Preparing your children for an overseas adventure Moving overseas is a big decision – moving overseas when there are children involved is a massive and difficult one. You’ll be only too aware that you are taking them away from everything familiar and starting again in an alien environment, so you’ll worry about how they’ll cope. […]
School options overseas When moving abroad with children, the main decision you will make is which school they will attend. This decision may also have a major impact on choosing where to live. And vice versa! Where you live may dictate which school your child goes to. For example, most international schools are located in […]
How to help your jet-lagged baby One of the biggest worries that any parent faces when moving home is how well the children are going to adjust to the changes. Any move is always going to be a bit disconcerting to a young child but moving abroad comes with its own unique set of challenges […]
How to choose the right school abroad Choosing the right school for your child is one of the biggest challenges any parent faces. You have to balance so many considerations – a good performance, a suitable teaching ethos, a great anti-bullying policy and above all somewhere you feel your child will fit in and be […]
Culture shock: what it is and how to cope with it Excitement, preparation and planning have carried you this far… you’ve made the choice to move to a new country, done your research, completed a successful look-see visit, read all the travel books and you know exactly what to expect. So the move should be […]
Careful planning of any move abroad with kids is crucial to your success, so take the time to think things through and make sure it’s the right decision for your family.
What to do on arrival in a new country The plane’s landed, you’ve found the taxi rank and are on your way to your new home. The initial exuberance of surviving the flight along with actually being in this place you’ve dreamed about for so long will surely keep you going for a while. But, […]
Jet lag and how to survive it Possibly the worst part of travelling across big expanses of our globe is the debilitating effects of the time difference on our bodies. Jet lag is a traveller’s most regularly complained about ailment, and as much as we adults can sleep it off or force ourselves awake in […]
How to survive a flight with babies and toddlers Nobody ever said travel was going to be easy, and when the first taste of your travels is a flight, it could in fact turn out to be the hardest part of your trip. Whether you’re flying for a couple of hours across the continent, or […]
Packing for a move abroad. It’s not just all about what to pack. You’ve also got to tackle how to pack, and who will help you move all your gear to your new home abroad. Here are some of our top tips for packing to move overseas.