Making a New Tune in Hilversum
A musician looks to make a fresh start and moves his family of seven to Hilversum, Netherlands. They're looking for a large home with at least five bedrooms, but finding the space they need on the money they're willing to spend will be a challenge.
It's Tea Time in London
A young Bostonian couple follows a job opportunity and relocates to London. He's looking for a place with period architecture that has authentic British charm, but she prefers an open concept layout and something more updated and modern.
From Snow to New Zealand Sand
A family swaps the snow of Alaska for the beaches of Lincoln, New Zealand. They're looking for a furnished home with plenty of room for visiting family, and he's looking for a place that's more traditional, but she prefers something modern and open.
Ambition vs. Intention in Dublin
A wife and mother pursues a degree while fulfilling a dream of moving her family to Dublin. They're looking for a single-story bungalow near the city center that's close to her work, but with the limited availability, they may need to search farther out.
Against the Grain in New Zealand
A British carpenter realizes his childhood dream and moves with his girlfriend to New Zealand. They're looking for a place that's centrally located with three bedrooms, and he wants a home with lots of character, but she prefers something more modern.
Sustainable on Faial Island
A couple looks to build a more sustainable lifestyle and move to Faial Island, Azores. They're looking for a lot of land to open an eco-friendly bed and breakfast, and she wants a property that's turnkey, but he doesn't mind a project that can build on.
Coupling Up in Stockholm
A couple leaves San Francisco to search for their first place together in Stockholm, Sweden. They're looking for an apartment with a nice outdoor space for their dog, and one wants a more rural setting while the other prefers to be near the city center.
One-Way Dreaming to Tours, France
A couple looks to reconnect with his roots and realize her life-long dream of moving their family to Tours, France. They're looking for a large home with plenty of space, and she wants classic French style, but he prefers something updated and modern.
Cruising Destination to Barcelona
An engaged couple gives up their cruise line jobs to find their first place together in Barcelona, Spain. They're looking for a two-bedroom apartment that's close to the beach, but on their tight budget, they may need to be more open about the location.
Family Matters in Moss, Norway
A young family seeks a better work-life balance and moves from Canada to his hometown in Moss, Norway. He wants a single-family home and doesn't mind a renovation project, but she’s pregnant with their second child and prefers the ease of a modern condo.
Baller Versus Budget in Thailand
After nearly a decade in rural California, a couple chases the adventure of a lifetime in Chiang Mai, Thailand. They planned their move with two incomes in mind, but now he's decided to put off work and enjoy Chiang Mai's city life, much to her dismay.
Easy Transition Versus the German Experience
A Texas military family uproots for a job in Kaiserslautern, and while Mom pines for a romantic German home, Dad can't see past the need for efficiency. The family is left at odds over what's more important: an easy transition or the local experience.
From the Hamptons to Sesimbra, Portugal
A New York couple is moving closer to his Portuguese roots in Sesimbra, but she isn't so sure about the lifestyle change. Finding a familiar-style home will ease her transition, but it might conflict with why they moved in the first place.
To Be Social or Secluded in Costa Rica
An Iowa couple with opposite personalities must decide what kind of location fits their idea of paradise in Ojochal, Costa Rica. He's looking for a slice of seclusion in the lush jungles, while she wants to lounge poolside in the company of neighbors.
Military Command in South Limburg
A couple and their two young sons are moving for his military career to South Limburg, Netherlands. They're looking for a home with four bedrooms and plenty of outdoor space, but they're in a hurry to find a place, so their options may be limited.
Too Busy for the Beach in Brisbane
A job promotion has a family moving sight unseen to Brisbane, Australia. They're looking for a house with a large yard and a pool for their two daughters, and he prefers to be near the city center and close to work, but she wants a place near the beach.
Cozy Houseboat Living in London
A couple expecting their first child looks to realize a dream of moving back to his native London. They're looking for a home with two bedrooms that's centrally located, but their limited budget may force them to consider a much different option.
An Authentic Life in the Azores
After years of hard work and a difficult loss, a woman is on the search for her authentic self. She's found her ideal backdrop on the volcanic island of Faial in the Azores, but living a simple life while running a business may be a tricky combination.
The Price of Dreaming
A young couple fulfills her dream of living in New Zealand with a move to Christchurch, but his financial-planning practicality may get in the way of her high hopes.
Family of Ten Finds a Fit in Cork
A blended family living abroad in Singapore is on the move again to Ireland. While they all have quality time together as a priority, Dad's focus on a postcard view has mom worried about the overall transition for this family of ten.
A Decades-Long Dream in Akumal, Mexico
Two decades ago, a pair of Texans bonded as friends over a shared love of Mexico. Now, this couple is ready to fulfill their long-awaited dream, but they can't settle down in Akumal until they settle their disagreement over what kind of home is best.
Peace, Love and Art in Pai, Thailand
An illustrator and a writer are ditching their day jobs in Melbourne, Australia, to move to Thailand and start a creative business together. They want space and undisturbed privacy to work, but Pai's options in their price range are limited and quirky.
Sight Unseen to Costa Rica
A couple from Tennessee moves sight unseen to Playa Potrero, Costa Rica. They researched properties before deciding to move, but now that their flip-flops are on the ground, they’re realizing that things are more costly than expected.
A Cut Above on the French Riviera
A lifelong Francophile and her hairstylist husband look to reconnect with his family and realize her dream of moving to the French Riviera. They're looking for a place near his job in Monaco, but her French fantasy may not be as luxurious as it seems.
City vs. Suburbs in Amsterdam
A husband convinces his wife to leave the comfort of San Jose and move for his job promotion to Amsterdam. They're looking for a spacious three-bedroom home with outdoor space, but he wants to be in the city center while she prefers the suburbs.
From Virginia to Sydney
A couple and their son decide to leave Virginia and begin a new life in Sydney, Australia. They're looking for a larger family home with plenty of outdoor space, but finding a place with few stairs to accommodate her medical condition will be a challenge.
A Toddler, a Baby Bump, and a New Job in Perth
A young family leaves their entire support system for a new job in Perth, Australia. They're on a single income now, and with a toddler in tow and another child arriving soon, the pressure is on to find the perfect house immediately.
A Family's Future in Frankfurt
A job transfer has a family on the move to dad’s childhood stomping grounds of Frankfurt, Germany. He wants to give his daughter the same experience he had as a child, but mom wants to keep some semblance of their old lives with a home in the city center.
Passion Play in Mazatlan, Mexico
A Florida woman is tired of the rat race and decides to start over as a writer in Mazatlan, Mexico. She's looking for a quiet apartment, but to keep her new charter business afloat, she needs to stay close to the sea and manage her uncertain finances.
Health Scare in Maitland, Australia
After a health scare, a family moves from Philadelphia to a father's hometown of Maitland, Australia. The couple wants to get everything on their wish list while keeping their kids content, and they're hoping to have enough cash to get the boat he wants.
Midlife Crisis in Dublin
As part of a self-described midlife crisis, a couple decides to try something new and move from South Africa to Dublin. He's looking to relive his younger days and wants to be in the city, but she's seeking a place that's more quiet in the suburbs.
Family Reset in Brisbane
In hopes of a better life, a newly single mom moves her kids from New Zealand to nearby Brisbane, Australia. Her kids have big expectations for their new home, so keeping them happy without breaking the bank means tough choices ahead.
Searching for Community in Bangkok
An adventurous, single teacher from Texas enjoys being out of his comfort zone and seeks a new experience in Bangkok. With the help of a new friend, he’ll need to decide if the community of the busy city or a quieter neighborhood will be the right fit.
New Lessons in Maastricht, Netherlands
College sweethearts separated by an expired visa find a way to stay together in Maastricht, Netherlands. They're looking for their first place together, and they're jumping sight unseen into an uncertain arrangement of finances and a totally new culture.
Wooing His Woman to Nottingham
After four years in Boston, a British man returns home with his American girlfriend to buy their first place together in Nottingham, England. He doesn't mind renovations, but she wants a house that's move-in ready so she can feel comfortable right away.
Brothers Reunite Down Under in Perth
At their parent’s behest, two Croatian brothers are hoping to set up a new family home in Perth, Australia. In a competitive housing market, big brother is happy to take on a project to keep costs down, but little brother is looking for a quicker fix.
Hero Heads to Spain for His Health
Years after combing through the World Trade Center rubble, an FBI agent fought and beat cancer. Now, he and his wife are moving to Spain where a Valencian lifestyle will help keep him in remission, but living off their savings may add unexpected stress.
The Fullest Life in Amsterdam
After surviving childhood cancer and now living each new day to the fullest, a single woman is moving to Amsterdam for graduate school. She’s no stranger to overcoming obstacles, but she’ll have to contend with a tight student budget on this solo journey.
A Pause in Puerto Vallarta
A California power couple with equally demanding careers seeks an escape from work in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. They have drastically different ideas of what an unplugged home should look like, so buying a place to unwind will be anything but stress free.
Finding Their Future in Phuket
An engaged couple finds the perfect place to start their dream business together in Phuket, Thailand. They're trying to agree on what they want in a home, but she enjoys splurging on day-to-day luxuries while he's more focused on saving for the future.
Going Solo in Malaga, Spain
A young Toronto woman ventures out on her own to teach English in Malaga, Spain. She’s sticking to a strict budget and wants an apartment with beach access, but she’ll have to find that tricky balance between price, amenities and location.
Head, Heart and Homecoming in Cumbria
A newly single Englishwoman returns to her roots and looks to own a bed and breakfast in the charming city of Cumbria, England. To realize her lofty vision of the perfect place, her daughter joins the search to offer the perfect mix of head and heart.
Bikes, Beaches and Budget in Australia
Having visited over 30 countries, a serial nomad looks to settle on Australia's Sunshine Coast. Her high expectations quickly clash with even higher prices, so she may be forced to choose between her beloved motorcycles or settling for a lesser house.
Cozying Up to Zug, Switzerland
A job opportunity in Zug, Switzerland, has two New Yorkers moving to Europe so their children can connect to their father's German roots. Dad feels at home while mom is nervous about being isolated, especially since this move is all about the kids.
The Hague With You, All the Way From Melbourne
A family is at odds about making another international move for a job opportunity in The Hague, Netherlands. They're moving from Australia, so now they'll struggle to find common ground as their kinds wrestle with leaving friends and switching languages.
Something Completely Different in Cabo
A South African couple looks to escape corporate life in Florida and start over in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. They both want a home with a view of the sea, but she wants something spacious and modern while he prefers a place that's smaller and more rustic.
Sex Wax on the Beach in Noosa
A young nurse and aspiring surfer trades Vancouver for a better work-life balance in Noosa, Australia. She's grappling with full-throttle adulting and looks to get a place of her own, but her friend is pushing her to take things a little less seriously.
Attached Solo Move to Amsterdam
A married couple is forced to live apart when she's offered a job opportunity in Amsterdam. She's looking for a one bedroom apartment with space for an office, but finding both the outdoor space and canal view she wants will be a challenge.
Reset, Roots and a Big Bathtub in Derbyshire
After 12 years in Canada, a British expat is inspired to consider a move back home to Derbyshire, England. His fiance is dreaming of English charm, but with only their savings to keep them afloat, he prefers to find a place within their means.
The Call to Duty in Bury St Edmunds
A young family takes on a new military assignment and relocates to Bury St Edmunds, England. Mom is forced to part with her community and her business, and with having to leave so much behind, she does not want to settle for just any house.
Pursuing the Past in Madrid, Spain
A family looks to fulfill their mother's lifelong dream of moving to her hometown of Madrid, Spain. With two young children, she's looking for the magic of her youth, but her husband can’t see past the awkwardness of the spaces she finds most charming.
Reset in Sydney
After years of living on the go, a couple looks to start over in a more laid-back locale in his native Sydney, Australia. She's looking for a place that's turnkey to ease her transition, but he's keen to revisit his childhood in a home with Aussie charm.
Jet Setters Return Home to Australia
After 25 years on the go, an Australian woman with a demanding job finally moves her family back home to Queensland. They're looking to purchase their first home, but facing a demanding market, even their substantial savings will only go so far.
Big Opinions in Small-Town Netherlands
A New York City couple with eyes on a new forever-city move to North Holland, Netherlands. They're looking to slow down and reset, but even a hefty budget can't get them a place that's both near the city center and countryside.
Sweet Dreams, Sour Hunt in Berlin
A couple moves for his sweet new job at a chocolate factory in Berlin. Their search quickly turns sour, however, as she's looking for a chic, urban lifestyle in the heart of the city, while he prefers a place in the sleepy outskirts that's near work.
From San Francisco to Mexico City on a Whim
Fed up with exorbitant housing prices, a San Francisco couple is hoping for a big upgrade in Mexico City. They’ve opted to taking on the house hunt by themselves, but with no agent to referee, their differing priorities have them at odds.
Where on Earth is Perth?
After a whirlwind romance in China, a couple is quickly married and moving back to his native Australia. She's used to having things her way and wants a place in a busy city area, but he also has a teenage daughter to consider.
Too Far, Too Fast in Brisbane
A young professional takes an unexpected job offer and relocates to Brisbane, Australia. The properties are much smaller than what he’s used to in Houston, so he'll have to choose between price and space if he wants to be in a trendy neighborhood.
Among the Rentals in Orihuela Costa, Spain
A single woman takes a new military assignment in the seaside destination of Orihuela Costa, Spain. Her new friend is coming along to help with the search, but looking for a long-term rental in a vacation hot-spot means she will have limited options.
Game on in Pyeongtaek
A military family searches for a wider cultural experience for their kids and relocates from Germany to South Korea. They need space for her at-home video gaming career, but the limitations of his housing allowance could present a big challenge.
A Better Life on Bribie Island
After years of running resorts all over the world, a couple moves from Fiji back to his native Bribie Island, Australia. She's excited for a less hectic lifestyle and more family time, but he wants to bring some of the resort life along with them.
A New Yorker in Love in Australia
A couple fell in love in his hometown of Sutherland Shire, Australia. After a two year wait for a visa, they're finally starting a life down under, but finally being together in the same city doesn't mean they can agree on the same neighborhood.
Welcome to the Jungles of Costa Rica
An adventurous couple is buying their future home in Costa Rica. He wants to relive his childhood with a funky forest treehouse, while she's in search of a sensible, modern home with accessible roads, a pool and room for their six kids.
Teen Trouble in Germany
A long-awaited job transfer triggers a family move to Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany. Their teen daughter has to give up her senior year of high school for the move, so in return, mom and dad have to deliver a private, sibling-free bathroom in the new home.
A Holistic Home in Australia's Hinterland
After a kismet connection over natural healing, an English doctor is joining her Australian partner in the Noosa Hinterland. They want to start a holistic retreat together, but her family priorities threaten to throw a wrench in the home/business plans.
Arnhem Under the Microscope
A microbiologist has the opportunity do his postdoctoral work in Arnhem, Netherlands, but his wife has never lived more than 30 minutes from her tiny hometown. With so much change unfolding, it's their house hunt that's under the microscope.
Together at Last, in Perth
An international couple in a long-distance relationship is ready to settle down in his hometown of Perth, Australia. They're both seasoned travelers, but their goal of finally living together in one place presents unforeseen challenges.
Hyde and Seek in London
An expecting Ohio husband and wife looks to relocate to raise their baby in London. They have a deep connection and nostalgia for London, but with a dog, a cat and very particular criteria, finding a flat that meets their expectations with be a challenge.
Designing a New Life in Logan, Australia
Newly married, a designer from Cincinnati is joining her paramedic husband in Australia so that he can go to medical school. He's busy with school and work, but she's has time on her hands and is eager to put her design skills to work, whatever the cost.
From Sun to Rain in the London Suburbs
An Arizona family is excited to shake things up with a work move to expensive London. The suburbs offer more bang for their buck in a booming market, but the winds of change have mom and dad wanting different things in a place where nothing comes cheap.
Mixing Business With Pleasure in Playa del Carmen
A couple hopes to leave the stress of Los Angeles and start a real estate business in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. One wants to live the dream with a pricey private getaway, while his husband pushes for a practical option so they can focus on their business.
A Dutch Homecoming
After years in New York, a woman is returning return home to Amsterdam to introduce her kids with their Dutch heritage, but her American husband can't shake his high standards and need for the familiar while they rush to find work and a new home.
Just What the Doctor Ordered in Melbourne
A successful New York City doctor puts it all on the line to move closer to family in Australia. With so many changes to every facet of her life, she recruits her high school best friend to be a voice of reason in the search.
Lifestyle Upgrade in Vietnam
After teaching in China, a newly engaged couple opts for Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. They're looking for a larger ex-pat community and a warmer climate, but with a wedding to pay for, they find they have different priorities when it comes to a home.
Home is Where Haarlem Is
A husband and father persuades his family to permanently trade Cleveland for historic Haarlem, Netherlands. After renting in town, they're ready to buy a home and put down roots, but his money-is-no-object take on house hunting creates a challenge.
A Lifelong Dream of Paris
An entrepreneurial attorney from Chicago gives up her law firm to fulfill a lifelong dream of living in Paris. With huge expectations and even a lifetime of planning, she still may not be prepared for Paris's small spaces and limited housing options.
A Royal Apartment on an Ordinary Budget
Inspired by the British Royals, a couple leaves Australia for luxurious London. With only their savings to keep them afloat, they quickly realize that finding a large apartment in central London might cost them all their crown jewels.
Make Room for the Tree in Margate
Married serial renters are making a permanent move for a job in Australia. She’s willing to spend big to find a dream home with ceilings tall enough for her 12-foot Christmas tree, but going down to one income has him pumping the brakes on their finances.
Meditation Madness in Thailand
A whirlwind romance has a couple sharing his small apartment after just the second date in Koh Samui, Thailand. His small space is hindering her dreams of hosting meditation retreats and she's antsy to upgrade, but he doesn’t see a need for change.
Beach is a Reach in Gladstone
A long-time, long-distance couple looks to settle down together in his hometown of Gladstone, Australia. They agree on buying over renting, but giving up California has her hungry for a beach house while his budget practicality is pushing them inland.
Teaching and Learning in Madrid
A husband-and-wife teaching duo relocates from Malaysia to Madrid, Spain. They're eager to teach in an entirely new cultural environment, but they quickly learn that the differences between Malaysia and Madrid extend all the way to the housing market.
So Close But So Far Apart in Sydney
After four years of long-distance dating, a couple is ready to live on the same continent in Sydney, Australia. Coming from Santa Monica, she's dreaming of Bondi Beach, but he's already established in the city and wants to stick with what he knows.
New York Opinions in Mexico City
A New Yorker fell in love on a business trip to Mexico, and now they're closing the distance with a home in Mexico City. It might be his hometown, but she's opinionated about the neighborhood, the fashion and just about everything else.
Manhattan Takes Melbourne
When her boyfriend is offered a job in Melbourne that he can't refuse, a New Yorker nervously trades her beloved hometown for his native Australia. She wants a lively neighborhood, but having only one income leaves them with limited options.
Family in Focus in Alicante, Spain
After years of working around the clock, an Orlando family seizes the opportunity to try a slower, more family-oriented lifestyle in Alicante, Spain. They've quit their jobs, sold their house, packed a few suitcases and ready to see what awaits.
Bars vs Balance in Cabo San Lucas
A couple is finally realizing their plan to adopt a more chill lifestyle in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. He’s the life of the party and wants to live downtown near the action, but she's a homebody who prefers a little distance from the ruckus to relax.
Looking for Laughs in Puerto Vallarta
An actress and comedian looks for an alternative to life in LA and takes a chance on Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The bustling city is affordable, which promises flexibility, but the learning curve may be steep for this entrepreneurial entertainer.
Bangkok Family Adventure
A family leaves behind their idyllic life in Florida for a job opportunity in Bangkok. Mom has lived internationally before and looks to share the adventure with their kids, and they're quickly discovering that finding a home is part of the fun.
Worry and Wine in New Zealand
A dream-chasing couple relocates to work in the blooming wine industry in Marlborough, New Zealand. One has to work in a faraway town, and so they're forced to decide whether Marlborough is an everyday home for one, or a weekend retreat for two.
Newfound Freedom in Brisbane
An empty nester scientist stumbles into a job offer abroad in Brisbane, Australia. His wife has high expectations for their newfound freedom and wants to splurge on the city life, but he's gripping his wallet just as tightly as he did back home.
Living It Up in Puerto Aventuras
A couple and their five kids move from Nashville to family-friendly Puerto Aventuras, Mexico. When health issues arose for him, it was the final push they needed to make some changes, slow down and put the focus back on family time.
Caution in Costa Rica
Two Utah newlyweds are setting up shop in a remote Costa Rican city with a plan to start a yoga retreat together. She's ready to go all-in on a space that delivers from day one, but he insists on playing it safe as they get their business off the ground.
From Cricket to Corporate in Rotterdam
A New Zealand man is giving up life as a professional cricket player and moving to Rotterdam, Netherlands. He's looking forward to starting a career in business and buying his first home, but in a competitive market, he may have to temper expectations.
A New Scene in the Whitsundays
A successful showbiz couple agrees it’s time to slow their pace and move to the Whitsunday Islands in Australia. Going back to her home turf seems like the perfect compromise, but it remains an open question just how country a city girl can go.
Mexico City Remix
A young couple feels their house is owning them in New York and decides to relocate to Mexico City. They're looking for a lower cost of living and professional flexibility, but with one income to start, they need a place that's super cheap.
The Business of Adventure in Tulum
A fitness entrepreneur and his showbiz wife are leaving their hectic LA lives to pursue a business venture in Tulum, Mexico. She wants to start slow with a modern house in town, but he prefers to hit the ground running with a home in the jungle.
From Hectic to Home on the Sunshine Coast, Australia
For years, a Houston family dreamed about trading their hectic lifestyle for something draped in the quiet of nature. Now, a job opportunity on Australia's Sunshine Coast has made it possible, but first they have to decide between beach and forest living.
Worlds Collide in Wide Bay
After a decade abroad, a woman returns to her hometown to open a cafe in the Wide Bay region of Australia. Her husband hopes to enjoy life by the beach, but she wants the convenience of being close to her mom's house for help with their two young kids.
Saddle Up in the Sunshine Coast
Along with their horse, a family of six looks to relocate from Singapore to Australia. A multimillion-dollar budget helps, but when mom and dad disagree on location, all the money (and hay) in the world might not be enough to get them what they want.
A Million Dollar Dream House in Cabo San Lucas
After a successful stint in Japan, Dallas empty nesters want to experience life abroad again and find a home in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. They have a big budget to work with, but their even bigger expectations threaten to derail the dream.
Wigging Out in Los Cabos
A Seattle couple looking to expand both their wig business and their quality of life plan a sight-unseen move to Los Cabos, Mexico. The sun-drenched spot is perfect for their showroom, but this pair's strong opinions make living in paradise complicated.
Love Lost in Cloncurry, Australia
After a whirlwind romance comes to an end, an American artist decides to chase adventure and move to Cloncurry, Australia. She's accepted a bartending job deep in the rugged outback and now must adapt to the outrageous surprises the bushland has in store.
Leaving New York for Love Down Under
After only three months of dating, a New York woman puts it all on the line for love and moves to Redcliffe, Australia. She's looking to buy a house with her new boyfriend, but they begin to realize they have different ideas about the perfect home.
To Live and Braai in Amsterdam
A South African couple is excited for a taste of European life in Amsterdam. She's looking to embrace the chic city lifestyle, even if it means less space, but he wants the familiarity of a suburban home that will accommodate both a dog and a BBQ braai.
Picture Perfect in the Whitsundays
After years following her husband's military career, a photographer decides it's her turn to call the shots with a move to Whitsunday Islands, Australia. She's looking for a luxury beachside home, but she'll need to convince him to indulge a little.
Canals and Cobblestones of Amsterdam
A globetrotter is finally ready to sit still and find a home in picturesque Amsterdam. With high prices and limited inventory, her search for a character-filled place that matches her vision of Dutch living might be more difficult than she imagined.
He Shed, She Said in Cloncurry, Australia
A Norwegian is following her heart to Australia's outback to live with her truck-driving boyfriend. With a tight budget, it will be a struggle to persuade this gearhead to give up his shed dreams for a family home that's suited for the long haul.
Haunted History in Scotland
A new job is giving a Connecticut couple the chance to find a home in Culross, Scotland. They found each other later in life and instantly bonded over their mutual love of Scotland, and now they have a chance to live their dream in this idyllic village.
London Limbo Between City and Suburbs
A surprise pregnancy changes everything for a young couple who receive work transfers to London. They originally planned to jet-set around Europe, but now that they're expecting, they're in limbo between the city or the suburbs.
From Long Distance to Forever, in England
After a lengthy long-distance relationship, a married couple searches for their first place in his hometown of South Gloucestershire, England. They're giving up her income to make the move, so they’ll have to navigate more than just big expectations.
All Business in Guadalajara
After an experience in the Netherlands, a Seattle couple was eager to live abroad again. When business took off, the duo discovered they had the freedom to move to another country and chose affordable, vibrant Guadalajara as the place to set up shop.
Newlyweds and a New Job in Stuttgart
A newlywed couple decides to relocate for a job opportunity from Atlanta to his native Stuttgart, Germany. She's never lived outside of Georgia, and she's giving up her career to make the move, so adapting to the change will prove to be a challenge.
Resetting With a Return to Puerto Vallarta
A single mom entrepreneur is moving to her beloved vacation destination of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. She wants a unique home that matches her unique life, but to make her move a success, she'll need to find space for both her kids and business to grow.
Returning to Australia, Where It All Began
After years living as a traveling musician, a Florida man is returning to where his career began -- Australia's Gold Coast. A string of bad roommates has him wishing for a place of his own, but a limited budget may require him to share space yet again.
Big Barbecue and Bigger Bickering in Belgium
A military reassignment has an Alabama family moving to Belgium's Hainaut Province. While Dad has visions of cramming his barbecue setup into a traditional home, Mom thinks a familiar, modern house will give their two kids a head start in a new country.
Diversity, Vacation and Destination in Mexico
A Washington couple is ready to make their favorite vacation destination of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, a new home for their family of four. They want cultural diversity for their kids, a home that won't break the bank and a long wish list on a tight budget.
Cabos Business in the Front, Party in the Back
A stressed couple from California is looking for a life reset in laid-back Los Cabos, Mexico, but they have entirely different ideas on what that means. He wants to turn their home into a party pad, while she wants something more manageable and relaxing.
Opportunity Knocks in the Netherlands
A Canadian family takes a life-changing job opportunity and relocates to The Hague, Netherlands. They're looking forward to much needed family time, but with two teenagers in tow, going from the suburbs to a large city proves to be a tricky business.
Mission: Milton Keynes, UK
A young, married couple relocates for a military assignment to low-key Milton Keynes, England. She’s leaving everything behind for his career and wants the full English experience, but on just one income, making everyone happy might be a tough mission.
From Luxurious Dubai to London's Suburban Sprawl
After 16 years in luxurious Dubai, a couple returns with their daughter to his native London. They're trading a life of pampered norms for suburban sprawl, but with big expectations and an even bigger dining table, it won't be an easy transition.
Texas Teacher to Costa Rica
A Texas teacher decides to ditch her stressful teaching career for a more peaceful lifestyle in Costa Rica. She's putting her entire life savings into her first home purchase, and on her tight budget, finding just the right place will be a challenge.
From Small Town Jersey to Big Dreams in Costa Rica
An entrepreneur relocates from New Jersey to open a self-sustaining health and wellness retreat in Costa Rica. He's looking for a rustic property to grow his vision, but with limited experience in the area, finding the right place will be a challenge.
Terra Firma in Berkshire, England
A newlywed couple from different corners of the globe are moving to his hometown of Berkshire, England. They met while working on a cruise ship and have only lived together at sea, so settling down on terra firma will be a huge adjustment.
California Dreams on a Mission in Stuttgart
A California family looks to transfer for his military promotion to Stuttgart, Germany. They want their four kids to have a deeper worldview, but if they're going to settle down successfully, they’ll need to let go of their American-sized expectations.
Cowboys and Kangaroos in Caloundra, Australia
A Texas family ditches their stressful life and moves to his laid-back childhood home of Caloundra, Australia. They're looking for a place with enough room to host visiting family, and she wants a pool, but he doesn't want the extra maintenance.
Lights, Camera, London!
A Hollywood couple and their aspiring moviemaker son are looking for a change of pace that's closer to family in London, but their plans hit a snag when they realize London's no place to find a blockbuster home on an indie film budget.
Entrepreneuring in Amsterdam
A pennywise entrepreneur looks to uproot his Florida family to start a business overseas in Amsterdam. His wife wants to live the Dutch dream no matter the cost, but with rents on the rise, finding a suitable place will be a challenge.
A Backpacker's Dream Down Under
A couple relocates their young family from England to run a backpacker's hostel in her native Cairns, Australia. She's looking for a classic Queenslander with character, but he prefers something more modern that's low maintenance.
Big Dreams, Cramped Reality in London
A California family chases a lifelong dream of living abroad and follows a job opportunity to London. She's ready to embrace the bustling Central London lifestyle no matter the cost, but with two young children, he prefers a spacious suburban home.
Simpler Living in Nosara, Costa Rica
A California family of six looks for a simpler and more humble lifestyle in Costa Rica. Finding consensus among four kids is hard enough, but with financial limits and a wilder new terrain, finding a home that fits their many needs will be an adventure.
A Permanent Jaunt to Charente
A British couple decides to leave the rat race and open a bed and breakfast in Charente, France. They're looking to slow down and make a fresh start, but with a rush to get their new business going, they need a house that can get them renting rooms fast.
Glasgow, I Do
After traveling to attend a wedding, a family decides to relocate from Australia to Glasgow, Scotland. They're looking for a place big enough for their three young children, but on their budget, they may have to expand their search beyond the city center.
Business or Pleasure in Tamarindo, Costa Rica
A Colorado power couple looks to slow down and buy a bed and breakfast in the tourist hot spot of Tamarindo, Costa Rica. Their new business will need to share space with their home, so finding a manageable work-life balance will be a challenge.
Taking Another Spin in Brisbane
A newlywed couple looks to fulfill his dream of returning to his childhood home of Brisbane, Australia. He seeks to blaze a new career in the bike industry, but she's concerned that living together for the first time will be more challenging terrain.
Big Family, Bigger Drama in Mexico City
A globetrotting family of six seeks their next adventure and looks for a long-term home in Mexico City. He wants plenty of room and doesn't mind spending, but with plans to start a business, she's concerned with saving and wants a cheaper place.
Surprise, We're in Samara, Costa Rica!
An unexpected home sale leaves a Canadian couple scrambling to find a new home in Samara, Costa Rica. They're searching for a long-term rental and she prefers a condo with neighbors nearby, but he's looking for a standalone house that's more private.
Ready to Rebound in Dublin, Ireland
Unexpectedly single, a young professional decides to keep her plans of moving from St. Louis to Dublin. She's ready to seek out the best that Ireland has to offer, but in a competitive rental market, her big expectations may prove to be a challenge.
Stuck on Scotland
A young midwestern woman looks to fulfill her childhood dream and find a home in Edinburgh, Scotland. She's looking for a place with plenty of room that can accommodate her dog, but finding a place that meets her extensive wish list will be a challenge.
Berlin Before Baby
Before starting a family, a newly engaged couple realizes their dream of living abroad and moves to Berlin. They're looking for a place that's near the city center, but they soon discover that living the European dream may come with some trade-offs.
Empty Nesters Get Beachy in Riviera Maya, Mexico
An empty nester couple looks to leave Colorado for a more relaxing lifestyle in the Riviera Maya, Mexico. She's looking for a home that isn't too large and easy to maintain, but he wants something big that can easily accommodate guests.
Glamorous Pest Technician Moves to Brisbane
An adventurous and newly single New Zealander looks to make a permanent home in Brisbane, Australia. He wants something modern that's near the city action, but finding a place with the amenities he wants on his pest control salary will be a challenge.
Oaxaca, Sight Unseen
A young couple decides to leave their home in Memphis and move sight unseen to Oaxaca, Mexico. They’re both fitness junkies who want a taste of the mountains and nature, and he wants a place on the outskirts, but she prefers to be near the city center.
Only the Best in Paris
After 20 years making sacrifices for her career, a woman finally lands her dream job in Paris. She's ready to fall in love with a new city and a new person, but she won't settle for anything less than the perfect man and the perfect home.
What Happens in Vegas Stays in London
After four years of long-distance dating, newlyweds look for their first place together in London. She's leaving everything she knows to move to his home turf, and managing big changes on a single income will be a greater challenge than they anticipated.
Action! on Australia’s Gold Coast
A Florida-based filmmaker agrees to move with her husband to his native Australia. She has blockbuster expectations after moving away from everything she knows, but he's concerned with what they can afford in the touristy Gold Coast region.
Back to School in Bonn, Germany
A health scare inspires a woman to leave her established career in Oregon and pursue a master's degree in Bonn, Germany. She's looking for a small, one-bedroom apartment on a modest budget, but finding such an in-demand property will be a challenge.
Expanding South of the Border
A Utah home flipping couple sees big opportunity in the small fishing village of Puerto Morelos, Mexico. They want a new home base to expand their business, and she has her eye on the bottom line, but he's willing to sacrifice space to live on the water.
Racing into Romance in Newcastle, Australia
A young Bostonian uproots to join her pro racing driver boyfriend in his hometown of Newcastle, Australia. She's left everything behind to speed towards a relaxing, beachfront lifestyle, but he's looking for a suburban space with a racecar garage.
Bristol Changes Everything
After four years together in Wisconsin, a couple moves for a job transfer to Bristol, England. They're looking for a furnished flat near the city center, but with only one of them able to work abroad, the dynamics of their relationship will be tested.
FIRE Movement Moves to Almunecar
Ten years ago, a Texas couple started using the Financial Independence, Retire Early method to aggressively save and invest. Now, they're hoping everything adds up so they can fulfill their dream of finding relaxation and family time in Almuñécar, Spain.
Goodbye Dream Home, Hello Adventure
A family of urban homesteaders is leaving their Atlanta home to give their kids a hands-on global experience in Jaco, Costa Rica. An immigrant himself, Dad has big ideas on how to ease their transition, but world-traveler Mom is focused on the details.
Motorbikes and Major Moves in Playa del Carmen
An adventurous entrepreneur heads to Playa del Carmen, Mexico, to set up a new home base for her vegan-focused travel business. Her budget can't cover her entire wish list, and deciding between beach and jungle may also prove problematic for her start-up.
A Castle Hassle in Oropesa del Mar
A family looks to relocate to dad's childhood vacation spot in Oropesa del Mar, Spain. They want their daughter to have an international experience, and he insists that they find a castle, but getting him to have a more grounded view will be a challenge.
Globetrotting to Haarlem, Netherlands
After the birth of their son, a couple leaves their jet-setting lifestyle in South Africa for more family time in Haarlem, Netherlands. They soon discover that quaint Dutch living means choosing between a social location or a family-friendly space.
Manhattan Island to Cork, Ireland
A New York couple bonded over a desire to live internationally, and now these newlyweds are following a job offer to Cork, Ireland. While they are eager to pursue their dream, high expectations and a long wish list cause some friction on this rental hunt.
A Chef's Kiss in Vaucluse
After finishing their military service, a couple is doing a full career reset by opening a restaurant in Vaucluse, France. The chef has a grand vision for the perfect home business, but his husband wants to let things simmer and stretch out their savings.
Coventry or Bust
A grad student wants his Canadian girlfriend to join him for school in Coventry, England. Since she will be the breadwinner, she's making her wish list top priority, but with two universities in town, they face stiff competition to find anything at all.
To Make or Not Make a List
After the birth of their son, a couple is leaving Washington, D.C., to follow her roots back to Brisbane, Australia. She has a set list of everything their family needs, but he is more focused on spending whatever it costs to get the amenities he wants.
Working in the Cloud, Mexican Style
A couple looks to escape their hectic lives by working remotely in the relaxed Riviera Nayarit area of Mexico. The move will take them away from their young granddaughter, so their main priority is plenty of space for a home office and family visits.
Californians Take Tax Practice to France
A Los Angeles accountant hunts for a starter home as she plans to expand her business internationally in Nice, France. While she want to take things slow with two kids still in school and many unknowns about the expansion, her husband has other ideas.
Too Much Drama for Mama in Stockholm, Sweden
A single mother has big plans for a better work-life balance with a family move to Stockholm, Sweden, but her outspoken teenage daughter's demands for more space and privacy threaten to price them out of her downtown dream.
The Kids Are All Right, in Madrid
When their rent doubles in the US, recent college grads decide to move to Madrid. His long-time love of Spain made their choice of destination easy, but finding a place that fits their long wish list may be a challenge.
Expecting Big Spaces in the Small City of Alcala de Henares
After two decades together in Chicago, a couple moves to the small Spanish city of Alcalá de Henares so he can pursue his degree and a dream. Now down to one income, they're discovering that a big dream comes with a bigger price tag.
Freedom and Firsts in France
Armed with an online teaching job, a grad is ready to explore the French way of life with her first ever apartment in Toulouse, France. Independence is just around the corner, but balancing her tight financial constraints may pose an unexpected challenge.
Taking Time to Smell the Tacos in Merida, Mexico
Wooed by the friendly people, good weather and delicious food, two busy entrepreneurs are moving their family to Merida, Mexico. While she's pushing for relaxing beachfront living, he wants to be surrounded by convenience in the city's bustling downtown.
A Newlywed Homecoming in France
A French native is returning to France to take advantage of a work opportunity in Montpellier. While her American husband adores French food, culture and charm, he's having a hard time synching with her idea of the perfect space.
Fertile vs. Futile on the Sunshine Coast
A family of three leaves behind South Africa for a life near the beach on the Sunshine Coast of Australia. They're looking to live off the land by farming, but with major career changes, finding the Queensland home of their dreams will be a challenge.
An End to Isolation in Mexico City
After two years of work and isolation, a San Francisco couple looks to relocate to Mexico City. They're moving abroad and living together for the first time, so finding a home that can accommodate their differing tastes will be a challenge.
Expanding Horizons on a Shrinking Income
A young couple relocates so she can get her master's degree and he can work on a novel in Madrid. She wants the quintessential Spanish apartment in the city center, but using only their savings, he's nervous about spending more than they can afford.
Empty Nest, Empty Wallet in Los Cabos
San Diego empty nesters embark on their next phase and search for a new home in Los Cabos, Mexico. She wants plenty of room and luxurious amenities no matter the cost, but he prefers to take a more conservative approach with the dollars and cents.
Keeping the Rhythm in Cardiff
A Portland kindergarten teacher convinces her drummer husband to pursue his master's degree in Cardiff, Wales. They're looking for a place that's near his college, but using only their savings, finding a home in an ideal location will be a challenge.
A Stormy Start in the Sunshine Coast
A newlywed couple agrees to settle down on the Sunshine Coast in his native Australia. He's looking for a spacious suburban home where they can start a family, but she's more interested in a beachfront apartment that mirrors the life she had in Hawaii.
A Recipe for Relaxation in Playa del Carmen
After her dad’s unexpected passing, a London-based culinary entrepreneur moves to her favorite relaxation spot in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. She's looking for something spacious that's near the beach, but her long wish wish may not agree with her budget.
Empty Nests and Resets in Cabo San Lucas
After 40 trips to Cabo San Lucas, empty nesters look to buy a home in their favorite vacation spot. They want to keep their house in Oregon, but accomplishing this dream may come with a price tag that means they’ll have to work in perpetuity to afford it.
Twinning in Madrid
Identical twins from West Virginia take on teaching jobs and try adulting for the first time in Madrid. One is looking for something that has a traditional style while the other prefers modern touches, but their modest budget may determine their decision.
Surf, City and Family Fun in Phuket
A couple from India seeks a global experience for their son and relocates to Phuket, Thailand. They have drastically different ideas on how their son will best adapt, so finding a way to come together may be tougher than picking between surf and city.
From Jungle to Sea in Port Douglas, Australia
A family leaves Papua New Guinea to give their kids roots in the beach town of Port Douglas, Australia. He wants a large Australian-style home they can grow into, but she prefers a smaller place that lets her focus on family and a beachy lifestyle.
DJ to Dad Jokes in Costa Rica
A DJ-turned-dad from the Netherlands wants his daughters to have an international experience and relocates his family to Costa Rica. He's eyeing a condo, but his wife has never lived outside the US and prefers the familiar feeling of a single-family home.
Southern Comfort to Haifa, Israel
A travel-loving couple from Atlanta drops everything and relocates for work to Haifa, Israel. They're new to the Middle East, so finding a place in a country where they don’t know the language and can't read the alphabet will be a challenge.
Big Dreams, Bigger Doubts, in Dublin
A solo world traveler has finally worked up the nerve to pursue his dream of living abroad in Dublin. He's ditched his home in Dallas only to discover that he's priced out of a red-hot Dublin market, so finding a compromise will be a challenge.
Seattleites Hit a Housing Crunch in Amsterdam
A work transfer gives a Seattle family the opportunity to give their kids a European experience in Amsterdam. Low housing inventory in the city has prices surging, and to get enough space for their family, they may need to spend over a million dollars.
Paradise and Practicality in Phuket, Thailand
A married couple chases a new adventure by moving from her home in Jordan to Phuket, Thailand. He's willing to stretch their teaching salaries to the limit for a pool and resort lifestyle, but she prefers to steer toward something that's more affordable.
There's No Snow in Puerto Morelos, Mexico
A couple looks to trade the cold Midwestern winters for the beaches of Puerto Morelos, Mexico. She wants full-on beachfront living at any cost, but he's focused on a vacation rental business and thinks being closer to town is the best way to go.
The Physics of Moving from Texas to Germany
A Texas couple looks to relocate for his new business venture in physics in Darmstadt, Germany. He's giving up a tenured professorship and she's selling her business for the move, so the pressure's on to find the right place for the big change.
Ladies Take London
A Wisconsin couple takes advantage of a job opportunity and relocates to London. It's a dream-come-true move for one of them, and she wants a place with English charm, but it's big change for the other, and she prefers something more familiar and modern.
Big Brisbane Dreams for a Family's First Move
A Minnesota family takes a chance on a job transfer to the warm ocean town of Brisbane, Australia. The promise of more family time is a big motivator for the move, but the newness of a single income threatens to limit the lifestyle they all imagined.
Career Swaps and Trade-Offs in Stockholm
A North Carolina couple relocates for a teaching opportunity that promises a better work-life balance in Stockholm, Sweden. The move will reduce them to a single income, so the pressure is on to find a place with plenty of room that they can afford.
Don't Let the Baby Get Krabi in Thailand
An unexpected pregnancy leads a pair of Florida travel bloggers to change their plans and settle down in Krabi, Thailand. They're looking for a place with modern touches that's kid-friendly, but he's also concerned about being near his Muy Thai gym.
Ooh La La Woof, in Paris
A single woman looks to follow in the footsteps of literary greats and relocate with her elderly dogs to Paris. She's looking for her ideal vision of 1920s cafe culture in the Latin Quarter, but finding an apartment in her budget will be a challenge.
A Costa Rican Mission of Self Discovery
A Brooklyn man in search of his truer self looks for personal growth and a quiet life in Uvita, Costa Rica. He's looking for a place with modern finishes that has plenty of room and a pool, but his long wish list may not meet the reality of his budget.
Growing Into Greystones
An Illinois family looks to return to dad's family roots and find a slower pace in Greystones, Ireland. She wants a home large enough for their kids and to host visiting family, but he prefers something smaller that will better accommodate their budget.
Haggling in The Hague
A couple faces a slew of life-altering firsts while searching for a long-term home in The Hague, Netherlands. He wants to be in a family-friendly neighborhood outside of town, but as a stay-at-home mom, she wants the convenience of a downtown lifestyle.
First-Timers Shack Up Down Under
A Canadian travel writer and an Aussie tour guide were brought together by their love of travel and look to settle down in Mapleton, Australia. One is looking for a cottage with a rustic feel, but the other prefers something with modern comforts.
De Nada Granada
Recent college grads are moving from Oregon to work as English teachers in Granada, Spain. They're living together for the first time and she has a long wish list, but in a red-hot rental market, finding a place in their budget will be a challenge.
Rushing Toward Romance in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
A budding romance leads a young man to leave his native Germany and relocate near his new girlfriend in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He's looking for a one-bedroom apartment they can potentially share, but finding a place in his budget will be a challenge.
Living in the Shadow of a Volcano in La Fortuna, Costa Rica
An Illinois couple is ready to trade the forests of Carbondale for a towering volcano in La Fortuna, Costa Rica. They're looking for a place that has plenty of room to work from home, and she wants to be near town, but he prefers the quiet of the country.
Single Mom Moxie in Merida, Mexico
An overworked, single mother of three looks to move her entire family to Merida, Mexico. She's promised her oldest daughter her own room, but she's also supporting her mother and aunt, so keeping costs as low as possible will be a challenge.
A Castle to Call Home in Fife, Scotland
After two babies and a health scare, a family decides to move back to the fairy-tale landscape of his homeland of Fife, Scotland. Making the move brings them down to a single income, so the pressure's on to find a forever home that's also near his family.
From the Concrete Jungle to the Real Jungle
A New York City real estate professional has sold his wife on a reset in his native Tulum, Mexico. More space for less was a big draw, but with rising popularity driving up property values, this homecoming may be more expensive than they expected.
Counting On London
Newly engaged San Francisco accountants see their job transfer as a chance to live it up before settling down in London. With a pay cut, pricey flats and an expensive wedding, their dream may face reality when searching for their ideal place.
Turning Tragedy into Inspiration in Mexico City
A couple looks to turn loss into inspiration and embark on the adventure of a lifetime in Mexico City. She wants to settle down in the prime and expensive Condesa neighborhood, but he's frugal and prefers a more practical, budget-friendly adventure.
Clothes and Creepy Crawlies in Cairns
Worlds collide when a flight attendant and a deep-sea scuba guy fall in love and move to Cairns, Australia. She's giving up a glamorous life in Dubai, and as the bugs get bigger and the closet sizes shrink, their differences become stark.
Shaking Up Their Biz in Granada
A couple in the wedding photo and video business decide to seek out a change in Granada, Spain. They're hoping to find new clients as they leave all their old ones behind, but with only three months of rent saved, they'll need to make some compromises.
A Return to Mayan Roots in Merida
When an ancestry test reveals Mayan roots, a young family relocates and explores its heritage in Merida, Mexico. They see eye to eye on the cultural side, but he wants to be in the city center while she prefers a family-friendly place in the outskirts.
A Quintessential Commutable Conundrum
A young family leaves their settled life in Washington, DC, for a job opportunity in Cambridge, England. She's an emergency medical doctor and wants something with a short commute, but he's now a stay-at-home dad and prefers a place near the city center.
Learning a Thing or Two in Lille
A newlywed couple leaves Wichita, Kansas, to pursue his Ph.D. in Lille, France. Even though France is exciting, looking for a home on their honeymoon will be a challenge as she wants a place close to the city center while he prefers to be near his school.
A Denver Doula Studies Midwifery in York, England
A Colorado family follows mom's dream to become a midwife by moving to York, England. They're relocating to pursue her schooling, but with two young daughters and only one income, the inevitable downsizing they'll face will be a challenge.
Vannin' to Sayulita, Mexico
A Spokane family packs their retro van in pursuit of a lifestyle that will give them more time together in Sayulita, Mexico. She's looking for a family-friendly home that's near town, but he prefers a place that's traditional and quiet in the jungle.
The Oregon Trail to Tarragona, Spain
An Oregon couple with a love for travel takes on a new opportunity and leaves small-town life behind for Tarragona, Spain. She's pursuing her master's degree, and with limited options for work, finding a place on a student budget will be a challenge.
Looking for the Good Life in Phnom Penh
An English woman looks to leave the stress of long London work weeks for a better life in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She's hoping for an opportunity to live in affordable luxury, but she may find that sticker shock, like culture shock, is part of the journey.
Returning to Florence as a Family Man
A couple based in Los Angeles looks to move back to his old stomping grounds of Florence, Italy. They met in Italy when he was a bachelor, but with a son in tow 10 years later, he's finding the city has changed almost as much as he has.
Polarized Priorities in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
A couple looks to ditch Chicago and reboot in their favorite vacation destination of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. He's picturing life as a never-ending vacation by the beach, but she thinks the calm suburbs are better suited for their kids.
Taking the Next Step in Tarragona, Spain
A Washington, DC couple decides to live together for the first time so that one of them can pursue a master's degree in Tarragona, Spain. Her school is far from the heart of town, so finding a location that works for both of them is an unplanned hitch.
Looking to Upgrade and Slow Down in Frankfurt
A pair of newlywed accountants land job transfers and look to leave New York for a slower pace in Frankfurt, Germany. They're looking for a roomy apartment, but with a tricky housing market, finding the right place will be a challenge.
It's Not How You Start, But How You Finish in London
A New York City couple takes advantage of a job opportunity and relocates to London. They love to travel and are excited with all Europe has to offer, but she wants a place in a lively location while he prefers something tranquil in a quiet neighborhood.
Living Their Best LGBTQ Life in Puerto Vallarta
A Vegas couple looks to downsize and search for a home in the burgeoning LGBTQ haven of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. They're looking for a modern condo that's turnkey, but with prices on the rise, they may need to push their budget to get what they want.
Family, Fun and a Fresh Start in Valencia, Spain
A Romanian couple looks to trade their hectic lifestyle in Bucharest for a slower pace in Valencia, Spain. He's opening a business and wants to find a place near the city center, but she prefers something that's more on the outskirts of town.
From One Adventure to the Next in Costa Rica
A young married couple decides to leave Canada in search of a more laid-back lifestyle in Costa Rica. They're looking to put down roots in the beach town of Ojochal, but a surprise pregnancy has them moving faster than expected to find the right place.
Feeling the Noise in Phnom Penh
A young Portuguese couple looks to advance their careers, education and relationship in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He doesn't mind spending a little more to get a place with a pool, but she prefers to stay under budget and find something that's near her work.
Action vs. Jungle in the Riviera Maya
A Toronto couple looks to take the edge off their hectic lives and relocate to the Riviera Maya, Mexico. She wants a quiet standalone home that's in the jungle, but he's looking for a condo that's near downtown and close to the action.
Rebounding in Oslo
After the end of a long-distance relationship, a man from Buenos Aires looks to continue his love affair with Oslo, Norway. He's starting school and on a student budget, so navigating one of Europe's most expensive real estate markets will be a challenge.
Love in Action in Puerto Vallarta
An entrepreneurial woman and her dog decide to build a new base for her business in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. She finds the beach calming and the community invigorating, but the work/life balance she seeks might come at a cost to her balance sheet.
Quibbling Over Quirk in Vaucluse, France
After years of saving, a Pittsburgh couple is ready to pursue her longtime dream of living in historic Southern France. They're looking for an older home in the Vaucluse region, but soon find themselves quibbling over how much "character" they can handle.
A Fresh Side of France in Bordeaux
A newly engaged couple looks to leave Bangkok to follow her dream to live in his native France. She wants to be in the city center to immerse herself in the French walking culture, but he's been there and done that, and prefers the charm of the outskirts.
Carpe Diem in Atenas, Costa Rica
After a pandemic work shake-up, a family of four moves from snowy Idaho to tropical Atenas, Costa Rica. They've always dreamed of making such a move, but with 15-year-old twins in the early years of high school, their adventure is just now beginning.
Homecoming and Heritage in Adelaide, Australia
A London couple is tired of small houses and bad weather and looks to move their family to her hometown of Adelaide, Australia. They're hoping to find a better quality of life, but the charm she seeks invites the spiders and snakes that make him freak.
Strong and Self-Reliant in Stuttgart
A newly single mom is hoping a job transfer is what she and her kids need to reset in Stuttgart, Germany. She's looking forward to her kids building confidence abroad, but the many differences of life in Germany may be a daunting adjustment.
Vlog-On in Cambodia
A young American who fell in love with Cambodian culture looks to move to Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She plans to document her journey in a vlog and teach English for much less than what she made in the US, so finding a place in her budget will be a challenge.
Only Good Vibes in Puerto Vallarta
An Arizona mother with a psychic gift looks to make a drastic change and move with her kids to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. She's looking for a lot of space for a little money, but her ability to sense a home's past energies only complicates the search.
We Trekked to Utrecht
After a whirlwind romance, a newlywed couple relocates so he can pursue his master's degree in Utrecht, Netherlands. They're quickly discovering that they have different priorities in their first home, so finding the ideal place will be a challenge.
A Family Embraces Their Irish Side
After unexpectedly discovering his Irish citizenship, a Canadian family packs up for a fresh start in North County Dublin, Ireland. They're looking for a place with key family amenities, but finding what they want on a single income will be a challenge.
A Year in Picasso's Spanish Hometown
A young Denver couple sold their house and quit their jobs to try a slower, beachier lifestyle in bustling Malaga, Spain. They're looking for a spacious apartment that's dog-friendly, but their budget may not meet the expectations of their big wish list.
Champagne Tastes in Epernay, France
After years of working abroad, a US diplomat is ready to plant roots in Epernay, the heart of French wine country. She's looking for a place with plenty of French charm, but modest purse strings may put a squeeze on finding the property of her dreams.
Sustainability on Australia's Sunshine Coast
After finishing their environmental science degrees, a young California couple looks for a more eco-friendly life on Australia's Sunshine Coast. He wants a home in the bush while she prefers to be near the beach, so choosing a place will be a challenge.
Price vs. Project in Costa Rica
An overworked DC lawyer leaves corporate America and takes a chance on a new business in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. She's looking to open a bed and breakfast, but with stiff competition, she may have to take on a project to find something she can afford.
Quirky in Queensland
A quirky, globetrotting couple decides to finally settle down in Mackay, Australia. They're a unique pair in search of something that reflects who they are, but choosing between the allure of the beach versus a short work commute could be a challenge.
From Hollywood to Hackney with a Meow
A Brit and an American fell in love in LA, and with his visa ending, she's ready to jump the pond and relocate to London, England. She's looking for a place that's comfortable for her cat, but he's more concerned with finding something in their budget.
Robot vs. Dream in the Netherlands
An Austin couple trades the music capital of Texas for the Netherlands so she can finally follow her dream of working in Europe. She wants to be in the city center, but he's a professional musician and needs a big workshop for his giant robot drummer.
Making Content vs. Contented in Playa Del Carmen
A family looks to leave the hustle and bustle of metropolitan Atlanta for a new life in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. She's looking for a peaceful place for the kids, but he wants to be in the heart of the action for his work in online content creation.
A Second Shot at Love in New Zealand
Twenty years after drifting apart, high school classmates reunite as a couple and look to relocate to Dunedin, New Zealand. They're looking for a place that's pet-friendly, and he wants to be in the hills, but she prefers something close to the ocean.
No More Cooking in Kansas
A fun-loving couple, along with their new baby and two rescue dogs, search for a better quality of life in Logrono, Spain. They're looking for something with Spanish charm, but finding a place that meets everything on their wish list will be a challenge.
An Extended Honeymoon in Merida
After years of long-distance dating between the US and England, a newlywed couple is finally living together for the first time in Merida, Mexico. They know their love is strong, but so are their respective preferences for the perfect home.
Miami Vibes and Frugality in Lyon, France
A Florida couple looks to return to his homeland and relocate to Lyon, France. They're ready to embrace French culture on the whole, and she's hoping to recreate the flashy Miami style she's accustomed to, but he's fighting for frugality.
Newlywed Neighborhood Duel in Mexico City
Fresh out of grad school and ready for an adventure, a newlywed California couple moves for a job opportunity to Mexico City. They want a spacious apartment in a bustling area, but agreeing on what neighborhood will work best will be a challenge.
Life, Love and Podcasting in Chiang Mai
A couple looks to take their podcasting business and relationship to the next level and relocate to Chiang Mai, Thailand. He's looking for something quiet with a serene setting, but she prefers a place that's closer to the city and near the action.