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Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France: a remembrance trip

As we walked around and listened to the guides, the true tragedy what had happened gradually started to sink in. The number of casualties during WW1 is believed to be around 37 million (with over 16 million deaths) and if you had passed through this particular corner of France towards the end of 1918, nothing would have remained, not a single house, church or even a tree….

How to live and work abroad

We’ve all been there. You check-in to your hotel and spend two glorious weeks basking in sunshine only to dread the return flight home. While for many people, returning from holiday is something of a necessary evil, there are those who choose to stay on at their holiday destination – living and working abroad as an expatriate…