Helping You Build a Life Overseas

Moving

Are you moving your possessions abroad? What should you give away versus what should you move? What do you need to look for in a removals company? How do they work? How much does it cost? What about moving pets? Get this and much more in our moving section.


Moving overseas with your pet

We're sure that for all you animal lovers out there, the idea of leaving your pet behind when you emigrate is practically unbearable. We know that pets can be a big part of the family and that you will do anything you can to make sure that they can join you in your new home. When planning a relocation, the process of expatriating your pet can be long and complicated. Depending on the age and health of your pet, the stressful process sadly might just not be worth it. There  More...


Five rules to renting abroad

Moving to another country is a big deal. How are you supposed to know whether it is the right move for you without at least trying it on for size? Renting provides you with the perfect opportunity to explore an area, get to know the local community and try out the amenities before you make the final decision to lay down your roots in a particular area. The rental market can be a minefield so this week we discuss the most important things to consider when you are looking to rent  More...


What to take when you relocate

The thought of moving abroad can be a daunting prospect, especially when you start thinking about the logistics of removals. With thousands of different objects, each of a different shape, size and value, to potentially pack and transport, it is not always easy to decide what to take with you. Added to that, you may be renting when you first arrive in your new country. Firstly, you need to decide which removals transit mode to choose when sending your belongings abroad - air or  More...


Celebrating Christmas abroad

  It’s coming up to that time of year. The time when the air begins to chill, ice appears on cars, and Christmas lights begin to pop up on houses and offices. At least, this is a typical scenario for December in the UK. But what about all those people who no longer live in the UK – they may be celebrating this Christmas in a run down country house that they have bought for renovation. Perhaps many people will not be feeling very festive as where they  More...


Celebrating Christmas abroad

It’s coming up to that time of year. The time when the air begins to chill, ice appears on cars, and Christmas lights begin to pop up on houses and offices. At least, this is a typical scenario for December in the UK. But what about all those people who no longer live in the UK – they may be celebrating this Christmas in a run down country house that they have bought for renovation. Perhaps many people will not be feeling very festive as where they are in the world there is no  More...