Within this section of the website you’ll find information that will help to get started. Find out why buying a Caribbean property is a good idea. Learn tips on how to plan, what actions to take and how to take them. In addition to reading the articles in this area please make sure to visit all the other property journey steps including: Caribbean financials, Caribbean properties, Carribbean legalities, moving to The Caribbean and settling in to The Caribbean. Each section has valuable information and it’s a good idea to get an overview even if you’re not planning on a purchase anytime soon.
Adjusting to driving in your new home
A survey conducted earlier this year by the World Health Organisation
revealed that only 28 countries, covering 7 per cent of the whole
world’s population, have firm road safety laws targeting all five
identified risk areas in place. These all-important five factors are listed
as drinking and driving, speeding, failing to use motorcycle helmets, seat
belts and child restraints.
The survey also highlighted the following points:
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The importance of knowing about current affairs
As much as it can be easy to forget about current affairs when you move to
a country and your only concerns are lounging by the pool or playing a
casual game of golf every once in a while, it is important that you stay
up-to-date on current affairs for a variety of reasons…
There are many factors that can impact upon your new life in a country
whether that is tax increases, interest rates or political reform, to name
but a few. As these can change the lifestyle More...
Ways to avoid feeling like a foreigner in your new home
When you make the move to your new country, you need to prepare yourself
for times when you will feel like a foreigner. It’s inevitable
– after all, you are living in a completely new country which will
have been shaped by its own history and will have its own culture. Although
sometimes feeling like a foreigner isn’t a welcome emotion, try to
always repeat the mantra to yourself that you moved abroad for an
adventure, to live somewhere new and you must make the best of More...
What can you expect to miss about the UK?
It is completely unavoidable – when you leave the UK for a life
abroad, there are going to be a multitude of things that you miss. Although
at first this might seem unbearable, do stick with it. As you explore your
new and exciting home, get to know people and acclimatise, the things that
you felt that you couldn’t live without will soon become far less
To provide you with a little insight to some of the things that you might
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How to discover festivals and cultural events when you move abroad
When you make the brave move abroad, it can be human nature to hide
yourself away whilst you find your feet and get your new house feeling like
home. That is all well and good but let’s be honest, you can repaint
those walls next week – there are people to meet, places to see and
in the majority of cases, wonderful events and festivals to attend!
There is no better way to combat homesickness than by getting out and
about and keeping yourself busy. Rather than More...