Switching From Tier 2 ICT to Skilled Worker Visa: How & Why?

2021 brought a major overhaul to the UK immigration system. Whether you agree or disagree with the new points-based system, one change hugely benefits international workers: switching from Tier 2 ICT to a Skilled Worker visa is now possible.

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34 Gift Ideas for Someone Moving to Another Country

With remote working and digital nomadism on the rise, there’s a good chance someone in your life will be moving abroad soon. While “going away presents” are nothing new, it’s challenging to come up with gift ideas for someone moving to another country.

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Cost of Moving to the UK: 30+ Expenses to Relocate

I’m going to break the golden rule of blogging and tell you straight away what you came here to find out. Our total cost of moving to the UK was about $21,000 USD. Wondering what expenses that amount includes? Keep reading.

Cotswolds village houses on canal--living here drives up the cost of moving to the UK.

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Life of an Expat: 7 Hard Truths You’ll Face Abroad

TV and movies love to romanticize the life of an expat. We’re fed intoxicating images of attractive young men and women who jet off to foreign countries to “find themselves” (usually with the help of a gorgeous local). But the reality of expat life is far less glamorous.

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21 Living Abroad Quotes to Motivate Your Move

There are few things in this world that are more rewarding–and more intimidating–than moving to a foreign country. Whether you’re looking for inspiration or seeking affirmation, these living abroad quotes will give you an extra motivational boost to take the leap.

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