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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 paraglider […]

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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 culture, […]

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How to pay tuition fees in a different currency

You’ve waited a long time for this. Reduced bills, a quieter household, and fewer demands on the taxi of mum and dad. Seeing your son or daughter head […]

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Why Jenny’s high-flying career had a spectacular landing on the Cote d’Azur

Jenny Bagshaw lives in a small village in the hills just to the west of Grasse. Nowadays she works within half an hour’s drive of home, with gorgeous […]

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How to transfer money overseas

In the current economic climate, finding the best foreign exchange is more crucial than ever. With exchange rates regularly fluctuating, it can be hard to know where to […]

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Meet Brice…an agent on a mission!

Earlier this month, Brice Viard took some time out to chat to me about his transition from technical manager to successful property agent in south-eastern France… Brice is […]

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UK new driving laws, MOT changes and the driving test

If you are about to move to the UK, or already live there, you need to know about some new and recent changes to motoring laws… Vehicle MOTs […]

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How changes to European Data Privacy laws will affect you

On May 25, 2018 members of the European Union – including the UK – will face the biggest shake up of data privacy laws in 20 years. Read […]

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15 top tips for driving in snow

Even though spring looks like it’s on its way in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s still good to know how to prepare for and handle driving in the snow […]

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Unusual European driving rules you need to know

When you move to a new country there are so many things to take on board, not least unfamiliar driving regulations. I’ve whizzed through 14 European countries and […]

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The 7 Key Ingredients For The Perfect Riviera Party

Find out what it takes to produce a memorable meal and party for your guests on the French Riviera…so that they will all ask you how you did […]

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5 Fabulous Springtime Festivals

It’s that time of year when the fun, the frivolous and the cultural festivals start to pick up. Here are 5 from hardcore music festival to asparagus appreciation! […]

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How to be a mindful expat this March

Action for Happiness, an internationally recognised charity, is calling on as many people as possible to have a “mindful March”. Here’s how to achieve mindfulness at home or […]

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Expats: How will you #PressforProgress in 2018?

Today is International Women’s Day (IWD) The 2018 campaign theme is #PressforProgress. Here’s how to get involved and show your support wherever you live in the world… International […]

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Top 5 cities to move to for a healthier expat lifestyle

Whether it’s a more active lifestyle, a cultural experience or getting a foodie fill, these are the cities that expats love: Culture vulture? Head to Berlin – home […]

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10 tips to cut down on food waste in your new expat home

No matter where you live in the world, it’s good to keep food waste to a minimum, but it can be hard to focus on that when you’ve […]

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How to keep calm when an airline loses your luggage

It’s a gut sinking moment when you’re left watching the luggage carousel go round and round, you’re standing empty-handed and there’s nothing left on the belt. It’s easy […]

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Are your expat work colleagues a thing of the past?

The title of this blog might suggest that you may not have any colleagues at all in the near future (and maybe you won’t in the distant future […]

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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 love […]

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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 and […]

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