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Our top three cheap expat countries

September 12, 2014

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In a time of global curiosity expats are willing to travel further afield and sample the unknown as they look to shake off the shackles of British living. This is coupled with growing financial insecurity and fluctuating currencies which means that those leaving the UK are looking to get as good a value as they […]

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Expat guide to handling a language change

September 5, 2014

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Moving to another nation and uprooting your current stable life can be a daunting prospect, however if you plan to take on the expat lifestyle life in a non-English speaking nation, the challenge can be even tougher. Unless you have years of education in hand, and a fluency in the language, it might take a […]

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Unlikely expat jobs around the world

August 31, 2014

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If you’re considering a move overseas, your job often plays an important role. Here at Robinsons, we recently took a look at some of the most ‘in-demand’ jobs for Brits wanting to start a new life overseas – as well as some of the more unusual roles currently sought. Based on data gleaned from our 15,000 international relocations […]

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Packing tips for moving house

August 26, 2014

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Whilst moving house can be stressful, if you get your packing right, it can greatly reduce the strain on you for the duration of the move, and ease you into the post move life, upon reaching your new home. With that in mind, here are our top three tips for getting your packing right. Keep […]

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Moving day preparations

August 20, 2014

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When the big day arrives, it’s vital to be prepared. Whilst it’s a well renowned fact that moving day is a packed and often stressful period, if you prepare well, it can easily be a stress-less and and incident free time. Even if the worst occurs, and something unexpected crops up through the course of […]

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Cultural Quirks: Five things the expat needs to know about Italy

August 19, 2014

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If you’re planning a relocation and expat life in Italy, we realise you probably have a lot to think about. The last thing you need to be thinking about is all the cultural differences you’ll need to acclimatise to.  Don’t worry though, as that is where we come in with this handy list of all […]

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Declutter ahead of moving home

August 6, 2014

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We’re all guilty of being hoarders at some point, and behind the wardrobes in many homes, we’re likely to see an assortment of junk and old items that have been stored away for no apparent reason. Whilst packing ahead of your move might just be seen as another chore, it’s also a great opportunity to […]

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Cultural Quirks: Five Things the expat needs to know about Japan

July 30, 2014

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If you’re planning a big move all the way to the dizzying heights of Japan, we realise you probably have a lot to think about. The last thing you need to be thinking about is all the cultural differences you’ll need to acclimatise to.  Don’t worry though, as that is where we come in with […]

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