A study by Finaccord shows that only China and India have more citizens overseas than Britain, which is the region exporting the most people in Europe. Isn’t that surprising, given the small size of our country compared to others? There must be some really good reasons for expats to try their luck abroad…
If you are reading this article, the chances are that you are thinking about relocation, whether that be in the short, medium or long term. So, you may already have your answer to this question: Why would I move abroad?
Coming up with a good answer is essential. It might be because of the weather, the taxes, the cultural differences, the eagerness for adventure… There are loads of reasons to do it and you only need to have one good one. Deciding why you want to move is, actually, the number one thing to do.
To help you come up with an answer, try to find something that attracts you about your future destination rather than something you want to leave behind in your home country. Some people might not notice the difference between these two but it has been proven that adapting to your new country will be easier and faster if you are moving because something there appeals to you.
So, first things first, be honest with yourself and your loved ones. Find out what is your reason to relocate abroad, stick to it and make it happen.