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 repeat. As someone who is fun loving and tries to take life at a slower pace, Jasmina is ready to return to the sun kissed shores of Australia where their relationship began while on vacation four years ago. She feels finding a house and jobs close to the pristine beauty of the Great Barrier Reef is just the remedy to help Allan leave the grind behind. Watch as Allan expands his comfort zone to embrace a new stress-free lifestyle, while finding a home without jobs, at their $1,200 a month budget as House Hunters International says relax in Cairns, Australia.
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 search already hindered by limited means and tight spring break timeframe, it's also divided by shifting priorities; she's determined to stay on budget while he's focused on everyday comforts as House Hunters International takes the leap into St. Kitts.
Veterinary student Kelli Bogard moved to St Kitts to pursue her dream of being a vet. Now, her fiance Gavin is sacrificing everything to make the big move to be with her. But it's this couple's first time living under one roof and they're discovering different desires. Kelli wants room to study, but Gavin wants rooms with island views. Find out if they can agree on one point of view, when House Hunters International goes hog wild in St. Kitts.
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 paradise. They must focus on what they will be giving up with the convenience of New York City living compared to what they will gain with the cost of island living. Find out as House Hunters International starts a new life in Nassau, Bahamas.
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 him to work from anywhere in the world, and Cathy has her sights set on Bilbao, Spain. University housing consultant Rosana Calvo will have a tough time finding an apartment large enough for this family of five that meets Cathy's expectations while staying within Bob's budget. See what happens when House Hunters International starts a new life in the Basque Country.
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 deliberation, they decide to leave behind familiarity to tackle a colder climate, a foreign language and a complete change in lifestyle. For Brandon, who is giving up his career to make this move, it is imperative to have a big yard where he and his sons can play. However Heather wants to be close to the city in order to reduce her daily commute. It's a tough challenge to find the green space that Brandon demands close to the city. Watch the Bizzells' compromise as House Hunters International braves Belgium, Brussels.
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 new home was less desired. The average home in Copenhagen is considerably smaller than in the U.S., and a house with two-bathrooms is a rare find. Watch as the Stines find a Danish home with American comfort when House Hunters International downsizes in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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 about living in a foreign country and not having any plans of her own, Jessica is joining her husband on his year and a half journey abroad. Neither can get work permits, so they'll have to stick to a strict budget in order to conserve their savings, which will seriously limit their options in terms of where they can live. Darren is hoping for an apartment close to his school, but Jessica is uncomfortable living in densely populated areas and prefers apartments further from downtown Reykjavik. Darren will need to opt for an apartment within walking distance from his school as well as make Jessica happy by agreeing to an apartment further away from the action of the city. Find out when House Hunters International visits Reykjavik, Iceland!
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 family, friends, and native language. They're looking to rent a two bedroom apartment by the sea while they decide if this move is right for them, but in a city with a high demand for flats, their low budget may be a problem. House Hunters International puts love to the test in Tel Aviv, Israel.
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 satisfying his wife's dream of the perfect island cottage makes Paul wonder if they've made the right decision to move. Watch as the Sloans try to find the middle ground as House Hunters International goes to Moorea, Tahiti.
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 relationship and getting up close and personal means a lot of differing opinions. Kelsey does not trust Richard to find an apartment on his own, while Richard must use his wit and sense of humor to deal with Kelsey's picky nature. Can their relationship survive the stresses of finding a home together for the first time? It's a leap of faith that scares them both as they search for a home in Manchester's hip and colorful neighborhoods.
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 might be in over her head: she doesn't speak German, her realtor doesn't quite get her, and she starts work in two weeks. With best friend Mary in tow, Melanie will need to manage a stressful house hunt, learn the ropes in a brand new town, and ink a deal with a landlord, all before her first day of work.
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 one of the most expensive areas in the world won't be easy with their small budget. In fact, real estate agent Jacques Leroy knows it's impossible but these brokers won't settle until every stone has been turned. Watch House Hunters International for the pursuit for perfection in Provence, France.
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