After moving every three years for his military career, Peter, his wife Eileen and their daughter Sophia are looking to permanently anchor themselves in Malta. Using their entire savings has already put this family of three on edge, and now they will need to balance Eileen's desire for scenic sea views with an affordable family option if they want to find their forever home in the middle of the Mediterranean.
After several years working busy, stressful jobs in Illinois, an adventurous couple is spreading their wings and flying south to Liberia, Costa Rica. He needs to be close to the airport and have solid internet connection, but with a recent diagnosis of celiac disease, she needs a big kitchen with new appliances. Finding everything on their wish list won't be easy in Liberia, Costa Rica.
A family with three young kids relocates to Wellington, New Zealand, from New York City for a job opportunity. He is dying to have a backyard, a garage and an awesome bike commute to work. But after living in New York City most of her life, she questions if she could ever be too far from the city.
California natives Jen and Stevo are making a spur-of-the-moment move to Phnom Pehn, Cambodia, where they can continue exploring East Asian culture while pursuing their passions. Stevo wants to make it big as a comedian, so he needs to live as close to the city's comedy clubs as possible. But Jen is a yogi and the chaos of downtown impacts her sense of inner peace. With higher rents, living in the city could make or break Stevo's comedy career and their bank, so he'll have to convince Jen to compromise.
When Ian met Michele, he was a rapper in a hip hop band living with five other guys and she was working in television on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Two months into dating, he revealed his plan to move to Bariloche, Argentina, and she decided to go with him. He wants a quiet place to write his novel and see the lake, but, being a city girl at heart, she wants a place in town. Will their relationship survive on the remote edge of Patagonia?
Liz and Tony love life with their four kids in Melbourne. In fact, they love it so much that until very recently, they've never left the area. All that changed when they visited Paris a few years back, and now Liz is determined to break into their modest savings and buy a dream Parisian apartment. Unfortunately for them, Paris isn't so obscure to the rest of the world, and affordable real estate is hard to come by. With Tony stuck in Melbourne for work, Liz will only have her teenage daughter to help find an affordable Parisian gem big enough for six and she won't take 'non' for an answer.
Travel agency owner Stephen met Vanessa on a trip to Costa Rica almost six years ago. Most of their relationship has been spent on the road with his business, but Steven has decided to leave Edmonton's snowy climate to move in with the love of his life in sunny San Jose, Costa Rica. He would love to get a modern home with a high-speed internet connection for his agency and be near a park with a good place to run. Meanwhile, Vanessa would rather find a mix of Stephen's modern style and the rustic Costa Rican style of her childhood. Is the couple looking for something that may not exist in San Jose?
Jason has been accepted to the University of Southampton on the English mainland, but he lives on the Isle of Wight with his wife, Emily, and their four children. The two hour commute each way means serious time away from his family. Jason wants to reduce his commute by finding a home in Cowes, where the ferry departs, but Emily and the children want to live in Newport near their school. It's five against one in this episode of House Hunters International.
LaCrosse, Wisconsin, natives Scott and Cathy weren't ready to be empty nesters, so they didn't think twice about selling their home and business when Cathy was offered a job in Lucerne, Switzerland. Choosing a new home might be more difficult than the decision to move abroad, though. Concerned about her commute, Cathy wants to live close to the train station in town, but Scott wants to live further outside the city with a view of the Alps. Can he convince Cathy to make a trade-off?
After getting an honorable discharge from the Navy, Jay and his wife, Candice, have realized that this is the perfect time to pursue their dream of moving abroad to Spain with their three children. Jay wants to live on the beach at all costs, but Candice is mindful of the budget and would prefer the center of town. Will the family be able to find a suitable home for them that can also be rented out to make ends meet in El Puerto de Santa Maria?
Having grown up without her mom, Kimberly desperately wants to reconnect with her mother in Australia. When her husband, Arte, lands a job in Sydney, the whole family is onboard for the adventure. After not seeing her mom for 30 years, though, this transition could be more than Kimberly had planned on for her family.
Marisa got her passion for France from her parents, and after years of dreaming, she finally has the chance to live in her ideal locale while her husband Dave gets his MBA in Lyon. Moving with a family of six, plus her father, means they'll need a sizeable home. Dave thinks they have to be practical about their needs, but Marisa's always dreamed of having a picture-perfect French life.
Newlyweds Doug and Jola are ready to take the plunge with their first major marital purchase: a home in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Doug wants the hustle and bustle of city life and is ready to spend what it takes to get what he wants. As a painter, Jola finds inspiration in solitude and nature, so she wants to be outside of town -- and on budget, if possible.
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