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Living abroad: settling down, discovering the local area, making friends, finding work, learning languages and making yourself at home abroad,

Avoid exchange rates and bank fees
Do you like Giving your money to Banks? Have you saved up your hard-earned pennies to go travelling?  Put money aside, gone without a few luxuries to make sure you have a nice bit of savings in your bank.  You trust it will last the whole trip and you’ve counted...
Latin America
Why move to Argentina? Why would you want to move to and live in Argentina? Was the response I got, when I told friends I was moving to Argentina, together with a raised eyebrow and quizzical expression. Ironically, I was moving because people kept asking me “Why don’t you move to...
This famous quote is more than true. When you revisit a place, much of it will have changed. You will have changed, everything evolves or devolves as the case may be. There will be challenges, be they old or new. Which is the situation I currently find myself in, here...
Brexit Moving to UK
What impact does Brexit have on your move to the UK? After many years abroad, I’ve finally decided to move back to the United Kingdom where I lived many moons ago. The first question on anyone and everyone’s lips is ‘But what about Brexit?’. While I know that Brexit is a hot...
Surviving your first year abroad
You don’t want to just be surviving your first year abroad, you want to fulfill your dreams and create memories that last a lifetime! A move abroad is a serious life change, a huge upheaval. Endless planning, packing, organizing, shipping all to take your life from one location to the...
Meet locals abroad
The value of feeling at home Home isn’t always a place as much as a state of mind, one of comfort and belonging that can often come to us through the quality of the friends that we have there. It’s a sense of having someone to call and go out with...