After a three-year courtship in Yorkshire, England, a couple is beginning married life down under with a move to Townsville, Australia. One is keen to get back to the beach lifestyle in a modern home, but the other wants to live close to the city in a traditional Queensland home. With their savings and future on the line, will these lovebirds be able to find a middle ground?
After leaving her successful career as a soap opera actress in South Africa, this San Diego, CA, stay-at-home mom receives an offer to come back on the show. She thinks it's the perfect time to go back to her roots and give her kids the South African experience that she grew up with. Her husband is taking a leap of faith and leaving everything behind to go with them, but will he be able to adapt to his new role as Mr. Mom while she goes back into the South African limelight?
A Pennsylvania family steps out of their comfort zone and travels to Rome to follow a job offer. She has experience traveling abroad but he's a bit nervous about taking such a big step. The couple clashes over whether they should find a big home in the suburbs like they had in the US or live like true Romans in a smaller apartment in the city. Can they make a compromise and live stress-free in Italy?
Akee's world was turned upside down twelve years ago when Hurricane Katrina took his home and his family's livelihood away overnight. Now a young adult himself, Akee is seeking to set new roots away from the memories of the storm. After being admitted to university in Rome, he's left New Orleans for the first time in his life and is seeking to find a real first home of his own on a student budget.
Professional dancer Cara is finally settling down in the one place she feels most at home -- Paris. After receiving a generous inheritance from her late grandmother, she wants an apartment that will provide her with a space to practice dance. Unsure of employment opportunities, however, Cara finds it difficult to balance the dream life she wants and the real life she can afford.
Tax attorney Sameera has a full but busy life in Los Angeles. Ready to take her professional life to the next level while finding more balance on a personal one, she's accepted a job offer on the island of Bermuda. She would like a second bedroom to house her guests, beach access and an easy commute into town, but there's a steep price to pay to bask on the island's pink sand and azure waters.
Newlyweds Kevin and Leigh are moving to Townsville, Australia, so Kevin can pursue a PhD in marine biology and fulfill his dream of studying near the Great Barrier Reef. Leigh is focused on finding a dream home near the beach and restaurants, but Kevin is set on sticking to the budget and living close to his university. Will they be able to compromise on a home Down Under?
Stephanie and Dano decide to give it all up and move from Colorado to St. Croix, but Stephanie is having a hard time committing to such a drastic move. Can Dano talk her into joining his lifelong dream of warm beaches, beautiful views and historic adventures, or will Stephanie hold out and rent until they decide if they're ready to stay for good?
Jessica and Matt are moving to Thailand so that their two adopted Thai children can learn about their birthplace. But with only Jessica working, Matt has major money concerns. Their agent will have her work cut out for her as space, yard size and distance to town fight for top home priority in exotic Chiang Rai.
After four and half years in Abu Dhabi, a world-traveling couple is following a new job to Hanoi, Vietnam. He wants to dive deep into Vietnamese culture by living in a local community, but she is clinging to the conveniences of the city.
After getting fed up with their hectic lifestyle in Houston, TX, this family is trading car horns for howler monkeys in sunny Grecia, Costa Rica. They're leaving their steady income to live off their investments with hopes of adding the local culture and language to their son's homeschool curriculum. Will they find the sanctuary they are looking for in the little town or will they be left missing the comforts of Texas?
After years of dreaming, a family of five is leaving Upstate New York for Geelong, Victoria, Australia. The kids are starting school soon but the parents don't have jobs yet so the pressure is on to get settled as soon as possible. He hopes to stay on budget but she's considering going over to get something modern and comfortable. Will they find what they want at an affordable price?
Tim and Eric are fans of all things England and are moving there for Tim's graduate studies. Tim is cautious and doesn't want to break the bank by diving into the British lifestyle, but Eric wants to be free with finances to truly experience this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
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