If you're thinking of making a permanent move overseas, then it's crucial that you plan properly to make your new life a success.
How well do you know the country and region that you are planning to settle in? Can you speak the language? How far it is from the UK and do you think you'll cope with the distance between you and your family? Do you need to work to finance your life there and if so, what are the job or business opportunities like?
It's a hugely exciting time, so soak up as much information as you can from these pages and visit the Emigration sessions at the A Place in the Sun Live exhibitions where you can ask the experts on the panel any questions you may have.
Every month readers tell us how they are drawn to Turkey because of the cheap cost of living. With UK pensioners losing tax-breaks in the recent Budget, Liz Rowlinson takes a closer look at living expenses in Turkey...
Three words come straight to mind – renting, insurance and schools – says Zoe Woodward, British Consul in Nicosia.
Barbara Snaith, from Northumberland, moved out of a gated community in Barbados to live amongst the locals. Here, with the help of a friend who still prefers life behind gates, she takes a look at the pros and cons of living off and on a communal resort in our favourite Caribbean hotspot
In a recent poll on our website, we asked where you’d buy a home abroad if money were no object. Australia came out top – despite the high numbers of us returning home. So what is the reality behind the “ping-pong Poms”, asks Australian expat Joanne Christie
Seeking a new life abroad but don't know how to go about it? Don't ignore the FCO's must-read checklist...