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In this section you will find many ideas with which to explore interesting areas and experiences within easy reach of your expat location – when you get some downtime. We haven’t assumed you will be flying out from the UK or the US, but rather setting off from your current overseas location. Enjoy your trip! Whether you are based in Africa, Asia, E ...

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10 Ways To Travel Sustainably In 2023

  New research from Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show, which returns to Olympia London (2nd – 5th February) has revealed that sustainable travel has become a big priority for many intrepid travellers. However, while 63% of people say that it has a big impact on their plans, and a huge 70% wish that sustainable holidays would become mainstream, nearly half (47%) believe there n ...

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Travel Spots To Visit Before They Disappear Forever!

  The impact of climate change on the planet is becoming ever more present as time goes on and with sea levels predicted to rise between 10 and 100 centimetres in the next 80 years or so, it’s only a matter of time before some of the most beautiful places in the world become submerged under water.        That’s why eurochange have listed the top five destinations to visit ...

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11 Things To Know Before Traveling Alone

  Traveling alone can be rewarding, but it can also be scary. There are many benefits to traveling alone. Not only will you not have to deal with trying to accommodate someone else and their wishes, but you can learn a lot about yourself by doing more things alone. For example, even something like finding your way around a new town can help you learn that you’re self-sufficient.   ...

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Live In A Country In EU Or Other Continents With A Working Holiday Visa

  Have you ever heard about the Working Holiday Visa? If you haven’t, from now on it will be the only thing you can think about. This Visa is the main reason behind all the gap years taken. But… what is it?       A Working Holiday Visa (WHV) is a visa that allows you to work and travel in a foreign country. And, trust me, there’s no better way of getting to know a country than ...

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10 Surprising And Strange Items That Are Banned Abroad

  Travellers and prospective expats have been urged to double-check their luggage before jetting abroad in case they’ve packed an item that is banned in their destination country.   YourOverseasHome.com have revealed 10 strange items that are banned in countries around the world – from baby walkers and chewing gum to flip flops and even vapes.      Christopher Nye, senior content ed ...

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Top 10 Winter Sun Locations For Digital Nomads

  Winter is just around the corner and with it, fewer daylight hours and colder temperatures are looming. However, if you are looking to escape the cold, or are simply wanting a change of scenery whilst you work, perhaps it’s time to consider becoming a digital nomad!  Here are 10 Winter sun locations for digital nomads.       With the growing popularity of working from h ...

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10 Of The Most Haunted Places In Europe

  With the scariest night of the year, Halloween, just around the corner, fright fans have been tipped off to some of the most terrifying towns and cities in Europe that they could visit this spooky season – or even decide to move to, if they dare.        YourOverseasHome.com have revealed some of the most haunted places in Europe – from Paris to Malaga and even York in E ...

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Best Worldwide Destinations For Adrenaline Junkies

  So, you’ve retired. You are free of the shackles of the 9-5. But that does not mean that you are ready to take up knitting or pottery or even gardening. No! You love adventure, excitement, the great outdoors. You want to have all the thrills you craved in your 20s, except now, you have the money to actually afford them.          Alternatively, you are looking for a holiday home. When you ar ...

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Top 5 Christmas Markets 2022

  Christmas markets can be relied upon each year to help get us in the festive mood with the fabulous festal atmosphere they offer, featuring all kinds of food, music, local stalls and perhaps even some mulled wine to top it all off. Christmas markets are truly an important element of the season, popping up all around the globe to help bring some familiar festivity to wherever you may travel ...

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How To Organize Your Stuff If You’re Constantly On The Move

  If you’re constantly on the move, it can be tough to keep your things organized. But with a little planning and effort, it’s definitely possible! Here are some tips to help you organize your stuff.         Invest in some storage solutions If you’re constantly on the move, it can be tough to keep your things organized. But with a little planning and some ...

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How To Take Proper Care Of Your Yacht

  If you’re the proud owner of a yacht, then you know that it’s important to take proper care of it. After all, this is a big investment, and you want to make sure that it lasts for many years to come. In this article, we will discuss some tips on how to take proper care of your yacht.       We’ll talk about things like cleaning and maintenance, and we’l ...

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The Most Popular Sports For Retirees Around The World

  For those retirees looking to lead active lifestyles and enjoy partaking in a range of indoor and outdoor sports, the new Senior Sports Report from the hearing specialists at ReSound has determined which of the 30 most developed countries in the world are the most popular and accessible to older generations in order to stay social, and keep fit and healthy.       After resear ...

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Beat The Holiday Blues: Natural Ways To Combat Jet Lag

  Now that international travel is slowly getting back to normal, many of us are packing our bags and getting ready for a long-awaited trip abroad. But while you’re probably excited to see the sights and make memories this summer, you may also be wary of the dreaded jet lag that can come with long-haul travel.       Jetting between different time zones can really interfere with ...

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The Hidden Gem Holiday Destination for You Based on Your Star Sign

  With many destinations abroad open to us once again this year, we Brits can’t wait to pack our sundresses and bathing costumes into our travel bags and take off on a much-needed getaway. With so many options, it can be quite overwhelming to choose a location for our summer holiday. But fear not – your star sign could be key to choosing the perfect holiday destination that’s a bit off the be ...

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4 Underrated Ways To Reduce The Baggage You Take On Holiday

  Holidays are amazing, but lugging a heavy suitcase around in this heatwave and paying overpriced additional baggage charges is less fun.  As well as generally reducing the number of clothes we own to create a sustainable and stylish capsule wardrobe, we’re looking to reduce the number of items we take on holiday.  Here are 4 underrated ways to reduce the baggage you take on holiday.   ...

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Why Expert Travel Advice Is Still Key To The Industry

  Ten years ago, travel agencies were a well-established feature of any high street. Now, they’re in terminal decline. Industry behemoth Thomas Cook folded as a result of the pandemic, while other former stalwarts like Tui struggled to stay afloat amid haemorrhaging profits.       There are some who say that this collapse was inevitable, and Covid-19 had merely sped up a natura ...

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8 Best Beach Communities For Expats

  Moving to another country can be exciting – you have the freedom to choose the best location for your new home. This freedom comes with responsibility and it’s wise to pay close attention to these decisions. So, if you can pick a place to enjoy your work and spend time on the beach – why wouldn’t you take that opportunity? Here are the best beach communities for expats that can ...

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Take The Climate Guilt Out Of Your Holiday With Our Top Travel Tips

  The pandemic scuppered international travel for many of us, and understandably the nation is looking forward to getting away for a change of scenery. However, with the climate crisis a growing consideration for everyone, even when we’re away, OLIO’s co-founder Tessa Clarke shares her top travel tips for holidaying as sustainably as possible.     When you’re choosing your hol ...

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Road Tripping Around Europe As An Expat: The Essentials

  Road tripping anywhere at all, especially if they are very long ones can be either interesting or very boring. It actually depends on how you plan it. Most of what may come up as problems during the journey can be planned against. You can also prepare yourself to ensure you get the best out of the journey.       As an expat doing road trips around European cities, you may not ...

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