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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 ...


Blog > 2018

2018

Italian Cultural Events, Living In Paris, And Renting In Colombia




We have our monthly round-ups for you this week: news from around the world relating to finances, healthcare, and general expat life.    more ...


Blog > 2018

2018

American Food In London, Self-Employment In France, And Surviving Your Relocation




A small taste of home can make all the difference when you're feeling a bit homesick. Take a look at our guide to where you can find American food in London.

If you're living in France and setting up your own business, here is everything you need to know about registering as a micro-entrepreneur.    more ...


Blog > 2018

2018

Retiring In Hong Kong, Summer In France, And Getting German Citizenship




Certain parts of the world are experiencing significantly higher temperatures than usual at the moment. Rosemary Border Rabson titled her latest column 'Sweltering in the Morvan' due to the soaring temperature in her area of France.

If you're planning a move to France, take a look at our guide to French mortgages for expats.    more ...


Blog > 2018

2018

Renting In London Or Panama City, Meetups In Luxembourg, And Family-Friendly New Zealand Destinations




If you're moving abroad for the first time, it can be difficult to remember everything you need to do. In their latest column, FC Exchange provide a handy checklist to help keep you organised.    more ...


Blog > 2018

2018

A Wine Festa In Tuscany, Visas In Mexico, And Saudi Arabia's Dependents' Tax




We have three international updates for you this week: finance news, healthcare news, and general news of expat interest.

Life abroad isn't always plain sailing, especially if your identity isn't accepted by those around you. We're currently writing a series of articles about being a transgender expat abroad, and this month's feature focuses on London in the UK.    more ...