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School traditions from around the globe

The first day of school is a big day in any child's life. Here's a charming cartoon animation about school traditions from around the world, narrated by some little kids.

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Ask the expats: Top tips for settling in abroad

"Relocating is always a tough task and settling in to a new culture/environment can be extremely problematic. No matter how many expert guides you read, the fact is that there is nobody better qualified to give you advice than somebody who’s had to do it themselves!" Jamie Waddell has compiled a list of useful hints to smooth the path for new expat arrivals.

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Expat life: when the great adventure starts to grate

Even if you do make it to the country of your dreams, it doesn't take much for the dream to become a nightmare. Dave looks at an infographic that shows why it's worth removing the rose-tinted glasses when contemplating becoming an expat.

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26 documents you should have ready for your death

Have you ever thought about how you would like your affairs to be left in the event of your sudden death? Here is a checklist of 26 documents that you should collect in order to make things easier for those you leave behind.

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The Ed speaks! Vanessa Feltz, BBC Radio London

The Ed talks live to Vanessa Feltz on BBC Radio London - do expats really have such a great life overseas?

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