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Parents and Kids Cohabitate in Cabarete, Dominican Republic

Rod and Michelle fell in love with the people of the Dominican Republic when they hosted minor league baseball players from the island in their Montana home. Their fondness for the country grew deeper after visiting the isle and experiencing its culture first hand. Now the couple wants to purchase a vacation home in the north-east town of...

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A Young Family Chooses Between the City and the Sea in Andalucia, Spain

Vance and Nicole have always been adventurous and globally minded, and they've raised their three daughters to be the same. They love their life in Colorado, but now that the girls are old enough, they've decided to move the entire family...

Long Distance Lovers Look for a Love Nest in Provence, France

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. In any language, home buying is an emotional experience.

Fitting into Osaka, Japan

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. In any language, home buying is an emotional experience.

Pre-empting an Empty Nest on Nevis

The Horners want a home on the remote Caribbean island of Nevis to enjoy their retirement together once their teenage children leave their Florida nest. But 18 years of savings isn't enough, so they must purchase a property they can...

Business and Budget in Budapest, Hungary

Drew and William moved to the tiny town of Saluda, North Carolina to take a step back from the rat race. Now they are ready to jump back in, and this time in the historic city of Budapest, Hungary. They like to put their own stamp on their homes,...

New Digs in Dortmund, Germany

Before Lauren and Oliver's whirlwind romance began, they each fell in love with expat life in Berlin. Now their once bohemian haven has become a hot spot and now they find themselves priced out of the city they've adopted as their own. So...

Magnetic Island's Ed-cellent Adventure

After finding himself in Australia's Magnetic Island several times a year, Ed Gamester of England has decided to purchase a home on the island where he can crash between adventures.  Ed will have the assistance of his good friend,...

Living la Vida Local in Puerto Cayo, Ecuador

Steve and Dana have grown tired of their small town in Arkansas and decide to take off on an adventure into the unknown in Puerto Cayo, Ecuador. Steve's profession as a writer puts them in a perfect place to report back to other Americans on...

Been There, London That

When Danielle's boyfriend Jared mentioned he'd be willing to move to London, she jumped at the chance to make her dream of living abroad come true. But this couple's long wish list combined with their differing tastes in style, has...

A Second Chance in The Netherlands Capital of Amsterdam

A new job in Amsterdam has Californians Robert and Mary Jo Sandholm ready for a fresh start.  After a bike accident forced Robert to stop working for seven years, Mary Jo stepped up and became the sole breadwinner for their family of...

Size Matters to Husbands in Dublin

Eli Hale leapt at the chance to transfer to Ireland when his husband Marcio Noia's work visa expired.  But they're discovering very different opinions on the size of living space they desire.  Marcio wants a large house to spread...

Opposites Attract in Oliva, Spain

Victoria likes to keep busy, and Paul likes to lay back. When the couple decides to unwind with a vacation home on the coast of Spain, they learn it's not all siestas and sea views. With these opposite personalities, there's going to be a...

A Free-Spirited Couple Parks Their Mobile Home in Florida and Heads South to the Jungle in Belize

It takes a special kind of bond to build a happy home, and an even more complex partnership to, well, live in a school bus you built together. As happy as their homemade mobile home is, artists Nikki and Ben are ready for an even bigger adventure....

Buenos Dias Barcelona, Spain

After a visit to Spain left her enchanted, Raphaella decided to leave behind the daily grind in London to teach yoga in Barcelona. She wants a flat near the beach with enough outdoor space for a yoga class, but her friend Alasdair knows he'll...

Seeking Nature and Convenience in Obertrum, Austria

After living together in Chicago for several years, Daniel Gahleitner received a job transfer back to his native Austria.  For his wife, Kerry, the move means a chance to finally master the German language, and both are looking forward to a...

Belfast and Furious

When Sarah encouraged her husband Dave to apply for post-doctoral studies all over the world, she never dreamed the first place he'd be accepted would be in Belfast Northern Ireland.  Dave has already left Sarah behind in Michigan to start...

Back to Nature in Panguipulli, Chile

After living and working in urban Shanghai, China for nearly two decades, Michelle has decided she's ready to get back to nature. On a whim she packs her bags to move halfway around the world to Panguipulli, Chile where she can start her own...

Married and Motoring in Milan, Italy

Wisconsin-born Samantha met Giorgio while the two were studying down under, and after months apart, they decided to tie the knot and settle down in his native Milan, Italy. But they're currently living with his parents, and it's much too...

Reconnecting in Retirement in Dominical, Costa Rica

After years of running businesses from their farm, Canadians Doug and Jules are planning ahead for their retirement in sultry and slower paced Dominical, Costa Rica. But with their retirement savings on the line, their move to paradise hinges on...

When Ajman loves a Woman

Tired of living with regrets over not seeing the rest of the world, Maisha is leaving her life in Brooklyn behind to move to the United Arab Emirates. Maisha has been living a rich and full life in Brooklyn, NY with more friends than a girl could...

Beautiful Backdrop in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

When photographer Katie was shooting a wedding in Tamarindo, she not only fell in love with the idyllic beach town, but she also met her future boyfriend, Jeff. A year later, she felt divided between working at a flower shop in Aspen and pursuing...

A Family of Five Strives to Find a Full-Size House in Cambridge, England

For Carla and Andrew Nickodemus, Traverse City, which is Michigan's natural beauty and close knit community, made it an ideal place to raise their three kids, Brennan, Cassidy and Gavin. But when Carla was suddenly offered a job promotion in...

Quality Time in Bern, Switzerland

Jeff's constant commuting between New Jersey and Chicago was putting a damper on the quality time he had to spend with his family. So when he was offered a unique work opportunity that would allow him to spend more time at home, he and his wife...

Risky Beach Business in Leon

The Hastings family already attempted to buy a house in Leon, Nicaragua. For risk analyst Jeff, though, the numbers didn't add up. So he brought his wife Natalie and two sons back home to Cincinnati to clear the deck and start researching all...

Living Life in La Baule

When Randy Lawrence's company offered him a chance to work in France, wife Rebekah leapt at the opportunity to immerse her young daughters in the country's rich history. While Randy wants a modern home to ease the transition for their...

Managing Married Life in Melbourne, Australia

Philadelphia natives Cara and Denis were in the midst of planning their wedding when out of the blue, Denis was offered a promotion in Melbourne, Australia. Deciding it was the best move for their future, the couple relocated halfway around the...

Searching for Keys in Cabo, Mexico

Paris and Antonio are leaving the rolling vineyards of Napa Valley, California to find their dream home in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. But the problem has been that until now, they're all look and no buy. They've toured over 200 homes already,...

Seeking Common Ground in Frankfurt, Germany

When Chris Nealon's global auto company transferred him to Frankfurt, his wife, Katie, put her own beloved career as a speech language pathologist in limbo. With her future uncertain, she's anxious to find a space she can feel at home in....

Seeking a Gem on the Caribbean Island of St. Maarten

As a trained gemologist, Hilary Grant has learned to hone her eye to spot even the tiniest of flaws. This ability has opened the door for her to be recruited from California to apply her skills at a jewelry store in the Caribbean. Unfortunately for...

Two Dudes and a Boat in Daintree, Australia

Cedric's quaint French existence is turned on its head when he meets Aussie Joe and they hatch a plan for adventure on the high seas in Australia. But upon arrival in Daintree, Cedric realizes he may not be ready to get his feet wet full time....

Battling Over High Rises and Traditional Flats in Glasgow, Scotland

For Elissa, the Canadian side of Niagara Falls is the best place in the world to live. Working at the Winter Olympics brought her together with Jason, and they built a family near what their toddler son calls the big water. But extended family,...

American Dreams in the English Countryside in Bracknell, England

After helping to launch a new division of his company in Bracknell, England, Greig and wife Nicole hope to explore other parts of the world as a family after finding the right home near Greig's job. But in a high priced area with a competitive...

A Move to Los Cabos, Mexico Marks a Milestone in a Relationship

Bonnie and Kale were happily dating and living comfortable lives in Phoenix, Arizona where they enjoyed hiking, cooking and hosting game nights with friends. But that all changed when Bonnie jumped at the chance to start a company in Los Cabos,...

Much Love in Munich

Unable to endure their long distance relationship, Becca accepted a job opportunity that will unite her and boyfriend Michael in Germany. But as they delve deeper in the hunt for their first home, differing priorities emerge. She wants to be city...

Business in Beautiful Busan, South Korea

Andrew was living in Illinois with his wife Marci, his two dogs and his own home maintenance business when a rare opportunity presented itself. The couple were visiting Andrew's brother abroad when he received the chance to interview for a new...

Surf, Sun and Jobs in Four Mile Beach

No shirt, no shoes, no job. Kite surfer Nick Taylor has left cold Southport, England to join his best friend Tommy in Four Mile Beach, Australia. In search of a job and a house, they'll need more than just their good looks to land both....

You've Got The Quito My Heart

After Laurel fell in love with Hugo while doing volunteer work in Quito, Ecuador, she decided to move from San Diego and live with him permanently. Now that they have a six month old baby, the time has come for Hugo and Laurel to get out of...

Chicopee to Barcelona

A married New England couple is looking to put having kids on hold while they explore a life abroad in Barcelona, Spain. Despite having problems with getting both their Visas, this couple is determined to leave Chicopee for the Mediterranean...

Torn Over Where to be in Split, Croatia

For Americans Sean and Neissa Gallahar, the Croatian city of Split has special meaning. While on separate vacations, they crossed paths outside an ice cream shop there, locked eyes, and eight years later, they are now happily married. The...

Town Center or River Views in Carrick on Shannon

Chiropractor Kyle and his wife Desiree have one last box to tick on their pre-baby bucket list, and that's to live abroad. Desiree is the adventurer of the two and as an ESL teacher, she has experience living abroad while Kyle has been a...

Fight or Flight in Arcachon, France

Aaron's job as a helicopter pilot has enabled the Croft family to travel the world, but an exchange program with the French Air Force lands them in the coastal region of Arcachon Bay searching for a home base on a tight deadline. They must get...

Asking for Authenticity in Thailand

When Greg Brinker was given a job opportunity in Pattaya, Thailand, wife Michelle leapt at the chance to dive into a new culture. But Greg's work is in the industrialized Eastern Seaboard Zone, and the culture she craves lies 30 minutes away in...

Surf and Sand or in the City, in Brisbane

Carrie Grimes found a job in booming Brisbane, Australia, but her partner Sean isn't sure about leaving their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. He wants to enjoy the surf and sand of beach living, but Carrie's hoping for an easy commute to...

Adjusting to Auckland, New Zealand

When his company offered Drew a chance to work in Auckland, New Zealand, he was beyond excited that his high performance track record was paying off. His wife Katie agreed to go, but she would have rather bought a house to start a family in North...

Put a Cork in it!

Arlene's friends and family in the United States are settling down, but she's got itchy feet and is ready for a new adventure. She's taken a new job abroad in Cork, Ireland and is moving to embark on a new chapter in her life. To keep...

Loving Life in Loughborough, England

American Caroline and Brit Mark met through mutual friends and fell in love while Mark was working in America. After a few years, they were married and the proud parents of their son Sam. Now Caroline and Mark are moving from Dublin to Loughborough...

A Young Couple Takes a Chance on an Up-And-Coming Country in Kingston, Jamaica

Kevin and Cassidy were just starting their life together in Texas when a job opportunity summoned Kevin to Jamaica. Although they love life in Houston, the allure of an adventurous international opportunity was irresistible. With beautiful beaches,...

An Environmentally Conscious Californian Gets Green in Granada, Nicaragua

Kathleen grew tired of the materialism and sense of entitlement she identified in Marin County, California. Wanting a fuller life for her 5-year old adopted Guatemalan son, she rented out her house and brought her little boy on a ten-month journey...

Giving Back to Granada, Nicaragua

After Hurricane Mitch devastated Nicaragua in 1998, the Heidorns began making trips back and forth from their hometown of Waxhaw, North Carolina to volunteer with rebuilding and education projects. Having formed strong connections to the people and...

Commuting Conundrum in London, England

Newlyweds Kurtis and Kathleen Badger have plans to leave the Big Apple for Big Ben. Kurtis is ready to give up his steady sales job for a chance to study law in England. As a lifelong New York resident, Kathleen is willing to leave her hometown so...

Sea Views or Cityscapes in Sydney

Alex Ulrich was offered the job of a lifetime in Sydney, Australia, but fiancée Chelsea must give up her career as a personal chef for the move. Now, she's imagining Mai Tais on the beach while he's hoping to walk downtown to work....

Planning a Future in Paris, France

Dr. Jayne Lee fell so in love with Paris that she geared her career in medicine towards moving there. Soon enough she found a job practicing telemedicine and fell in love with Edouard. But for these newlyweds, buying an apartment in one of the most...

Is Paradise Out of Reach in Mission Beach, Australia?

Mary and her Aussie boyfriend Ben decide to start their life together in Mission Beach, Australia

Becoming a Buyer in Nice, France

Scott Baker always wanted to live in France. When he discovered a job opening in Nice, he leapt at the chance to fulfill his French fantasy. But the apartment he rents has been falling apart around him. Not ready to give up on his dream,...

Racing Back to Vilnius, Lithuania

Collin races go karts and his dad, Michael sells parts. Now they are racing from South Florida all the way to Vilnius, Lithuania. When Michael lost his mother he decided to get back to his family roots. So they are moving to Old Town and starting a...

Coastal Homes of Panama's Pacific Lowlands

Derek and Jade wanted to embrace their love of nature and hatched a plan to live semi-retired off of only one income along Panama's rural, Pacific lowlands. But as real estate agent Tedd Tennis is quick to point out, with less income coming in...

Hello, Jolly!

Huw left the UK to move down to Jolly Harbour, Antigua in pursuit of work captaining super yachts.  His new wife Charley has been back in England packing up their lives and getting ready to join Huw in the sunshine of Antigua.  Charley is...

Building a New Beginning in Majorca, Spain

Chris and Michelle are children's books writers, but they are about to take their creativity to a new level. A passion for history and the desire to expose their children to different cultures has brought them to Majorca to renovate a historic...

Country Living vs. City Commute in Cape Town, South Africa

After 10 years in Hoboken, New Jersey African natives Chris and Laura Luckhurst are returning to their home continent where Laura will take a new position with a solar power company in Cape Town. Working from home, Chris wants a large house steps...

A Woman Trades the Corporate Grind for Eco-Friendly Paradise in Playa Conchal, Costa Rica

Sarah has a wealth of experience as a world traveller and expat. Born in the US, she's lived in 6 countries throughout her 27-year career, and is no stranger to airports, hotel rooms, and duty free shopping trips. Now with her current job in...

Making a Splash in Marbella, Costa Rica

Michael always dreamt of living a simpler life when he retired, and now his dream has become a reality. But finding a new home won't be as simple as it sounds. Living off his pension will make it tough for him and his wife Victoria to find a...

Being Belgian in Brussels

Todd and Karin Smith have carved out a comfortable life for their family of four in Clear Lake, Minnesota.  They enjoy taking their two boys outdoors and spending time with their tight knit extended family.  Karin was content with the way...

A Brit is tempted to overspend on a home Down Under

Craving a warmer climate - and a new way of life from her native England - 38-year old Louise took a job in Queensland, Australia. After relocating half way across the globe to the coastal town of Freshwater, she's faced with finding a home...

Three's company in Alexandra Headland, AUS

When their best friend moved to Alexandra Headlands, Australia, Molly and Sara decided to give up life in their icy hometown of Kelowna, British Colombia to find their place in the sun.  But with only one percent of rentals available, this...

Mother Knows Best in Orvieto, Italy

Now that her son is grown and she doesn't have anything keeping her tied to San Francisco, Toni decides to take second shot at a fresh start in Orvieto, Italy. But as a travel writer with a very limited budget, she must be financially savvy in...

Nice Work If You Can Get It

When Jerry accepted a job assignment in Europe, he and his wife Amy knew Nice is where they wanted to be. So she's setting aside her successful career in fashion to make it work. They both love what the south of France has to offer them as a...

The Science of Moving

Darren, a scientist met his British wife Virginia when he gave her a tour of his lab in California. Five years later they were married and starting a new life together. Virginia has been dreaming about moving back to Europe to be near her family....

Czeching Out Apartments in Prague

Mike Gilbert has taken an international sales position in Prague and hopes that his family will learn to love living abroad. But for wife Wendy and three teenage boys leaving behind friends, family, and the comforts of the suburbs for the unknowns...

Rivalry Rears Up in Rainbow Beach, Australia

Amber is leaving her job working on a ranch in New Zealand to join her younger cousin, Codie, for a lesson in loosening up in Rainbow Beach, Australia. But when Amber arrives, her old habits of worry die hard, and the two girls must find a way to...

Melbourne to be Wild!

When Evan accepted a new job teaching in Australia, he eloped with his girlfriend Jessica without telling their friends and relatives.  Tensions have been running high in Jessica's family as they struggle to accept that their little girl...

Healthy Living in Paris, France

After two years of waiting Patricia has finally been transferred to Paris for her work as a nutritionist. Her desire for an apartment with Parisian charm and a mix of modern décor presents a challenge in finding the perfect home. With the...

New Home for a New Family in Amsterdam

Sherry and Corrine Federer are passionate travelers, but they are passionate parents as well. When Corrine was offered a full-time job in Amsterdam they jumped at the opportunity of going back to Europe and giving their twin sons an international...

Village Townhomes of Tilburg, Netherlands

Europhiles Andrew and Farrah want to expose their kids to European history and cultures, but downsizing from the large suburban home they are leaving behind to a cozy townhome in a Dutch village is easier said than done. For better or worse, the...

Retiring off to Eleuthera, Bahamas

Mark and Mary McElroy have a very busy life for themselves in Dallas, Texas.  Mark is a President and CEO of a successful technology company, while Mary manages a vibrant household with their four children.  Whenever the pressures of...

Reconnecting family ties in Barranquilla, Colombia

When Gio and Courtenay had son Marcello, it inspired them to reconnect with his extended family in Barranquilla, Colombia.  But the city's bustling economy and subsequent booming rental market, presents high hurdles on their hunt to find a...

A Crime novelist in Caloundra

Tonya Sharp is a Texas crime novelist who has big dreams for her career. So when the opportunity comes to move to Australia with her family to promote her books, she is ready.  Husband Steve is her biggest fan, so with little resistance he...

Swapping single life for domesticity in Denmark's capital city, Copenhagen

For a decade, Rebecca enjoyed a nomadic life, living in six different countries and traveling the world. The American-born globe trotter rarely let the grass grow beneath her feet, that is, until she met Jens in Copenhagen while working on her PhD....

A New Life for Newlyweds

Chris and Allison met in London and after a short courtship decided to get married and start a new life together. Itching to get back across the pond Chris took a transfer to Amsterdam. Still getting to know each other and each other's styles...

Raising a Family in Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Dusty Waldron left behind life in the states, taking a job in Rotterdam to fulfill his wife's dream of being closer to her family. They've decided to go the distance together in the Netherlands, but their culture clash could come between...

Calming Down in Cairns, Australia

Allan Woo is dedicated to the two loves of his life, his girlfriend, Jasmina Owczarek and his work.  Having lived in Abbotsford, British Colombia, Canada his whole life it has been very easy for Allan to fall into a pattern of work, sleep, and...

A Dream Come True in St. Kitts, West Indies

Amber always dreamed of becoming a veterinarian, and when she was accepted into school in St. Kitts, husband Chris joins her to help make her dreams come true.  They long to enjoy life on this idyllic island together, but with their home...

Different Desires in St. Kitts

Veterinary student Kelli Bogard moved to St Kitts to pursue her dream of being a vet.  Now, her fiancé Gavin is sacrificing everything to make the big move to be with her.  But it's this couple's first time living under one...

Starting a New in Nassau, Bahamas

Celine and Kyle are looking to shed the hustle of New York for the tranquility of the Bahamas.  After five years of focusing on their careers, the couple is ready to slow down their fast paced lifestyle to start a family on this island of...

Taking a Chance in Bustling Bilbao, Spain

Cathy, a stay at home mom from Nevada is looking to return to university to study Spanish and live abroad as a family. To make her dream come true, husband Bob left his comfortable career in Reno behind for a riskier one with a startup that allows...

Brave New World in Brussels, Belgium

Brandon and Heather Bizzell loved their life in suburban Atlanta with their two young sons Avery and Bryson. But Heather's company approached her with the option to relocate to their headquarters in Brussels, Belgium and after much...

Cultures Collide in Copenhagen, Denmark

The Stine family lived comfortably in North Carolina until Jeff moved his wife Kim and their three kids to Copenhagen, Denmark for a job opportunity. Although the couple looked forward to showing their children another part of the world, finding a...

You're as Cold as Iceland

Darren Atkins and his wife Jessica are leaving behind snowboarding and Frisbee golf in Denver Colorado to move to Reykjavik Iceland.  Darren was recently accepted into a graduate program in sustainable energy, and despite her trepidations...

Test of Love in Tel Aviv, Israel

Tom and Sarah met on a Jewish dating site and after two years together in San Francisco have decided to move to Tel Aviv where Tom will join his family's business. While Tom will be right back at home, Sarah will be thousands of miles from her...

Leaving Los Angeles for Tahiti

After a decade of living the American dream, Paul and Suzanne Sloan are ready to leave it all behind in L.A. Tired of the fast pace and rigorous work schedule, the couple and their son are moving to Suzanne's spectacular Tahitian homeland. But...

A Long Distance Relationship Getting Up Close and Personal in Manchester

Kelsey's leaving Boulder, Colorado for Manchester, England to get her PhD in atmospheric science. Waiting there is her boyfriend Richard, whom she hasn't seen in over half of their two years as a couple. Ending their long-distance...

The Job of a Lifetime, With No Time to Spare

Melanie is an up-and-coming mechanical engineer with big dreams and the ambition to match. When a high tech lab in Wurzburg, Germany offers her the job of a lifetime, she hops a plane and doesn't look back. Before long, she realizes that she...

Parisian Brokers Turned Buyers Move to Provence

Parisian real estate pros Tahminae and Martin are five months pregnant and about to experience the market from the other side.  They want a second home for their family in the peaceful region of Provence, but finding the perfect stone house in...

Bunking with the Bossman in Mossman, Australia

Cowgirl Julia is saddling up to a new career in Mossman, Australia.  She's looking for a change of pace from her urban life in Hamburg, Germany and quickly realizes to afford a place in this expensive rural hideaway, she must find a...

Finding a Home for Furry Friends in Finland

Best friends, hockey fanatics, and pet lovers Kae and Sarah want to experience the world while they're still young and single and decide on Finland, a 'hockey nation' similar to Canada. While finding jobs overseas was easy, relocating...

Student Gets Schooled in Glasgow, Scotland

After completing his undergraduate degree in urban planning, Ryan Sandwick is ready for graduate school and has chosen  a program in Scotland. Ryan is used to the San Diego, Canlifornia sunshine and moving to Glasgow will be a big adjustment....

It's a Dog's Life on St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

John and Stacey Alvarado live the good life with their young son, Andrew, on the island of St. Thomas. It's all a day at the beach until John gets a job on neighboring St. John, adding an extended commute via ferry across islands. Motivated to...

Coping with Co-ops in Copenhagen

Michelle and Soren's world was turned upside down when her record label went under, killing Soren's American record contract.  With his band finding success in Europe, Soren wants to move back to his home country of Denmark but...

Trading Prague for Nuremberg, Germany

Heather left Wisconsin for Prague in search of a European adventure. But her work as a teacher was sporadic, and noisy roommates made her home life a nightmare. Now she's moving to Germany with hopes of living alone, traveling, and enjoying the...

Every Little Girl's Dream Comes True¿in Paris

Katherine is a successful Hollywood screenwriter who's aspired to live in Paris since learning of her French heritage as a child. Now a mother herself, Katherine wants to buy a home in her favorite city so she can explore her past, inspire her...

New Couple Takes a Huge Step to Strasbourg, France

It was not long after Felipe was living with his family in Orlando when he met Blandine who was working there as an au pair.  For the new couple's career aspirations, Strasbourg seemed like an ideal city to set up shop after taking the...

Living a Dream in Dublin, Ireland

While on vacation in Ireland, Maureen had a chance conversation with a peace activist that would inspire her to refocus her life. So to live her dream, she's packing up her quiet country existence in Massachusetts to return to school in lively...

Young Fasionista Pursues Dedication for Parisian Lifestyle

Lisa O'Rourke has left her high-powered fashion career behind for the chance at love and a new beginning.  Her new boyfriend Aurelian is in the states to help Lisa pack up and bid her New York life adieu.  With only Aurelian's...

Dubai or Not Dubai

Jenny is currently a TV presenter on a home shopping network in London but her boyfriend, Pete, has just been recruited for a new job in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.  Living a comfortable lifestyle is not a problem when the two are both...

Looking for the High Life Along Doha's Arabian Riviera

Colin suffers an Irishman's fate, he's addicted to sunnier climes. So when his best friend Gordon, an expat living in Doha, Qatar, started raving to him about the posh, outdoor lifestyle along the Arabian Riviera, that's all the...

Looking for the Real Italy on an Ancestral Homecoming

Frequent world travelers Jennifer, Clint, and their six-year-old daughter Vivien are finally settling down. They're moving to Italy from Chicago to return to Jennifer's Italian roots, and to expand Vivien's horizons through living...

There's No Place Like Rome, Italy

As the preservation planner for Roanoke, Virginia, Erica Taylor fulfilled her passion for history, but she couldn't shake the memory of a brief Roman holiday. She's giving it all up to realize her long held dream of studying art history in...

Corey and Lynn trade a perfect life in hilly San Francisco for a cool vibe in East London

Newlywed Cory's company offered him the opportunity to transfer from San Francisco to their newly-launched Shoreditch office. Cory, with his new wife Lynn, packed up and left for London. They are looking forward to planting some roots, meeting...

Canadian Couple's Retreat to Cabarete, Dominican Republic

Carol and David have had it with home renovations in Alberta, Canada and need a getaway. Their plan is to head to the lush jungles and beautiful beaches of the Northern Coast of the Dominican Republic to relax, reconnect, and purchase a vacation...

Moving Towards Modern in Old World Estonia

Rachel and Tim Heath have traveled the world, devoting their lives to serving communities in need, but a move from St. Petersburg to Estonia is necessary to plant roots and gain stability for their two growing daughters. While the Heaths are eager...

Seoul Searching for a Place to Call Home

Caroline Farrell is a self-proclaimed planner who was more than hesitant when a job opportunity came up across the globe in Seoul, South Korea. Even though her heritage is Korean, the idea of moving with her husband and young son Jonah from their...

Battling between old world charm and modern convenience in Beverley, England

When Kevin was offered the chance to relocate to England for his job, his fiancé Liza was thrilled until she learned it was not in bustling London, but the sleepy small town of Beverley.  It took some convincing, but she agreed to leave...

5-Star Food Adventure in an Ancient City

Andrea is a foodie who fell in love with the wine, cuisine, and culture of Lisbon, Portugal, while studying to be a chef and sommelier in New York. Drawn to the character and mystery of this ancient city, when things got serious with her Portuguese...

Exploring Lovely Lisbon, Portugal

After scientists Karen and Oscar had their daughter, they wanted to do what was best for her, and for Oscar, Salt Lake City was the perfect place to raise a family. Now, Oscar has the opportunity of a lifetime to work at his dream lab in Portugal,...

First Time Buyers Have Conflicting Visions in Kaiserslautern, Germany

Teachers for the American military schools, Xavier and Nicole have spent nearly ten years in Sasebo, Japan.  Now, they're being transferred to Kaiserslautern, Germany, and with two young sons in tow, they've decided the time is right...

Rome, If You Want To

Cristina Parenti grew up in Rome but moved to the United States to study at Temple University, like her mother before her. Cristina got her degree and met her husband, Shawn Slon, while living in Philadelphia.  After living together for two...

Seeking Perfection in Playa del Carmen

Seeking Perfection in Playa del Carmen Roger and Sue Wright have been visiting their personal paradise of Playa del Carmen for twenty years and in the past three have gotten serious about purchasing a vacation home.  But this couple has...

An Unemployed Couple in the Portuguese Countryside

Katie and her boyfriend Feargal have grown tired of the expense and hustle and bustle of Dublin. She's a fashion designer, Feargal teaches woodworking, and both are leaving their jobs to move outside Coimbra, a students' and artists'...

Thai One On in Bangkok, Thailand

Breaking out of her small Texas town to travel the world was Alison's dream.  But after 5 years of discovering the world, she is now heading into a deeper mission, to find herself a new settled life in Bangkok.  In a buoyant rental...

A Family From Houston, Texas is Transfered to Trinidad

When Andrew gets a job opportunity he can't refuse, the Garnett family pack their bags and move to Trinidad.  They are looking forward experiencing a new lifestyle and culture. Will they be able to find a home that has both a local feel...

An Adventure Starts in Dublin

High school sweethearts John and Whitney were on the fast track to life. They married young, and were ready to settle down and start a family in San Jose, California.  One night at a dinner party they noticed their peers were all moving around...

New Couple Tests the Waters in Townsville

After growing up in landlocked Czech Republic, Veronika Koplikova moves in with her new boyfriend Tyler Gibson in his hometown, Townsville, Australia. Veronika desires more space, but it will come at a price. Watch as Veronika and Tyler get to know...

Carefree Coastal Living in Tarifa, Spain

German living is all work and no play for Nadine, but she's ready to make a change. Heading towards the sun and surf of Tarifa, Spain she has great expectations. But with no job waiting for her when she arrives, will Nadine be able to afford...

Striving to Succeed in Stockholm, Sweden

Lisa and Jonathan Ferland love their lives in Atlanta, Georgia. They both have successful careers, a wide and supportive network of friends, and a new addition to the family, their son Calvin. When Jonathan's firm advertised for a vacancy based...

Broadening Horizons in Munich, Germany

Czech Republic native Tereza came to the United States eight years ago on a tennis scholarship, but her homeland was never far from her mind. Even after falling in love with Scott and settling down in Kansas, Tereza had an eye to returning to...

Discovering Doha, Qatar

Just after getting married to Meena, architect Ken jumped at the chance to help design Doha's new international airport. So, they're trading in the golden state of California for the golden lands of Qatar. But as these newlyweds discover...

Following a Lifelong Dream to Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Inspired more than two decades ago by the lyrics of Jimmy Buffett and fed up with Toledo's icy winters, Mike Holly and his wife, Alison, are looking to the sun-drenched shores of Tamarindo, Costa Rica.  With a waterfront restaurant newly...

A Taste of Tamarindo

Twenty-two years of marriage, three active kids, and cold Canadian winters have made David and Lynne realize it's time for a break from their routine.  Although they've never been there, David has been actively researching vacation...

No Worries in Mission Beach, Australia

Emma's fashionista and party girl persona was fine as an escape from her nine to five office job, but now that she's grown tired of it, she is ready to drastically simplify things.  It took only a quick search for Emma to decide on the...

Choosing the Country or the Suburbs Near Glasgow, Scotland

When Paul Boutcher is offered his dream job at a children's hospice in Scotland, his family of five flies to Glasgow from Halifax, Canada to start a new life. Paul and his wife Lynn met in Scotland, so this is a romantic homecoming, with a...

Trading City Life for a Beach Paradise In Puerto Cayo, Ecuador

Sean Kelly and his wife Dahiana Cedeno are ready for a complete lifestyle make-over, from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles to a small fishing village in Puerto Cayo, Ecuador. Dahiana hopes to raise a family in the town where she grew up, but...

Setting the Stage for London

Struggling actor Yaron is leaving Jerusalem to pursue better acting opportunities in London.  He's joined by friend, fellow actor, and London resident Josh.  Together, they're pooling their funds to keep costs low, but Yaron's...

Returning Home to Brisbane

Rob Cameron has spent 12 years with his wife Jennifer in London, but always yearned to return home to Brisbane, Australia. Jennifer, however, isn't ready to leave London, the city she loves and home to her extended family.  He wants...

Savoring Italy's South in Ostuni, Italy

Food writer Leigh Vincola has returned to her ancestral homeland of Italy to partake in some of the best cooking in the world. But after living in tourist-ridden Florence for a few months, Leigh wants to live at a slower pace in the southern city...

Unwinding in Huatulco, Mexico

For years agricultural consultants Brent and Kari lived to work. Now this hardwired couple wants to take it easy. With laptops and spreadsheets in tow, they're heading south of the boarder to unwind. But in the serene and unhurried resort...

Seeking a Life-Changing Vacation Property in Huatulco, Mexico

Kim and her three children hail from British Columbia, Canada in the small town of Quesnel. Kim owns and operates a contracting business, while her children at the ages of 10, 15, and 17 all have a passion for travelling and exploring. ...

Idealism vs. Practicality in Roatan, Honduras

Lee Ann and Bill desire something different from their New Jersey life, so this dynamic duo set off to find an equally spacious and appealing home in tropical Roatan. While Lee Ann loves homes that inspire her, Bill is a master negotiator, creating...

Moving to Sweden to Start A New Life Together

Wisconsin girl Marilyn has never even left the country, but when her Swedish boyfriend CJ pops the question, she decides to trade her small town life for Skovde so they can start their life together. He wants an apartment close to work, and she...

Brisbane Bound: Lifestyles of the Young and the Trendy

Best friends Brooke and Lisa jump at the chance for a new adventure when a job opportunity presents itself in Perth, Australia. When the excitement of their new hometown wears off, they find themselves once again in search of the glitz and glamour...

An Overworked Couple Seeks the Slower Pace of Cannes, France

Bogged down with busy careers in London, England, a newly engaged couple wants to slow down their pace and think about starting a family somewhere sunny.  So they've chosen Cannes, France as their new destination.  But even with a...

Big City Living in London, England

After being bit by the travel bug at a young age, Iain McNamara is determined to leave it all behind in his hometown of Dublin, Ireland. With no job lined up and living only on his savings, Iain decides to move to the big city of London, England....

Connecting to the Ancestral Bonds of San Luis Potosi, Mexico

For her entire life, Adriana and her two children, Ingrid and Ivan have lived only a few miles from the Mexican border in Laredo, Texas.  Even though they are so close, they have not seized the chance to experience their heritage to its...

A New Job and a House in the Australian Rainforest

Josephine Mengeler has just graduated school and now the 20-year-old wants to leave Germany to see the world. Her uncle Andre has offered her a sweetheart deal, a job at his exotic resort in Queensland, Australia and the opportunity to live in the...

A Whiff of Cologne in Germany's Rhineland

Paul and Emily Dubrowski have scrimped and saved to leave her parents' Baltimore basement and follow Paul's job promotion to Cologne, the cultural center of Germany's Rhineland.  Price and location are important to them both, and...

Switching Homes to Sweden to Be Near Family

Fredrik moved to Houston 8 years ago expecting to live there for a year at most, but when he met Elisse he decided to stay. Now, he's ready to return to his small town home of Laxa, Sweden, but Elisse is a big city girl through and...

Living La Vida Bocas

After living in hot and dry Fresno, California for over ten years, Lisa Crews has reached her boiling point and now needs something different. Echoing Lisa's frustration with Fresno's distance to the Pacific Ocean, Lisa's two children...

Romantic Return to Granada, Spain

Jodi spent a year studying abroad in Granada - during her tenure as a student, she fell in love both with the city and Gonzalo. Thirteen years state-side and a child later, they are making the trip back to Spain and settling in the romantic town of...

Gold Rush to Dimbulah, Australia

Texan Alex has been working in the mining industry and met Australian Tony on his travels. Tony informed Alex about gold outside the town of Dimbulah and the two business partners are now in hot pursuit to get as close to the action as possible....

Down by the Seaside in Hoi An, Vietnam

Almost twenty years ago, Natalie Devoy felt the overwhelming urge to flip the script on her quiet life in Northern Ireland.  The relaxed pace had lost its luster and she made the bold decision to travel the globe. After stops in Europe along...

Romantic Getaway in Puerto Morelos, Mexico

At their RV dealership, Dwain and Valerie have made a business of helping other people escape from everyday life. Now that their four children are grown, they've decided to take time for themselves and leave the Canadian winter behind for the...

It's a Jungle Out There, in Cape Tribulation, Australia

Vanessa Tate is giving up the bright lights of Auckland, NZ for the dirt roads of Cape Tribulation, Australia for the chance at running her own tourist resort. She knows the climate in the tropics will be a huge improvement to the cold Kiwi winters...

Newlyweds Meet New Opportunities in London, England

Married for under a year, a young couple decides the time is now to give up their comfortable lives in Brooklyn, New York.  He's a musical playwright, she works in advertising, and for them both, London will open doors to new...

Beach Front House Hunt in Puerto Cayo

After living in Cuenca, Ecuador for two years, an American family relocates to Puerto Cayo on Ecuador's Pacific coast. Dad has a new career there and the family wants to live in a house on the beach. A veteran real estate agent gives them the...

Finding Paradise in Cairns, Australia

Burned out on the bustle and congestion of Hong Kong, Vicki Tang is dreaming of greener pastures. Her job in the tourism industry has allowed her to see many exotic locales, but it was the laid-back paradise of Cairns, Australia, that captured her...

Chasing Dreams in St. Lucia

Canadians Glenn and Sheila met by chance in a cafe in Cairo, Egypt. Soon after Glen followed Sheila deeper into Africa for six weeks. They've since been to over 60 countries, but when their family grew, they decided to station themselves in...

Looking for Love and Leisure on Lake Garda

Alistair and Sara were each other's first love as teenagers until Alistair left Brisbane, and Sara, to travel the world and start his career. After losing touch for years, the couple found each other again, and this time Alistair's not...

Searching for an Island Paradise on Bequia

Kerry D'Amato grew up traveling the globe and remembers the Caribbean as a place where life was simpler. With her first trip to the island of Bequia, she felt she had found sheer perfection and now wants to share that lifestyle with her 8 year...

International Love Settles in Lyon, France

Camille and Wesley met eight years ago in Mississippi, where French-native Camille was learning English. They fell in love and continued a long distance relationship for two years before getting married. Although happily settled in Philidelphia,...

Returning to Europe

Susie and her Argentinian fiancé, Max, met six years ago online. They wrote to each other every day without fail for nine months before meeting in person. After five years and a beautiful daughter, Allegra, Max was offered the job...

Pilot Takes Dream Job in Hong Kong

Ben and Miranda Bagley, have had a whirlwind of a year. They've gotten engaged, bought a loft, renovated the loft, got married and now Ben's received the opportunity of a lifetime to fly big jets for an international company. The job comes...

Long Distance Lovers Move To Loughborough, England

After a two year long distance relationship, a young woman's heart can't bare being apart from her boyfriend any longer. She gives up her life in Dubai, to be with her man in Loughborough, England. Planning to go to University together,...

Goodbye New York, Hello Singapore!

Cooper and Allie, live for adventure. In the few short years this young couple has been together, they've been to 32 countries and Cooper's new job in Singapore makes it 33. Cooper has been working in Singapore for a month and as soon as...

Going Dutch in Gouda, Holland

Jan-Joost and Dawn-Marie, are getting ready for the next phase of their life: marriage. Their wedding is only a few months away and they want to start their new life in a new home. They have both always dreamed of living in an historical property,...

Blazing a New Trail in Krakow, Poland

Because of his father's job, Jeff Coltharp has never been grounded to any place for longer than a couple of years and this fostered a love of traveling that has carried through to his adult life. Jeff was able to parlay this into a career where...

From Small Town Kansas to a Mexican Metropolis

When Scott was offered a job transfer to Querétaro, Mexico, he and his wife Megun jumped at the chance for their children to live and learn in another country. But they didn't expect to be increasingly distracted by their polar opposite...

Middle Aged Snowbirds Fly South Seeking the Sun in San Carlos, Mexico

Glenn and Jennifer love the outdoors, but Utah's endless winters put a damper on their fun. With a mail-order auto parts business for off-road vehicles, the couple can work from any location in the world, just as long as they have Internet...

Relocating to the City of Light

For Chris and Suzanne, Paris has always been a special place, as it is the city where they became engaged to be married. Now a job opportunity for Chris is bringing them back to the City of Light. Starting a new adventure together couldn't be...

Scientific home search in Rome, Italy

Genetic scientist James Hughes has always set his standards high. Being chosen for a prestigious fellowship to study the University of Rome, he's bringing his high expectations to Italy's capital city. But in this tight market, his...

An International Life in Panama City, Panama

After falling in love in Germany, Kris and Joe knew when they had children they would take them to see the world. Now three girls later, a job transfer is taking the whole family to Panama. But finding a family friendly home that also has the...

Migrating to Quito, Ecuador

As children, Kelly and Nate were both raised abroad. They both attended an international school in Ecuador and later on went to college together in Illinois. The couple started to crave a life more fulfilling that also offered more time to spend...

Starting a Bed and Breakfast in Bocas Del Toro

Ryan Kelly and Lauren Ziemski are tired of the LA rat race and working for others. So they're striking out to be their own bosses by opening a bed and breakfast in tropical Bocas Del Toro, Panama. But, with a limited budget and a need to get...

A Couple Moves to Kathmandu, Nepal to Open A Children's School

After living apart for a year, Adam and Rebecca are reuniting.  Adam's leaving the family business behind in Bathurst, Australia to help his wife run a children's school in Kathmandu, Nepal.  But will the culture and the lack of...

You only live once in Puerto Morelos, Mexico

On husband Cordel's oil well worksite, life was cramped and lacking quality. So he and his wife, Melody, decided to risk it all on a move to her dream locale, Puerto Morelos, Mexico. When her husband's grueling work schedule forces him to...

Lovestruck in Weymouth

Heather and Craig, didn't start dating until two weeks before Craig left the Gold Coast of Australia for his fishing job in Weymouth, England.  Less than a week after he left, Heather knew she was in love, and knew she had to move in order...

Outdoor Enthusiasts Seek Adventure in Australia

Outdoor enthusiasts Josh and Gabrielle are always looking for their next adventure.  They moved to the Southern Alps of New Zealand 6 years ago, and they are now ready for something new. This move may be their last as Josh is finally ready to...

An American couple flees fast paced DC for the casual culture of Melbourne with their dog in tow

When Dana's career as a management consultant consumed his life in Washington, DC, his wife, Amy, insisted on an impromptu move to Melbourne, Australia. They can't wait to bask in Melbourne's casual-café culture, and they're...

Seeking Luxury and a Laidback Lifestyle in Australia's Newell Beach

Tired of the dreary skies and chilly climate of Aberdeen, Scotland, Tim and Donna found themselves inspired by a trip to Newell Beach, Australia and decided to make a radical move.  They're packing up their daughter, Kaci, and relocating...

Living in the Great Outdoors of Montpellier, France

Texas natives, Aidan and Paul Larson, first met and fell in love attending University. After honeymooning in France, they've spent the following years plotting how they could live there permanently. Paul's job enables him and his family to...

Choosing the 'burbs or Big Ben in London, England

Ashley and John Butler, have been on a rollercoaster of life changes lately.  They recently married in their home of Washington, D.C.  A week and a half later, movers were coming to pack their stuff and send it across the pond to London,...

Pursuing Professional Soccer in Concepcion, Chile

Jimmy Maurer, always dreamed of playing professional soccer, so when he received an offer from Chile's premiere league, he and his young family packed up and headed south to Concepcion. The devastation of the recent earthquake has wreaked havoc...

On the Job in Sarajevo, Bosnia

After climbing the corporate ladder, ambitious corporate recruiter Sandy received an amazing promotion to manage her company's office in Sarajevo, Bosnia.  But behind the former iron curtain, Sandy's tenacious,  uncompromising...

Beguiled by Budapest, Hungary

After growing up in the confines of a small town, Denise is looking for the thrill of big city life. So she's packing her bags and leaving behind her sleepy Norwegian town to attend medical school, in vibrant Budapest. But buying a home in...

A young Canadian designer and his partner relocate from Los Angeles to Barcelona, Spain

After living and working in California for fourteen years, a young fashion designer can't get his green card renewed. Charmed by Barcelona's culture, history and even its Mediterranean climate, he and his partner decide to make a new start in ...

Time Out in Tarija, Bolivia

Michael and Samantha Parker, wanted  to get away from the rat race and swap the precious hours they were spending inside their car stuck in LA traffic for a life away from LA, doing volunteer work somewhere new and exciting. Michael, is a...

A Couple Sails to Puerto Morelos, Mexico to Open a Dive Shop

With their home base in Key West, Fla. Lindsey and Tad have lived in their sailboat home for years.  Looking for solid ground to build their future on, they chose the small diving resort town of Puerto Morelos, Mexico.  With their dive...

Couple Hunts for Retirement Home in Merida

Frank and Dan live in chilly Toronto and want to retire where the sun shines year round. They fell in love with Mexico while on vacation and want to invest in a property before prices increase. As a landscape architect, Dan wants a green-space...

European Dreaming

Mackenzie and Danny Wheatley love to travel, and they're passionate about sharing adventures with their two children. When Danny was offered a job in Brussels, he asked Mackenzie what she thought, and she said 'run back and say...

Scoping the slopes in Sölden, Austria

Amsterdam-based-snowsport fanatics, Tv and marketing duo, Arno and Claire, dreamed of finding a way to convert their passion into a profession by heading to the Austrian Alps to set up their very own extreme sports and holiday movie production...

Military Family Relocates to Bydgoszcz, Poland

Jim and Kelley, are parents to four children, aged 19 to 5 years old, each born in a different country as the family has moved around with the Air Force. They're currently stationed in Hoensbroek, Netherlands, surrounded by other military...

Starting Anew in Bogota

Ivan and Devin, built a life together in DC: they worked jobs they loved, shared their home with their beloved dog and exchanged wedding vows. But when Ivan's work visa expired, he had no other choice but to head back to his native Bogota,...

Searching for Style and Space in Paris

Illysia,  decided to pursue a career in fashion and vowed to one day live in the city of lights.  Now, with a successful career as a fashion stylist, Illysia is ready to make the second part of her dream a reality.  She and her...

Finding Balance in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Andrew Zirkin, is an entrepreneur and internet marketing consultant in California who attacks his work with both intensity and focus. He is used to teaching seminars on how to achieve financial freedom working anywhere in the world, but lately,...

An American Woman Journeys to Florence to Marry Her Italian Fiancé

Christine is moving for matrimony from Washington, D.C .to ancient Italy. She is overly excited to finally live and love, amidst the city's historic charm, but her Italian fiancé, Antonio, won't stray from his practical preferences...

Navigating Kongsberg, Norway

Paul met his Norwegian wife, Trude, in Australia while he was working as a fire fighter, and she was studying psychology. By a strange twist of fate, Paul was actually learning Norwegian at the time and wooed Trude with his mastery of the language!...

Permanent Vacation in Verbier, Switzerland

Londoners, Holly and Sam, both work in the fast paced fashion industry. But their true passion for skiing and snowboarding has turned their jobs into a daily grind. So, they're swapping city style for salopettes in order to realize their dream...

Homes of the Barbadian Coast

Scott and Dionna Goodman, are a home grown success story. They've created their own web business and things are going well. what's even better is that they can run their business from anywhere in the world. So, they've chosen the...

Going Home to Dublin, Ireland

Hoping to raise a family in the charm of Ireland's capital, a young Irish wife and her American husband relocate to Dublin. Dublin's real estate market is in a state of flux. It's a high priced rental market in a country where credit...

Scottish Painter Finds Solace In The Medieval Village of Guardia Sanframondi, Italy

Claire, a quirky painter from Scotland is looking to simplify her difficult life and grow as an artist. Seeking artistic inspiration, she finds solace in the eccentric medieval town of Guardia Sanframondi, Italy.  But will her tiny budget and...

Engaged Couple Moves to London, for His Career

Trendy Williamsburg couple Luke and Darla met in college where Luke recorded Darla's album for his senior thesis.  They've been making beautiful music together for the past five years, but now Luke's company is sending him across...

Lima's Many Faces

Florida residents Giovanni and Steven are co-owners of a company and hope to open a new business branch down in Lima, Peru. But agreement on what city to move to is where the harmony ends because they are torn on which of the city's major...

Cashing in Your Chips on the Remote Isle of Man

Chris started a successful band in his early 20's and was a touring musician for almost 20 years. When he met Rachel in 2005, he was touring almost 300 days a year. In addition to being in a band, Chris also has a passion for poker. Since the...

Reuniting in Barcelona, Spain

After falling in love in her native Texas, Cassie is following her heart to live with her long distance boyfriend, Guillem, in Barcelona Spain. But the city's old world style presents a few challenges for this modern gal's Texas sized...

A Young Family Downsizes to Help Others in Lima, Peru

After the monotony of suburban life, Matt and Nicole knew that there was something more they could be doing with their lives.  When they discovered that there was a need in Lima, Peru to help orphaned children, they decided to pack up their...

An Active Couple seeks English Charm Overseas in New Zealand

Jo met Dan at the pub across the street from her home in small town England where she was born and raised. Now Dan is transporting Jo across the world to resettle in his native New Zealand.  The two agree on living an outdoor lifestyle, but...

Family Reunion in Penang, Malaysia

Not ready to completely give up the lives they built in the U.S. over the last eighteen years, Californians Bee and Kien are buying a second home in Penang in order to raise their son Gareth with a connection to his Malaysian roots. Bee wants the...

Reunited in London, England

Crystal and Tony met while she was completing a master's degree in London. After two years, her student visa expired and she was forced to leave and head back to Seattle. They stayed together while living seven thousand miles apart, and now...

With her husband away on business, a young mother leads a house hunt for her expat family of four.

An expat family based in Singapore wants to move from their large,single-family house to a condo. They want their young children to enjoy the facilities a condo offers like a pool and playground. In a condo community, there will also be other...

Marked for Maastricht, The Netherlands

Unable to endure the long distance from his girlfriend any longer, Attorney Mark Kawakami is leaving behind his job in New York City to start a new life with her in the Netherlands. After trading in a cushy bachelor's life for a lower income as...

Good-Bye City Life, Hello Green Archers

Daryn and Paige are ready for the next step. Although they are ready to settle down together, they disagree on some key home-ownership details. The South African harbor town of Durban has a great urban vibe. As a girl who likes living in cities,...

Striking a Balance between the Modern and the Historic in Witney England

With a dozen siblings between them, Joel and Amanda Mishork have always been family oriented.  But a job transfer to Witney, England, means that this young couple will be starting their own family tree an ocean away.  With just days until...

Looking for a Cosmopolitan Lifestyle in Madrid

Southern belle Gina Cooper has all the trappings of a comfortable life in Atlanta: a good job, a nice car and a great apartment. But, ease and security have become monotony and Gina's looking for a change of pace. So, she's packing her bags...

Couple Moves to Cianciana, Sicily to be Close to Family

Elizabeth and Roy McClean bonded over their mutual love of Asia.  After marrying, they explored Korea, China, Thailand and more together.  But after 8 years of bouncing around Asia, they're missing their families and want a home base...

A Caribbean Quandary

As Texans Chad and Emily looked out over the azure waters of St. Croix they said to themselves¿we should have moved here sooner! But as other island homeowners can attest the small availability of homes here can be pretty outdated and buying...

Soaking Up the Sun in San Juan, Puerto Rico

College sweethearts Kate & Mike Coyne were born and bred in New Jersey and have been married for 3 years. Once out of college, they decided to move to the beach town of Belmar, New Jersey since they love the beach and outdoor activities like...

Dropping anchor in Brisbane, Australia

World traveler & UK native Ben Southal won the Best Job in the World contest, and took his travels to the Whitsunday Islands of Australia. His life on the go style was a perfect match for his new job, but meeting his fiance Sophee, soon made...

Happy are the Danes in Charlottenlund, Denmark

Sharmi got turned onto Denmark when she learned its people ranked as the happiest in the world. She soon met her Danish love and began writing a book investigating Danish happiness. She believes their simple values and lack of materialism is what...

Canadians Move to Cabarete

While in Haiti, Cheryl and Laurens adopted twin sisters to add to their family of five. The decision to leave Haiti and move back to Ontario, Canada was tough for Cheryl and Laurens, so they've decided to buy a second home in the Dominican. A...

An Interior Designer Decides How Much Immersion She Can Handle

Rebecca has left the life she knows in New York to follow her career all the way to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.  She can't wait to immerse herself in south Asian culture, and hopes to live in the heart of the action in the city...

Seeking Charm and Character in Helsinki, Finland

Brent Pitman and his husband, Adam, have ambitious careers. Their recent promotions mean they'll both be leaving Australia's sunny shores behind. While Adam will be spending the next six months in the sweltering heat of Doha, Qatar, Brent...

A Creative Awakening in Berlin, Germany

In Geneva, Switzerland, Abigail had a great career, friends and all the perks of living the Swiss life, but something was missing. When she visited Berlin, Germany for vacation, everything changed. The creative atmosphere of the city was inspiring...

A Taste for a New Home in Lima, Peru

An American woman returns to Peru where she lived sixteen years ago. Charmed by the city she knew as a young girl, and knowing Lima's reputation for fine cuisine, she creates a business model to present foreign tourists a taste of Peru's...

Romantic Barrio in Buenos Aires, Argentina

When Jake and Becky met at a wedding, they recognized in each other a love of travel and of immersion in other cultures. Soon after marrying, and settling down in Chicago, this globetrotting couple seized the opportunity to transfer to romantic...

Dreaming of Marseille

After losing their high paying tech-jobs, Annie and Blake spent a year with family before deciding to take a chance on a better life in the south of France.  She wants to start a home business, he wants to write a book, and they both want more...

Spreading Wings in Rabat, Morocco

Even though Law professor Karla McKanders has a successful career and a loving family, she's decided to spice up her life by applying for a fellowship to teach abroad. With her sister along for the house hunt, she's unsure if a traditional...

A Return to Sydney, Australia

A job opportunity at a cancer research lab allowed Andrew and wife, Virginia, to live the dream in southern France. After seven years away from Sydney, they've decided to return home to be closer to family but in their absence, the Sydney...

Sizing up the Parisian Suburbs

Captivated by the Parisian way of life, nomadic couple Rich and Rachel are excited for the job opportunity that's allowing them settle long term in the City of Light. Paris is known for its beautiful yet cramped architecture, but with baby...

Graduating to San Juan, Puerto Rico

After dating for 2 years, recent college grads Alex Clavelle and Molly Gray are ready to move out of their parents' houses in small town Vermont and in together.  Seeking an adventure, this young couple sets their hearts on San Juan,...

A Couple Torn Between Ex-Pat Living and a Shot at Immersion

Wendy and Damien met while working in Papua New Guinea.  When Damien accepted a job offer in Indonesia's Borneo one year into their relationship, Wendy decided to join him.  In Papua New Guinea, Wendy loved living like the locals for...

Life Imitating Art in London, England

Artist Sarah Peterson was a world traveler by the age of 22.  After an inspirational trip to London resulted in a love match with her boyfriend Pedro, Sarah decided to take a chance on a dream of living abroad with him. But renting an apartment...

Bachelor Pads of the Arctic Circle

Greg, a single guy with a background in geography, isn't just accepting a new job offer 186 miles inside the arctic circle¿he talked his Miami-based friend Marc into helping him move there. So welcome to Norway! But as this blustery winter...

World Travellers Settle Down Near Family in London, England

After moving around the world six times, Milos, Mirjana and their two small children are finally going to be able to settle down near family in London.  Unfortunately for them their in-laws live in one of the priciest areas in the...

A Life Changing Experience in the Ancient Spanish City of Valencia

Allen lives in Boston and is an assistant professor of music business at Berklee College of Music, the world's largest school of contemporary music. Berklee is opening a new campus in Valencia, Spain and they've offered a promotion to Allen. He will...

After years of separation, a graduate scholarship gives a couple the opportunity to move to Europe.

A young couple relocates to Ghent, Belgium where he will enter a post graduate degree program.  After two and a half years of separation after college, they're thrilled at this opportunity to live and learn together in Europe.  But their...

Back Home to Puerto Rico

After fourteen years away from home, Rose is returning to Puerto Rico and she's bringing her husband and their daughter Jasmine. It's a chance to slow life down and be closer to their extended family. Alan found a job, so the only thing...

Fresh Start in Tokyo, Japan

Two years ago stateside, Taj and Katheryn kicked off their relationship by moving to Malaysia for his work. Now, he's chasing his dream job to Tokyo, where Katheryn will have to say goodbye to her career and inexpensive cost of living. With a...

An Engineer Decides to Make Berlin His Permanent Home

Arriving in Berlin German as a tourist, Schway Wang decides to stay and make it his permanent home. A young successful engineer, he's also a first time home buyer.  But will finding the right location in Berlin's diverse real estate...

Investing in a New Lifestyle in Port Douglas, Australia

After the birth of their first child, Rohan & Lyndsay Yarr have decided it's time to change up their lifestyle. They're packing up and moving from Lyndsay's historical city of Edinburgh, Scotland to Rohan's home beach town of...

Choosing Family and Community in Sesto Calende, Italy

After first meeting in Italy, Terrence and Hillary raised a family in Sesto Calende, Italy. After three years, and three kids, they were ready to make their commitment to the community more permanent. But finding a suitable apartment for a family of...

Luxury Living on Grand Cayman Island

Fed up with Ontario's frigid winters, accountants Ian and Jaslyne Bridges are opting for a change in climate and also a change of pace. Relocating their family to a beachside rental on Grand Cayman Island seemed like the ideal move, but after six...

Renovated Colonial Homes in Mérida, Mexico

San Francisco based couple Betty and Karen are cooking up a business plan down in Mexico and all their friends are invited to the party. The Yucatan Peninsula is a hot locale for adventurous restauranteurs, but when home financing isn't an option can...

Lucky in the Languedoc of France

Canadians Eva and Alfonz both share Hungarian roots and decided to raise their family in Europe, but the harsh Budapest winters put a damper on their ability to make a living. Alfonz visited the Languedoc region of France on a motorcycle trip, fell...

Moving For a Masters in Gothenburg, Sweden

A young couple relocates to Gothenburg, Sweden so the husband can enter a post graduate degree program there. It's a two year, temporary relocation and they're thrilled about living and learning in Europe. But they soon learn there are thousands of...

Searching Out a Picture-Perfect Country Cottage in Buckinghamshire,

When Hannah Dittmer's company proposed a job transfer to England, she and her husband, Bryant, had only a week to decide, but with the royal wedding looming large, they decided to take the plunge.  Eager for a change of pace, they're leaving...

Friends Become Roommates for the First Time in Brisbane, Australia

While working at the same company in Washington D.C., Rosie and Kelsey both decided that they needed and new adventure and a change in their lives. After discovering that their company had an office in Australia they decided to take on a job...

A Pro Golfer Seeks His Hole In One Home in Marbella

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. In any language, home buying is an emotional experience.

Young Couple Finishes College in Gold Coast, Australia

Halfway through college in Seattle, Washington, Chris and Chelsea pack up their books in search of a university beach paradise. They find it in Gold Coast Queensland, Australia. But with differing priorities and their tight student budgets can they...

Schooled in Manila, the Philippines

In search of an international learning experience for their family, teachers Tara and JB decided to transfer their teaching careers from the laid back shores of southern Australia to the busy streets of Manila, the Philippines capital city. The...

Young Woman Empowers Girls of Battambang, Cambodia

Shannon Hiller has always wanted to make an impact on the world around her. After spending the last year of her life in a governance job in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, she fell in love with the country and decided to stay. Now she's got a new job at the...

Back to Berlin

Northwest natives Ian and Ebe are leaving Seattle to live in Berlin, again. They tried it in 2007, and came back to Seattle to get married. Berlin has always been in their hearts and they're moving back, but they're not alone. Because of Berlin's,...

Living like locals in Misawa, Japan

California couple Christine and Brian Gardner never considered moving to Japan. But when the Misawa Air Force Base offered Brian his dream job, they decided it was time for an adventure. Relocating with an energetic toddler is tough, and adjusting...

Family-Sized Apartments in Geneva's Suburbs

The chance to live and work in Switzerland has Bernie and Minoo giving up their beloved forever home in blustery Calgary. But they've never lived in an apartment before and trying to clone the spaciousness they took for granted in one of the...

Family of Six in Belize

Native South Carolinians McKinley and Natalie have lived in their hometown of Columbia their whole lives. Married for several years now and the parents of four little children, they feel it is time to  branch out and explore parts of the world...

A Job Makes a Couple Trade Beach for Berlin

A job promotion has sent Leah to Berlin Germany to manage a clothing store. Her fiance, aspiring golf pro Michael, will join her, just as soon as he plays his last round of the season. Excited for their first European experience, they're...

Family Returns to Remote Living and Majestic Views on the Australia

Australian Pauline Porter has lived in the United States for fourteen years. Now with her American husband Michael and kids in tow, she's ready to leave behind the fast paced lifestyle of San Francisco for the ultimate in island quality of life...

Falling in Love on a Budget in Zagreb, Croatia

Tomislav met Nikki and they quickly fell in love. After a long distance romance spanning three years and 4300 miles, Tomislav proposed and Nikki is on her way to start a new life in his hometown of Zagreb, Croatia. Now living in the same city they...

Seeking a Pied a Terre and Investment Property in the Heart of Pari

Ashley Maddox spends her time working between the US and Paris and decided that a long-term stay in a cramped hotel room wouldn't do. An architecture buff with an entrepreneurial spirit, Ashley decided to purchase an apartment that could serve...

Living Well in Wellington, New Zealand

Dan and Eva come from opposite sides of the globe. When they serendipitously met and fell in love they knew they wanted to start a family of their own in New Zealand. Eva has her heart set on a family friendly home, but as a former desert dweller...

Warming Up On the Island of Malta

After studying abroad in Malta several years ago, Mike and Jessica have decided to leave the frigid winters in Halifax, Canada to return the warm shores of this Mediterranean island for good. With sea views and office space for under $1500 a month,...

Friends Start a New Career in Izmir, Turkey

After spending a year in Izmir, Turkey on Fulbright scholarships, two friends decide to make a permanent move there.  But on their low teachers salaries, will Izmir's growing real estate market be more then they can handle?  Find out...

Young Tennis Pros On the Move

A young married couple who teach and coach tennis on international assignment fear future opportunities may separate them. They decide to accept full time coaching jobs at a tennis academy in Perth, Australia and life is suddenly turned upside down...

Traveling Family Sets Permanent Roots Down in Denmark

Tina and Jack Fussell bonded over their mutual love of travel.  After marrying, they explored the world together and when their first child, Hailey came along, they just kept traveling.  Now they have three kids and have lived in Morocco...

Making Headlines in Madrid

Soon after Ilan and Sarah married, they got earth shattering news that Ilan, a foreign correspondent, would be transferred overseas to Madrid, Spain. Months of passport issues later, they're finally reuniting to begin their married life...

Dreams Come True for an Expecting Family in Rota, Spain

A rare job opportunity is taking a growing family from San Diego, California to the small ocean side community of Rota in Spain. They need to find a house large enough for them and the new baby they're expecting, which will be tough in...

Americans in Umbria

Michael and Julia had been living a hectic life in New York City when they decided to relocate to North Carolina to adjust their work-life balance. After travelling to Italy many times and discovering the beauty and splendor of Umbria, they decided...

Roving Journalists Seek Beachfront Living in the Bahamas

Recently married journalists Jeff and Patricia fell in love in the newsroom, and have since traveled the world together. But after a snowy stint living in Canada to be close to Jeff's family, the cold was too much for Patricia to handle. They...

Taking a Risk in San Salvador, El Salvador

When BenJoe's company asked him to start a call center in the El Salvadorian capital, wife Delena was at first intimidated by the city once known for its civil war violence but soon realized it was a great opportunity for her young family to...

All That Glitters on the Gold Coast

When Lennie Ignatowski's company proposed a transfer to Brisbane, he and his wife, Kate, jumped at the chance to leave DC's wintry weather behind. After discovering that Brisbane is an easy commute from the nearby Gold Coast, the couple...

Vacation Home Paradise in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Running a hectic catering and event planning business together in San Diego, California leaves little time for best friends Zapher and Derick to relax. So they decided to put their money together and invest in their leisure time by buying a...

Study Abroad in Scotland

Budding anthropologists Julia and Kareem share a love of learning and, if studying different cultures is the goal, then attending university overseas is the logical choice. But finding a flat near to campus and on a student budget is a tough...

Choosing Between Sand Traps and Sandy Beaches as a Young Couple Pla

Cory St. Clair met Karen Ann Peterson on a beautiful beach in Punta Cana, in the Dominican Republic. The two quickly fell in love despite living apart from each other until Cory proposed on Christmas Eve.  Now they're meeting up in Aruba...

A Couple Seeks Simple Life in Merida, Mexico

Successful careers and owning numerous properties have kept the Scotts on a chaotic schedule for years. They have decided to sell everything they own in Toronto, Canada and regroup in Mexico.  But after spending so much time apart, their...

Content in Willemstad, Curacao

Nick and Michelle grew up in Toronto, Canada only a few miles apart, but they did not find each other until work transferred them to the isle of Curacao. At first, the young couple was free to move around the island as renters, but after starting a...

From Florida to the Andes

Tanya and Colombian native Armando have lived in Florida their entire married life. After twenty-five years away, Armando takes Tanya to his mother country for the very first time and they are both instantly taken by the calm mountain vistas and...

Rediscovering Roots in the Historic City of Berlin

Derek & Laura are newly wed and reside in the city of Boston. Laura is a Forensic Psychologist and is able to work from home but Derek on the other hand, is starting up business ventures in Europe and that means he must now live in Europe. Both...

First Family Home in Cairns, Australia

After world traveler Jodie Braley took a chance trip to Australia, her focus shifted from the world, into settling into family lifestyle with new husband Marty in Cairns, Australia.  They want a home in the bustling & pricey city center,...

British Couple Buys Vacation Home by the Beach in Thailand

Sweethearts Julie and Mark Taylor got married 5 years ago and currently live in a long narrow house that used to be the local sweet shop. They fell in love with Thailand while on vacation there and want to buy a second home there. They want a place...

32-Year-Old Moneca Pinkett is Buying Her First Home on the Island of St. Thomas

Moneca Pinkett has lived on St. Thomas for five years and she's ready to make the Virgin Islands her permanent home. Since she runs her own internet business, she is looking for a home where she can relax and work. Outdoor space and an ocean view are...

Arizona Fitness Pros Want to Escape the Heat by Buying a Second Home in Fiji

Nichole and Jeremy both work in the fitness industry - she's a personal trainer and he runs a fitness website. They live in Chandler, Ariz., which is great for about six months of the year, but the rest of the time it's brutally hot. Since they can...

Real Estate Consultant Ina Hapke Shows her Dear Friends Patrick and Diane Beach Getaways in the Dom

 New Jersey couple longs for warmer weather during the long, northern winters, and seek out a home in the Dominican Republic

Permanent Summer Down Under in Sydney Australia

John and Fiona are trading the 8 months of Calgary's winter for the long Sydney summers. They're making the move now while their two boys are young enough to adjust to a new life down under.  They just don't want to leave their...

A Finnish Fashionista Moves to Milan, Italy

Heidi's two passions in life are fashion and Italy, leaving her destined to live in Milan. Having grown up sewing with her mother and traveling to Italy with her family, it was a natural progression for Heidi to immerse herself in this fashion...

Finding the Charm in France's Burgundy Region

Frenchman Ulrich met Debi while he was visiting her hometown of Orlando and they quickly transitioned from friends to sweethearts. With Ulrich back in Burgundy, Debi was fully on board for the transition from her hectic career to a slower pace in...

A Norfolk Island Family Moves to Brisbane, Australia

Mel, single mother of two, born and bred on the small island of Norfolk has met the man of her dreams and is now giving up island life and moving with her children to be with him in the big city of Brisbane, Australia. While Mel was on vacation in...

Beach Life in Melbourne, Australia

Miranda and Bart moved to London from The Netherlands with a plan to return home in just a couple of years. But that was twelve years ago and now, caught up in the hectic pressures of job and career, they realize they have little time to enjoy...

Wanderlust Leads to Düsseldorf

Ever since childhood, Josh Hallett couldn't sit still. His career as a pilot allowed him to see the world and he and his wife, Wendy, moved seven times in the first ten years of marriage.  But after their sons, Connor and Hayden, were...

Grand Living in Grand Cayman

Nate and Jen aren't your stereotypical accountants. Years ago, the military dangled an enticing carrot in front of Nate: he and his high school sweetheart could be stationed abroad and live an exciting adventure.  It didn't work out,...

Reconnecting with Grenada

Twenty years ago, Chad and Roshan Hyson met as teens in lovely Grenada, but they didn't fall in love until a decade later when they reconnected after college in Miami, Florida. Ten years later, their lives are busy with two growing children and...

Picking Back Up in Pisa, Italy

Jessica and Kevin Doherty have been together since they were in high school and have had a whirlwind relationship for the past 10 years they've been together. While Air Force-enlisted Kevin was in Korea, Jessica and their three year old son,...

Navigating the Market in Nassau, Bahamas

Moving from California to the Bahamas wasn't something that CJ and Denise had ever considered. However, Denise was offered her dream job as a marketing executive at a new resort in Nassau, so they're taking the leap. To make it happen, CJ...

Taking Root in Hua Hin, Thailand

Sutiya Shingleton came to study in England by herself when she was only 16 years old. She quickly adapted to English life and began to lay down roots. She literally bumped into Ben and the rest is history. The couple married and settled in his...

Sibling Rivalry on North Stradbroke Island

To carve out his own path in life, 23 year old chef Jim Wheatley risked his savings to depart from a shaky UK economy, to dive into the tourist market on Australia's North Stradbroke Island to live with his sister Sophie.  Jim's...

Beach Towns of the Sunshine Coast

David and Lindsey are two restless globetrotters that have lived throughout the UK and Australia but they just can't seem to find the right city to live in. That is, until now. They've made a self-diagnosis that they are really beach bums...

Hotel Owners Search for a New Home on Harbour Island in the Bahamas

Toby and Tracy own a hotel on Harbour Island in the Bahamas. They're looking for a nearby home for themselves and their four kids. They want as much space as their million-dollar budget can afford, with two full baths, family room, and parking for...

In the Market for a Vacation Retreat in Bali

Adrian Hidaka, an options broker in Tokyo, discovered Bali when he went there for a colleague's wedding. Now in the market for a vacation retreat there, he wants the open feel, large windows, wooden deck, pool and other features that come with a...

Hunting for an Apartment in the Heart of Rome

Hunting for an apartment in the heart of Rome

Looking for a Traditional Style Villa on Italy's Amalfi Coast

Young and energetic, Ronda and William Perks love Italy, and they dream of owning a special getaway on its famed Amalfi Coast. In search of a traditional villa, William's biggest desire is a spectacular ocean view, while Ronda is looking for a fixer...

A Search for a Multi-Million Dollar Vacation Property in St. John

Harith Wickrema and his wife Grace currently reside in a stunning five-bedroom, French-style mansion outside of Philadelphia. Harith is keen on finding a vacation property in St. John that will make a smart investment. This means they're looking for...

The Walshes Search for a Home in Anguilla

Years ago, Nick and Karen Walsh spent an anniversary on tranquil Anguilla, only to find themselves falling in love all over again -- with each other and the island.  Now, Nick has the opportunity of a lifetime to work and live on the island...

Adventurous Couple in Naples

Bryan and Issis live at the intersection of impulse and adventure.  They've been surfing together since their first date, and they take full advantage of the outdoor activities of their native California.  But this well traveled...

English Cottage Revival Homes

Derek originally put in for a job transfer to some place tropical like Hawaii, but things didn't go according to plan and now he and wife Sara are unexpectedly looking for their first home together in an enchanting land of history and hedge...

Canadian Biologists in Belize

Canadian wildlife biologists Vanessa and Mathieu are growing tired of doing all their work out in the field and living out of suitcases. They've always had a dream of setting up their own biology lab at home so that they can continue their...

A Dream Home on Roatan

Chicago professionals Nicole and Matt live very busy lives and seldom for rest and relaxation. Instead of a big wedding, they saved their money to invest in a second home on the Caribbean island of Roatan.  For these newlyweds it's a...

Moving up in Paris, France

American in Paris, Laura missed her return flight home. That mistake started a chain reaction that would lead her to meet her future husband, Ben. She stayed in Paris and now they have two toddlers. For many years, the young family has been living...

Transferring to Taipei, Taiwan

Lou, an IT marketing professional, has finally gotten his chance to work abroad now that he's accepted an offer from his company, a permanent position in Taipei, Taiwan. Lou is thrilled with the opportunity, but his friend and colleague,...

Seeking Success in Taiwan

Hailing from a longstanding tradition of travel, it was Matt Gibson's dream to pursue a career as an adventure travel writer. But work in his native British Columbia, Canada was hard to come by. After a string of odd jobs, Matt's decided to...

A Family Together in France

Lavar and Natalia Simmons met in college. After graduation, Lavar became a professional basketball player with a team in St. Etienne France. For years, he has lived and worked in Europe while Natalia stayed behind with their two sons. Now that Tae,...

Common ground in Cannes, France

After living in Boston and enduring cold harsh winters for the past 5 years, young couple Nick and Gwen are now eager for new experiences and a change in climate. They both have a freedom that most can't fathom. Their jobs give them the luxury...

A Simple Life in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

Julie, Bob, and their four young kids have a happy and successful life in Chicago, Illinois but the daily grind was starting to wear on them.  They wanted to live more simply, so after a summer spent volunteering at a Nicaraguan orphanage they...

Beachside Condos and Single-Family Homes in Nicaragua's Pacific Low

Fred and Jen Whatley realized that they were hardly spending any time together as a family with their daughter, Eliana in their home in Alameda, California. A move to Nicaragua was going to help them get away from the material world, and reflect on...

A New Start in Bogota, Colombia

Working hard to since college, young newlyweds Jerry and Robin were unhappy with their careers and the high cost of living in Washington, DC.  On a whim, Jerry proposed moving to Bogota, Colombia.  With the low cost of living there,...

Costa Rica Vacation Home

Daniel McQueen and Herbert Landeverde love their 1930s Spanish-style home in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendale, but Daniel, a busy attorney, and Herbert, an entertainment industry professional, are in desperate need of a break from their hectic...

Dominican Vacation Home

A woman wants to find a house on the beach in the Dominican Republic.

Vacation Home in Spain

A London couple is set on a home in Grenada, Spain - in the form of a cave dwelling.

Vacation Home in Italy

Peter and Beverly Moule live in Goff's Oak, just outside of London, in a guest house while their Georgian style three-story main house is under construction. Looking to get away from the work and stress of construction, they are searching for a...

Vacation Home in Paris

New Yorkers Jeff Ballinger and Mary Schiller recently began the first steps toward making their dream together a reality. After honeymooning in Paris, they knew they wanted their own vacation property in France. Now, they've moved out of their house...

Modern living in Central Rome

Darius and Erica have something special in common--she's an Italian writer and he's an ancient Roman archeologist. So it should come as no surprise that their Roman love affair has become official by moving their two girls to central Rome....

Foraging in Barran France

Seven years after meeting, Londoners Rob Brown and Hannah Pyle had a full house in London. Hannah's father runs a truffle farm in Southern France and requires Rob and Hannah's help. They're giving up their careers to not only help out...

After a serious surgery Eric and Harini realize life is short and d

Since meeting in grad school, Eric and Harini  have dreamt of living abroad together.  After a serious surgery, Harini realized it was time to seize life.  Working as marketing consultants together, they were lucky to have the...

Working for a Vacation Home in Costa Blanca, Spain

Vern and Nicole are a New Jersey couple who have spent years methodically working multiple jobs and saving in order to buy a vacation home on the idyllic coast of Costa Blanca, Spain.  With the dream of having a European home base from which...

Moving up to Hong Kong

After tying the knot and renovating their dream apartment, they settled into married life.  But Kelly quickly grew restless.  They decided Hong Kong - with its strong financial background and exciting vibe - would be the best way to...

A Simplified Life in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Jay and Aye are ready for a change from the typical life in Houston. They sold their house, their cars and 90% of their possessions to move to Chiang Mai, Thailand and plan to  volunteer as English tutors.  They're ready to simplify...

Canadians in the Caribbean

After being offered a  job in Antigua, helicopter engineers Tanner and his wife, Shari began traveling back and forth from Ontario, Canada to the Caribbean island.   Now that Tanner has decided to stay on the job full-time,...

Hitting the books in Bologna, Italy

Michael's itchy feet have led him back to school for a degree in international relations.  And where better to study than the medieval Italian college city of Bologna. The city is stunning but the old world architecture will be a challenge...

Hip, Renovated Apartments in Historic Cologne, Germany

Globetrotting Daniel has always been a little restless, but after accepting his first job contract in Germany he's ready to grow up. And who knows, he might even meet someone special and settle down. This picturesque German city has hip...

A New Adventure in the Azores

Living in North Dakota, Rob, a US Air Force civil engineer, and his wife Vanessa were hoping for some more adventure. Then, Rob got the call that he was going to be transferred overseas.  They had their pick of locations and they got their...

Rediscovering Roots in Vienna

In 1939, Eva Wein's grandfather, then ten years old, narrowly escaped Nazi-occupied Vienna.  Now, seven decades later, Eva and her husband Chris are headed back to the place she always felt was calling her home.  With an opportunity...

From California to Cork, Ireland

Carrie and Hernan have spent the last 20 years happily living in Sacramento, California, but when a major job opportunity presented itself for Hernan to relocate to Cork, Ireland, they both jumped at the chance for adventure. Taking a leap of faith...

A family finds a peaceful life in Cuenca, Ecuador

Bryan and Dena Haines had a successful advertising business in Toronto, Canada. But the grueling pace and stress of their working lives forced them to consider a change. Once their daughter  Drew turned nine years old,  they put their...

A New Address in Aalborg, Denmark

Morten and Antoinette first met in Southern California but are now married, living in Morten's native Denmark, and eager to create their first home together. The original plan was to build, but after realizing how difficult of a task that would...

New Yorkers take on Luxembourg

Angelo and Dawn are a young couple who love the Big Apple. Now that Angelo's job is forcing a move to Luxembourg, they know they'll miss the action-packed lifestyle of New York. On top of that, Dawn is giving up her successful career to...

Uber Modern in Luxembourg

The Chapmans are partial to all things alfresco but their life in the rural mountains of Washington is missing one thing--the expanded worldview found in living internationally. And where better to relocate than a country situated at the...

Retiring to Belize

For years, Amanda and Michael have been committed members of public life in the small town of Henderson Nevada, but now their decade long dream to retire to Belize is becoming a reality. They have a well-crafted plan to simplify their lifestyle and...

A Better Life in Nantes, France

After a chance meeting, Dominic and Antonella fell in love. They tried London and settled in Paris to raise a family. Not content with his tech consulting job, Dom changed careers and became a chef. They followed a growing trend of younger people...

Beach Rentals in Martinique

After just tying the knot, Kierie, a recent veterinarian graduate, and Francois, an environmental engineer, are living in Kierie's old childhood bedroom in Boston. But with their stay at mom's house starting to feel cramped, Kierie wants to...

Native Londoner returns to his Portugal roots

David and Charlie have been living a busy life in London for years. Now that they have a 7 month old daughter, Layla, they've decided to trade in city living for a peaceful life on the beaches of Costa da Caparica, Portugal. Costa da Caparica...

Aussie Abroad in Ancient Belgrade

In need of a change, Philomena left her job and hopped a plane to Europe. During her travels, one city stood out. Belgrade instantly charmed this Aussie and she developed a love for life on the Balkan Peninsula. Now, settling full-time in the...

An English Couple buys a dive shop in Gran Alacant, Spain

Damon and Georgia Rose met in Hong Kong many years ago, where they ran a successful scuba diving shop. They moved back to England to be close to family while raising their kids, but are now anxious to travel again. This time they have set their...

New beginnings in Brussels, Belgium

Chris and Kristen King are ready for a change from the typical life in Hoboken. When Chris told Kristen he had a job offer in Brussels she took that as a sign, and retired. They've enlisted the help of real estate agent Maria Strandberg, who...

Kicking it in Tokyo, Japan

Chuck's martial arts career is successful and international. After traveling back and forth, this Michigan native is ready to settle down. His girlfriend Mari is from Tokyo so they agreed Japan will be their final stop. Chuck doesn't want...

Dallas Natives Relocate to London

Claudia is a corporate event planner whose company is expanding globally. As a result she, along with husband Fred and their 18 month old son Brennan, are moving from their spacious Dallas home to London, England. Will they be able to emulate the...

Happily Ever After In Ansbach, Germany

After a whirlwind courtship, army pilot Tim and new bride Natasha said goodbye to life in the States and hello to their new life in the quaint city of Ansbach, Germany. With his military allowance as their budget, Tim and Natasha are hoping to stay...

Returning to Roots in Reykjavik, Iceland

A dream job is taking Iceland native Thor Jonsson back to his roots in Reykjavik - He's got his wife Tara and son Magnus along for the homecoming. Tara's excited to discover a new place and a new culture, but has some concerns about...

Marlborough, Massachusetts to Malaysia

Speech coach Ethan is no stranger to world travel but, after two decades of constant business trips away from home, he is taking his family on the road with him. Together, they are making the leap from Massachusetts to Malaysia, landing in the...

Back to native Netherlands

Jo and Robert met in California where Robert was a visiting scholar and Jo a pharmaceutical rep. Love and marriage followed, but unfortunately so did the recession. The couple decided to make the move to Robert's native Netherlands for new job...

Moving to Mardrid, Spain

Kelsey and Miguel first met when she was studying abroad in Spain. After returning to Chicago, they maintained a long-distance relationship until she made the move back to Europe. She settled into a new life with Miguel in Zaragoza, but then a new...

A Life of Leisure in Trivigno, Italy

After taking a vacation to Italy over 20 years ago, Valerie and Bryan Schneider knew they were going to live there someday. Subsequent vacations became longer and longer until they just sold everything and committed to Italy. With their sights set...

A Promotion To The Small Town of Portishead, England

Eric and Makenzie Lee were just settling into a new life in Denver, Colorado when Eric received a promotion that transported them to Portishead, England. The challenges of finding a home have forced the Lees to live out of a hotel room. Real estate...

Helping the Children of Manila, Philippines

After graduating law school in Ottawa, Canada. Jillian is leaving her diploma behind, taking her dog Buttons, and heading to The Philippines to work in child advocacy. Her friend Kevin, who has experience in moving internationally, will be meeting...

Soccer Transfer to Copenhagen, Denmark

Americans Kelsey and Clay felt right at home in Norway, but now Clay's soccer career is taking them out of their comfort zone. The World Cup veteran is moving on to Danish club Brondby IF, so they're moving to Copenhagen. Life in the...

A Newly Engaged Couple Move In Together In Valencia, Spain

Heather and Garen are from the same hometown in California. Though sparks flew on their first meeting, Garen was living in Valencia, Spain and a long distance relationship wasn't an option. But after Heather made a job-related move to Madrid,...

Fleeing Florence for Maremma, Italy

Lifelong urbanites Alexandra and Tommaso are bidding arrivederci to Florence and relocating to the idyllic Italian countryside where they first fell in love. But these cosmopolitan clients demand a rustic home without sacrificing modern perks. In a...

The Wild Side of House Hunting in Remote South Africa

The Nebbeling family lives the quiet life in The Netherlands. Easy going, however, isn't always what it's cracked up to be. So in looking to get more out of life, their newfound adventure seeking is leading off the map to the remote bush...

A Frenchman Builds a Farm Outside Kathmandu, Nepal

Francois Driard spent much of his youth traveling the world, and always found himself returning to Nepal. Now he is pursuing his dream to leave behind the corporate world he's known in Paris to start a cheese farm with his Nepali girlfriend...

Starting A Business In Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Kirstin and Farrell Styers met in Washington D.C.and fell in love in Baghdad.  They're moving to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan to start a media analysis company.  It's a growing city thats eager to shed the shackles of it's former...

City Living in San Jose, Costa Rica

A chance meeting in Mumbai led to love for Daniel and Juliana, but these jet-setters didn't stay in place for long. After quick stops in Dubai and Spain, the couple were looking for their next adventure and started thinking about Costa...

On the auction block in Bergen, Norway

Washington native Sasha Jorgensen-Muga headed to the stunning harbor city of Bergen, Norway for a short time to study.  But shortly after enrolling in a first-aid course, she met her future husband John Philip Dahl and her path was changed...

Studying Science in Seoul

After visiting Seoul, South Korea on a vacation, William, a neuroscience researcher, has decided to accept a research fellowship there. His grant will pay for the move and the rent, if only he can find a place that's affordable. He has no clue...

Historic Homes in France's Cognac Country

Franck is reviving an old brand of Cognac founded in 1821 and to help legitimize his business he wants to establish a historical home and tasting cellar in France. However, his wife Catherine and the kids don't want life in Cognac to be all...

Siesta in Seville, Spain

After years toiling in the Big Apple, freelance writers Emily and Robert are leaving the hustle and bustle to raise their child in a sun soaked Spanish paradise. Their destination? Seville, a cultural haven and the perfect place to raise their...

Building a Business in Bali, Indonesia

Janine's leaving a career in fashion and a comfortable life in Auckland behind to follow her dream and open a surf and yoga retreat for women in Bali, but starting a new business and starting over in a foreign country won't be easy. The...

Apartment Life in Asunción

Although Dave and Erika left South America nine years ago, the tie that binds is steering them back home.  Eager to move, Dave found a new teaching job in the Southern Hemisphere, but as luck would have it, his fast approaching start date has...

Searching on the Isle of Singapore

A lifelong dream is pulling the Thomas family far away - to the far east. With a life-changing promotion in hand, all Tamara and family need is the perfect Singapore home. But with a teenager in the mix, nothing is easy. With the self-proclaimed...

Starting Over in Tuscany, Italy

Susie and Diann have been friends for longer than they'd admit. They met as teens, but it was a recent trip to Italy that was a game changer. It was a simple trip that tugged their heart strings - until Susie had the notion to open up a bed and...

Worldly Couple Braves it in Tanzania

Jaco and Michelle Gersbach live a nomadic lifestyle. Her career with the United Nations requires frequent job transfers and luckily for them, Jaco is a professional oil rig diver who can live anywhere in the world in close proximity to an airport....

A Reality TV Star And His Fiancé Settle Down in Bratislava, Slovaki

Abbie and Thomas are performers who have spent their relationship touring the world and living out of a suitcase. With their wedding coming up, they are ready to put the traveling on hold and settle down. Because of Thomas' success on the...

A First Home Together in Windhoek, Namibia

Kasper and Chantelle met while attending university in Australia.  Unfortunately Kasper has just finished and was heading back home to Denmark, when he fell head over heels for New York native Chantelle.  Their love blossomed over a long...

Starting Over in Historic Dublin, Ireland

 Partners Paul Somers and Raul Ruiz loved Chicago but now Paul's new job has them starting over on the Emerald Isle. Life in Dublin should be an exciting adventure, but challenges lie ahead: Raul needs to find a job, and finding an...

Looking for Colonial Style Homes in the Heart of Guatemala's Highla

Guatemalan natives Jennifer and Mario built their careers while living in Dallas, but now that they have young children, they feel it's time to renew family ties in Guatemala.  Mario is starting a music shop and they are prepping for the...

Reconnecting in Vodice, Croatia

After 20 years running the rat race in Melbourne, Ana is shifting away from the demands of her career for an amazing chance to reconnect with life in her familial homeland of Croatia.  In the small seaside town of Vodice, options that fit...

Expat living in the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago

After a job transfer to the island of Trinidad, Mollie and Kevin are taking their family on an island adventure. With a sizable rental budget, real estate agent Jeanine Tucker-Miller is able to unlock all the island has to offer - from high rise...

A Bachelor Buys In Berlin

Mark Maybank is a free-spirited, new age British bachelor who has spent most of his life travelling all over the world from Europe to Asia to North America and Australia. After getting a late start on his advanced education, he got a degree in...

Young Couple Moves to Florence, Italy

College sweethearts Rob and Kate Hash fell in love with Florence, Italy during a semester studying abroad.  They made a pact that someday they would find a way to move there. Several years and a marriage later, the couple has found a way to...

Starting Over in Paris, France

While spending the summer in Paris as a law student, Mimi Chiang told her daughter Georgi she'd one day like to own a piece of this romantic city.  Ten years later, her wish was still unfulfilled.  But a tough battle with cancer and...

Woman Relocates to Singapore

Beth, a busy marketing executive, recently settled into her dream home in Jersey City, NJ, but an opportunity to relocate across the world to Singapore is an adventure too good to pass up. Though she had to look at a map to find out exactly where...

Permanent Sabbatical in Salta, Argentina

With successful careers and a house in Brooklyn, New Yorkers Noah Edelblum and Leigh Shulman were happy with their version of the American dream.  Then came daugher Lila, and the city they once loved became a tight fit for this family of...

Beating a Seller's Market in Melbourne, Australia

Charles and Jennifer are planning for parenthood and they're dreaming of the land down under because the climate and culture remind them of their Southern California roots. Melbourne in particular is a fly locale for a young family settling in...

Reviving roots in Grenoble, France

Nathalie and Ben met in college and soon discovered common ground: both have French parents and shared a similar childhood of mixed heritage.  After having daughter Elyse, they decided it was time to leave the monotony of Manchester, England...

On the Hunt in Historic Warsaw, Poland

Vincent left his native Ireland on a work transfer to Poznan, Poland. Immediately charmed by the bourgeoning Eastern European country, a six-month stay turned into four years. But with his contract finally ending, it's time to move on without...

Testing the waters in Drammen, Norway

Miguel and Runi Valenzuela met in college, fell in love, and married 9 months later.  After 2 kids, their life in Miguel's hometown of San Diego was comfortable.  But when he lost his job as an engineer, Runi decided it was time to...

Buying a farm in Most Na Soci, Slovenia

Ben and Stefan are leaving London confines for the wide wide open spaces of Slovenia. They're looking to find a place where Stefan can decorate and rebuild to his fancy, and also where Ben can cook and entertain the guests that will come stay at...

A country escape in Andalucia, Spain

Andrew Forbes spent years building his marketing career in London. But the hustle and bustle took its toll. The idyllic southern coast of the Andalucian region of Spain became his escape, but after meeting his partner Rafael, Andrew is going to make...

Finding a home in Paris

Julie Neis has made the life changing decision to leave family, friends and home in Dallas, and move to 'The City of Light.' She has a boundless passion for all things French - people, food, architecture and culture , and wants more than anything to...

Last Chance to own in Ostuni, Italy

After 15 years of living in Rome, Monica and Marcello need a change ? the big city is too busy and expensive and these life-long renters want to get on the property ladder. So they're trading life in the capitol for life on the coast and one last...

Countdown to Gaeta, Italy

Joshua, Kimberly, and Meridian Matheson are moving to Gaeta Italy for Josh's new job in the US Navy. They've been waiting a year for this move to happen while Josh was training. They have a small budget they want to make go a long way in an ancient...

Finding a Home in Jakarta

Caroline Hendel is a young teacher living in Portland, Oregon. To advance her career, she has accepted a position with the French International School in Jakarta, Indonesia. She sees her move as a challenge, one she's confident she'll overcome....

Longtime Partners Relocate to London

Nick Dray and Nikki Alexander met at a surf club in their native city of Sydney, Australia. What started out as a friendship has grown into a six year relationship. Though they love the sea and are beach kids at heart, they feel it's time to switch...

Rent Versus Investing in Germany's Bavarian Heartland

Sara and Phil are happy homeowners in Charlotte. But a European job prospect is hard to pass up. They'd like to settle in, but rentals aren't equipped for Bavarian BBQs and investing is a financial dive off the deep end. Can their agent brew up a...

A Family of 8 Relocates to New Zealand

Bill, a physician, and Barb, a stay-at-home mother have a large, unique family of 6 kids. For the past 10 years they have been raising the children on an 83 acre farm in rural Kentucky. Even while in medical school though Bill always dreamed of...

Bridging Cultural Divides in Istanbul

Netherland natives Sandra and Erik lived abroad in Asia for 15 years because of Erik's sales job but after having children, they were ready to settle down. When Erik got a new job offer in Istanbul, Turkey, it seemed like the perfect mix of cultures...

In Love in Lima, Peru

At 29, Kelly Wilkson reflected on her life in small town California. She realized the world was hers for the taking and set off on a year long sabbatical around the globe. Last stop was Lima and before long, true love. She met a local named Cristian...

Small village life in Charentes France

After nine years living with family in her home Houston Texas, Mary has finally following her dream in life, moving to the romantic French countryside. But for this first time homeowner, international self-reliance is completely foreign. Will Mary...

A Single Man Moves To Guatape, Colombia

After the death of his father, Greg had an epiphany and realized life's too short not follow your dreams and passions. Greg has decided to take hold of life and say goodbye to the nine to five world in favor of starting his own ecotourism business...

Single professional relocates to Amsterdam

Washington, DC resident Michael Dunkley, a single professional in the finance department of an Educational Software company, was offered a job transfer to one of the company's local offices in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Having a love of travel and a...

An Island Home In the Sun

Entrepreneurs Mike & Stephanie Ziegler have enjoyed both familyand business success in their hometown of Cicero, Indiana, but were looking for a change of scenery and more diversity. In their search for a new city and business venture, they found...

Destined for Dominica, The Nature Isle

Andy and Fiona uproot their family from soggy London to the pristine Nature Isle of Dominica. But idealistic Fiona and penny-wise Andy quickly learn that even tropical paradise has its harsh realities. Will they be willing to wipe their life savings...

Sweet Home Villa Carlos Paz, Argentina

After 10 years abroad Flo is finally returning home to the outdoor playground of Villa Carlos Paz, Argentina, adding husband John and son Nicky to her ever-expanding list of relatives. Will Flo and John find the funds to land a home large enough for...

Hot property in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

As a kid, Tom Reddaway learned as many languages as he could, hoping one day they would help him break out of London. The plan worked. While traveling through Brazil, he happened up on Rio de Janiero, a pretty lady named Rafaela, and an up and coming...

Bachelor Pad Colombian Style

Bachelors & best friends Brad & James were tired of the slow paced rain laden lifestyle in their hometown of Vancouver, Canada. After many trips abroad, they fell in love with the nightlife, culture & people of Medellin, Colombia decided...

Lending A Hand in La Antigua, Guatemala

The Crists feel at home on their Harrisburg farm but a chance to make a difference is taking this diverse family to the colonial city of La Antigua, Guatemala. They initially came to Guatemala during the adoption of their first son and became...

Shipwrecked in the Bermuda Islands

Katie Tornari and Emma Snelling are two single ladies in the city of London. When an opportunity surfaced for both of them to climb the corporate ladder in tropical Bermuda, these best friends jumped at the chance to do it together. They're looking...

One Plight in Bangkok, Thailand

Small town Natalie has never been far from family- until adventurous Ryan whisks her away to the pulsating metropolis of Bangkok, Thailand. Will Natalie embrace the bustling bedlam of the city and house hunt? Or will homesickness lead her back to the...

Settling Down in Kent, England

Photographer Richard Grebby and his wife and model, Jessie, have been chasing each other back and forth across the Atlantic since meeting in 2009. Having committed to each other, these newlyweds are now committing to Kent, England. Since this will be...

Teaching Abroad in Ansan, South Korea

For Brian Rosenfeld and Whitney Cleland life in San Diego was nearly perfect, but they always wanted to live abroad. So when an opportunity arose to teach English in Asia, they jumped at the chance and headed overseas. Now these adventure-seekers are...

Forever Homes on the Fanciful Isle of Guernsey

Rowen and Cathryn adored their London city life, but now that children are in the picture they are hunting for the perfect home by the sea. Heading to the fanciful, English isle of Guernsey could provide the fresh air his family needs--maritime...

Jumping to Geneva, Switzerland

American Becky Hammel fell in love with England native Robert MacDonald and moved immediately to the UK. She's been a fish out of water in his world ever since. When Robert's company offered a position in their new office in Geneva, Becky jumped at...

Mode in Mediterranean Malta

Fashion and interior designers Zoe and Aki risk everything to open a clothing boutique on the sun soaked island nation of Malta. But before the business, the couple first needs to build a home. Will they find the ideal blank canvas to create their...

Surf's Up in Manta, Ecuador

Garrett Parker lived his whole life in insular Alaska. It wasn't until college - and his father moving away to Ecuador - that he began to see journey in his future. After saving up by working long, hard hours on the Alaskan pipeline, Garrett is ready...

Family-friendly living in Hellerup, Denmark

Paul St. John, an American software executive, and Meinhard St. John, a part-time actor and model, met in Chicago seven years ago. One and a half years later, they relocated to Stockholm, Sweden for Paul's work. Now that they have decided to adopt a...

A Permanent Vacation

Valerie Bartholomew and Corwin Combdon are turning a short winter's break into a prelude to a move. With a love of adventure and dreams of the beach, they're quitting their jobs to call the Dominican Republic home. Realtor Tay Oz shows them how far...

Provencial Dreams in Provence, France

Stasha and David Ashton dreamed of a life in France for their 4 young children. A year long home exchange made it happen. But when it was over, they weren't ready to stay goodbye to the colorful village of Mougins - once a haven for painter Pablo...

Dutch Dreaming in Delft, Netherlands

For years Jay and Heather Doyle have longed to provide their kids Alevia and Glenn with a uniquely European childhood. After landing a job in the Netherlands, the Philadelphia transplants now find themselves in Dutch temp housing, with only weeks to...

Casting off to Cairns, Australia

During the long Finnish winters, Marianne Blomqvist longed for warm sunshine. During a trip down under to Cairns, Australia she found her utopia and vowed to one day make this Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef her home. Relocating from her small town...

Reconnecting with someone special in Cairns, Australia

At a crossroads in life, Dennis Snijders left friends and family behind in his native Netherlands to meet his girlfriend Megan in the tropical paradise of Cairns. Located along the coast of the Coral Sea, Cairns is the perfect spot for these outdoor...

Settling down on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia

As a girl in Australia, Sarah Ward longed to experience life on a different hemisphere. At 22 years old, she packed her bags to live in London. While there, she met her husband Russell, a fellow travel junkie and the two took a chance on a move to...

A Gem in Antwerp, Belgium

Sarkis and Natasha grew up in Japan where his family has traded precious gems for generations. Sarkis has decided to take on a new job in Europe's diamond capital, Antwerp, Belgium. The pressures of starting a new business and finding a new home are...

Buying a Bar in Salvador, Brazil

University admin Steve McKoy is trading in dreary London skies for the sun kissed beaches of Salvador, Brazil. On his first visit, Salvador's seductive appeal inspired Steve to make the ultimate impulse to buy an African bar in the city's historic...

Renovated Homes in the Historic Limhamn Neighborhood of Malmo Swede

The Liljefors are ditching the city life with one goal in mind - to join the ranks of Swedish homeowners. For the uninitiated city dweller, suburban living can be a tough nut to crack. Will the pursuit of homespun bliss leave Peter and Erica...

Looking For a Rental Home With a Sea View in Beautiful Bermuda

The Baillies are moving to a far flung island and life will never be the same. Tropical pleasures abound and living there doesn't come cheap. Can the Baillies replace the homestead they took for granted back in Vancouver? Find out when professional...

Looking for Adventure in Port Douglas, Australia

When Scotland native Chris Rawlins left the military for a career at sea, he and wife Heidi realized they could live just about anywhere in the world.

Condo vs. House in Tropical Salinas, Ecuador

Most dream of retiring early, but Will and Janis wouldn't have it any other way! But the reality of kicking back in Will's native Ecuador may actually mean getting their hands dirty.

Homecoming in Yerevan, Armenia

Samson and Liana Avetian fell in love in Boston but these native Armenians have their hearts set on making a difference back home.

Fashion Divas Take on the Apartment Scene in Downtown Tel Aviv

Hip Tel Aviv with its hot beaches and shopping meccas is calling Moran's name. With her sister Liad already living in the city, Moran is excited to find her own home there.

Quality time on the Gold Coast of Australia

Before contemplating a move down under, Scott and Navine Mackay escaped the hustle of London for the tranquility of Thailand. Life in Southeast Asia was nearly perfect except that Scott commuted between his job in Bangkok and his home in Phuket. He's...

Settling down in Puerto Escondido, Mexico

Businessman and former Olympian, Cary Mullen, was used to life on the go, but marriage to wife, Christina, and the birth of three kids made him rethink this hectic pace. After five years of searching, Cary and Christina fell in love with the...

A fresh start in Montevideo

When Greg and Erica discovered their passion for a life in South America, they learned about Montevideo from a Uruguayan friend. When she offered the use of her apartment, they sold their house and belongings and didn't look back. Now 6000 miles from...

Slower-pace of life in Gaborone, Botswana

Married for 15 years, avid travelers Eyassu and Shontaye Abegaz always dreamed of living in another country. Though Eyassu was born in Ethiopia, he moved to the States for high school and has been living in the U.S....

Surf Dreams in Hossegor, France

Lena Stubner and Karin Henriksson are giving up their lives in Sweden to spend  the rest of their lives surfing in France.

Casting Anchors in Auckland, New Zealand

After 16 hectic years, countless missions, and plenty of uprooting, Andrew  Curlewis is calling it quits with Britain's Royal Navy.

Historic Country Homes in Normandy

The Blairs want a drill in all things French and experience is the best teacher.  But Franco-mania can produce life's sweetest pleasures and its worst misfortunes.  Is the Blair's dream home hiding in the...

Job transfer to the tropics of Kuala Lumpur

After warming up to the charms of Krakow, Mike Eden's bank job has the family of eight on the move again. This time, they're transferring to the tropics of Kuala Lumpur. Leaving Krakow so soon is going to be tough and...

Former Circus Performers Move to Gard, France

French stunt woman Karine met her American high wire walker husband Jade when they were both performing with Cirque de Soleil in Orlando, Florida. They got married on a high wire and after relocating to L.A. and living there for six years they...

Starting Over In The Republic of Singapore

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. In any language, home buying is an emotional experience.

Taking A Chance In Chengdu, China

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. In any language, home buying is an emotional experience.

Going global in Hong Kong

Rob and Lisa Acker are ready to trade in their suburban Cincinnati life for a foreign adventure - and give their 3 sons a global experience.

Modern Apartments in Hong Kong

Brent has been transferred to Hong Kong and, despite her concerns, his girlfriend Natalie is committed to moving with him.

Village life in Hertfordshire, U.K.

Mississippi native Amanda fell in love with Darren and moved to his native England, only to fall in love with the country as well. Now after the birth of their twins and years of renting, the young couple hopes to buy their first family home. They...

Getting back to Sicilian roots

Family is everything to Franco and Monica Ciaravino. That's why they are buying a home in Sicily, where Franco's parents were from. The couple wants to preserve the family heritage for their 3 children, by owning a home in his familial hometown of...

Dreaming in Dubai, U.A.E.

Newlyweds Alex and Alyson trade in southern comforts for Middle Eastern opulence, leaving Mississippi for the ''City of Gold'' - Dubai, U.A.E. After exploring the ups and downs of glamorous Dubai marina living, the couple has only one chance to get...

Uprooting to Uppsala, Sweden

When Bill McGehee got a job offer in Sweden, wife Mali jumped at the chance for her family to experience life outside their homeown of Orlando.  The catch - they had to move quickly.  So the family packed...

Inspirational Apartments of Amman Jordan

House Hunters International goes apartment shopping in ancient Amman, Jordan.

Practical Versus Paradise in Tropical Australia

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. In any language, home buying is an emotional experience.

Newlyweds hunt for a habitat in Nairobi, Kenya

For newlyweds Ashely and Simon, Kenya is the place where they first met and feel in love during college.  So, they're next African safari is a one-way ticket to the place where it all began.  But in Kenya's...

Braving Budapest, Hungary

After a job transfer overseas, Houston natives Larry and Carey Stanteen search for an American-sized property in Budapest, Hungary. They quickly learn that while everything may be big in Texas, that's not the case...

Country Homes in Wiltshire, UK

David Woodhouse and Michelle Drouse met in sunny Orange County and bonded over their love of California. She's a city planner, he's a car designer for a major auto manufacturer but Middle Eastern dance and car racing are their first loves. When a...

Bourgeois Studios in Montmartre, Paris

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. In any language, home buying is an emotional experience.

Setting Sail to Amsterdam, Holland

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. In any language, home buying is an emotional experience.

Traditional versus Modern Homes in Shanghai, China

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. In any language, home buying is an emotional experience.

Risking It All in The Republic of Singapore

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. In any language, home buying is an emotional experience.

Buying in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

Martin and Tanya started a love story while living in Spain. They soon parted ways - he to his native Ireland, she to university in Bulgaria, but they're determined to keep their flame going in the medieval city of Veliko Tarnovo.

Relocating to Ronda, Spain

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. In any language, home buying is an emotional experience.

Moving for love to Nuremberg, Germany

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. In any language, home buying is an emotional experience.

Glasgow Scotland is Where the Heart Is

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. In any language, home buying is an emotional experience.

Taking off to Torino, Italy

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. In any language, home buying is an emotional experience.

Paradise in Port Douglas, Australia

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. In any language, home buying is an emotional experience.

Fiesta-filled living in Merida, Mexico

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. In any language, home buying is an emotional experience.

To Be or Not to B&B

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. In any language, home buying is an emotional experience.

Colonial Homes in Nicaragua

Lesley and Uli quit their jobs as executives for a three month sabattical to travel around North and South America in a RV named Harvey. Soon, three months turned into four years and they're still exploring. Inspired by their travels abroad, Leslie...

Village Life in Bitburg

After spending six years in Japan,  Craig has been offered a job in Germany, and sees this move as a way for he and his wife Diane to expose their children to  European culture. They are leaving the lone star state behind to give their...

City Life in Chile

Emily is saying goodbye to her father in Los Altos, CA, and hello to her fiancé Rodolfo, a Chilean native, who she met while attending a study abroad program in Santiago, Chile.  While Emily is nervous about saying goodbye to her home and...

Staying in Brussels

The White family has had three great years in Brussels, ever since Simonne and Tony moved their three girls out there for a military posting. Now that Tony's job is wrapping up, they are still not ready to call it quits and leave behind this city and...

Fleeing to Fredrikstad

Bjorn and Tressa are trading suburban luxury for life in the land in the midnight sun, but they're finding out that what comes standard back in the states is completely foreign here. A move to Bjorn's native land is the only way he can trade his job...

Starting Over in Tokyo

Revaluating what he wants in life, he decides to take a teaching job in Japan. Japan is an island nation whose geography limits the amount of available living space, and as a result everything costs more. This has led to a thriving market for rental...

Escape to Barcelona

For years Julia's work schedule has been more than overwhelming, but her heart is 6,000 miles away.  After taking a trip to Barcelona, she fell in love with the culture, people, and architecture. To reconnect with her spirit and close friends...

Pay Now or Pay Later in Malmo

London wasn't the best fit for raising their baby boy Alfie and Ray and Anna-Lena saw the writing on the wall: moving to Sweden promised a fresh start.  But their demand for superb home decor isn't the only thing running high.  Could the...

Newlyweds in Stockholm

Brandon and Hanna met in college, and got married right after graduation.  But Hanna is homesick for her native Sweden, and Brandon is tempted by a free post-graduate education at Sweden's famous Royal Academy, so the couple sell off their few...

Adventure in Ulan Bator

After an adventure-filled horseback-riding trip to Mongolia, businessman Trevor Syrad realized his life back in the UK had lost its' luster.  So Trevor decided to give himself a fresh start in Mongolia, and open an English-language school. ...

Renovated Flats in Poznan

The word quit isn't in Matylda's vocabulary and this daredevil is planning her biggest stunt yet -- starting medical school in the birthplace of Polish history.  Before the insanity of classes begin, the hunt for a study pad is...

A Trulli Happy Life in Puglia

Susan is fed up with her busy life as a paramedic in Glasgow and looking for a permanent vacation far away from the stresses of city life. After visiting the magical region of Puglia, Italy for years, she's finally making the leap from tourist to...

A Home in Izmit, Turkey

Susan is fed up with her busy life as a paramedic in Glasgow and looking for a permanent vacation far away from the stresses of city life. After visiting the magical region of Puglia, Italy for years, she's finally making the leap from tourist to...

Dream Apartments in Tel Aviv

Family comes first for Carolyn and Irene Hodes, two adventurous sisters from Illinois looking to reconnect with their heritage and settle down in metropolitan Tel Aviv. Carolyn, a writer, and Irene, an archeology student, want to pursue their dreams...

Period Properties in England

After keeping up a long-distance relationship for three years, Sarah and Carl Day married and moved to Sarah's home state of California, a far departure from Carl's native England. Ten years later, the couple has decided to give up the sun and surf...

Apartments in Amsterdam

Outdoors enthusiast Kate Cox fell in love with Amsterdam when she vacationed in the Netherlands two years ago. When a job offer in the city came up, Kate jumped at the chance to start her new career in Amsterdam, and now wants to buy her first home...

Second Home in Slovenia

Penny and Graham Meigh both work from home in the UK, and are looking for the perfect place to spend quality time with their three children while also being able to work when the need arises. After a vacation in the Eastern European country of...

Classic Palaces in Marrakesh

Maryam and Chris have traveled the world with their two children, and feel the time has come to settle down and purchase their first home in Marrakesh, Morocco. They love the idea of living in a riad, a traditional Moroccan palace with an interior...

City Living in Bangalore

Newlyweds Malika and Vir are ready to leave their cramped Manhattan apartment and start a new life together in Bangalore, India's "Silicon Valley". With the help of realtor Jinoo Cherian, Malika and Vir search for a two/three bedroom home...

Traditional Living in France

Edward and Nova Gilmour have always wanted to leave the UK for a more family-oriented lifestyle in the province of Brittany, in France. The search is on for the perfect place to raise their three young children. Edward, a musician, is also looking...

Rural Living in South France

Jason and Laetitia Lichau are first time homebuyers from New Orleans on a very small budget. With healthcare costs rising in the states (and a young son to contend with), the couple decides to sell everything and start a new life in France. Realtor...

Modern Homes in Odense

Brittany and Coen Elemans are two biologists from Utah that moved to Odense after Coen took a job opportunity in Denmark. Disillusioned with their drafty rental, the Elemans are ready to move into a larger, more modern home with room to grow. With...

New Home in Okinawa

Sarah Pugh was born and raised in Oklahoma. Her husband, Adam, has lived abroad while serving in the military. When Adam takes a job in Okinawa, Japan as a government contractor for the Airforce, it's time for Sarah to venture out of the heartland...

Downtown Dubai

Jon Evenson's job in Dubai kept him away from his wife, Suzanne, and their daughter for weeks at a time. When his company offered him a permanent office in the UAE, it was time to relocate from their small town in Illinois, and settle down in the...

Rural Homes in Krakow

Stuggling with three-hour commutes and a lack of steady work in Canada, Mike and Marketa Glenn finally get a break with two job offers from a school in Poland. They jump at the opportunity, and start looking for a rural home that will allow them more...

Entertaining in Jerusalem

Hayley Gerszberg is following her dream of finding a home in the Holy Land, in the center of Jewish heritage and culture. Realtor Sima Menora helps Hayley in the search for a home that will accommodate her four children--and the many guests she...

Lagoon Homes on the Island of Vanuatu

It's often said that change is opportunity. So when Helen's husband Dimitri is laid off from his airline job in Brisbane, Australia the couple decide to shake things up. They're leaving the pandemonium of Brisbane behind them and moving with their...

Rustic Village Homes in Portugal

Emma's a writer from Australia who's got a 130,000 bucks and a dream. She's gonna fix up an old ruin in Portugal and live the village life. She finds the old world charm intoxicating, but does she really know the difference between rustic...and a...

Single Family Homes in the Northern Suburbs of Sydney

Sylvie and Mike Murrell have many happy memories of life in Johannesburg. But in their hearts, they know it's time to go. They can't ignore some sobering realities, at the top of the list is the high rate of violent crime. Worried how that stress...

Single Family Homes in the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne

Casey is an Australian carpenter. Nicole is a Canadian beer distributor. They met in a youth hostel in Scotland and after five years of non-stop globe trotting, they settled in Nicole's home town of Edmonton, Canada. Now it's time to give Melbourne a...

Modern Living in Bahrain

Nikesha is an up and coming fashion designer. But she's put her career on hold to make the move of a lifetime. Her boyfriend Adel has taken a job on the other side of the world and she's following her heart to an island kingdom on the Arabian...

Oceanside Homes in Nicaragua

Holly Beck is a professional surfer based in California and dreams of starting an all women's surf camp in Nicaragua. She is stoked that her first guests have already signed up for the camp, but Holly still needs to find a killer beach pad near some...

The Real Apartment Scene in Hanoi Vietnam

Hal Madrano is an American living in Hanoi. But not in one of those lavish ex-pat communities. He lives right downtown, in the belly of the beast. It's time for an upgrade. But should he go with a professional realtor who caters to expats? Or just do...

Traditional Styled Homes in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam

News of Maria Dickson's second pregnancy was exciting enough. But even her husband Gavin couldn't foresee what came next. Now that Gavin has a new job in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam he's ready to go native. And Maria's willing to give it a go if their...

Renovated Apartments in Reykjavik Iceland

Making ends meet in San Francisco is a constant struggle for Edythe, Val and their baby Ari. Edythe thought the solution might lie in Val's own past. After telling her about his home country for years, Val can finally show Edythe what living in...

Single Family Homes of the Seychelles Islands

Jo and Ferris live on a farm in Brisbane, Australia. They both support an eco-friendly lifestyle and sustainable living. But now they're ready to make their farm life a little more exotic by moving to the Seychelles Islands. Jo Grew up on the islands...

Apartments in Dubrovnik Croatia

Michelle and Andy are two Americans living in Ireland but Irish winters may soon be a thing of the past. They run an online apartment source for visitors to Dubrovnik, Croatia and they plan to buy an apartment there in order to spend time closer to...

House Hunting in Mumbai in Metropolis

Sharell was an accountant in Melbourne, Australia but her life changed forever when she met Pradeep. Pradeep is an India musician and a deejay and before long Sharell and Pradeep were married in a traditional Indian ceremony. They've traveled to many...

Vienna Apartments on a Budget

Britta and Paul are about to shake things up by trading laid back Southern California for Paul's native Austria. Paul's in the renewable energy field and needs further education to boost his career, so Britta's taking her chances with a job...

Texans Head for Costa Rica

Tom and Janet Behanick are empty-nesters, living a comfortable life in Magnolia, Texas. But this couple is all about family-time, and since their two children have grown and moved out, they're just not getting enough of it. That's where the vacation...

House Hunt in Nicaragua

Canadian real estate investor Brock brought his girlfriend Christina to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua, in search of money-making opportunities. They fell in love with this coastal paradise and decided to stay for good, but after months of sharing a 700...

Getaway in Turks & Caicos

Michael, Carla and their two children live in the commuter suburb of Tenafly, New Jersey. While the couple loves Tenafly's great schools and their easy commute to work in Manhattan, they've grown weary of the cold winters, so they've decided to buy a...

A Vacation Place in Belize

When Julius Toth is at home in Akron, Ohio, his life is all work and no play. His job developing eco-friendly products keeps him busy and on the go. So this single father of eight has decided to buy a getaway place in the jungles of Belize. He was so...

Second Home in St Maarten

Dan and his fiance, Casey, love living in downtown Jonesboro, Arkansas. But, they would love to buy a second home in another country. So they picked the Caribbean island of St. Maarten, their favorite vacation spot. With a budget of $700,000, they're...

Moroccan Vacation Home

Brits Simon and Fiona, love vacationing in Morocco so much that they decided to buy a holiday home there. With a budget of $430,000, they want to buy a traditional "riad" style house, which has rooms that branch off of an open courtyard....

Brits Seek Cape Verde Condo

Mother and daughter, Jennie and Vicki, have a close relationship and live near to each other in charming villages in the English countryside. Their latest "mother-daughter project" is buying a vacation condo in sunny Cape Verde. They'd like...

A Family Home in Ireland

Dan and his fiance, Casey, love living in downtown Jonesboro, Arkansas. But, they would love to buy a second home in another country. So they picked the Caribbean island of St. Maarten, their favorite vacation spot. With a budget of $700,000, they're...

Vacation Home in Ecuador

Chicago realtors and empty nesters Hector and Kim, love living within walking distance of Lake Michigan. But, they would like to take a break from the chilly winters. Having consulted investors on international real estate deals in South America,...

A Romantic Retreat in Italy

Michael and Talie are a British couple who met and fell in love with Italy and each other a decade ago. Now they are ready to re-capture some of those warm memories by purchasing a vacation home in Abruzzo, Italy. They'd love a house with two...

Dominican Republic Escape

Brett and Eleni went to the Dominican Republic resort of Punta Cana on their honeymoon years ago, and have spent every anniversary there ever since. Now, with two high-pressure jobs, and two teenaged daughters, they want to buy a place of their own...

A Southern Spain Vacation Home

Mother and daughter, Jennie and Vicki, have a close relationship and live near to each other in charming villages in the English countryside. Their latest "mother-daughter project" is buying a vacation condo in sunny Cape Verde. They'd like...

Vacation Home on St John

British comedian, Gerry Kyei wants to expand his fan base to mainland Europe. So he and his wife Colette are in the market for a vacation home on the southern coast of Spain. They'd like a vacation home to use both for when he's performing in the...

Buying a Home in Amsterdam

Vladimir and Milica moved from Serbia to The Netherlands two years ago for his job as an IT consultant. While they love their adopted country, Milica is dying to move out of their sleepy village of Maarssen and into in freewheeling Amsterdam. With a...

Vacation Home in Abruzzo, Italy

Alex is an American expat, who is enjoying life in the Newcastle area of England with her husband Will. Having been born and raised in the U.K., Will is used to the harsh northeast English weather. But, not Alex. So, she convinced him to buy a...

Vacation Home in Calabria

Fran and Fiorina Mahon are from Ireland and live in Naas, County Kildare, which is about 18 miles from Dublin. The couple enjoys spending time with their three children, but with their two sons off in college it's a challenge to get everyone...

Getaway in Ecuador

Texan businesswoman Barbara has been working to convince her husband Dean, an oil worker, to buy a vacation home in the remote village of Cotacachi, Ecuador. Even though he's only seen the place in photos and home videos, Dean is willing to take the...

House Hunt in Bulgaria

British musician Sam loves his life in Leeds, UK, but he longs for a rural getaway that reminds him of his upbringing in the English countryside. With his girlfriend Lauren along for advice and support, he's heading to the Bulgarian countryside,...

Dominican Republic Getaway

Canadians Craig and Jeanelle are looking for a vacation home in the Dominican Republic. They're hoping to find a warm place where they can escape the cold Canadian weather and enjoy great beaches and nightlife. But they also want a home where their...

Serial Renovators in France

Phil and Amanda Grapes moved from London to the south of France seven years ago, and since that time they've renovated five homes, and lived in all of them. That's a tough lifestyle for anyone, and especially tough for the parents of young children,...

Vacation Home in Belize

Steve is an engineer who loves living in Phoenix, Arizona. But, his job is anything but 9 to 5. He decided he wants to buy a vacation home in a remote area of Belize, where he can unplug from his job and completely escape. He's taking along his good...

House Hunt in Cognac Country

While they love the Grand English estate they call home, Sandra and Roger are tired of Britain's dreary weather. They're looking to make a fresh start in France's Charente Region, famous for its sunny climate and cognac production. But with a budget...

Searching for Nicaraguan Riviera

American surfers Seth, 32, and Lindsey, 28, have decided to retire early in a beautiful spot known as the Nicaraguan Riviera. After living in a caretakers' cottage for nearly a year, they've saved enough money to buy a place of their own. But can...

Kid Safe in Costa Rica

Tim loves his bachelor life in San Diego, but one important piece of his life is missing: his little girl, Gabi, lives in Costa Rica with her mother. Tim's decided to buy a second home in the Central American country, so he can spend several months a...

Vacation Place in Panama

Grant and Kristi love their active lives in Oklahoma City, but the busy couple would love a warm place to get away and relax. They're hoping to find a spacious place so their entire extended family can also enjoy some down time. Since most of their...

Country Home in Italy

Christine is an American who followed her husband Andrea to his hometown of Bologna, Italy, when he started a new job as the director of a student exchange program at the University of Bologna. While they love living in Italy, they don't want to...

Homes of Suburban Cape Town

After 11 years in London, Lasith and Kathryn want a change of scene. They envisage a better work to life balance and want to raise their daughter in a more family friendly neighborhood. Cape Town quickly became the obvious choice. Kathryn had longed...

Hunting with a Pro in Posh London

Olivia Campbell is a full-time property investor in the London area and has invested in dozens of properties. But now that she's hunting for a property she intends to keep for herself and not let to tenants, she's willing to pull out all the stops,...

The Fast Paced Apartment Market of Abu Dhabi

Shelly accepted a teaching contract in Abu Dhabi which is a city in the United Arab Emirates. Now she's off to a place much different than her home town of Ottawa, Canada. Luckily she's going to have a few people helping her find an apartment once...

Apartment Hunting in Central Rome

Nicole is looking for an exciting change after living and working in New York for most of her life. She's always been drawn to the Italian art of living and decided to accept a teaching contract in Rome. But the language barrier has Nicole seeking...

Greek Vacation Homes Along the Mediterranean Coast

Anne-Marie and her man Andonis are urbanites looking for a vacation escape that can easily remove them from the hot, congested summers of Athens, Greece. They love the buzz of the city, but in the middle of summer the city's heat and traffic can be...

Going Green in the Suburbs of Melbourne Australia

Aussie raised Alec and his wife Rachel agree that Melbourne is the best, and healthiest, place to move their growing family. But Rachel has a lot at stake with the move: her LA friends of many years are like family to her and she has a successful...

Live Off the Grid on the Great Barrier Island of New Zealand

Archie and Erica have sold a citrus nursery and are moving their three young boys to the Great Barrier Island off the eastern coast of New Zealand. But far from just moving, they are conducting an experiment in being as environmentally friendly as...

California Based Family of Four Moves to Cairo.

Mamdouh and Laura Raafat now live with their two children, Tarek and Hannah, in a nice, quiet neighborhood in California. They have a great house, nice careers and an easy-going lifestyle most people would envy. So why are they looking to leave all...

Country Home Versus City Home Along the Gold Coast of Australia

A family has sold their furniture, pulled their kids out of school, and are ready to move to Brisbane, Australia. The only problem is, neither husband nor wife can decide whether to live in the country or city.

Hunting for Apartments in the Paris of the South

A couple plans to set up a home and office in Buenos Aires.

Providence Couple Hunts for Their First Apartment in Bangkok Thail

Linda dropped a bomb shell on her boyfriend Mitch when she told him about a job offer she landed in Bangkok, Thailand. Mitch is dedicated to the relationship and managed to pull some strings at work to be able to join her on this exciting adventure...

Traditional English Cottages in Oxfordshire England

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries.

Country Homes Outside Prague Czech Republic

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries.

Hip Edinburgh Flat

Karl Pfaffenbach's life took a huge turn in late 2007. The manufacturing company he works for sent him overseas from New York state to Edinburgh, Scotland. He found an expatriate social group and while attending a social event met Rachel. Soon Karl...

Virgin Island Paradise

Doug and Lindy Freeman had the dream of moving to St. Croix for many years. They were making a decent living back home in California, but are quick to disclose that they were not rewarding themselves for the hard work they were doing. They saved...

A House For Five In Switzerland

Antony and Stephanie met in 1989 in London through a mutual friend and were friends for eight years before they started dating. They were then married and were living together in London in a house Stephanie had bought when she was 21. Antony, a...

Hidden Harbor Vacation Homes

Andrea and Randall love the outdoor life in Salt Lake City, Utah: hiking, skiing, snow shoeing, etc. But for fun in Puerto Escondido, Mexico, the situation changes a bit: exploring, snorkeling, swimming and relaxing! On a previous trip to Puerto, the...

A Second Home in Slovenia

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. In any language, home buying is an emotional experience.

Best Friends Invest in Panama

Eric Theise and Vladimir Efros have been best friends for a long time. Eric has been living and working in NYC for almost his whole life, while Vladimir moved to the states in 1999. Vladimir introduced Eric to Panama four years ago and they have been...

Michiganians In Paris

Chuck Nemecek's company has moved him to Paris, France. He's already there and hard at work. His wife, Jennifer, was excited at the idea of moving the family abroad, but thought things would move a bit slower. Turns out they were able to sell their...

Updated Lofts in Historic Berlin

Jonathan relocated to Berlin for professional reasons. While hanging with friends one night, he met Katja. That was about three years ago and now Katja is pregnant with their first child. The couple talked about buying property for a while, but the...

Holiday Homes in Mediterranean Turkey

Happily married in Northern Ireland, Lydia and Roger didn't want to follow the conventional path of purchasing a holiday home in just any old European locale. Lydia was in a terrible accident a couple years ago and spent one year in a wheelchair. The...

Renovated Flats in Berlin's Trendy Boroughs

With a career in the art scene taking off and money in savings to invest, Margherita is ready to take the plunge into Berlin's real estate market. She's saying goodbye to her family in small town Italy and hello to the hip boroughs of central Berlin,...

Private Villas in a Turkish Beach Town

The London based Ballard family of five has friends who own property in the Mediterranean beach town of Oludeniz,Turkey. Once, when the whole gang stayed there on holiday, they loved the place so much that mom and dad ended up buying an apartment for...

A Young Family Heads Home to Carrasco, Uruguay

Carmen and Alberto are looking forward to returning to their home town roots of Carrasco, Uruguay. They also feel their baby daughter, Trini, is missing out on the opportunity to grow up with her extended family members while living in Madison, New...

Hacienda Style in Historic Merida

Three years working in Japan and living in a boxed-sized apartment has Rob and Erich burned out. But all for not. They've saved every penny and are now back at Erich's mom's house in Toronto, Canada plotting their next move. Wanting a slower pace of...

California Surfer Couple Looks for a Beach Side Vacation Home in Ni

California residents Jesse and Kelly love spending time at the beach in their Santa Barbara area. The active couple is especially fond of soaking up the sun and surfing the waves. When they got married they went on their honeymoon to San Juan Del...

This Stressed Out New York Family Searches for a 2nd Home in Calabr

Ric and Polina DeCarlo are stressed out trying to work and raise their two young sons in upstate New York. So they've decided to buy a summer home in the picturesque and affordable region of Calabria, Italy. Battling jet lag, and with just three days...

A New Jersey Couple Wants to Buy a Second Home in Puerto Rico, But

Angel and Maria have always wanted to have a second home near their relatives in Puerto Rico. They want to have their kids reconnect with their roots. Now that they've paid off their home in New Jersey, they decided it's time to fulfill that dream....

Teri McKenna Has Lived and Worked on her Boat in St. Thomas for a Y

When Teri McKenna was faced with an empty nest back home in Southern California, she decided it was time to live out one of her lifelong dreams. She moved to St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, bought a Catamaran, and launched a charter boat...

Chris and Brenda Have a Hard Time Choosing Between Three Gorgeous H

After reading a newspaper article about San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua, Chris and Brenda St. Hilaire decided it would be a great place to buy a vacation home for their family of four. They live in Long Beach, California, but were drawn to Nicaragua...

A Canadian Couple Searches for a Vacation Home in the Dominican Rep

Bill and Betts are so determined not to hibernate through another cold Canadian winter that they're looking for a vacation home in the Dominican Republic. There's just one catch, they've never been to Dominican Republic before. The couple decided to...

Model Looks For Vacation Home in Vieques, Puerto Rico

Filippa's life as a model and event planner in New York City always keeps her on the run. So she wants to escape her hectic life in the city by buying a vacation home on the unspoiled island of Vieques, Puerto Rico. She visited Vieques for a...

Joe and Sara Want a Beachfront Luxury Home in Fiji

Joe and Sara are tired of the wall-to-wall tourists and crowded beaches of Honolulu, Hawaii, so they've sold their condo there and headed to the laid-back coast of Fiji. Armed with a budget of $2 million, they're searching for the ultimate beachfront...

Jon and Reeva Hope to Find a Spacious, Historic Home on the Island

Raising their kids on the island of Sicily is a dream come true for ex-Londoners, Jon and Reeva. But squeezing their three children and their home-based travel business into a small three-bedroom rental house is growing on their nerves. They're ready...

Sachiko Wants To Get Away From Her Busy Life as a Choreographer By

Sachiko runs her dance troupe from her home in Suva, Fiji, the nation's capitol. While she loves being a choreographer and dancer, she finds living and working in the same space too much. She yearns to have a peaceful space where she can allow her...

Cruise Ship Employees Want a Condo on Dry Land and Have Chosen the

Dia is from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma but lives onboard a cruise ship for most of the year, working as a singer. Her boyfriend Garo is a sound engineer on the same ship. Their favorite cruises are through the Caribbean, and they've gotten to the point...

Busy Working Parents Search for Costa Rican Retreat

Between the demands of work and raising two kids, Garth and Lori barely get to see each other. To get a little quality ¿together¿ time, not to mention a break from the harsh Minnesota winters, they want to buy a vacation home along...

Chris is an Irish Expat Who Wants To Buy a Home In Sofia, Bulgaria

Chris left behind Ireland to seek his fortune in Sofia, Bulgaria, where he opened a bagel shop. Now that his business is up and running and the real estate market is affordable, he wants to buy a home. He's considering the popular option of buying a...

House Hunters International 13 - 1310

After selling his trucking business, Glenn Sorensen decided to move to his favorite vacation spot, the Caribbean island of St. Lucia.

Family of 6 Seeks Fiji Request

This busy family of 6 loves their Tucson, Arizona lifestyle, but they yearn for a relaxing Fiji island getaway.  After weighing the pros and cons of 3 properties, Jon and Michelle have reached their decision. 

Dominican Republic Condo Search

Scott Medina is relocating from Miami to the Dominican Republic to kick-start his real estate business into high gear and to return to his Caribbean roots. He's looking to set up shop and find a condo in the high-end beach district of Punta Cana....

Nicaraguan Couple Finds a Home

A former Midwesterner and his Nicaraguan wife set out to find a home that will meet both their tastes

Vacation Condo Hunt in Belize

Two cousins who live in Calgary are searching for a vacation home in Belize with plenty of amenities. After each tour, their significant others offer feedback via the Internet.

Vacation House Hunt in Roatan

Les and Anita (50's) are looking for a vacation home where they can escape Vancouver Island's cold winters and enjoy some tropical sunshine. They've fallen in love with Roatan, a small island off the coast of Honduras, so they've decided to purchase...

Vacation Home in Punta Cana

With their children grown and grandchildren blessing their lives, a D.C. couple wants to find a vacation home in the Dominican Republic that all the family will enjoy.

Search for 2nd Home in Italy

A Philadelphia couple wants to introduce their children to their family roots in Italy by purchasing vacation property there.

2nd Home Search in Fes Morocco

An Indiana family of six wants to find a second home in Fes, Morocco that they can use as a base for humanitarian aid.

Maryland Couple Buys in Roatan

They say that opposites attract and for Jim and Loretta Swartz, married for 26 years, that's a fact. She's very low-key, and lets him handle all the family worries. But despite their differences in personality, they agree that the family deserves the...

Canadians Buy in Punta Cana

Perry and Cheryl Meriot are Edmonton Alberta natives who are sick and tired of the brutal winters there. Perry's job as an Airline baggage handler means he works outside during even the worst weather. After a trip to Punta Cana in the Dominican...

2nd Home in Costa Rica

South Carolina retirees search for a second home near the beach in Nosara, Costa Rica.

2nd Home in Ecuador

A native of Ecuador is ready to return to his homeland, along with his wife. For some added advice, they bring along their daughter.

2nd Home in Calabria, Italy

Janine and John Sun have been married for nearly two years, and during that time, they have saved a lot of money by living in John's parents' home. The time has now come for them to take that money and get a place of their own--Janine is seven months...

French Country Fantasy

Retired schoolteachers Simon and Maria Jenkins of Canterbury, England have always loved vacationing in France's southern region of Languedoc-Roussillon. However, part-time holidays to this sunny, wine-growing region are no longer enough, as they are...

Aiming for Aruba

Mark and Tara Howard are both from New York, but they've lived in the Cleveland area for the last 12 years, along with their daughters Halle and Amanda. Their large house has everything the could want, except for one thing: the ocean. That's why the...

BFF’s in Brisbane

Roslyn Sportelli is a spunky young woman who has lived in Brisbane, Australia for all of her 25 years. Currently living with her parents, she's excited to leave the nest and find a new home, along with two of her best friends. Since Roslyn's mother,...

Two Lives in Umbria

This spinoff of the wildly popular HGTV House Hunters globe trots from Sao Paolo to Prague. Home hunters and their real estate agents check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other...

Paradise in Cyprus

Vandna Patel and Debbie Elvy are happy living in their home in Surrey, 15 miles outside of London. However, they long for better weather. Debbie has finally convinced Vandna to look for a vacation home, and they've agreed that the island of Cyprus...

Vancouver Island Vibe

Derrick and Shannon Nelson of Vancouver Island, British Columbia didn't want to jump too quickly into home ownership. Although their rental apartment has lots of nice features, they have already outgrown the small space and have decided to look for a...

Londoners Seek a More Leisurely Life in France

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. In any language, home buying is an emotional experience.

A Country Villa in Malta

George Galea is no stranger to house-hunting. Over the past 10 years, he's worked as a housing developer throughout Malta. As much as he loves exploring new places, on a personal level, he's ready to move for the last time and settle down. He's ready...

Old World Charm in Ottawa

Rich Page and his wife Anya currently live within minutes of their offices in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. They've decided that it's time to find a home where they can raise a family and stay put for a number of years. Most importantly, they...

Stocklholm Search

Home hunters and their real estate agents check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries.

A Stone House in the South of France

Terry and Kathy Keep hope to join the ranks of the 300,000 Brits who own property in France. Currently in a rental in the town of Saint Jean d'Angely in southern France, they are ready to buy and have set out to find a stone house with three or four...

From the Pacific Coase to the Amalfi Coast

Bill Vivian lives in San Diego and is looking for a vacation home on Italy's Almalfi Coast. He would like to find a two-bedroom, two-bathroom house that's as close to the Mediterranean waters as possible. Bill has an eye for detail, and he doesn't...

Jumping Off From Germany

Military life has made Mel and his wife Frederika professional travelers. Since Germany is a frequent jumping-off point for their vacations to other countries, they've decided it's time to buy a home in Berlin. Their real estate agent is encouraging...

Second Home in Spain

An English family falls in love with a recent vacation destination in Spain.

Landing in Edmonton

A helicopter pilot in Edmonton, Canada, wants a place near downtown with a nice kitchen and plenty of room to entertain.

Adventure in Argentina

Barbara Braun is a true New Yorker, but now that she's retired and her daughters are grown, she's ready for a new adventure in Buenos Aires. She is looking for a two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment in a historic building with a great kitchen. Since...

A New Pad in Prague

American-born Anthony Laue moved from Burbank, California to the Czech Republic to teach English eight years ago. With the birth of his son Samuel, now two years old, he's decided to make the Czech Republic his permanent residence and purchase his...

Combining Homes in Calgary

Evan Hopkins and Stephanie Jack currently own separate condos in Calgary, Canada and are looking to buy a home together. They're looking for a free-standing home that has character and doesn't require a lot of updates. In addition, they'd like up to...

Tracking Down a Deal in Tokyo

Ryan Marshall works as a human resources consultant in Tokyo and has been renting a tiny apartment in the city of Nishi-Azabu. He recently decided that it's time for a more permanent residence, and he's searching for a larger and quieter space in...

Combing the Choices in Cyprus

Sue and Mike Shiroi have spent most of their married life in a country home outside of London, where they raised their three children. Now that the kids are grown, they've decided to semi-retire and leave the London fog behind, heading to the...

Finding Bliss in France

Richard and Chitra Pullen decided to escape their hectic lives and exhausting jobs in London and move to the French countryside. Now, with two children, they are looking for a house with four bedrooms and a decent-sized yard for less than 550,000...

Downsizing in French Village

Beverly and Dave Burridge have lived in St. Meme Les Carrieres, France for the past six years. While most people outgrow their homes, the Burridges have found that they have too much space for just the two of them. Tired of a place that's too big and...

Cozy in the Cayman Islands

CPA Todd Hazlewood moved from Fresno, California to Grand Cayman Island for a job more than three years ago. He currently lives on the edge of George Town, the capital of the Cayman Islands, and has decided its time to buy his own place. With a...

Apartment in Argentina

Madeleine Gilinsky is a retired dancer who's stepping out and buying a home in the tango capital of Buenos Aires. She currently lives in Santa Monica, California, and she's taking on this Argentine adventure alone in order to surprise her husband,...

Vacation Villa in the Virgin Islands

Ted Prosser, a real estate investor and developer, and his wife Sharon, a former restaurant owner, currently reside just outside Asheville, North Carolina. Recently married, the couple fell in love with St. John in the Virgin Islands when they went...

A Couple Looks for a Home in Nicaragua, Reminiscent of the Hollywoo

David and Luna Brownlee were married in Amalfia, Italy, where Luna is from. After their honeymoon, the two returned to David?s home in Nicaragua, and they've decided that it's time for them to find a place where they can put their stamp on the home...

A Young Woman Searches for a Condo in Toronto's West End

Briana Lacey currently lives with her parents and brother in Toronto, trying to make the best use of what little space she has in the cramped home. While somewhat reluctant to move, she has made the decision to purchase her own place. The biggest...

A New Mexico Couple Seeks a Beachfront Vacation Home in Costa Rica

Jaco Beach is a Costa Rican sanctuary for beach-goers, sun worshippers and surfers. This appeals to long time New Mexico residents Page Sullivan and Luther Holley who are looking for a low-maintenance beach vacation home in Central America.

A Vancouver Man Looks for a New Home Downtown

Brian Dahl is ready to give up the quiet neighborhood he's lived in for 17 years in favor of downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. He'd love to be able to walk to work from the trendy, centrally located neighborhood he's picked out, but he isn't sure...

A Canadian Couple Moves to Grand Cayman Island

Doug and Kendy Steeves have been in a whirlwind ever since Doug was offered a job in the Cayman Islands. They've sold their home in Ontario, Canada and begun a house hunting journey on Grand Cayman in the western Caribbean Sea. Doug would like a more...

Londoners Search for a New Home in Andalusia, Spain

Ron and Emma Bushaway are natives of London, England and are hoping to make their permanent home in the sunny Andalusian region of Spain. After traveling around the country, they fell in love with the village of Colmenar and knew this is where they...

A Young Entrepreneur is Set on a Vacation Home in Belize

This spinoff of the wildly popular HGTV House Hunters globe trots from Sao Paolo to Prague. Home hunters and their real estate agents check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other...

A Montreal Couple and Their Three Dogs...

This spinoff of the wildly popular HGTV House Hunters globe trots from Sao Paolo to Prague. Home hunters and their real estate agents check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other...

A Couple Searches for a Home in Umbria...

Jan and Cameron are looking to buy their first home in Amelia in the Umbrian region of Italy, but that might be a challenge since a majority of the homes in the area are old and need major structural rebuilding. Their goal is to find a home in the...

Seeking a Home on the Mediterranean Island of Malta

Michelle Attard is starting a new chapter in her life, and is looking for a place to call home on the Mediterranean island of Malta. She currently rents a two--bedroom, top-floor apartment with a terrace that provides her with a great view of the...

A Mom and Two Daughters Start a New Chapter in Lisbon

English teacher Kate Craven, recently separated from her husband, is ready to take the next step in starting her new life with the purchase of a condo in Lisbon, Portugal. She currently lives in a rental apartment with her daughters Cathleen and...

Empty Nesters in Oklahoma Plan a Move to Nicaragua

Kent and Denise Payne currently live in Oklahoma City, but plan to sell their home in order to move to Managua, Nicaragua. They'd like to find a low-maintenance home with an open floor plan, lots of natural light and a casual feel. Kent wants to live...

An English Couple Searches for a Home in a Spanish Village

John Lenihan and Martin Connor of Brighton, England hope to make the mountaintop village of Comares, Spain their permanent residence. They are hoping to find a home with at least two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large kitchen with plenty of storage and...

A Couple with a Restaurant and Hotel...

Diego and Paloma Blatt own a restaurant and hotel in Popoyo, Nicaragua. Since they're now ready to start a family, they want a home separate from their business. They agree that it must also be close to the beach and have great views.

A Couple Plans to Open a Restaurant in Costa Rica....

Brian Raab and his fiance Kacey Lindquist have fallen in love with the people and the beauty of Costa Rica. Brian plans to open a restaurant in the Central Valley area, and now he and Kacey are looking for a home there with four bedrooms, three...

An English Couple Look for a Getaway...

Linda and Malcolm House live in the small seaside town of Maldon, England and have chosen the Dominican Republic as their permanent vacation getaway. They're looking for a home within walking distance to the water. Inside the home, they hope to have...

A Vancouver Couple Expecting....

Catherine and Paul Newell are expecting their first child and looking for a larger home. They're currently in a two-bedroom, two-bath condo with an incredible wrap-around deck that overlooks the ocean. Now, they want a home with three to four...

Making It Work in Montreal

George Tawil is from Lebanon and his wife Brenda Alor is from Mexico, and they are buying their first home together in Montreal. While they love their current apartment in the trendy Saint-Laurent neighborhood, they lack the space they need. They...

Idyllic in Italy

Seppo Aslund and Monica Ferucci currently live in a small apartment in the heart of Milan. Their two-bedroom, one-bathroom home becomes cramped when hosting guests, including Seppo?s children, so they've agreed to escape the hustle and bustle of...

Tough to Find in Tokyo

Mark Fritz is an American professional living in Tokyo. After renting for a while now, he's decided it's time to buy a place. He's looking for an American-style kitchen, a nice view and — since he plays the guitar — thick walls. Can all...

Room Required in Costa Rica

Jorge Solis and Gaby Vargas have enjoyed city life in Escazu, Costa Rica for many years. With the birth of their son, however, they grew tired of their small, one-bedroom condo and of hearing their neighbors through shared walls. They are searching...

Big View vs. Big Space

Dan Webster and Isabelle Deguise are a young couple with a 1000-square foot rental apartment overlooking scenic downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. However, they have limited storage space and share their outdoor patio area with other tenants....

A Country Home for the Clan

Adelina Sa Carvalho and Jose Pimentel have a large family with many children and grandchildren. In fact, their family has expanded so much that space is limited in their Lisbon home. They have decided to leave the city in favor of the Portugal...

Falling in Love With France

After traveling throughout Europe as a young man, American Ira Leifer fell in love with France and dreamed of returning to live there one day. When home prices hit an all-time high in Washington D.C., Ira took the opportunity to sell his home for a...

Searching the Spanish Seaside

Justin and Maria are searching for a home in Spain with views of the Mediterranean Sea.

Searching Buenos Aires

Follow a well-traveled couple on their quest to find the perfect vacation home in Buenos Aires.

House Hunting in Holland

A California family is looking for a house in Holland. What can they find for $300,000?

Dominican Republic

A woman wants to find a house on the beach in the Dominican Republic.

Aruban Escape

Follow a couple through Aruba in search of the perfect second home.

Curacao Calling

Join a family's search for the perfect Caribbean vacation home on the island of Curacao.

Tropical Dream

Join a family's search for the perfect home in the tropical paradise of Roatan.

So Long, Seaside

Join a couple looking for a place in the city after years of living on the beach in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica Bound

A couple from Syracuse wants a second home in sunny Costa Rica.

Home Again

Follow a couple back to Budapest to buy a second home in their home country.

Sunny Portugal

Join a couple looking for the perfect place to retire in the sunny Portuguese countryside.

Dive In

Join an avid diver in his search for a second home on the island of Roatan.

Panama City

Impressed with Panama's environmental policies, a couple is drawn to Panama City.

Baja Bound

Join a family's search for the perfect home by a bay in Baja.

Casa De Costa Rica

A Chicago native is ready for some beachfront living in sunny Costa Rica.

Honduran Hacienda, A

A couple from Syracuse wants a second home in sunny Costa Rica.

Nicaraguan Waterfront

We'll follow one couple's search for a beach home in Nicaragua.

Cada De Belize

We'll follow one couple's bold move from Texas to Belize.

Bahama Beachfront

We'll follow one man's search for the ultimate in waterfront living in the balmy Bahamas.

Hola, Mexico!

They want to trade in their big house in Florida for a smaller home in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

Leaving Las Vegas

Trading in the bright lights of Las Vegas for a peaceful life in La Paz, Mexico.

Remain In Spain

They want to trade in their small, rustic house in Spain for a more modern home closer to the city.

Costar Rica Bound

A couple from Syracuse wants a second home in sunny Costa Rica.

Moving to Mazatlan

Join a couple in Mazatlan, Mexico, to search for the perfect tropical getaway.

Spain is Calling

Follow our newlyweds as they search for a home in warm, sunny Spain.

Away to Uruguay

Escape with a busy Buenos Aires entrepreneur seeking a vacation retreat in Uruguay.

Bye-Bye Beach House

Join a Hong Kong business woman's search for new digs nearer the heart of the city.

Oh, Panama

Follow a couple of empty nesters down Panama way to find a new home and their next adventure.

Turks and Caicos

The island of Turks and Caicos is growing like crazy. Can this family find another peaceful home?

A Taste of Tuscany

An adventurous real estate investor wants to buy a house in Tuscany. What can she buy for $400,000?

Dreams of Spain

Follow our couple out of the cold and into a new home in warm, sunny Spain.

Goodbye Fresno, Hello Portugal

They're ready to pack up for Portugal.  See what kind of house $200,000 will buy in Portugal.  A couple is ready to pack up and move to Portugal.

Life In Ruins

Explore the ruins of a Portuguese seaside town with a couple determined to live in one.  Follow a couple dreaming of a life in ruins.

Moving Up Down Under

Follow a family who, after moving eight times in 11 years, needs a place they can settle into for good.

Paris Dreams

She followed her dreams to Paris and found love. Now, follow her on her quest to find a home.

Cabo San Lucas

With a budget of $200,000, can she find a beach house in the Mexican resort town of Cabo San Lucas?

Casa In Spain

After a visit to Barcelona turned into a three-year stay, it's time to settle down and buy a home.

Wanted: City of Lights Chateau

Lisa Hiwasaki has spent her entire life globetrotting, but ended up in Paris because of a recent work transfer. She and her husband, Hironobu, moved into a small, furnished rental flat for what they thought would only be a year, but now they have...

Settling Down In Paris

Angela and Ben met in 2003 when they lived in Los Angeles working for the same clothing company. Now, the two are engaged to be married. When Ben started receiving frequent overseas work, the company believed he'd be more valuable in Paris, so they...

Couple Wants Cabo Home

Newlyweds Jessica and David Ocañas are sick of renting, but they don't want to give up their great ocean view from the hills of Cabo San Lucas. Their price range can be a challenge in this booming real estate market, so they've asked agent...

Flatmates in Scotland

Scott MacDonald and Graham Renwick, both in their mid 20s, grew up just outside of Edinburgh, Scotland, and have known each other almost their whole lives. They are best friends, and enjoy typical Scottish activities such as frequenting the city's...

Looking to Own in Jamaica

Jenny and Matthew Pragnell and their three sons have lived in a two-story town home in Kingston, Jamaica, for seven years. Now that their three boys aren't so little anymore, it's time for a bigger house. The Pragnells are renters, not owners, so...

Moving to Manaqua

Deneen and Brian Wargo make their living working in water, specifically the warm waters of Hawaii. She helms a submarine for a tourism company, and he works for a tourist fishing company. Although they like living close to the water in their...

New to New Zealand

Inspired by several Hollywood films showcasing New Zealand's beautiful terrain, California natives Cathie and Mike Koosmann decided to visit the country and see it for themselves. They loved visiting the area of Auckland called Whangarei so much that...

New Aruban Address

Mercy and Joe Flak would like to find a home on Aruba with more space than the 1,900 square feet they currently have.  With their daughters Kiana, 6 and Kyra, 3, plus Mercy's sister Myrna living with them, they have a lot of needs to meet. ...

Buenos Aires Bound

After nine years of living the laid-back lifestyle in the resort seaside town of Punta Del Este, Uruguay, Patricia Giuria and husband Pablo Tringolo are ready to pick up the pace by moving 200 miles southwest to Buenos Aires, Argentina. They are...

Heading South to Italy

John Dalrymple, an engineer, and his wife Rina, a potter, rent a tiny 19th-century cottage outside Amsterdam, Holland. After three years they have come to the realization that the place is simply too small for all of their stuff. They have decided to...

Second Home in Italy

Most of the time, Clara and Alex Thole enjoy the breathtaking view of Puget Sound from their Mediterranean-style home in Mukilteo, Wash. Their other days are spent discovering destinations across the country and around the world. For Clara, one...

Making the Move to Mexico

World traveler and artist Malaya Quinn and her teenage daughter, Grace, have been living in northern California for the last 13 years, but they are beginning to feel a little restless and in need of a change of scenery. In a past visit to the...

Turks & Caicos Condo Search

Christine Morden has enjoyed her fast-paced life as a political attorney in Washington, D.C., but after a decade, she's ready to ditch public policy to pursue her lifelong passion of photography in a new tropical island dream home. She is looking for...

More Space in St. Maarten

Thirty-somethings Alita Singh and Rajesh Chintaman have been renting an apartment on the Dutch side of St. Maarten for the past four years. They are tired of not having enough space as well as dealing with the hustle and bustle of Philipsburg, the...

Escape to Costa Rica

Daniel McQueen and Herbert Landeverde love their 1930s Spanish-style home in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendale, but Daniel, a busy attorney, and Herbert, an entertainment industry professional, are in desperate need of a break from their hectic...

Searching for Stockholm Space

American art student Roy Rossovich has decided to attend art school in Stockholm, Sweden, where he has family roots. For now, he's bunking at his parents' vacation home, but his messy art projects are a potential problem. His father, Rick, has...

Time for Tuscan Home of Their

Sergio Lucchesi and wife Jane Wertheimer decided to raise their three children, Chiara, Gabbriella, and Leonardo, in the medieval Tuscan town of Greve-in-Chianti. The family lives in a century-old farmhouse that has been divided into three private...

Getting Trendy in Paris

Samuel Bate is a charming 30-something Parisian who has been wanted to start his life over for the last three years. After a breakup left him alone and in need of a place to live, he rented a tiny studio apartment far from the heart of Paris. Now he...

Leaving for La Paz

Dennis Seisun moved to San Diego, Calif., after becoming fed up with the constant rain in his home country of Belgium. He and wife Verena raised two children in San Diego and took advantage of all the sunshine and freedom the area has to offer. But...

Wanted: Permanent Parisian Pad

Romayne Wright, originally from England, is a single career woman who now rents a place in Paris' artistic neighborhood district. She works in marketing for an auto company and is on the road five days a week. When she is at home, though, she loves...

Amsterdam Apartment Aspiration

Stacey Jones is a transplant from England who moved to Amsterdam for a change of pace. She has been living with roommates in a rented apartment close to the city center, but the apartment is being sold and she can't afford to purchase it. She has...

Relocating to Rome

Newlyweds Allison Poulos, a Connecticut native, and Massimo Salerno, an Italian native, are excited to begin their lives together in Rome, Italy, but right now they are living with Massimo's mother, Elsa, in her small flat on the outskirts of the...

Same Town, Smaller Home

Jenny and James Tweats have been married for seven years and have two little boys, 5-year-old Ben and 3-year-old Sam. The Tweats currently live in a four-bedroom, three-bathroom house in the quiet and beautiful village of Alsager, England. Jenny...

Bursting at the Seams in Buxto

Rachel and John Atkinson have been married for five years, and have five children. While the couple loves their current home in Buxton, England, they need more outdoor space for their kids to run around. They're also looking for room to build a small...

Retiring to the Islands

Garden State natives Fran and Bob Schmitt are ready to flee the cold of Forked River, N.J., and retire to the island oasis of St. Maarten. Fran has always said that the stork dropped her in the wrong spot, and after they cruised the Caribbean a few...

Costa Rican Getaway Goal

Kate and Matt Shaw are always on the move. He's busy with a booming real estate business, and her days are filled with toting around their two small sons, Luke and Justin. Although they live near the beach in Jupiter, Fla., their day-to-day lives...

Belizean Beach House

Trudy and Larry Troiano relocated to West Palm Beach, Fla., more than three years ago, and the location is perfect for them—it's close to family and southern Florida beaches. In fact, Trudy loves the tropical lifestyle so much she's decorated...

Going Larger in the City of Li

Newlyweds Bérénice and Loïg Raoul have been living in a '70s-era one-room flat in the historic first district of Paris, where Loïg hopes to run for city council. They would like a larger place with two bedrooms in a historic...

Outward to Orewa

Brenda and David Goodstone have been married for 10 years and live with their sons in a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand. Five years ago they sold their first home and moved their family into a four-bedroom rental so they could afford to buy a...

Coming of Age in Paris, France

After years of having an affair with France, twenty-two year old Melania Malavazos leaves small town New York behind for good to pursue grad school and a new life in Paris. Unlike any friends her age, Melania has chosen to buy instead of rent, but...

A Return to Rome, Italy

Texan Liz Knight started her love affair with Italy's capital city when she was 18. After living there for four years, Liz moved back to Texas to train as a lawyer and save up for her return to Rome and now her dream is finally coming true. She...

Coming Ashore in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Beth Morehart knew that when her newlywed husband Tyler enlisted in the Coast Guard, it would have an impact on their family. With Tyler gone for weeks at a time at sea, Beth has grown weary of their long stretches apart. Not only is she missing...

The Red Hot Chile Painter

With tough economic times in California hindering her artistic creativity, Artist Jen Tenance is moving to Santiago, Chile to find fresh inspiration and begin a new start.  But facing a tight  market with limited means, fulfilling...

Interning in Leuven, Belgium

When Chris Maloney's PhD program offered an internship in Leuven, Belgium he leapt at the chance to study abroad.  Now, new wife, Kelly is giving up her job and leaving her friends and family in Rochester to join him, but they're...

Bound for Buenos Aires, Argentina

After graduating from college, Vivi felt restless. Unsure about her next step, she traveled to Buenos Aires and there found inspiration in its frenetic streets so different from what she's known. So she's breaking out from the shelter of...

A Homecoming in Granada, Nicaragua

After years of layovers in Nicaragua, Wisconsin pilot Scott always dreamt of living there and after meeting Lucia, he knew Granada was home. They started their new life in Wisconsin, but Lucia missed her family.  Scott decided it was finally...

Parents and Kids Cohabitate in Cabarete, Dominican Republic

Rod and Michelle fell in love with the people of the Dominican Republic when they hosted minor league baseball players from the island in their Montana home. Their fondness for the country grew deeper after visiting the isle and experiencing its...

A Stationing of a Lifetime in Naples

Life in the military can often mean lots of moving around. After starting their family in Gulf Port, Mississippi, James and Brooke knew they wanted to expand young Josiah's horizons. When the Navy offered James a position in Naples, they jumped...

Bachelor Pad in Buenos Aires, Argentina

With the ability to work from anywhere as a web performance engineer Willie Jackson is switching things up and moving to Buenos Aires. While he loves his friends, his apartment, and the food he has in Harlem, New York, he hopes to get a taste of a...

Leaving Pennsylvania for Cartaya, Spain

Young American newlyweds Stephanie and Ryan Palmer moved in with her parents after their wedding, in anticipation of their big move to Spain. With an opportunity for Ryan to teach English, he is living his dream. Despite her lack of knowledge of...

Baja-liday Road

When Justin Mecklenborg accepts a new job in Loreto Baja Mexico, his wife Tamra and their two kids and Labrador Sam load up the family wagon and head south from San Diego to the sunny shores of Mexico.  But with Justin extremely busy at work,...

Peaceful in Puerto Peñasco

With her husband Greg working long hours as a city planner, Jennifer demanded that her family take one weekend away to reconnect.  They discovered the Mexican resort town of Puerto Peñasco and began to notice the transformative effect...

Hunting for an Historical Hungarian Home

After being engaged in Turkey and married in Tanzania, travel loving Chicago couple Bill and Jamie are up for a new adventure. So when Jamie is awarded a Fullbright scholarship to teach and work in Budapest, Bill quickly finds a teaching job of his...

The Weird Quirks of Wellington, NZ

Sharing a love for music and travel, Kevin and April met and fell in love with each other nine years ago in Reno. After seeing a struggling economy in Nevada they decided it was time to try life in a new country, so Kevin found a job in Wellington...

Trading Down Home Texas for Down Jackets in Reykjavik, Iceland

Kim lived in Iceland as a teenager and never thought she would return, but when Iceland's financial crisis threatened her parent's non-profit business, she and husband Andy agreed that moving back to Reykjavik to help her parents might also...

What's Happiness Worth in Perth, Australia

Three years after their engagement lead them to live in relaxed Exmouth, Australia, Sinead and Paul are packing their bags to move into a settled future in her hometown of Perth.  It's always been Sinead's dream to live in the city,...

Socially Conscious in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

Jonathon and Quinn leave everything behind in San Francisco to pursue their dream of opening a socially conscious business in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. But its Quinn's first time in Central America, and although her heart is in the right...

Chasing London Cool for a Growing Family

With a toddler and a new baby on the way, Johanna and Chris need to double their living space as they move from Paris to London for Chris's job in finance. The cool couple wants to find a family-friendly home that's also hip and close to...

Anticipating a New Home in Antigua

After being separated by thousands of miles, Tiffany decided to move her family from California to be with her husband in Antigua while he follows his dream of attending Medical School. Their current home in Antigua is in a retirement community...

To Renovate or Not To Renovate in St. John, U.S Virgin Islands

After a Caribbean vacation, Rhode Islanders Rob and Ken decided St. John was where they wanted to be. So, they planned and saved for five years to make this dream come true. They're starting a new business so Rob wants a home near their pet...

Managing Paradise in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

John and Denise Obbagy have made frequent trips together to the U.S. Virgin Islands, and for them, there is no place better than St. John. Staying in St. John as often as they have, they've gotten to know the ins and outs of what it takes to...

Returning to Thai Roots

When John Mocny's company offered him a position in Thailand, he leapt at the chance to bring his wife and family back to her home country.  But wife Sopa is discovering that much has changed in Thailand while she's been gone for 30...

Till Death Do Us Part, in Stuttgart, Germany

While Lindsay was singing with the Pittsburg Opera, she met and fell in love with a young patron named Linas. Shortly after, the love birds flew to his native Lithuania to live with his family and plan their wedding. One week after they tied the...

Flash in the Panama

Roberto and Marla Diaz had been living a laid back life in Orange County California with their daughter Lily and Roberto's son Garrett, but a gradual decline in their children's book business led to Roberto seeking employment elsewhere. A...

Leaving Cape Cod for Muscat, Oman

Airline pilot Ashlan Richardson and his new wife Eliza are moving to the Middle East. A flight attendant from Cape Cod, Eliza is giving up her career as a flight attendant to be a homemaker in Muscat, Oman. After two years of flying in different...

Belize City for a Beau

Rachael and Andrew fell in love after meeting each other their freshman year of college in Colorado. After graduation, work forced him back to his native Belize but the distance became too much too bear.  After 2 years apart, Rachael is...

On the Hunt for a Life Change, Bali-Style

Rachel, a Pilates instructor, has been living in Bali, Indonesia for six months when her friend Amy escapes an unsatisfying life in Seattle to join her in the beautiful seaside town of Seminyak. Rachel has been living in her boss's home, and...

Settling Down, But Never Settling for Less, in Lisbon Portugal

James has a growing career as a professional fitness coach. His prospects may be on the rise, but they come at a price: he's never able to stay in one place for very long, and his wife Amber is feeling unsettled. For over a decade, Amber has...

Take the House, Leave the Cannoli in Sicily, Italy

A military transfer moves the Buckleys from their San Diego home to Sicily, Italy.  And while wife Jamie is excited to fit in with the locals and get an authentic Italian experience living off base, she is having a hard time handling the slow...

Back to the Future in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

As a twenty-something, native New Yorker Lauren found herself at home in Amsterdam's laid back lifestyle. After ten years of building her hectic career in the big apple, she's trading the stressful city life for the relaxed cafe culture she...

Leaving Milton, Massachusetts for Sydney, Australia

Young nurse Fiona Herring spent many happy summers vacationing with her family in Australia, her father's homeland. Now a job offer is giving her the chance to move and make a home with her boyfriend Patrick Milano. But the Sydney rental market...

La Vie En Paris, France

Abby Gordon memorized maps of Paris before ever setting foot in France. So when a job transfer to the city of her dreams came up, she took the chance. Now, after five years of renting, Abby is ready to take her relationship with the city of light...

Taking the Property Plunge in Port Douglas, Australia

Rosie's interest in diving landed her a job as an instructor in Australia. Sorry to leave her native England, but excited to start a new life in the tropics, Rosie is heading half way across the globe to the coastal town of Port Douglas. But,...

Potential Profits in Puerto Vallarta

David and Andrea fell in love years ago when he brought her to Puerto Vallarta on vacation.  Now, with a hot property market in Mexico, businessman David wants to purchase a retirement home that he can rent out until his golden years. ...

Playa Con Dios

Bob and his wife Monique have grown weary of cold winters in Frederick, Maryland and have set their sights south to Playa del Carmen, Mexico, one of their favorite vacation spots. They're not only considering buying a second home there, but...

Escaping Big City Brisbane to Small Town Kin Kin, Australia

Tech whiz kids Justin and Dustin are looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Brisbane and have decided to pack up and take on the Australian bush town of Kin Kin.  They want to start their own company and become their own bosses.  But...

Everything is Negotiable in Sweet Grenada

Darryl and Amanda have a gypsy spirit which has moved them across North America, Central America, and the West Indies. Now they're relocating their three kids and two dogs from Austin, Texas to the Isle of Spice-Grenada, to open a bicycle...

Creature Comforts in Blackburn, England

Joe Cavanaugh has been racking up plenty of business class miles traveling between his company's offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Blackburn, England.  When an opportunity to take a manager's position opened up in the U.K., for Joe, it...

Living the Wildlife Down Under in Townsville, Australia

Sera Steves has been a zoologist at the San Antonio Zoo for five years and has a passion for exotic creatures. After doing some research she jumped at the opportunity of a whole new life as a wildlife ranger at the Billabong Sanctuary in...

A New Family Returns to Old Roots, in Aurland, Norway

Mikal enjoys a rewarding career as a helicopter pilot in Texas. The problem is, he and his wife Amy live in Florida, and for work, Mikal regularly spends two weeks of every month away from home. The grueling commute wasn't a problem when their...

Exploring the Real Estate Jungle of Johannesburg, South Africa

After attending university, Chi landed a job in Cambridge, Massachusetts that most grads would envy. At twenty-three years old, she had a lucrative job in the corporate world, managing accounts for high profile businesses. But, despite her...

Island Hopping from St. Thomas to Mauritius

David and Courtney are globetrotting junkies who have already lived in Texas, Spain, and St. Thomas. Now they have their sights set on the beautiful, remote island of Mauritius off the coast of Africa, but it won't be smooth sailing.  With...

Star gazing and home hunting in Rocky Point, Australia

Wanting to escape the cold climate of her home town, Abbotsford, British Columbia, Mandy seized an opportunity of a lifetime. She landed a job as the event coordinator for the 2012 solar eclipse viewing in Rocky Point, Australia. Recognizing a...

Making Waves in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

Angie and Scott are busy engineers tired of the daily grind of living in a U.S. city. After the birth of their daughter, Elsa, they leave St. Paul behind and head for San Juan del Sur to slow down and regain the lost hours of their lives. Nicaragua...

Leaving Charlotte, North Carolina for their island dream in Belize

In 1997, Ron and Lisa Cyrier took a vacation to Belize. They've been dreaming of going back permanently, ever since. Now they are making their dream a reality, selling their high-maintenance home in Charlotte, NC for a condo on the beach. With...

Awestruck by Auckland, New Zealand

When her husband'sprestigious new job means a move to Auckland, New Zealand, aspiring chef Grace leaves her love of the big city behind.  But when this cosmopolitan city's limited market and her husband Antonio's creative director...

Chasing the Sun to Kawana, Australia

Family is the most important thing to Ben. So when wife Leah's parents moved from chilly England to the sunshine coast of Australia, he knew even though it meant saying goodbye to his family, he and Leah want to raise their children in a more...

Passionate Fashionista Blogs Street Wear

After a personal relationship came to an end for financier Amber Holmes, she decided to escape NYC to follow her passion for fashion in Paris, France.  But with only her savings to live on, Amber's having to downsize her Upper East Side...

A Young Family Chooses Between the City and the Sea in Andalucia, Spain

Vance and Nicole have always been adventurous and globally minded, and they've raised their three daughters to be the same. They love their life in Colorado, but now that the girls are old enough, they've decided to move the entire family...

Roatan Relocation

Water lovers Debbie and Steven Cervantes were nearly finished remodeling their five-bedroom house in Huntington Beach, Calif., when they took a brief vacation to a Caribbean island off the coast of Honduras called Roatan. Charmed by the simpler...

Edinburgh Expansion

Claire and Russell Higgins live in two-bedroom house in the charming city of Edinburgh, Scotland, with their 5-year old daughter, Beth. With another baby on the way, the couple is ready to move into a bigger place with more storage space and a better...

Settling in Scotland

Newlyweds Sally and Scot McLellan love the location of their one-bedroom flat in Glasgow, Scotland, but after two years of renting, they are ready to buy a place of their own. Though they adore being minutes away from their gym, shopping and friends,...

Buenos Aires Condo

Attorney Fred Royce bought his home called Henderson Castle in Kalamazoo, Mich., more than 20 years ago. He has recently turned into a bed-and-breakfast. As much as he loves his home, he has discovered another passion a world away--the beautiful...

Dominican Dream

Seeley Oliver is a hard-working businesswoman who needs an escape from the hustle and bustle of New York City. She wants a slice of paradise, so she is moving to the Caribbean. See if she can find her dream home in a secret tropical getaway, where...

Beachside Dream House

Pat and Tom DeGasperis have spent 16 happy years of marriage in historic Bethlehem, Penn., where they built a successful jewelry business together. The only thing missing in their lives is an ocean view, so they have decided to look for a home in the...

Dream Home in the Bahamas

Donna and Patrick Rollins' four-bedroom Nassau, Bahamas, home just is not big enough for the couple and their three growing kids. Though they have tried to renovate the house to make it a better fit, the couple has decided to find a new place with...

More Room Needed in Malmo

Charlotte Stromwall and Karin Tingstedt are longtime residents of Malmo, Sweden, a small cosmopolitan area on the southernmost tip of the country. Six years ago the couple and their dog, Yellow, moved into a tiny, but beautiful, two-bedroom, two-bath...

Picking A Place in Prague

Martin Michajluk and his fiancee, Eva Dakovova, live about 45 minutes from each other in the outlying districts of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. When they want to spend quality time together, Martin joins Eva at her parents' apartment....

Sao Paulo Search

After living with his sister for five years, Sao Paulo resident Vinnie Porto de Oliveira is ready to buy a place of his own. Sao Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, with a population of 17 million, so it's no wonder that the real estate market is...

Honduras Home Hunt

Gary Howorka and his girlfriend, Rebecca Anderson, love the laidback lakefront home they live in on Minnesota's Lake Minnetonka. But with cold temperatures half the year and crowded tourist-filled waterways the other half, they are ready to escape to...

Belize Bound

Real estate agent Michelle Owens adores her life in Charleston, S.C., but after vacationing in Belize six years ago, she fell in love with the exquisite natural beauty of the Central American country--so much so, that she's decided to make it her new...

Planting New Costa Rican Roots

After attending college in the United States, 27-year-old Tyson Ennis returned home to Costa Rica with his parents. Although it's customary for children in Costa Rica to live with their families until they marry, he is breaking tradition and...

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