Dave reviews the Xenophobe’s Guide series of short books looking at the traits that go to define the character of 30 different nationalities from the Albanians to the Welsh.
“Portugal is a popular destination for expats as well as tourists, with communities dotted throughout the country, most notably the Algarve. The favourable weather and excellent cuisine make it easy to see why, too. But once expats relocate here they can be subjected to life-changing experiences and learn valuable lessons from their Portuguese neighbours.” Jamie Waddell gives us the insights of three English-speaking expats who made the move to Portugal.
This month: The value of time—the varying attitudes to time management among different cultures.
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.
This month: Open for business? The problems and pleasures that a change in working/business hours can bring.
This month: Up, up, up… and away – the children from Granada TV’s …Up documentary series who became expats.