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Sep 26, 2018

Going it alone as self employed and setting up your own business is always a big step – and it’s an even bigger one to take, when you’re doing it in a foreign country. 
British expat Michelle Purse Sweeney did it in Germany 9 years ago, starting her own marketing business, and in this episode she shares her 5...

Aug 29, 2018

When you move abroad, there are inevitably things you find out that you wish someone had told you about earlier. 
In this episode we're joined by James Cave from Portugalist, who is here to help if you're considering a move to Portugal. 

Aug 5, 2018

When it came time to think about retiring, Ben Zabulis and his partner Hillary quickly realised that the typical European expat retiree destinations, like Spain, weren’t quite right for them.


Instead, they sold up in the UK and moved to Hong Kong; a place that had captured their hearts years before.


Ben’s a...

Jun 25, 2018

In this episode we're focusing on tax issues for South African expats. Did you know they’re on track to break their own emigration record this year?
And the biggest mistake expats can make, according to today’s guest, is thinking they’re not a big enough 'fish' for the South African Revenue Office to bother...

Apr 30, 2018

In this week's podcast, Expat Focus talks to John Siskar about his experience of teaching in Germany. Having moved from being a kindergarten teacher all the way through to secondary school, John has a wealth of experience to share! 

What can you expect as a foreign teacher working in Germany? And what do you do when...