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Falling in love with people and places. An expat perspective.

May 22nd 2019

Many of us have had the exhilarating and uplifting experience of falling in love. Your heart seems to swell and your stomach is a flurry of butterflies of excitement at what the future holds. Every touch sends electrical impulses running down your arms as your whole body seems to tingle and you can’t help but …

Project managing your own relocation.

May 6th 2019

Moving to a new house can be incredibly stressful. You add to that a change in country and therefore a difference in language and culture, the stress can often lead to explosive levels. Many people opt to use a relocations service like Chepyng but many opt to project manage their own relocations, especially if they …

10 tips to help you deal with homesickness once you’ve moved to a new country

April 29th 2019

Obviously, when you move to another country you’re not going to be with your friends and family, and often not around people who speak your home language. This will invariably make you feel insecure at times and you will crave the comfort of home and friends and family. Here’s some top tips to help you …

Moving abroad can train us to make positive decisions in our life, whatever they may be.

April 25th 2019

The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice; their choice! Dwight D. Eisenhower The most important thing in life is the freedom of choice. Our brain is a toolbox and we have to use the tools available in order to live our lives to the full. Decision makers know …

Tax for Expats for US Citizens

April 8th 2019

Getting your taxes right as a US citizen is not only important, but crucial to settling into your new life in your new country. Even if you reside in a new country, or perhaps have citizenship to a new country, you still have to file a US tax return until you renounce your US citizenship. …

Top three passports for global mobility…

April 1st 2019

Have you ever wondered which passports provide the best global mobility and visa-free travel? Here are the list from the Global Passport Power Bank 2019: United Arab Emirates Luxembourg, Finland, Germany, Spain (joint 2nd) Denmark, Sweden, Italy, Singapore, Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Switzerland, South Korea (joint 3rd) Whilst the UAE has climbed the ranks dramatically over …

12 things you didn’t know about Cyprus

March 25th 2019

·        They make fantastic and unique wine but the world doesn’t know about it yet and many vineyards don’t produce enough to export. ·        The most beautiful time to go to Cyprus is in March and April when the mountains are rich in a variety of green colours and the flowers are blooming. ·        It’s …

Twenty fab and quirky things to do in London that you can’t read in the Lonely Planet

February 18th 2019

Feeling the cool grass on your back as you lay on Wimbledon Common with a cold beer you just bought from the Crooked Billet in one hand and your best friend beside you nattering away. Watching the Oxford and Cambridge annual boat race in full swing from a swanky bar by the river in Chiswick. …

Relocating to Canada

November 13th 2018

Relocating to Canada: Everything you need to know. Canada is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, as well as being the 10th most developed commonwealth country with the 10th highest per capita income in the world. It comprises 10 provinces and 3 territories; each self-governing under the umbrella of the national parliament. …

Things you should know before moving to Greece.

November 6th 2018

Greece is one of the most famous destinations for travelers from all over the world. Greece is a country of natural beauty, long history, incredible sightseeing together with more than 200 islands where each of us can find something – from sunny beaches and turquoise sea to mountainous villages. Visiting Greece is like having a …