Home & Relocation
Category: Home & Relocation
I am not an expat, so what am I?
16 August 2023
Carrie Frais is the founder of MumAbroad and has lived in Barcelona for nearly 20 years. Born in the UK and brought up in London, she ...
Professional Cleaner Services in Barcelona – a guide
24 July 2023
Professional Cleaners in Barcelona keep clean and organized homes - essential for every expat family in Barcelona. However, finding the ...
Financial Planning for Expats Moving to Germany
31 May 2023
Financial planning for expats is key when moving to Germany, it can be a rewarding experience, but it requires careful finance planning and ...
7 facts about French visa applications
22 May 2023
7 must-know facts about applying for a French long-term visa Fabien, the founder of Fab Insurance, has been in ...
Relocating to Italy: Top 5 Tips for Cultural Adjustment
29 January 2023
Karen Rigatti is a Certified Counselor based in Milan since 2008. She provides counselling in an outpatient setting, working primarily ...
Thinking About Moving Abroad? Make sure you have considered these factors first
22 November 2022
There are plenty of reasons why people decide to move abroad. A change in career, family circumstances, and financial stability are just ...
Moving to Jávea with children
20 October 2022
With pretty-as-a-picture panoramas, gorgeous beaches, a mountain, lively social life and a fabulous range of properties to suit most ...
Expat or immigrant? The term ‘expat’ is loaded. It’s time we moved on.
14 October 2022
Expat or immigrant? Flexpatriate or inpatriate? Global nomad or citizen of the world? The term 'expat' is outdated argues MumAbroad founder ...
Social and Business Networking in Spain – Costa Women
13 October 2022
Learning from her experience overseas living in Asia, the Middle East and Spain, in 2010 Ali Meehan decided to build a space for women to ...
Expat Insurance you must have in Germany
25 September 2022
When coming to Germany you might feel overwhelmed with the amount of bureaucracy you are faced with. Also, there seems to be insurance for ...
Paris Rental – Corporate apartment specialists
06 September 2022
Self-taught entrepreneur, Claire De Circourt, founded Paris Rental when she returned to Paris after living and working in New York for ...
8-Step Guide | Moving to Spain from the USA
24 June 2022
Moving to Spain from the USA We're not the first, and we won't be the last Americans moving to Spain from the USA. I mean, ...
8-Step Guide | Moving to Italy from the USA
23 June 2022
Moving to Italy from the USA Italy became the top destination for American citizens buying a second home in 2021. The attraction of ...
8-Step Guide | Moving to France from the USA
22 June 2022
Moving to France from the USA It was Thomas Jefferson who said: "Every man has two countries, his own and France." The saying ...
How to Create an Ecological Garden
21 June 2022
Ecological gardens are specifically designed for the efficient and sustainable use of existing natural resources. DianaHome, a ...
Top Benefits of Having a Natural Swimming Pool in Spain
20 April 2022
DianaHome is a Maresme-based business offering eco-renovations and home improvements to clients all over Spain. The company’s ...
How to get residency in Spain through the Spanish Golden Visa
13 April 2022
If you’re a British expat thinking of moving to Spain, the hurdles just got a lot higher in your race for residency. For example, ...
Where is Javea in Spain? 5 reasons why Jávea is ideal for expat families
21 March 2022
“Jávea is sublime, immense, the best I know how to paint. It surpasses everything.” This is how Joaquin Sorolla described the ...
Save money on eco-renovations and home improvement grants in Spain
17 December 2021
Are you eligible for a home improvement grant in Spain? DianaHome are a Spanish company specialising in eco-renovations, green building, ...
Moving to Valencia – A Family Guide
18 November 2021
Moving to Valencia with a family? Encantada are here to assist you every step of the way. Spanish administration is pretty complex and time ...
Top 10 Challenges | Moving to Germany from the USA
28 October 2021
THINKING OF MOVING TO GERMANY FROM THE USA? You're not alone! Did you know Germany is home to the fourth-largest foreign American ...
Moving to Madrid
12 October 2021
Moving to Madrid, Spain's capital city, can be a daunting prospect, but also an exciting one. We talked to Marine Vanhagendoren, CEO of ...
German language & culture
05 October 2021
German language and culture training are the keys to successful integration when relocating to Germany. Since 2001, Deutschpartner, a ...
Family Relocation in France
14 September 2021
Family relocation in France - in 2012, Kelly Nowocien, originally from Liverpool, pressed "pause" on her busy international career in ...
How to go about learning Spanish from scratch
08 July 2021
Europe is a place that is often romanticised in American TV and Film. Midnight strolls under the Eiffel tower The thought of learning an ...
BCN Ideal Services Staffing Agency in Barcelona
16 June 2021
BCN Ideal Services is a staffing agency that provides premium home-care services in and around Barcelona. They pride themselves in helping ...
US Expat Taxes in Europe: Everything You Need to Know
01 June 2021
Understanding US expat taxes in Europe is not easy. Sifting through and getting a handle on the United States tax code can feel a lot like ...
Top Tips on Moving to Spain with Family
28 May 2021
Moving to Spain with family is becoming an increasingly popular lifestyle choice. Increasingly Spain is seeing younger families move to its ...
Is Moving Abroad Good For My Health?
14 May 2021
There are many reasons why you may wish to move abroad - whether you are ditching the UK weather in favour of year-round sunshine or ...
The English Therapist Deb Jones
12 May 2021
We talk to The English Therapist Deb Jones based in Marbella Spain. She moved to Spain to start a new life in the sun with her ...
Expat survey: MumAbroad’s new demographic
04 May 2021
The MumAbroad team recently put together a series of questions for its readers to more fully understand its demographic and some of the ...
Obtaining a Mortgage in Spain
16 March 2021
Are you thinking about obtaining a mortgage in Spain? Taking out a mortgage is one of the biggest decisions that you are ever going to ...
Living in Valencia
11 March 2021
We talk to Laurence Lemoine, founder of Valencia Expat Services, about living in Valencia. Spain's third largest city is perfect for ...
Relocating to Milan & Rome
10 March 2021
Do you need help relocating to Milan or Rome? Are you looking for expert advice on where to live, how to chose a school? Are you struggling ...
Montseny Christmas trees delivered to your home in Catalunya & Barcelona
12 November 2020
Locally grown Christmas trees delivered to your home throughout Catalunya and Barcelona! We talked to Eduard Pareja, working with tree ...
Education Consultant Anya van der Drift in Barcelona
06 November 2020
My daughter was born in Barcelona in 2012 and I went back to teaching for a few years once she started preschool, but I found the hours and ...
The International Schools Database will help you find a school to suit your family’s needs
13 July 2020
Founded by wife and husband team Andrea and Gerardo Robledillo, International Schools Database will help you find, research and compare ...
Walking Away from the American Dream
20 April 2020
As a freelance writer, wife and mother of three young children, Lauren came from a typical suburban life in the United States. Big ...
New regulations in the Spanish mortgage market
02 March 2020
Since 2006 Mortgage Direct have been liaising with banks, estate agents and international property buyers in Spain’s ever-changing ...
Becoming a Mother in Barcelona
10 September 2019
"I enjoyed being an expat until I became a mother in Barcelona. Then it was time to go home." Marcela Nievas has written an exclusive ...
5 Questions to ask an International Removals Provider
12 March 2019
Relocating abroad is both an exciting and hectic experience, but with a lot of careful planning and research, this life milestone does not ...
Gypsy Westwood in Santa Eulalia, Ibiza
25 January 2019
Gypsy Westwood is a wedding and family photographer. She was born in Ibiza to English parents and grew up on the island. She still lives ...
Mumpreneur Sarah Gemba tells us about her life as a mum abroad in Seville
30 October 2018
Sara Gemba tells us about living in the south of Spain. Sarah's Story My name is Sarah Gemba. I'm 39 and I have been ...
Interview with Beatriz Carro de Prada, Founding Partner of BRS Relocation
14 September 2018
With offices in Barcelona, Madrid and Seville, BRS Relocation is a leading global mobility company in Spain. Since its creation, the ...
The quick and easy guide to importing your car and other possessions into Spain
14 August 2018
Our guest blog comes from Crystal Parker who enjoys reading, writing and relaxing at the beach, as well as spending time with her ...
Reinventing oneself to survive
02 March 2018
When we became parents our main aim was to spend as much time with our daughters as possible, but couldn't. Both of us wanted to try ...
The five most important questions all Mums should ask themselves before moving abroad
12 February 2018
Emmy Yoshida is the founder and owner of International Babysitters Emmy launched her business in 2016 when she relocated to Milan as a ...
Moving to Madrid with kids: 5 things you should know
30 January 2018
MumAbroad give some tips for family moves. Moving to Madrid with kids You’re planning on moving to somewhere that’s ...
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