Moving to Spain? Your Spain Visa Guide

Do you dream of settling in Spain?  Spain holds many attractions for potential tourists and expats. A beautiful country from the seas to the mountains, amazing weather, friendly people and world...


Live in the UK on the Tier 1 Investor Visa

For high net worth individuals, the Tier 1 Investor Visa is a great pathway into the United Kingdom. The visa requirements are simple. You need to invest a minimum of £2,000,000 in the UK....


How Sephardic Jews can get citizenship to Spain and Portugal

The governments of Spain and Portugal have passed laws to allow descendants of Sephardic Jews to apply, through an expedited process, for citizenship and a passport.  It has been reported recent...


Moving abroad on skills visa

What does an Australian barber, a South African winemaker and Scottish geologist have in common? They are all in professions that are in demand in their countries. Many people think it is impossib...


Where is the easiest country to get citizenship?

We get asked this question a lot.  But the answer is not simple, because your individual circumstances are different, the ease accessing citizenship of countries will be different.  Questio...


Visa Options in South East Asia for Digital Nomads, Freelancers and the Self Employed

South East Asia is fast becoming a preferred destination for those who want to get away from a daily commute and a 9-5 job.  Working online as a digital nomad or freelancer is a rapidly growing ...


Expat Life as a Parisian in Toronto

Where do Europeans go when they want to, well… get out of Europe? Canada of course! Today we share a wonderful expat interview with French Instagrammer and life-lover, Celine Kone of @cel_in_w...


Digital Nomads, the self-employed and visas in Europe.

Digital nomads are a large and growing group of geographically flexible, self-employed or freelance workers.  If you are one of this fortunate group for whom fast internet (and, maybe cheap coff...


The Portugal Golden Visa - an insider's perspective

The Portugal Golden Visa is a hugely popular Residency by Investment (RBI) programme in the Europe Union.  In fact, as at the beginning of 2018, over 5700 families had received the Golden v...


The fastest ways to an EU passport

Firstly, why would anyone want an EU passport? 1.  Visa Free Travel For my mother to visit us in Spain on her South African passport she needs a visa. To get the visa she must fly to Cape ...


My Colourful Expat Life in Panama

If you’re looking to work in fast-paced Panama City, relax on one of the many white sand tropical beaches, or spend time hiking around the county’s many mountain trails, then Panama has i...


Taking the leap to a new life abroad

My entire life was Massachusetts. I was born there, I went to school there, and after high school, I went to the University of Massachusetts.  My first taste of living abroad came in 2008, when ...


How we made our digital nomad dream a reality

These days, it seems like “digital nomad” is the biggest lifestyle buzz phrase. We used to sit on our couch in Canada reading articles and watching YouTube videos thinking, “why can...


Startups Visas: How to Get Support For Your New Venture Overseas

Startups are a massive boost for economies. Savvy countries around the world recognise this and are fast tracking great people with great ideas to residency and citizenship. They also recognise that ...


Work. Live. Experience. Working Holiday Visas

Sometimes a week just doesn't cut it. But without a stash of cash how do you really experience a culture? Well, a working holiday visa might be the answer you are looking for.  These visas, ...


Retirement Abroad - an opportunity for a better life?

Recent research has shown that, on average most people are their least happiest in their early fifties and then they get rapidly happier after that. One of the reasons seems to be that impending...


14 ways to get EU Residency that you might not know about

From sun soaked beaches, to frosty mountain tops and bustling cities, Europe offers a truly versatile living experience. Whatever you’re looking for, in whatever language you want to speak, you...


Why I made my son's second passport a priority

In 2002, my husband Alastair stood in the queue of the Mexican Embassy in Belize. He was clutching his South African passport and silently cursing his father, just as he had done in many embassi...


Dual nationality is great, unless you are a politician

It seems amazing that at least three, and possibly more in the near future, Australian politicians have been forced to resign positions due to holding dual citizenship. This is happening for two r...


What can British expats do about Brexit?

If you’re British and living outside the UK in Europe, there’s a fair chance you’ve wondered what the future holds. Or if you’re in the UK and thinking of moving or retiring t...


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