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Expat guide to retirement hotspots

January 21, 2015

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Christmas is well and truly over yet we still seem to be stuck in the depths of a gloomy winter, so what better time to consider making that big move to retire oversees than right now. With more sunshine than we can dream of, extremely favourable house prices and a generally healthier lifestyle it is […]

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Moving checklist for a hassle free removal

January 20, 2015

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Moving house can be one of the biggest causes of stress for any individual. Planning ahead will reduce the potential for things to go wrong and help you have a smooth, stress-free moving day. If you’re in need of a nudge in the right direction, we’ve got a couple of helpful checklists to aid you […]

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Broadband Internet and Moving House: What You Need to Know

January 16, 2015

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Moving house is rarely a simple process. From packing your belongings to letting your utility providers know about your new address, the numerous tasks involved in moving into a new home or apartment can quickly become quite stressful. Luckily, letting your broadband provider know you’re moving and setting up your broadband Internet connection at your […]

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City Guide to York

January 8, 2015

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Founded by the Romans, York grew up as a river port at the heart of the River Ouse and the River Foss. Based in North Yorkshire it is the traditional county town of Yorkshire that is actually somewhat drier and warmer than the rest of the region. Laying in the Vale of York it is […]

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How to Move House With a Dog

December 23, 2014

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Whether you’re moving down the street or across the country, moving house can be a lot of work. While settling in is generally easy for us humans, it can be much more difficult for our pets. Dogs, cats and other common pets often struggle to adjust to living at a new address – especially if […]

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Robinsons’ Christmas Charity Donation

December 17, 2014

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It’s the season of good will, and with Christmas almost upon us, here at Robinsons we’re turning our focus to charity. This year, we will be continuing our tradition of converting our substantial Christmas card and postage budget into a charitable donation. This year, our charity is Give Magda a Fighting Chance, something that is […]

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Expat City Guide to Helsinki

December 15, 2014

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Contrary to popular belief, there is far more to Finland than reindeers and forests. The culturally-diverse city of Helsinki acts as the capital of Finland as well as being its largest city. Its popularity amongst foreign companies is evident with 70% of them choosing to settle in Helsinki, and it’s not difficult to see why. […]

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How to Deal With Utility Suppliers When Moving House

December 15, 2014

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Moving house can be a stressful experience. From packing your possessions away and transporting them to your new home to arranging phone, broadband, TV and other communications services, there’s a lot of work involved. Moving house can take a huge amount of energy out of you, especially when you consider the amount of unpacking and […]

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