Living, working and thriving in Panama

In March, 2012, I moved from Florida to Panama. It was an act of not-so-quiet desperation. You see, the financial meltdown of 2008-2009 whacked us hard. My husband received his master's degree...


My Expat Story: Life Lessons learnt in Greece

Ancient civilizations, intricate myths starring magical beings, sun-drenched islands, shimmering blue seas and delectable cuisine are, no doubt, the first things that come to mind when thinking of Gr...


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 ...


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...


Does your country allow dual-citizenship?

This may surprise you, but more than half the world’s population may not be able to have dual-citizenship. That’s right - over 4 billion people live in countries that generally don’...


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