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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

Marmite and other foods British Expats can’t live without

Many British expats move to Australia or New Zealand dreaming of the perfect laid back lifestyle, with family barbecues, beautiful beaches and palatial homes making it the perfect upgrade from Britain's crowded, rainy streets. While the sharing of language and many cultural similarities mean that expats don't get the culture shock they would get from moving to India or South Korea, it seems it's the difference in food on the supermarket shelves that British expats find hard to deal with.There is ... Read more

Five Million Britons Living Abroad

According to the most recent Natwest International Personal Banking Quality of Life Index, there are almost five million Britons living and working abroad. Australia, Spain, the USA, Canada and South Africa were found to be the top countries for British expats, with over 40 countries out of 196 having a British population of 10,000 or over.Australia, with approximately 1.4 million British expats is the top expat destination, and Spain with 940,000 expats, the USA with 794,000 expats and Canada with 630,000 ... Read more
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