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The Unexpected Traveller: Driving quirks in Belgium

The Unexpected Traveller: Driving quirks in Belgium

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Driving in a foreign country is a tricky road to travel. Master the Belgian roads by learning to drive like a local with these five quirky tips for driving in Belgium.

23 signs you’ve turned into a 'serial expat'

23 signs you’ve turned into a 'serial expat'

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Several years later and you're still on the move abroad... are you addicted to expat life? If these telltale signs are true, it's time to admit you're a serial expat.

15 fabulous French-inspired gift ideas you can buy online

15 fabulous French-inspired gift ideas you can buy online

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Stuck for a fabulous gift idea? Here we look to French culture for inspiration for the best gift ideas – all of which can be ordered online and have a special French twist.

The effects – good and bad – of living abroad

The effects – good and bad – of living abroad

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The expat lifestyle can be challenging on international families – but is that good or bad? Read why everyone should consider moving their family abroad.

Home exchange: Holiday heaven... or hell?

Home exchange: Holiday heaven... or hell?

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Home-exchange sites have been increasing in popularity, drawing people keen to taste life in another part of the world but not so keen to pay high hotel prices.

101 cute, romantic and obscure French terms of endearment

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What's the French word for love? When it comes to cute and romantic French terms of endearment, the French get pretty obscure – and a bit raunchy.

Geneva family diaries: Understanding coping mechanisms of expat kids

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The way children cope with moving abroad can range from anger and tantrums to silence or tears – but it's important not to not mislabel these emotions, says coach Tammy Furey.

What to do when you're the male trailing spouse

What to do when you're the male trailing spouse

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Do you have your 'elevator speech' ready for the dreaded question: 'What do you do?'

The easiest and cheapest languages to learn

The easiest and cheapest languages to learn

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Learning a foreign language? Dutch, French, Spanish, German and Italian are the quickest languages to learn – but also among the most expensive per hour.

How do I choose a good international school?

How do I choose a good international school?

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International education expert Kathleen Ralf shares 10 questions parents should ask to help them choose the best international school for their child.

How to tell you've become culturally Belgian

How to tell you've become culturally Belgian

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That quirky Belgian culture rubs off on you in the best ways – here are 15 signs that prove how Belgium changes you.

Study abroad for free

Study abroad for free

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Study abroad for free? It sounds too good to be true but this is now the reality in Germany and other European countries – even for foreigners. What's the catch?

35 things that change after 'going Belgian'

35 things that change after 'going Belgian'

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How Belgian are you? If you've mastered the 'bof' sound and built up your Belgian beer glass collection, you're on your way to calling yourself a Belgian local.

Things French-speakers say when they're really mad

Things French-speakers say when they're really mad

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In place of insulting someone's mother, instead get grandma involved when getting angry in French. Tell them how you really feel in French!

Itchy Feet: The life of an expert expat

Itchy Feet: The life of an expert expat

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You can spot an expert expat a mile away when they're in their national habitat of being 'anywhere new'.

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