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Blog > 2019

2019

French Driving Laws, Families In Finland, And The Austrian McVisa




Following on from Pride Month, it's important to remember that LGBTQIA+ people often have a harder time moving abroad than others. Take a look at our article about some of these challenges and how they can be addressed.    more ...


Blog > 2019

2019

Moving Abroad As A Couple, Obtaining Temporary Visas In Canada, And Raising Third Culture Kids




What is a TCK? It stands for 'Third Culture Kid' and refers to people who are brought up in a country which is neither their birth country nor their parents' ancestral home. In our latest podcast, Rachel Jones talks about what expat life is like for TCKs and how to raise them.    more ...


Blog > 2019

2019

Euthanasia In France, The Cost Of Living In Portugal, And Having A Baby Abroad




We have a few round-ups for you this week, concerning various news topics of relevance to expats:

Healthcare
Finance
Brexit
Expat living    more ...


Blog > 2019

2019

Portugal's Segurança Social; What To Do In Spain This Summer; And An Expat Education Q&A




Education expert Stephen Spriggs answered your questions about educating children abroad in a Q&A article.

If you're looking for an apartment in Cannes, take a look at our handy guide to finding one and moving in.    more ...


Blog > 2019

2019

Job Seeking In Denmark, New EU Settlement Rules, And Brexit's Impact On Currency




You'd be forgiven for being sick of all things Brexit by now, but it's still important to keep informed about how it might affect us. Take a look at FC Exchange's article on how it could affect the pound.

There are some new rules for EU citizens in the UK, too: find out what the new EU settlement scheme might mean for you.    more ...


Blog > 2019

2019

The UK's New Immigration Rules; Moving To Spain From Outside Europe; And Summer In France




Ahead of Brexit, the UK has some new immigration rules: find out how they might affect you.

If you're moving to Spain but you're coming from outside of the EU, Cat Gaa has some tips for you in our latest podcast.    more ...


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 ...