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Yorkshire Sketchbook

Yorkshire Sketchbook is a unique guide to some of the most popular places in the Yorkshire Dales, the North York Moors and the City of York – three of the UK’s best-loved tourist destinations. There’s suggested road trips taking in all the featured places and quirky facts about flat caps,...


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London’s Best-Kept Secrets

London Best-Kept Secrets brings together the ‘greatest hits’ from our London’s Secrets series. We take you off the beaten tourist path to seek out the more unusual (‘hidden’) places that often fail to register on the radar of both visitors and residents alike. Nimbly sidestepping the chaos and queues of...


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  • Living Abroad
    Posted on: 16th Jan 2015

    If you’re planning to live abroad, whether permanently or for part of the year only, you must ensure that it will be possible (legally) and that you will be able to afford it before making any plans. Note that if you don't qualify to live in a country by birthright or as a national of a country that's a member of a treaty such as the European Union (EU), it may be impossible to obtain a residence...

  • Do You Need a Permit or Visa?
    Posted on: 16th Jan 2015

    Before making any plans to live abroad, you must ensure that you will be permitted to freely enter and leave a country, live there as long as you wish and become a resident, and do anything else you have in mind, such as work as self-employed, start a business or buy a home. For example, a national of a European Union (EU) country can live and work in any other EU country, although there's no automatic...