Serena, Salzburg

Who are you? My name is Serena, I am 27, and I come from a beautiful country, rich with breath-taking landscapes, sun and genuine people. Tourism is an amazing resource in Italy, so many people dream of the blue sea and the delicious food, trying to visit the “Bel Paese” at least once in a … Read more

Sarah and Eric Hollis, Gmunden

Who are you? We are Sarah and Eric Hollis – your ordinary, animal-obsessed, travel-loving family presented with a life-changing opportunity to emBARK on a three-year, 4,623-mile away adventure, with our three animals, from Illinois to Austria. My name is Sarah, and I am an Austria-based art director, designer, illustrator, photographer and all-around creative guru. I … Read more

How To Open A Bank Account In Austria

Known for its hospitality and multiculturalism, Austria is a country that many expats choose to relocate to. One of the first things you’ll need to do if you’re planning to move there is set up a bank account.It’s up to you whether you keep your bank account in your home country open, but many choose … Read more

How To Rent Or Buy Property In Austria

Austria is famous for its architecture, as found in its castles, buildings and palaces. It also has a beautiful, mountainous landscape, perfect for skiing in winter and for hiking during the summer months. If you would like to move to Austria, or else stay there for a prolonged period of time, then you will need … Read more

Dr. Michèle Moriarty, Salzburg

Who are you? / Where, when and why did you move abroad? My name is Dr. Michèle Moriarty and I am originally from Johannesburg, South Africa.Due to escalating crime in the country of our birth, my husband and I decided to embark on an adventure overseas, which first took us to London in 2007. I … Read more

How To Apply For A Visa In Austria

Citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland do not need a visa to visit, live or work in Austria. Citizens of the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and a number of other countries – those that have a treaty with the Schengen area – do not require a visa … Read more

James, Tyrol

Who are you? Hello! My name is James and I am a 35-year-old microbiologist from originally from Montreal, which is in the French speaking part of Canada. I am most known by my friends for my cooking, my frequent travels and for my famous cat (lol!). Where, when and why did you move abroad? … Read more

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