How to Make the Move to Another Country as Easy as Possible

Some great advice from Alex for expats….

Adventures in the Mother Country

Today we have a guest blog by Alex, with some excellent tips on preparing to make the big move.

Moving overseas is one of the most rewarding challenges anyone can face. But it is just that; a challenge. If you thought moving to a new house a few streets away was stressful, add language barriers, cultural differences, homesickness and paperwork (so much paperwork) to the experience.

plane-50893_1280Visit before you Relocate

Unless you’re picking up a map, closing your eyes and choosing a place at random, we’ll assume that you’re at least somewhat familiar with your new country.

However, it’s always helpful to pay a short visit before you pack your bags for good. Take a week or two to get to know the local area. You can check out the amenities, arrange a tour of the schools and meet your new colleagues if you’re relocating for work. You can also scope…

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