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5 Places Where Healthcare is Better Than The UK

Posted on Wednesday August 31, 2016 (08:48:16)
When it comes to healthcare, the United Kingdom is usually in the top league, especially when compared to most Asian and some of the other European countries. This is mainly because the National Health System (NHS), UK’s public healthcare system, has evolved rapidly over a period of time to become one of the largest and most developed across the globe.   more ...

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United Kingdom (UK)

Relocating To The UK? Consider One Of These Top Rural Locations

Posted on Tuesday August 30, 2016 (10:02:33)
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The United Kingdom is renowned for several factors such as its cultural diversity, employment opportunities, infrastructure, healthcare facilities, education, social tolerance, benefits and high standards of living, just to name a few.

Foreigners moving to the UK are often drawn to London or some of the other urban areas such as Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Sheffield, Bradford, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Manchester and Bristol for various reasons. Predictably, life in these cities is relatively fast paced, with a lot to see and do.   more ...

Articles > General


Older And Younger Irish Expats Want Different Things: Here's Why

Posted on Tuesday August 30, 2016 (09:09:34)
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Ireland has always been an appealing expat destination for a number of reasons, including its steady economic growth and excellent quality of life. It earned itself the honor of being among the wealthiest European countries and was popularly referred to as the ‘Celtic Tiger’.   more ...

Articles > General


New UK Government Advice For Brits Abroad - What You Need To Know

Posted on Tuesday August 30, 2016 (08:44:19)
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There are nearly 1.3 billion Brits living and working in different countries across Europe. Countries like Spain, France and Ireland have served as expat hotspots for many UK nationals. In countries that are member states of the European Union, British people enjoy the freedom of movement and employment. But this could all change on account of the historic referendum of June 23rd 2016, in which the people of Britain voted for an exit from the EU.   more ...

Articles > Australia


Moving To Australia? Beware Of These Creepy-Crawlies!

Posted on Monday August 29, 2016 (07:44:00)
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Australia is renowned for its sunny weather, outdoor living and beautiful beaches. However, it is also notorious for its creepy-crawlies. The country is home to a variety of creatures that can simultaneously fascinate you and freak you out!   more ...

Articles > General


Looking For An International Removal Company? These Tips Will Save You Time And Money

Posted on Monday August 29, 2016 (07:22:21)
Moving home is considered to be one of life's great stresses, and the challenges of moving to a different country on the other side of the world will add even more stress.

So while many people may have minimal belongings, when it comes to packing they may be surprised as to how much they do own and what they will need to take.

The first important tip when looking for an international firm is to check the company's credentials.   more ...

Articles > United Kingdom (UK)

United Kingdom (UK)

Ten Scots Expressions For Expats Moving To Scotland

Posted on Monday August 29, 2016 (06:42:31)
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Scotland: a historic land where kilted clans roam the windswept glens and bagpipe music fills the air. Or something like that.

This proud nation is actually a little more diverse than just haggis, Rabbie Burns and Braveheart. Although it does celebrate its cultural heritages, Scotland is also a destination for modern culture, with the annual festival in the capital being a whirlwind of art, theatre, music and comedy.   more ...

Articles > General


How To Deal With Your Family Moving Abroad: A Guide For Those Staying At Home

Posted on Friday August 26, 2016 (11:22:17)
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Moving to another country on an expat assignment is an exciting opportunity. Many expats relocate along with their families, and some even relocate with their pets. Some however make the decision to do it alone - which means that they may have to leave family members behind.

It is daunting to know that you will be facing all the challenges of expat life by yourself. However, it is also hard for those who stay behind.   more ...

Articles > General


Brexit Winners And Losers - Which One Are You?

Posted on Friday August 26, 2016 (10:57:34)
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The Brexit, or the British exit, from the European Union was decided by the result of a referendum held on June 23rd, 2016. Approximately 52 to 48 percent of the votes were in favour of Brexit. Long-time critics of the EU welcomed the outcome of the referendum, even as shockwaves rippled through the global economy. The pound witnessed its lowest low since 1985 and the prime minister, David Cameron, resigned. A new prime minister, Theresa May, assumed office.   more ...

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A Guide To Starting Your First Expat Blog

Posted on Friday August 26, 2016 (10:35:47)
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It is only natural for your family and friends to want to stay in touch even after you move to a different country. Fortunately, in this day and age of technology, you can easily keep your folks back home updated about your everyday activities without spending too much time or money on phone calls.   more ...

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