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The Best Places to Live in Spain for Expats

Spain has always been a favourite destination for tourists. Its Mediterranean climate, its food and its culture all staking a claim to make it the most desirable country in Europe. A short while ago we gave you the pros and cons of expat life in Spain. Should you have now made your decision, you may be wanting to find where in Southern Europe’s largest country you should live. Spain has a population of just under 50 million, of which close to 13% is ... Read more

Tips for Moving Abroad for a Year

Moving abroad can be an exciting yet nervous time. Potential adventure is on the horizon but there’s also plenty to assess and plan. Last month we gave an outline on what you should consider when looking to relocate permanently. Is it any different though if you are looking to just experience life overseas for a short period? The reasons you are moving abroad may play a large part in what you need to do prior to arrival. If you are going for education ... Read more

Do I Need Specific Travel Insurance for Working Abroad?

Whenever you go away, you’ll likely already be getting travel insurance. But if you’re going abroad to work, whether for a business trip or if you’re moving overseas, you’ll need specific travel insurance for working abroad. Why Can’t I Use Normal Travel Insurance When Working Abroad? Most travel insurance policies are only intended to cover leisure activities. So, whilst you might be covered if you hurt yourself on a hike, or taking part in watersports, these policies won’t cover you for activities that ... Read more

Can I Work from Home Abroad?

More and more people have switched to working from home since the start of the pandemic. It might be that current restrictions and government advice mean that you’re working from home, or it might have become a permanent practice for you. Either way, working from home abroad can be a tempting thought, allowing you to enjoy the experience of a new country whilst also keeping up with your job. However, there are a number of things that should be considered before you ... Read more

Business Etiquette Around the World

Business etiquette will vary hugely from country to country. If you’re conducting business overseas, it’s vital that you’re aware of the different practices and protocols, so you don’t lose out on any opportunities. Our quick guide to business etiquette can provide some information on the different business practices, from how you should greet people to what you should wear. Greetings Most countries will initiate a handshake when meeting for business purposes. However, in France and Belgium, sometimes a cheek-to-cheek air kiss is common, although ... Read more

Visas and Permits Explained

  This article is provided by, your global relocation centre. Access a trusted network of service providers such as international movers, local real estate agents and more. Immigration affairs can be intimidating for the uninitiated. One wrong move may mean an unsuccessful application, compliance issues for your employer or long-term implications for your international travel. In the article, we run you through the essentials you should know before the start of your expat life. Getting Started We often hear the words, visa and permit, ... Read more
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