21 best gift ideas in 2016

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Christmas gifts wrapped in maps

Holiday shopping for expats How do you get hold of those ‘must-have’ Christmas gifts when they aren’t available where you live? This holiday season we are reminded of the phrase, ‘an item has value as long it brings the owner joy’. What better way to spark joy than to find … Read More

Planning your move abroad

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Things to do before you move abroad To Do list

Top 5 things to do before moving overseas Last year around 244 million people, or 3.3% of the world’s population, left their home country or country of permanent residence to live abroad, according to UNFPA estimates. If you’re thinking of working or retiring overseas, there are a number of things … Read More

An expat’s guide to Brexit

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What does Brexit mean for expats? The news on Friday, 24th June 2016 may have come as a shock to you, and understandably you are now in a position where you feel unsure as to how to proceed with buying your property abroad. Perhaps you’ve already made the jump to … Read More

Expat children at boarding school

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Four students in school uniform

Boarding school and your expat child The worry over job stability and continued funding for a child’s education can be daunting for any parent. People who live and work abroad, however, have additional concerns that can make an already stressful time for the family even more overwhelming. We see all … Read More

A cure for homesickness?

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Homesick-Dog

Missing things from home? Whether you’ve already left the UK and have settled in your new home, or if you are thinking of taking the plunge and emigrating for good, you might be worried about feeling homesick. Sometimes it’s the little things that really matter. They can cause pangs of … Read More

Buying property overseas

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Propery exchange. Sillhouette of hands holding keys in front of a dream property abroad

5 things to consider when purchasing property abroad It’s well known that moving abroad can be exciting, stressful and most of all expensive. Once you’ve found your dream home, working out the cost of the property is just one part of the process. There are many extra costs that you … Read More