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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 – Farrah Ritter in the Netherlands

An interview with American expat, blogger, and mother of three Farrah Ritter... currently living in the Netherlands but soon to be setting off on her next overseas…

Meet the Expat – Robyn Santa Maria, near Marseille

1. Where do you live now, and where did you move from? I live on the sunny south coast of France, to the east of Marseille, having moved…

Why Belgium is a great place for millennials

Belgium is the fifth smallest European Union country, yet it attracts an impressive number of millennial students and professionals to study, work and live there. Why? Here's…

What do you miss the most from "back home"?

Missing things is a hot topic with expats. How about you? Here's a whole range of weird, wonderful and unexpected (plus a few expected) things that expats…

The best ways to protect your home while you travel

It’s fast approaching the peak travel time of year, when expats travel to second homes, go “back home” to visit family and friends, or simply go on…

How to make your home more Zen - VIDEO

As the saying goes, “Your home is where your heart is”; in other words, no matter where you are in the world, your home will always be…

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