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How Much Would it Cost to Ship Daenerys’ Army?

The new season of Game of Thrones is on the horizon and *spoiler alert* what this means is we’ll finally get to find out what will happen when Daenerys and her vast army reach the shores of Westeros. But how much would it cost for 1st Move International to ship her army's goods across the ocean?

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Is Malta the New Spain?

Malta has been besieged more times than its people would care to remember – but the island is now facing a new invasion – of Brits looking for a Mediterranean makeover!

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Increase in Brits Looking to Move to the USA Despite Trump Election

More people Googled "move to canada" following the victory of President Trump on November 2016 than ever before. But immigration from the United States not - and never has been - one way traffic.

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What is the Best Country for UK Expats?

There are many reasons for wanting to up-sticks and leave the UK, better weather, a new job, a fresh start or perhaps economic uncertainty surrounding Brexit. Whatever it might be, your new home needs to be somewhere that makes your life better

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Australia: East Coast v West Coast

Chill out in Perth or mellow out in Melbourne? The east and west coasts of Australia both have much to offer, but differ greatly in atmosphere, climate and scenery.

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Expat Guide to Ottawa

Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, is in the province of Ontario and situated to the north east of the country. The city is rich in culture and has a population with a wide mix of ethnicities.

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More Things to do in Christchurch

The garden city of Christchurch, which is situated on the eastern coast of New Zealand’s South Island, is well known for its dramatic vistas. This area is known as the gateway to the Canterbury region

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South African Expats Tempted Back by Homecoming Campaign

With zero unemployment in certain skilled professions, and increasing opportunities back home, 400,000 expat white South Africans have moved back to South Africa since 2009.

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UK Expat Accounts Under Threat in the US

Following numerous global tax avoidance scandals, as well as the recent financial crisis, governments all over the world are trying to boost their tax revenues. This is great news for public finances, but for UK expats living in the USA recent changes to tax laws in the US could mean forced closure of their UK bank accounts.

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Expat Healthcare in the USA

It often comes as a shock for any Brits thinking of moving to the USA to discover how expensive American healthcare can be. In the UK citizens receive free healthcare at the point of delivery thanks to the National Health Service (NHS), but this concept simply doesn’t exist in the USA.

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New Zealand Government Incentives to work outside of Auckland

New Zealand is rapidly becoming a victim of its own popularity. The local Expat Forum recently recorded that the government is introducing plans to encourage immigrants to settle in other parts of the country other than just simply stay in Auckland.

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Living in San Francisco, California

Anyone who’s ever seen an iconic road movie will want to emulate their hero and set off in their car to explore the whole of the United States. This country is car crazy, they even named the Motown record label in honour of the motor vehicle manufacturing city of Detroit.

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Healthcare in South Africa

Health is important. South Africa is famous for its health care, and expats will need to sign up for private healthcare insurance in order to access some of the best medical treatment in the world.

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Driving in the USA

Anyone who’s ever seen an iconic road movie will want to emulate their hero and set off in their car to explore the whole of the United States. This country is car crazy, they even named the Motown record label in honour of the motor vehicle manufacturing city of Detroit.

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