Moving & Settling In

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Top Sites

Direct Gov – Information for Britons living abroad covering pensions, national insurance, exporting your vehicles and more.


Andrew Copeland Insurance – Property insurance in many European countries. Online quote available.

AngloInfo – Local information for living in another country including a directory of businesses and services.

Babel – Chat without borders and improve your language skills.

BBC Languages – Get more from your new home by learning the language.

BBC Radio 1 – We can’t use the iplayer to get BBC TV but we can get the radio.

Britons Living Abroad – Advice from DirectGov covering education, health and money matters.

Direct Gov – Information for Britons living abroad covering pensions, national insurance, exporting your vehicles and more. – Breaking up is hard to do and doing it abroad can be even harder. Advice here.

Ethnologue – An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world’s 6,912 known living languages.

EURA – Relocation service providers in 56 countries.

Expat Shield – Get a UK IP address and watch UK TV in exchange for putting up with an ad in the top part of your browser. Free download.

F & N International Removals – Relocation transport. Get a free quote online. – Advertise your holiday home for let. – Advertise your home to reach millions of travellers. – An online change of address service.

Indo-European languages – Free language tutorials for 15 European languages.

Internet Polyglot – Free online language lessons. – Users of this website can ask and answer questions with other users, share files of lessons, find language resources and join a group of fellow learners.

LingQ – Practice your pronunciation amongst this online community of language learners, learn new vocabulary, download podcasts and have your writing corrected.

Livemocha – Learn a language and practice with native speakers.

Mango Languages – Learn a language through native conversations.

MIT Opencourseware – Free publication of language course materials used at MIT.

My House and Garden – Interior and garden ideas. Also includes worldwide list of real estate links.

Owners Direct – Let out your holiday home.

Phrasebase – A language learning social network.

Skype – Make free or cheap calls from your computer.

Stuff Back Home – British food shop online, delivering to you anywhere worldwide, straight to your door.

Voipfone – Get a UK phone number so friends and family can call you cheaply, or give the appearance of a London office.

William Russell – Global health, life and income insurance policies for expatriates.