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Blog > 2019

2019

Healthcare In The USA, An Entry Point In Amsterdam, And Pets In Canada




Brexit has been on everyone's minds for a long time now, and it's especially concerning for those who would like to study abroad but aren't sure what their options are. Take a look at our article highlighting the latest news.    more ...


Blog > 2019

2019

New Year In France, Living In America, And Learning Chinese




Happy new year! In her latest column, British expat Rosemary talks about bringing in 2019 in France.

On the subject of all things French, in our latest podcast we caught up with Phill about his life in rural France, where he has renovated a property which he is now running as a guest house. As well as sharing his story, he also has some handy tips if you'd like to do the same thing yourself.    more ...


Blog > 2018

2018

Winter In Germany, Christmas Traditions Around The World, And International Schooling Options




Brexit is still weighing heavily on a lot of people's minds. This week we've put together some thoughts about the impact the Brexit outcome might have on the UK's healthcare system.

Of course it's not just Brexit that makes international relocation complicated. Applying for an Australian partner visa can be quite a laborious task, so in this month's podcast our guest guides you through the process and lets you know what to expect.    more ...


Blog > 2018

2018

Christmas In France, Cancer Care In Portugal, And Supporting Refugees In Scotland




None of us like to expect the worst, but it's important to think about what might happen if things go wrong health-wise in a different country. This is particularly imperative if you've previously suffered from cancer, since cancer care standards can differ hugely from country to country. This month we're taking a look at the healthcare system in Portugal and what you can expect should you need cancer care.    more ...


Blog > 2018

2018

Tuscan Food, Dutch Babies, And Retiring In Belize




What's it like to have a baby in the Netherlands? What do you need to know before you decide on your options? What help is provided, and what must you arrange yourself? Listen to our latest podcast to find out.    more ...


Blog > 2018

2018

Healthcare In Ireland, Businesses In Bulgaria, And Legal Challenges For Brits Abroad




Somehow it's November already! Our columnists are submitting their monthly articles, and first up is Rosemary Border Rabson, who talks about local traditions in France and how they differ from those in the UK.

If you're a British expat who's running into relationship troubles, make sure you understand your legal position. In our latest podcast we talked to lawyer Alexandra Tribe about some of the common challenges of relationships ending abroad.    more ...


Blog > 2018

2018

Typhoon Mangkhut, The UK Citizenship Test, And Staying Healthy Abroad




What will happen to your rights as a UK citizen after Brexit? The answer, of course, is that no one knows. However groups like British In Europe are trying to find answers and working on discussions that will hopefully make the transition easier. Listen to Daniel Tetlow talking about Brexit's impact on British expats in our latest podcast.    more ...


Blog > 2018

2018

Autumn In France, Atestados In Portugal, And Avoiding Double Taxation In Germany




Autumn has arrived in the northern hemisphere, and we're feeling the chill and watching the leaves turn here in Western Europe. In her latest column for Expat Focus, Rosemary Border Rabson tells us about autumn in her corner of France.    more ...


Blog > 2018

2018

Sunday Roasts In London, Self-Employment In Germany, And Pensions In Australia




The seasons are turning in the UK, and people are looking to soups and roasts to keep them warm. We've rounded up some of the best Sunday roasts in London to keep you cozy this autumn.    more ...


Blog > 2018

2018

Renting In Croatia, Health Insurance In Hong Kong, And Becoming Fluent In Italian




What do you need to know before you move to Portugal? There was quite a bit of discussion around this topic in our Facebook group recently, so we put together a list of seven things you need to know if you're planning to move there.    more ...