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Preparing to Live Like a Local in a New Country

Integrating into a new culture can be one of the more challenging aspects of living in a new country. Yet for many, a change of culture is precisely what motivated their move. A new life abroad can quite literally catapult you into a very different way of living, which often holds much appeal to those living in the throes of western society.Having moved to a new country, there will always be some people who prefer to create their own bubble of ...Read more

Must have Apps to Best Support Settling Expats

Moving overseas can present quite a minefield to overcome. Although the planning stage is intense, you can naturally expect some hurdles throughout the process, until you have settled into a new normality.One of the best preparations for your move abroad can be ensuring you are fully equipped to tackle the challenges that await you. These preparations can be both practical and mental aspects.Thanks to the world of technology, you can utilise the plethora of tools, designed specifically to aid expat transition ...Read more

Online reviews: the good, the bad and the ugly

When you’re planning to move house, how do you find a good removal company? Twenty or thirty years ago, you probablywould have looked in the Yellow Pages or relied on word of mouth. These days however, you are more likely to look at online reviews. It has to be said that most review sites are a fantastic resource for consumers, and have a lot going for them:They are free to use You can browse reviews anytime – day or night  ...Read more

Helping Teenagers Accept Moving Overseas

There are a fair few challenges to overcome when moving abroad and convincing others it’s a good idea can be quite an emotional process. This has never been truer when it comes to getting your teenagers to accept this change.Whilst younger children may initially object to the news, they usually don’t take long to come around to the idea. However, a teenager is essentially transitioning into a new phase of life – from childhood to adulthood. Hormones are completely imbalanced, and ...Read more

Britannia W Harris celebrates 50 years!

In 1968, Moovit Transport Services was founded by John and Christine Wicks with the strap line ‘PROVE IT WITH MOOVIT’!!The business grew from one van and a shed for an office and in 1970 they purchased the long established W Harris of Chelmsford Ltd. In 1986/87 they became members of Britannia Movers International plc.Land was purchased, two warehouses and an office were constructed and the business moved to its current location, Driberg Way, Braintree, Essex. The business has expanded to offer ...Read more