Canadians Scott and Jennifer have decided to move to Brisbane, Australia, for Scott to attend medical school. While Scott is focused on school and living as close to campus as possible, Jennifer is hoping to live close to the city in an apartment above the ground floor where she won't have to worry about snakes, spiders and all things creepy-crawly invading her cozy home. She's also concerned about maintaining the couple's lifestyle on only her income. Can Scott convince his wife to embrace student-style living to save money, or will Jennifer stick closely to her list of requirements?
California couple Ashley and Mark recently welcomed their first child, Campbell. Shortly after the birth of their son, philosopher and professor Mark was awarded a prestigious fellowship, giving him the opportunity to work alongside other great minds in his field at a university in Austria. Now the young family of three is looking for a place to call home in Salzburg.
When Rob took an archeological trip to Bulgaria, he unearthed his love of the country's heritage. He wants to spread the word about Veliko Tarnovo, so he's convinced his wife Julie to start a cultural center where they can house guests and teach them about this historic area of Eastern Europe. Rob's busy work schedule forces him to stay back in Massachusetts with their son, so it's up to Julie and business manager Emilian to find a property that can also serve as a part-time home. With Rob's plan to build the business slowly clashing with Julie's ready-right-now attitude, it won't be easy for Emilian to manage the demands of both his bosses.
After visiting the town where her ancestors grew up, Barbara and her husband John were overwhelmed with the sense of community and belonging in Calitri, Italy. They've decided to leave it all behind in Colorado and move there immediately, especially because the price of homes are very affordable. While John is hoping to live in a grotto-type home in Calitri's historic city center, Barbara would prefer to own a home in the country, which means lower prices but heavy renovation. Thankfully, they'll have the help of a local realtor who can show them the very best Calitri has to offer.
Kate and Ian are lifelong diving fanatics and after getting married, they visited Bonaire and immediately started to plan for the future. Their dream is to have a beachfront home with direct access to this southern Caribbean island's beautiful diving reefs, but that dream is quickly scuttled when the couple discovers that mortgage restrictions in Bonaire limits their purchase to cash-only. The couple knows that spending too much of their life savings means they will have to remain in California part time and continue to work, but the temptation of a savings-devouring beachfront home may prove to be too much. In the end, the battle between budget and location will determine whether Kate and Ian can sink or swim in Bonaire.
On their first date, Brooklyn couple Cara and Jesse agreed that if they made it to marriage, they would move their family abroad. 15 years and two kids later, they're excited to have their kids experience the language and culture of Spain's Costa Del Sol. Cara wants a home near the beach with modern amenities and style, but Jesse wants the rustic charm of the Andalusian countryside.
After discovering she had familial ties to Paris, Texan Janet wanted to plant roots in her ancestral home. Michael supports Janet's dream, but he's nervous about buying a second home in pricy central Paris. Janet knows apartments are smaller, but she still wants space for her adult kids to visit with the charm of an older Parisian apartment. The move is Janet's big dream, but Michael isn't sure if he can stomach a financially unpredictable renovation.
Moving from Portland, Oregon, to Prague in the Czech Republic is a huge change for Scott and Jared. Scott studied in Prague and he wants Jared to love the city as much as he does, but Jared wants an apartment big enough for his own space. Finding a home they both agree on with their small budget is going to be difficult.
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