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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 for over 10...

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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 me of the...

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Moving to Austria? 9 blogs to check out…

When considering a move abroad it's always worth checking out what other expats' lives are like, what they've found is good and what is not so good. They also pass along insider tips that can make a real difference when moving to a new country. Here's 9 blogs to check...

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Portable careers: make a living as a travel writer

One of the simplest and easiest (and not to mention cheapest) ways of making a living which is portable is to be a travel writer. Being a writer generally is a great idea but of course the very act of moving abroad means that the travel writing niche is perfect. There...

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Starting a business abroad? Maybe TV can help!

Move Me Abroad has been contacted by a production company in the UK looking for couples and families who want to make changes to their lives and start running their own business but need some expert help to identify the right opportunity. In addition they are not just...

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Christmas Markets in North Rhine-Westphalia

Happy St. Nicholas Day! With the Christmas Markets season upon us, you have no problem in doing last minute Christmas shopping. We thought that a little post on that would be more than welcome. We put together a quick roundup of some of the most representative...

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15 Ideas for Portable Careers

15 Ideas for Portable Careers

If you're not moving abroad with work then one of the biggest challenges when moving abroad is how to earn an income. Here are 15 low-cost ideas to get you started and we'll be focusing on location independent careers in future posts so don't forget to come back!...

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Expat Outlook: Interview with a Happy Costa Rican

Expat Outlook: Interview with a Happy Costa Rican

Among the people I’ve been including in my circle of expat friends during the past years, one of them in particular stood out. Why? Because he’s always happy. Genuinely happy. Miguel Mena is originally from San José, the capital city of Costa Rica, a country which,...

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