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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…

Shimmering Eiffel Tower at sunset in Paris, France.

The Truth About Moving Abroad And What It Really Means

4 Things You Must Do To Make A Successful Move Overseas—Part I I give a presentation for our annual Live and Invest in Europe Conferences… sharing my “expat story,” as we refer to these kinds of talks. My expat tale began very close to the start of my life. I was only 8 years old…

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…

Wat Phra Nang Sang Temple in Phuket Province, Thailand.

Why You Should Go To Phuket, Thailand

Phuket Charmed Me—But Is It For You? I have to admit that I feel like a pretty well-traveled person… until I meet someone who has spent time in Asia. And then I

White beach on beautiful Belize.

Living A Whole New Life In Belize

Potluck Dinners, Darts, And Dancing—One Expat Couple’s Trial Run In Belize It’s gray, dark, and rainy here in Paris… and it’s unlikely to change much over the next couple of months. It’s around this time of year that I’d usually try to organize a trip to someplace sunny. In fact, every January we hold our…

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…

Camilo Beach in Lagos, Algrave, Portugal

Living In The Algarve Where Every Day Feels Like August

Why Portugal’s Algarve Is Hard To Beat Portugal’s Algarve is often called Europe’s most famous secret. This region boasts Europe’s best beaches, golf courses, some of Europe’s friendliest folk, and Western Europe’s lowest cost of living. It’s also Europe’s newest tax haven. Today, as we gear up for our first ever Live and Invest in Europe…

Abruzzo, Italy

Abruzzo, Italy: An Affordable Italian Lifestyle Beyond Tuscany

This Is The Best Of Italian Living—At A Bargain Price As you ski lazily down a gentle slope, a ray of sunshine hits your face, and you look down to the coastline… The sun is glittering on the Adriatic and has just illuminated the endless vineyards and olive groves that lead down from the mountains…