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Lisbon, Portugal skyline with Sao Jorge Castle

Our Most Popular FAQs On Moving Abroad: Portugal Edition

Portugal FAQ’s Answered When making any move overseas, you’ll have lots and lots of questions. Maybe you won’t be sure who to ask… And maybe, in some cases, you’ll be reluctant to ask questions you fear might seem foolish or naïve. Making a move to a new country is a big deal. There are no…

View of the Concorde Square in Paris

The Top 10 Greatest Advantages Of Living In Europe

The Top 10 Reasons I Moved To Europe Heart versus head. When it comes to choosing where to live overseas, both have to play an important part. The head side of things, the practicalities and logistics—thinking about environment, budget, climate, infrastructure, etc.—is important, no doubt… But the more abstract side of things is equally important……

Island Hvar, Croatia.

Expats Lessons After Moving Overseas: The Challenges You Will Face

4 Things You Must Do To Make A Successful Move Overseas—Part II Last week I began telling you about the biggest aspects of moving overseas—the things that, in my experience (with five international moves under my belt), are the most significant hurdles and issues you need to prepare yourself for when you think about making…

Locals and tourists sitting and the brasserie cafe restaurant in Paris reading morning newspapers and enjoying coffee.

How To Overcome The Challenges Of Moving To A New Country

What Baking Croissants Taught Me About Moving Overseas Cordon Bleu pastry chef, Frédéric Hoël, held up two handfuls of dough, one that you could have mistaken for a neatly folded (albeit miniature) sheet in a linen store… the other more closely resembled a half-deflated air mattress that someone tried to fold before it was fully…

Singapore skyline at the Merlion fountain.

How To Invest In Real Estate: Unraveling The Fundamentals To Get Started

The Ultimate Property Scouting Checklist There are two reasons to purchase real estate overseas… First, because you have moved there and you decide you want to own. You want to nest. You want a place you can decorate and furnish as you like, where you can make a garden, install a swimming pool, store your…

Amazing sandy beach in Tamariu seaside town, Costa Brava, Spain.

Comparing The Top Countries To Retire

Our Top Retirement Havens Face Off It might be easy to get on board with the idea of retiring overseas… But it’s not as easy to figure out where in the world you’d like to do it. Most people, faced with this tough question, make comparisons to help narrow things down. One of the most…

Vegetable garden.

Why I Decided To Retire To Carmelita Gardens, Belize

How Dianne Found Her Simple And Self-Sufficient Paradise Overseas One of the interesting byproducts of the coronavirus era has been a new, global appreciation for self-sufficiency… People who had never lifted a whisk learned to bake their own bread… those without backyards figured out how to plant food, even if just some herbs… salon junkies…

Happy family with suitcases in the airport.

Moving Overseas Will Affect Your Family But It Can Be For The Better

How Will A Move Overseas Affect Your Family? As I celebrated my daughter’s first holiday season, the idea of legacy was strong in my mind. As all new parents do, I became nostalgic for my own childhood holiday traditions as I thought about the celebrations upcoming for her. And I thought about how different my…

Christmas decorations in Alsace, France.

How To Celebrate A Traditional Christmas In France

Got The Stamina For A Traditional French Christmas? Paris has been alit since Nov. 24, give or take a few days depending on the quartier. The city’s Christmas streetlights bring a familiar cheer to strange times. It’s not the same this year as in years past, but there’s a festive feeling in the air despite lockdowns…