Articles tagged as "Life Abroad"

Articles tagged as "Life Abroad" : 7 articles

Run for the sun: 85% of expats in Spain drawn by the climate, poll finds

While for many countries the attraction to expats is the chance of a career, for Spain, it is the climate and the lifestyle that proves the biggest draw.

While for many countries the attraction to expats is the chance of a career, for Spain, it is the climate and the lifestyle that proves the biggest draw.

A new poll of expats by Internations has found that Spain’s abundant sunshine was the main reason why 85% of expats moved there…

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Author: 29/08/2017 [0] Comments 

Average expat takes six months to feel settled, finds study

Give it six months of living overseas and your new country will reward you in numerous ways.

Give it six months of living overseas and your new country will reward you in numerous ways.

If you’ve recently taken the life-changing step to move away from your home country to become an expat, first of all: well done! While it can feel daunting, it will most likely prove to be the best decision you ever make…

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Author: 15/05/2017 [0] Comments 

Five ways to be a happy expat

The key to a happy expat life is balance. And beer.

The key to a happy expat life is balance. And beer.

Being an expat can be a peculiar existence. Part ambassador, part fish-out-of-water, it is a lifestyle dripping with both opportunity and sources of anxiety.

And there is no single path one can take to become a successful expat. Sure, put in more than you take out, broaden your mind, tread gently and leave people and places richer for having known you. But this is the ideal expat experience – the reality can often be very different.

So instead of aiming for expat perfection, why not focus on that – often more elusive – goal of happiness?

Here are five ways to ensure your life overseas, however fleeting, is a happy one…

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Author: 23/11/2016 [0] Comments 

Living abroad leads to ‘enlightened nationalism’, study finds

Life's a beach for retirees who plan their move to Spain carefully.

You move abroad, you learn to love your new land… and appreciate the home you left behind.

Travel broadens the mind – that little sound-bite has served people well over the centuries, and is as accurate today as it has always been. But as the world becomes a little more fluid, with more and more people moving overseas for work and leisure than ever before, a new study has revealed something interesting about the psyches of those who do make the move…

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Author: 04/11/2015 [0] Comments 

Expat gripes are minor when compared to the benefits

Jetting off and never looking back? You will, but you’ll still be glad you made the move.

You can be a Brad Pitt lookalike lottery winner with a PhD in rocket science and a villa in the Andalusian hills and you will still be permitted the odd gripe here and there…

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Author: 14/07/2015 [0] Comments 

Netflix to enter Spanish market later this year

A Netflix launch in Spain would spell great news for Spanish TV and film fanatics.

Video-on-demand website Netflix is preparing to enter the Spanish market in the summer, according to sources in the USA.

The popular platform – which allows its subscribers to watch as many films and TV shows as they like for a monthly fee – has targeted a greater presence in Europe in 2015, having been first launched in the UK in 2012 and since been rolled out in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Austria and the Scandinavian countries.

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Author: 10/03/2015 [0] Comments 

Kids come first for many expats, study finds

The chance to create a fun, fulfilling lifestyle for their children is one of the strongest draws for expat life

A new study by YouGov and Lloyds Bank Private Banking has found that one-in-four British people would seriously consider moving abroad if it meant that they could be closer to their children.

The results of the survey, which is likely to send shivers down the spines of 20-something flyer girls and barmen everywhere from Marbella to Ayia Napa, were recently published by the bank, and reveal that 67 per cent of Brits with children believe that a move abroad would help their family improve their quality of life…

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Author: 19/06/2014 [0] Comments 
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