Best places to live in the Netherlands

By Bournes Moves - August 20, 2019
Best places to live in the Netherlands

With so many different things to experience everywhere you go – from the tulip-lined bike paths, iconic windmills and winding canals to the many cafes, bars and restaurants. It’s easy to see why people struggle to pick just one location when deciding where to live in the Netherlands. If you’re planning your move here and aren’t sure which town, city or village might be right for you. Here’s our quick guide to some of the most popular expat regions in the Netherlands…

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Best places to live in Switzerland

By Bournes International Moves - August 20, 2019
Best places to live in Switzerland

Arguably one of the best places to live in the world (frequently topping polls for high quality of living), Switzerland is an expat’s dream. From low crime rates, to great standards of education and healthcare, to the excellent cheese and chocolate, there is something for everyone to enjoy here. If you’re still not sure where to live, though, here’s our rough guide to some of the most popular regions for expats. 

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8 Expat Areas to consider if you're moving to Wellington from the UK

By Bournes International Moves - November 20, 2014
8 Expat Areas to consider if you're moving to Wellington from the UK

Thinking of moving to New Zealand? One of the most important aspects of your move is finding somewhere to settle that you can call home.

With so many beautiful places to choose from in New Zealand, narrowing it down to one place is a hard task. One of the more obvious first decisions is making a move to Wellington. Why is this an obvious first decision? 

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5 great places to live in Sydney

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
5 great places to live in Sydney

Moving abroad is a big step, and figuring out where to start can be a big mental roadblock. Finding the right place to live can help a lot of other elements of your move fall into place, but if you've no idea where to start then we've prepared a handy guide to five of the best places to live in Sydney...

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Moving to toronto: 6 great places to live

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Moving to toronto: 6 great places to live

Figuring out where to live when moving abroad can be the first step to making your new country a home. If you're in the early stages of moving to Toronto but aren't sure which area will suit you and your family best, then here's our guide to 6 of the most popular areas to settle in...

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Speed Limits and their enforcement in the USA

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Speed Limits and their enforcement in the USA

If you're moving to the USA and planning to drive then speed limits and their enforcement in the USA will be an important thing to be aware of. Speeding is generally taken much more seriously in the US than in many other countries.

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Moving pets to the USA and Canada: top tips

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Moving pets to the USA and Canada: top tips

If you are moving to USA or Canada and worried about whether you can take your pet with you then you needn't be. Moving pets to the USA and Canada has become even easier recently thanks to the Pets Travel Scheme - or PETS for short - that has consolidated the requirements for those countries who have signed up to the scheme.

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Moving to New Zealand: lifestyle in Auckland

By Bournes International Moves - November 20, 2014
Moving to New Zealand: lifestyle in Auckland

If you're currently considering moving to Auckland then you'll probably be spending a lot of your time thinking about what your new life will be like and how it will differ when you get there. One of the key ways to settle in quickly is to immerse yourself in the local culture and activities - and luckily for you, there are plenty to keep you occupied. Here's our quick guide to the lifestyle in Auckland...

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How to drive in the USA: 4 top tips

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
How to drive in the USA: 4 top tips

If you're emigrating to Ameirca and planning on continuing to drive when you get there then it's really important that you know exactly how to drive in the USA. From knowing which side of the road to drive on to what the speed limits are, here are our 4 top things to remember...

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Getting a Visa to move to Canada

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Getting a Visa to move to Canada

One of the most important things in organising your relocation is getting a visa to move to Canada. Canada is a very popular destination for UK residents. In 2009 there were 9566 permanent residents of Canada originating from the UK, an increase of 4649 (106%) since 2000. The thought of moving to Canada permanently may be an exciting dream for many people, but you will need to meet one its entry criteria if that dream is to become a reality.

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