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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 – Rebecca Hilton in Germany

In this week's interview we head over to Germany to talk to Rebecca who moved there from the UK (via Thailand) with her young family. We have been…

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…

How to have a better holiday with these 8 tips

What do I mean by a “better” holiday? It’s a holiday that makes you feel good but also contributes to the location where you’re having your holiday…

How to choose the most peaceful country for you and your family

With so many other criteria to check off a moving-overseas list, peacefulness doesn't always feature. But for families moving overseas, perhaps it should... Here's why, and how…

How to protect your empty second home

If you have a second home that you have to leave empty for extended periods of time, read these tips to help ensure you protect it as…

5 ways to impress a property buyer

At some point in our lives, most of us will make the decision to buy a property. Apart from general location, available schools and accessibility what is…

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