang is a Scandinavian now living in Portugal after over 30 years spent living and working in the UK. And she's also won the Judo World Masters title…

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.…

Here’s a chance to join Emma flying high above Lake Annecy

Emma Casanova works in the Lake Annecy area of southern France as a Leggett estate agent. But as well as being a property agent, Emma is a…

10 Workshops to Attend in Singapore

Singapore is known for shopping and eating, but locals will tell you that there is a lot more to do than just that... The city’s mishmash of…

An expat’s guide to buying property in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a one-of-a-kind place. Being formerly part of the Qing dynasty, the British Empire, the Japanese Empire, and now a financial leader, its rich history…

Things to consider when buying property in Australia

So, you’re buying a home in Australia. Fantastic! We’re sure you’ve considered the ‘big questions’ like where you’d like to buy a house, when you’d like to…

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