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Living in the Expat Bubble

by ParentalChoice
in Uncategorized, Relocation, Parenting, Global Mobility, Family
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Looking at family life in the ‘expat bubble’ from the outside is a little akin to looking at someone who travels a lot for work. It looks amazing, glamorous, exciting … but as with everything else there are challenges to go along with the benefits. Since leaving the UK (where we had definitely settled in ...

International relocation with your pet

by ParentalChoice
in Uncategorized, Relocation, Moving house, Family
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Pets are integral family members for many people. So when the call comes to move country, how do you make sure that all your family members can relocate?...

We’re relocating! Now when to tell the kids?

by ParentalChoice
in Wellbeing, Uncategorized, Relocation, Moving house, life admin advice, Global Mobility
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Relocation is a big change.  It may be something that has been on the horizon for a while. But it can equally be something that almost blindsides you, giving you barely time and space to process the implications yourself before you have to dive headlong into closing off utilities, giving notice on your home (or ...

The smallest tasks can prove the biggest challenges for expats

by ParentalChoice
in Relocation, Moving house, Hong Kong, Global Mobility, Family
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Sometimes it’s the smallest things that can cause the biggest wrench. Sometimes, it’s not until you are actually in your new city when it hits you, right in the middle of the grocery shopping. I don’t know any of these brands … how do I know which detergent and fabric softener to buy? Which ones will suit both my family’s ...

Brexit preparations – driving in UK & EU after March 29, 2019

by ParentalChoice
in Relocation, life admin advice, Global Mobility, Europe
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In the event of a 'No-Deal Brexit', the continued ability to legally hire - or register, insure and drive - personal vehicles in EU member states using a UK licence is not guaranteed....

Happy Year of the Pig!

by ParentalChoice
in Hong Kong, Global Mobility
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Gong xi fa cai and Happy Year of the Pig from Parental Choice Asia...