Brexit

Is It Too Late To Move To Europe Before Brexit On...

There is just a little more than a month to go until the Brexit window closes on December 31, 2020. So if...
Dubai Skyline

Dubai Offering Residency to Remove Workers

Moving to Dubai is an exciting prospect for aspiring expats from all over the world. The emirate offers sunny weather, a high...
Shanghai, China

Pros and Cons of Moving to China

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of moving to China? Perhaps it’s the mysterious street food, the...
Voting in the US election from overseas

Everything You Need to Know About US Expat Voting

Becoming an expat is an exciting endeavour, but there is nothing like an election season to remind you of life back at...
Thailand landscape

Retiring to Thailand From The UK

Thailand, with a total area of about 513,000 square kilometres, is located in the heart of Southeast Asia. During the past decade,...
Hong Kong skyline

How to Open a Hong Kong Bank Account from Abroad

If you love the idea of living in a fast-paced city combining Asian culture and Western freedoms, then Hong Kong might be...
Toronto skyline, Canada.

How Canada is Attracting Expats During The Pandemic

Visitors who wish to immigrate to Canada are in luck. The Canadian Department of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship recently announced visitors can...
Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand Welcomes Stranded Expats

After the Covid-19 pandemic took hold around March of 2020, some 268,000 foreign nationals left New Zealand due to new border restrictions....
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The Most Expensive Cities in the World for Expats

When you’re choosing where to move abroad you have a whole world of destinations to choose from. So you often begin your...
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Moving to China – A Guide for Expats

With an estimated population of 1.4 billion, it’s no surprise that there are quite a few expats living amongst the ever-growing population...
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Moving to Argentina – A Guide for Expats

Between its spectacular landscapes, delicious food and wine, and passionate people, it’s no wonder Argentina has nudged around 2.2 million expats to...
Malaga - International removals to Spain - Spain Moving Guide - 1st Move International

Moving to Spain – A Guide for Expats

Whilst we don't cover Spain as part of our international removals services, we still thought a guide on moving to Spain would...
Al-Masjid Al-Haram, Mecca, Saudi Arabia

How to Stay Safe When Living in Saudi Arabia

Images of Saudi Arabia evoke desert landscapes, oil-based wealth, the birthplace of Islam and the home of the holy Mecca site.
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What You Need to Ship Your Belongings Abroad

So you’re moving abroad, you have an opportunity, your visa is sorted and you’ve booked your ticket. But how on earth will...
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How to Open a Bank Account in Dubai (From Overseas)

If your you’re ready to start your long-term trip or life in the UAE, you’ll be full of questions, doubts and excitement....
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Cost of Living: New York, USA

The land of the free and home of the brave, the US offers variety, colour, energy and multicultural living. There’s nowhere this...