Texans Colt and Brooke have lived in a travel trailer for two years to save for a new life and business together on gorgeous St. Croix. Their tight quarters have Brooke adding a million-dollar view to her long wish list, but Colt wants to keep things simple and budget-friendly with a house that has room for his boat and gear for a charter fishing business.
Annika and Mike have given up their five-bedroom home and steady jobs in order to set sail for Stockholm, Sweden, a family-friendly city where they want to raise their 3-year-old son. Family ties and attending grad school in Stockholm have made Annika accustomed to Scandinavian living, but the move is a dramatic change for Mike. He's in for a shock when it comes to the size of affordable apartments, and without jobs, the couple will have to stick to a tight budget.
Andrea and Harris have lived in a small town in Costa Rica for the last three years, exposing their kids to more of the world, but now they're ready to make one last international move. The couple wants their kids to be global citizens of the world, so they're moving their crew to Barcelona, Spain. Harris is hung up on the budget, but Andrea is more worried about how the kids will adjust and hopes they can find a spectacular city-center home that seals the deal for all of them.
A couple leaves everything their kids have ever known for a new adventure in Chile. They don't see eye-to-eye on a home style or the budget, as he wants a rustic cabin and is worried about spending too much, while she wants a home in town and will spend whatever it takes to make the family comfortable.
A couple that's bored of their day jobs in Amsterdam jumps at the chance to move when he gets the opportunity to play amateur rugby in Noosa, Australia. She wants a second bedroom to accommodate visitors, but he's worried about cost since neither has a job.
A couple is moving to Cuenca, Ecuador, to experience a new culture as a family during their son's formative years. She wants a charming, old-style home in the heart of the city, but he prefers modern convenience with a mountain view.
A couple is leaving the corporate world to open a chocolate shop in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. He thinks there is no need to blow the budget on an extravagant home, but she's driving a hard bargain on a place with plenty of room for her beloved dogs.
A couple wants to escape their busy accounting firm for the beaches of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. He doesn't mind breaking the bank for a place that has everything he wants, but she knows they have to keep their business afloat to afford a second home.
Adventure-loving Nik couldn't pass up a job offer in Bangalore, India, and while Misty lived with him in Europe before, India will be a drastic difference. She's determinded to find Western comforts in their new home, but Nik's concerned with living on a one-income budget.
A couple that enjoys living in Fargo most of the year is done dealing with North Dakota's brutally cold winters. They want to purchase a snowbird sanctuary in Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica, but finding a place with green space just steps from the sand might be out of reach.
A couple that's been living long-distance wants to purchase a home in Villefranche-sur-Mer, France, where they can spend longer periods of time together. One wants something sensible and affordable that won't preoccupy him while he cares for his ailing mother, but the other sees the opportunity to realize a lifelong dream.
After building a boutique hotel in the jungle of Costa Rica, a couple is ready to switch from luxury treetop living to settling down in Lyon, France. He can't step away from the drawing board and visualizes customizing their perfect home, but she wants to make the transition smooth for their "baby Tarzan" son.
Andrew and Tracy are looking for a home in Pacentro, Italy, a small village where Tracy's family traces its roots. They're concerned about unexpected details like tiny kitchens and living spaces too small for a large family to gather together, and in a village that's hundreds of years old, expensive renovations could overwhelm their budget. But each house they see offers views of mountains as far as the eye can see, and they hope to find a place their family can enjoy for generations.
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