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Top Ten Tips for Air Travel with Children, by Bec Bloomer

June 6, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
Top Ten Tips for Air Travel with Children, by Bec Bloomer

Air Travel and Children Can Go Together! by Bec Bloomer June 3 2012 Air travel with children has been cause for many a comedy skit. My own kids have been getting on and off planes since the youngest was six months old and I was lucky that they both do it extraordinarily well.  I like [...]

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(Em)Migration; The Wisdom of Birds

May 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
(Em)Migration; The Wisdom of Birds

In 2008, British professor Tim Burkhead published a book on the history of ornithology with a particularly apt title: The Wisdom of Birds. What makes that title so appropriate is the fact that birds are indeed wise. While humans may get lost traveling across town, birds usually seem to know exactly where they’re going. Whether [...]

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Moving Abroad with kids, and travelling with kids in cars

May 13, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Moving Abroad with kids, and travelling with kids in cars

Kids and Cars, when travelling or Moving Abroad How many people tell you that they’ll travel ‘when the children have grown’? I find that a quixotic statement when you consider how innately portable children are. My own children have travelled since they were tiny (my daughter made her first international trip at 6 months old) [...]

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Moving Abroad? Should you sell your current house before you leave?

May 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
Moving Abroad? Should you sell your current house before you leave?

Financials to Consider When Moving Abroad: Should you sell your current home?   Obviously if you are relocating with a company then most of your relocation costs will be covered by the company. You also have a job to go to, so really you can decide whether to keep or sell your current house. If, [...]

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Some Tips on What to Pack when Moving Abroad

April 29, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Some Tips on What to Pack when Moving Abroad

‘Cracking Packing’ when you are Moving Abroad by Bec Bloomer When preparing to move abroad, it’s easy to get carried away.  You pack everything you own and then go buy some extra things you think you might need. I know how it goes, but I’m here to suggest a different approach. Pack less.  If your [...]

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Should You Move Abroad? Here’s some tips to help you decide

April 24, 2012 | By | 4 Replies More
Should You Move Abroad? Here’s some tips to help you decide

By Rebecca Bloomer   Stay Or ‘Cation’? Not everyone is suited to living overseas. This blog will help you decide if you are.. If you’re considering moving overseas to live for any period of time, you need to be sure that a permanent move is what you’re chasing, not just a decent holiday.  How can [...]

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A Peaceful and Serene Place to Live; Why Move to Portugal?

April 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
A Peaceful and Serene Place to Live; Why Move to Portugal?

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (Portuguese: República Portuguesa) is the westernmost country of mainland Europe, and the Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira form part of Portugal too. The country is named after its second largest city, Porto, whose Latin name was Portus Cale. Portugal is a beautiful country and has a stunning peaceful [...]

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What Health Issues Do I Need To Consider If I Move To Another European Country?

February 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
What Health Issues Do I Need To Consider If I Move To Another European Country?

Many people when deciding to move to another European country forget to consider health options. They often assume they will be automatically provided with free cover by the host country, for any medical problems arising. This is not always the case. Your social security cover will depend on your economic status, and may vary depending [...]

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How do I go about sending money abroad for the first time?

January 13, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
How do I go about sending money abroad for the first time?

For anyone new to sending money abroad this is how you do it. It is a very simple process. There are several providers you can use to send money abroad; banks, Western Union, currency brokers. The amount you wish to send, how quickly you wish to send it, and the destination will determine which of [...]

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