Lifestyle

The list below is a collection of articles that refer to, mention or discuss Lifestyle.

Expat Guide To Moving Abroad

Model house and keys abroad

Moving abroad is a massively exciting step, whether you’re headed for distant shores to enjoy a well-earned retirement or embarking on new career. This Expat Guide to moving abroad will be your helping hand to make life a lot easier. However, one element is a little less so: the practicalities of packing and shipping a … Read more

Expat Guide to Living in Spain

Barcelona Spain from above the city

Spain is the most popular European destination for British expats by a long way with around 761,000 living there, and that number doesn’t show any signs of slowing despite Brexit. As well as established expat networks, and the promise of summer sunshine, there are lots of great reasons to consider Spain as your home abroad: … Read more

Expat Guide To Living In Dubai

Burj Khalifa in Dubai UAE

Dubai is the largest city in the United Arab Emirates and home to tens of thousands of British expats. Many expats believe Dubai is a country, but Dubai is one of seven separate kingdoms called emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. Dubai is a trendy global city that attracts movie stars, sports stars … Read more

Cities Where Money Can Buy The Megarich Happiness

Happy couple in a city

The saying goes money can’t always buy happiness, and for the most part that seems true in a new global city wellbeing index. International property consultants Knight Frank have produced a wealth report for 2020 that charts the fortunes and lifestyles of the megarich and the places where they feel the happiest. One of the … Read more

Struggling Forex Broker Bought Flats With Company Funds

A forex broker whose company was approaching financial meltdown switched £1.05 million from a business account to buy two apartments in Dubai in a relative’s name. Ehsan Tayefi, aged 39, from South West London, was the director of Numex Foreign Exchange Corporation (UK) Ltd. The company carried out foreign currency exchanges through a major platform … Read more

Support For Dropping Helicopter Cash Takes Off

The time for more governments to consider dropping helicopter money on households trapped in dire financial straits due to the coronavirus outbreak is with us, says financial experts. Central banks are running out of weapons and strategies to counter the bottom falling out of the world economy as the deadly illness threatens to hold nations … Read more

Cost Of Living Overseas Is A Shock For Expats

expensive

The cost of living in a new country is a concern for many expats who find their bills are higher than expected. Half are forking out more than planned after moving, research by Axa Global Healthcare reveals. Expats with families are especially hard hit, with 40% shocked by the cost of higher education and one … Read more

Spending Cash Is Becoming A Thing Of The Past

The days of handing over cash could be numbered as the economy is in a shift to digitisation, warn campaigners. New laws are needed to protect the pound in the pocket, says lobby group Access to Cash Review. And they are calling on Chancellor Rishi Sunak to take urgent action to protect spending money in … Read more

Best And Worst Cities To Live For Expats

Austria

The Syrian capital of Damascus is rated the worst place to live in after suffering from years of civil war, according to a new global survey. The city scored a measly 30.7 points out of an ideal score of 100 to come bottom from 140 cities in the 2019 Economist Liveability Survey. Not far behind … Read more

Cremations Are A Hot Trend For Funerals

cremation

People have grave concerns about a traditional funeral and are opting for cremations instead. Four out of five funerals in the UK are cremations and relatives and loved ones are looking for more memorable and unique ways to celebrate their loss. Spreading ashes has become more important than the funeral service, with families and friends … Read more