Christmas Around the World

Christmas in France If you’re in France this Christmas, expect to see nativity scenes inside friends’ homes. However, they won’t be filled with wooden or porcelain figurines, they’ll be clay figures called santons or little saints. These figurines are made by craftsmen…

How to Buy a House Abroad

You always need a passport and sometimes a visa to enter a foreign country. If you plan on moving to the country for an extended period of time, you need to apply for permanent residency. Some countries require you to obtain permanent…

Maintain Your Expat Marriage

As with any move abroad, single or with your spouse, you should manage your expectations. It’s important to discuss each person’s expectations for the move. Is the move a way for you to spend more quality time together? Is the…