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Live Work Abroad Interview With Saski Ford

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in expat interviews | No Comments

Saski is at the beginning of a fantastic journey building up a business in France as a provider of Fitness Retreat Holidays. 1. Where are you from originally? I was born in Lewisham, London but raised for my childhood years in a little village called Wardington just outside Banbury, Oxfordshire. 2. Where do you live […]

Bitcoins for Expats: A Good Way to Move Your Money Around?

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in live abroad, work abroad | No Comments
Bitcoins for Expats: A Good Way to Move Your Money Around?

We hear more and more about Bitcoin these days – some of it positive, some of it negative. After arriving on the scene in 2009, it has generated no end of controversy. As the world’s first entirely digital currency, it is not controlled by any government or central bank, and it is free to move […]

Evernote Alternatives to Try

Evernote Alternatives to Try

I love Evernote, as I’ve mentioned on this blog many times before. Note-taking tools are so useful for remote workers, and Evernote is my favourite. But it is not the only note-taking tool around, and there are actually a number of good tools that you may prefer over Evernote. Here are a few of its […]

Live Work Abroad Interview With Jo Harrison

About Jo: Jo spent 20 years in the grip of office work in the UK, and then took voluntary redundancy in 2011 and started her own virtual assistance business Writer’s Block Admin Services. Soon after she moved to France and now spends her days working for her UK clients online and enjoying the time to […]

Expats Over 55 Are the Real Silver Surfers

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in live abroad, moving abroad | No Comments
Expats Over 55 Are the Real Silver Surfers

Technology has changed the lives of expats forever. Nowadays many people living and working abroad could not imagine life without the internet. Indeed, many people working abroad would not be able to do so without the ability to connect with clients from back home and all over the world. So it comes as no surprise […]

Challenges of Opening a Bank Account Overseas

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in live abroad, moving abroad | No Comments
Challenges of Opening a Bank Account Overseas

If you plan to live for a considerable amount of time in a different country, you may start to think about opening a local bank account. However, banking is often one of the most complicated things for expats to arrange in a new country unless they become legal residents. Banking abroad comes with various challenges, […]

Interview with Will Hewitson of TorFx

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in live abroad, work abroad | No Comments
Interview with Will Hewitson of TorFx

Hi Will, thanks for chatting with LWA, tell us a little bit about you, what you do and who for? Hi Phil, it’s a pleasure. I work in the Business Development and Partnerships team at Tor Currency Exchange, one of the UK’s largest and leading foreign exchange brokers. As a company we assist thousands of […]

So Where Exactly Is the Best Place to Live Abroad?

So Where Exactly Is the Best Place to Live Abroad?

A few pieces of research have come out recently looking at the best places to live abroad for expats. If you are considering a life overseas to work remotely but have not yet decided on your destination, it’s always good to have an idea about which countries are proving popular with other expats. Quality of […]

Remote Workers: Money Matters Overseas

Remote Workers: Money Matters Overseas

Back in your home country, getting access to your cash is something you rarely need to think about. However, as soon as you go overseas for a long period of time, it becomes a serious matter. If your money is located in one country, but you live in another, you will need to make sure […]

More Remote Working Tools to Try Out

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in work online, working remotely | No Comments
More Remote Working Tools to Try Out

I’m always on the lookout for useful tools to help me get more done when working remotely. I’ve recently been looking into some more tools that I’ve come across –Trello, Redbooth and FreeAgent – and I’ve written my thoughts below. Trello This is an interesting way of doing project management, and I was attracted by […]