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City of the Month: San Francisco

For people of a certain age San Francisco will always mean “flowers in your hair”, summer of love and electric kool aid. It's fair to say things have changed since the 60s. Back when it was the world's counter-cultural centre it was known as Frisco. Now, The City By The Bay or Fog City are more common nicknames, and while it's still regarded as the most liberal city in the US it's as a tourist destination and banking and new technology ... Read more

How To Spend a Sunday Afternoon in France

France is a brilliantly diverse country and it isn’t hard to find plenty to do considering it is twice the size of the UK with a similar sized population. This guide tries to steer away from the typical suggestions you would receive when heading to this beautiful country.Taste authentic France in LyonIn Lyon, several bistros can be found scattered around Opéra Nouvel, their famous opera house. If you are looking for a cosy atmosphere surrounded by exposed stone walls, a wooden ... Read more

Top Tips for What To Do When Moving to an EEA Country

Here's a quick guide for what you should think about doing when you arrive in a new EEA (European Economic Area) country. The EEA countries are all of those in the (EU) European Union plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. Generally, they have slightly different rules compared to moving anywhere else in the World. Before you even leave you may want to think about anything that needs doing first.Register with the local authorityWhen moving to a new EEA country you must apply ... Read more

How to spend a Sunday afternoon in Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane is often overlooked by visitors to Australia in favour of better-known Sydney and Melbourne, but Queensland’s capital more than merits a visit in its own right. Brisbane is a place where modernity and nature meet. Home to gleaming sky scrapers, seat of the state government and surrounded by greenery and water.Visitors to Brisbane will delight in its fantastic array of shops, restaurants, museums and monuments and will spend many a happy day of sightseeing and indulgence wandering through its streets and ... Read more

Moving to Brazil: Best Expat Destinations

Due to its booming economy many Brits are looking at Brazil as a possible new home. With huge publicity surrounding the country that will be hosting the World Cup in 2014 and Rio Olympics in 2016, now really is the time to move if you want to make the most of Brazil’s burgeoning economy, as well as everything else it has to offer, including the sun, beaches, music, huge nature reserves, football and much more.This year Brazil became the sixth-biggest economy ... Read more
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