National Days in the EU

Today is St David’s Day, the national day of Wales. So, I thought it’d be fitting to provide a list of all national days for the current EU countries. I’ve also included any dependencies that are also located in Europe and as United Kingdom does not...

5 Top Tips for Expats-to-be

When moving abroad there are always tons of things to plan and consider. There are plenty of places to get help and speaking to other expats who have made the move really does help. Sometimes though, there are just some very simple tips that will make your move just a...

Is this the coolest government site?

Most governments have websites providing visitors useful information about their countries. Most are pretty dry and not very well put together. But, Sweden’s is a real pleasure to read. The home page has striking imagery combined with useful facts and figures...

New Useful Links Section

Here at Move Me Abroad we receive a lot of emails with useful links for expats. Unfortunately, there is not enough time for us to investigate each one or to reply to each email that we are sent. We’ve therefore decided to setup a simple links page which we have...

Beware Pet Passports – A cautionary tale

I’ve just returned from a 5-week trip abroad to Europe. As usual we took the caravan and because we were going away for such a long time we also arranged to take our two cats with us. Our cats are fairly young and had never travelled before so we went to the...

‘Escape to the Country’ goes to Europe

If you’ve ever watched UK TV then you’ve probably seen Escape to the Country, which aims to match up properties in the UK countryside to people looking to escape the stress of the city.  The production company has been in touch with us to let us know of an...

Portable Careers: web developer

Being a web developer (as I am) is great for one good reason – I can work from anywhere. As long as I have my PC and an internet connection then I can work for anyone, anywhere I like. Of course it isn’t as easy as it sounds, I have been a web developer...

How Safe Are You From Reverse Culture Shock?

“The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” – Maya Angelou I stumbled upon this quote of the great Dr. Angelou a while back, and the moment I read it, it hit me like a ton of bricks. It reminded...

QROPS – The Pension Scheme That Moves With You

This is a guest post from WhichOffshore. British citizens living, working and retiring abroad face a number of financial consequences, and a particularly prominent consequence at the moment is how to deal with pensions. The proceeds of a pension – the income it...

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