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European workation

European Workation:  The Best European Beach Cities To Live And Play In This Summer

Europe’s gorgeous beaches, stunning architecture, rich history and delicious cuisine have always been main points of attraction for travellers from America. Researchers at CoworkingCafe wanted to find the best European beach cities for American remote workers and digital nomads to work and play in this summer. To find the best destination for a European workation,...

expat identity

The Expat Identity: Finding Your Own Path

Venturing into new lands, embracing unfamiliar cultures, and adapting to diverse work and lifestyles – the life of an expat is an intriguing blend of challenge and excitement. But while this unique journey brings immense personal growth and global perspectives, it also beckons to a question of identity. Who are you in this new space,...

hiking and fishing

Why Hiking And Fishing Are Must-Try Activities For Every Expat

The experience of living in a foreign country can be exhilarating yet daunting for expatriates. It offers a unique chance to immerse oneself in a new culture and way of life. However, it also comes with challenges like homesickness, language barriers, and cultural adjustments. One of the best ways to sooth these feelings and embrace...

solo female expats

Empowering Tips For Solo Female Expats

Stepping into the realm of solo female expats is a journey of self-discovery and empowerment. It’s about defying societal norms and embracing independence on your terms. Firstly, cultural differences may seem daunting initially, but you’ll thrive with an open mind and respect for local customs. Secondly, building a strong support network is vital, connecting you...

Living In Andalucía

The Tax Benefits Of Living In Andalucía

We may be biased, but Andalucía has always been an appealing place to live. The coastline, inland villages, history, culture, food, weather and lifestyle all combine to make it a dream destination. And now, the advantages of residence also include tax benefits. Written by Jason Porter of Blevins Franks We often meet people who would...

The importance of community in expat living

The Importance Of Community In Expat Living

While some ignore the importance of community in expat living, others embrace it. And they thrive for it! In our guide, we want to explain why this is the case. The sense of belonging in an expat community The sense of belonging is a fundamental aspect of human existence. It provides a deep connection to...

golf

Why Southern Spain Is A Hit For Golfers

With an array of scenic views, awe-inspiring landscapes and more than 300 days of sunshine a year, it’s not hard to see why southern Spain is a winning destination for avid golfers. With its well-deserved nickname, the ‘Costa Del Golf’, the southern region of Spain continues to grow in popularity as a haven for golf...

Exchange Of UK Driving Licence For Spanish Driving Licence

Exchange Of UK Driving Licence For Spanish Driving Licence Agreed

The Spanish Government has finally approved the reciprocal recognition and exchange of driving licenses between Spain and the United Kingdom.  The agreement, also establishes the exchange of information on traffic offenses in terms of road safety. This means that holders of a valid UK driving licence can exchange it for a Spanish licence without having...

finding expat networks

Finding Expat Networks & Events To Ease Your Transition

A tough and thrilling experience, moving to a new nation can often be isolating and overwhelming.  Finding and establishing connections with other expats is one of the finest methods to ease the transition and create new acquaintances. Some numerous groups and gatherings provide support, knowledge, and social opportunities, both online and offline. ...

VoIP

How VoIP Helps Expats Stay Connected With Family Abroad

If you live overseas, maintaining relationships with the loved ones you leave back home can be tricky. Although with the help of modern VoIP technology, it’s actually a lot easier for expats to keep in touch.  So what is this type of telephone service exactly, and how can it benefit people who want to strengthen family...

transition from tourist to expat

How To Make A Smooth Transition From Tourist To Expat

Are you considering making the move to expat life? Making the transition from tourist to expat can be a daunting task, but with these tips, you can make it a smooth process. From researching your new city to setting up your home, we will walk you through everything you need to do to feel...

mental health

Top Destinations Around The World For Mental Health And Wellness

We all need a break from reality sometimes and there is no better way to achieve this than with a mental health and wellness retreat. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, prioritising wellness has never been more important. And, as travel restrictions have been easing in many places, wellness travel has taken off like never before....