Moving Abroad

Most Popular Destinations

Panoramic view of Kosice, Slovakia

Slovakia is a very popular tourist destination that is located in a cosy landlocked spot. 5 other countries surround it. These are namely Poland, Ukraine, Hungary, Austri...

Springtime cityscape of Tartu town

Estonia is one of the most underrated countries in Europe. Is Estonia a good place to live, many ask and may doubt whether it is suitable for entire families or single ex...

Cityscape view on Ljubljanica river canal in Ljubljana old town

Slovenia is a beautiful country located in Central Europe and is preferred by many British expats. A first pick for many tourists, Slovenia has breathtaking nature that c...

Colorful renaissance facades on the central market square in Poznan, Poland

You might be wondering, “Is Poland a good place to live?” While it’s not a frequently chosen destination, it has much to offer expats in terms of both lifestyle and...

Expenses of living in Latvia

Latvia is an European country with over two million inhabitants, situated on the Baltic coast. It’s a country with a relatively low cost of living, especially when comp...

Expenses of living in Belgium

Belgium can easily win your heart over with its picturesque architecture, peaceful and bucolic atmosphere, and beautiful landscapes. Together with Luxembourg and the Neth...

Expenses of living in the Netherlands

Are you planning to move to the Netherlands? If the answer is yes, then this post is perfect for you. Read on if you would like to learn more about the country and cost o...

Expenses of living in Malta

If you are planning to move to Malta then this blog post is perfect for you. Read below to learn more about the country and cost of living there. Firstly, we will start w...

Expenses of living in Austria

Austria is a country that offers such a high standard of living that in 2019, it was even ranked second globally for the highest quality of life. Vienna, on thаt note, h...

Expenses of living in Croatia

Are you planning to move abroad? Maybe you have set your mind on Croatia? We certainly cannot blame you. Situated in both the Northern and Eastern hemispheres of the Eart...

Port in Antalya old town or Kaleici in Turkey

Known for its coffee, tea, baklava, carpets, and being the origin of tulips, Turkey has a relatively large population of around 82 million people. Although it’s the...

Colorful boats in the Harbor of Mediterranean fishing village Marsaxlokk, Malta

Malta is a small European island country that’s just 316 km² in size with a population of nearly half a million inhabitants. Meanwhile, over 1,6 million tourists arriv...

Staircase descending into Patras, Greece

Home to just over 11 million people, with around 3 million of those living in the capital Athens, Greece is considered one of the sunniest places in the world, enjoying o...

Aerial view of Rovaniemi city in Lapland province in northern Finland

Finland is an amazing mixture of stunning landscapes and originally designed buildings. Finding the best places to live and work in Finland is easy since the country is a...

Town of Akureyri in North Iceland on a summer day

Iceland is an earthly paradise and a place of contrasts. Cooled lava, sparkling glaciers, hot geysers, active volcanoes, and ice meet in the land. The country is over 1,0...

Evening panorama of Limassol, Cyprus

Cyprus is a tempting destination for Brits not only for its weather temperatures. It is the European Union country with the warmest climate of all. You can get prepared f...

Parnas Fountain on Zerny trh square in the old town of Brno

Many people associate the Czech Republic with Eastern Europe even though it’s a country that embodies the west more than it does the east. Yes, Czechoslovakia was once ...

Expenses of living in Turkey

The cost of living in Turkey, as in any other country, plays a big part in whether people choose to move there or not. Turkey is a fairly popular choice, as it’s the se...

Expenses of living in Slovenia

Slovenia is a beautiful place, and it’s no wonder why Brits may choose to move there. But it’s also the most expensive country of the 13 in Eastern Europe, more costl...

Expenses of living in Lithuania

The cost of living in Lithuania is not high, and the country is among the top 10 cheapest countries to live in Europe. Lithuania is also amongst the top 40 countries, in ...

Expenses of living in Romania

If you are considering making that big change in your life and moving to Romania, well, you’re on the right track. That beautiful country has it all – from go...

Expenses of living in Portugal

Living in Portugal seems almost too good to be true. With its great weather all year-round, Portugal is never too cold and never too hot. Located in Southern Europe, it a...

Evening lights in the Åboulevarden in Aarhus, Denmark

Home to nearly six million people, around 10.5% of people living in Denmark are born in a foreign country. This is why if you would like to make a move there, you’ll be...

Expenses of living in Iceland

Iceland has become a popular destination for expats in recent years and there are many factors that contribute to this. Although this northern haven suffered a lot during...

Expenses of living in Sweden

There are numerous reasons to move to Sweden, and if we should list a few, we’ll start with the excellent healthcare system, free university education, generous wor...

Aerial view of Delft in a beautiful summer day, The Netherlands

Formerly referred to as Holland, the Netherlands has a population of just over 17 million people. The country has the highest population density in Europe at around 508 p...

Aerial view of Leman lake in Geneva city in Switzerland

The land of chocolate, cheese and watches, Switzerland is a small country in western Europe with a small population of around 8.67 million. Interestingly enough, since it...

Expenses of living in Estonia

With ample, uncrowded green spaces and over 2,000 islands (albeit not the tropical ones you might be thinking of), Estonia is a dream destination for many travellers. But...

Expenses of living in Greece

Greece is a country of rich history, impressive culture and architecture, amazing cuisine and established traditions. The ancient place is also well-known for the great M...

The bridge of the moat in the downtown of Gothenburg, Sweden

With a population of just under 10 million, Sweden was voted the top country in the world on the good country index. It is the fifth biggest country in Europe in terms of...

Tower with euro coins and flag of Cyprus in the background

It’s no surprise that Cyprus is a desirable destination for living with its alluring beaches in the south, beautiful mountains in the middle of Troodos, exceptional wea...

Bruges at dramatic sunset, Belgium

With a population of just over 10 million, Belgium is not only known as the headquarters of the European Commission, the European Parliament and NATO, but also for its ri...

Expenses of living in Hungary

Home to just over 9.7 million people, Hungary is a landlocked central European country that borders Romania, Ukraine, Slovakia, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia. The...

Expenses of living in Czech Republic

Although the Czech Republic is a smaller country compared to others in Europe, it’s full of history, culture, natural beauty, and established traditions. Not only that ...

Expenses of living in Poland

Poland is one of Europe’s largest countries, coming in at a ninth-place and is bigger than Italy and the UK. What the travel guides don’t tell you is that the name Po...

Danish kroner stacked on the Danish flag.

If you’re considering moving to Denmark, you’re probably wondering if it’s expensive to live there and how much this costs. Well, to answer these questions, the sta...

Old town and the medieval castle in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Capital City: LjubljanaPopulation: 2.081 millionOfficial language: SloveneCommonly spoken languages: Czech, English, Russian, German, Hungarian, ItalianCurrency: EuroExch...

A veiw of Bratislava Castle, Slovakia

Capital City: BratislavaPopulation: 5,459,642Official language: SlovakCommonly spoken languages: English, Romani, Czech, Ukrainian, German and PolishCurrency: EuroExchang...

Parliament of Budapest, Hungary

Capital City: BudapestPopulation: 9.77 millionOfficial language: HungarianCommonly spoken languages: Hungarian, German, EnglishCurrency: Hungarian forintExchange rate to ...

Views of the city of Valletta and its Grand Harbour

Capital City: VallettaPopulation: 514,564Official language: Maltese and EnglishCommonly spoken languages: ItalianCurrency: EuroExchange rate to pound: €1.11 = £1 With ...

The beachline in San Sebastian, Basque Country

Capital City: Vitoria-GasteizPopulation: 2,188,017 people (2019)Official languages: Spanish and BasqueCommonly spoken languages: Basque, Spanish, FrenchCurrency: EuroExch...

Aerial view of Vansu Bridge in Riga, Latvia

Capital City: RigaPopulation: 1,886,198Official language: LatvianCommonly spoken languages: Russian, EnglishCurrency: EuroExchange rate to pound: 1 Euro = 0.91 GBP A smal...

Acropolis and Parthenon in Athens, Greece

Capital City: AthensPopulation: 10.72 millionOfficial language: Greek,Commonly spoken languages: English, Albanian, Macedonian, Bulgarian,Currency: Euro (€)Exchange rat...

Cityscape of Vilnius, Lithuania

Capital City: VilniusPopulation: 2,8 millionOfficial language: LithuanianCommonly spoken languages: Polish, RussianCurrency: Euro (€)Exchange rate to pound: €1 = £0....

paying more because of council tax overlap

Moving to Scotland may actually save you more money than you think. The cost of living in London is 44% more expensive compared to Edinburgh. In general, housing and tran...

PIcture of the streets of Edinburgh in Scotland

There are no doubt many beautiful places in Scotland, where you can settle and start your new life. Scotland offers a lot to everyone. If you’re a fan of hiking and sig...

British pound

When it comes to your average moving costs, we can provide you with an approximate price on the international removals service. The rest of the expenses you should calcul...

average salary Germany

Germany is known for its well-developed infrastructure, labour market, economy and established traditions. It’s one of the most preferred places for living among immigr...

Aerial view of Berlin

This is very subjective and depends on many factors. Some of them are personal preferences, the standard of living, environment for professional and personal development ...

The old town in Tallinn, Estonia

Capital City: Tallinn Population: 1.329 million (2020) Official language: Estonian Commonly spoken languages: Estonian, Russian and English Currency: Euro (€) Exchange ...

The Arcul de Triumf in Bucharest

Capital City: Bucharest Population: 19.41 million Official language: Romanian Commonly spoken languages: Hungarian, Romani, Ukrainian, German, Russian, Turkish, Tatar, Se...

Wawel Royal Castle in Poland

Capital City: WarsawPopulation: 38 millionOfficial language: PolishCommonly spoken languages: Over half of the population speak English and about a third speak GermanCurr...

The facinating Istanbul in Turkey

Capital City: Ankara Population: 83.15 million (as of 2019) Official language: Turkish Commonly spoken languages: Turkish (90%), Kurdish (6%), Arabic (1.2%) Currency: Tur...

Church of Santa Engracia in Lisbon, Portugal

Capital City: LisbonPopulation: 10,295,909 (as of 2019)Official language: PortugueseCommonly spoken languages: Portuguese, Mirandese, EnglishCurrency: Euro (€)Exchange ...

A picture of Salzburg in Austria

Breathtaking sceneries, rich culture, and delicious cuisine sound fantastic to you? Well, if relocating from the UK is on the cards for you, look no further than Austria,...

A picture of the Amsterdam Canals

Long history, beautiful nature, lively cities, exceptional social tolerance, high-quality living conditions – all of this is representative of the Netherlands (also...

A view of the Helsinki Cathedral in Finland

Capital city: HelsinkiPopulation: 5,528,737Official language: Finnish and SwedishCommonly spoken languages: Finnish, Swedish and SámiCurrency: EuroExchange rate to pound...

Ayia Napa in Cyprus from the sky

Capital City: NicosiaPopulation: 1.2 million Official language: GreekCommonly spoken languages: Greek/English/RussianCurrency: EuroExchange rate to pound: 1 Euro = 0...

An aerial photo of Copenhagen, Denmark

Capital City: CopenhagenPopulation: 5.806 million (2019)Official language: DanishCommonly spoken languages: Danish, Faroese, Greenlandic, German, EnglishCurrency: Danish ...

Reykjavik city aerial view of colorful houses, Iceland

Iceland, the land of fire and ice, has been ranked high on many worldwide surveys and lists. It is one of the most well-developed countries and is in the top three countr...

Aare River in Bern, Switzerland

Capital City: BernPopulation: 8.57 millionOfficial languages: German, French, Italian and RomanshCommonly spoken languages: German, French, Italian and RomanshCurrency: S...

Port of Trondheim in Norway

Last update: 27.10.2020: Norway – a country of gorgeous outdoors, mind-blowing fjords, free higher education, social inclusion and strong family traditions. If movi...

Buldings reflecting in water in Dinant, Belgium

Capital City: BrusselsPopulation: 11,492,641Official language: DutchCommonly spoken languages: French, GermanCurrency: Euro (€) (EUR)Exchange rate to pound sterling: 1,...

View of The Old Town of Stockholm, Sweden

Capital City: StockholmPopulation: 8.9 millionOfficial language: SwedishCommonly spoken languages: Swedish, English, German and FrenchCurrency: Swedish Krona (SEK)Exchang...

Colorful buildings in Plzeň, Czech Republic

Capital City: PraguePopulation: 10.69 million (2020)Official language: CzechCommonly spoken languages: German, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Ukrainian, VietnameseCur...

Cliffs in the city of Dubrovnik in Croatia

From laid-back cities, charming villages and ski slopes, to the beautiful forests and lakes, Croatia has it all. Not to mention the lucky people there enjoy 2,715 hours o...

Moving to Norway and what to expect

Last Update: 27.10.2020 Capital City: OsloPopulation: 5,432,580Official language: Norwegian, SámiCommonly spoken languages: Romani, RomanesCurrency: Norwegian krone (NOK...

Landscape view of Old Man of Storr rock formation in Scotland, United Kingdom

Last Update: 28.10.2020 Capital City: EdinburghPopulation: 5,463,300Official language: EnglishCommonly spoken languages: English, Scots, Scottish GaelicCurrency: Pound st...

The flag of Germany

Last update: 27.10.2020 Capital city: Berlin Population: 83,166,711 Official language: German Commonly spoken languages: Danish, Low German, Low Rhenish, Sorbian, Romany,...

General Moving Abroad Tips

Moving Abroad

Moving abroad requires solid preparation, especially if you plan taking a pet with you, as there are many rules to abide by in order to pass through customs freely. We've got great posts on these topics, including general information on how to navigate education and healthcare in another country, which will ensure your safe move abroad.

In addition. you can find extensive guides on the exact steps of moving abroad to almost any European country. So far we've posted thorough instructions on how to move to countries such as Germany, Norway, Scotland and more.

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Did you know that approximately 5.5 million Britains live abroad as of 2020?

About 28% of those 5.5 million have started a new life in the US or Canada.

1/3 of all Brits who move abroad chose Australia or New Zeland as their destination (new home).

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