After 15 years as a lawyer and earning several accolades for his community work, a New Orleans man is ready to make a drastic change. He's fallen in love with the beauty of China, especially its capital city Beijing, because it reminded him of the energy of his home in New Orleans. He's hoping to continue his philanthropic work as an expat in Beijing but life in the city is drastically different than the one he enjoyed in Louisiana. Fortunately, his property expert is going to help him with the transition but he'll still have to adapt or risk sinking before he swims.
After vacationing in Australia with her parents, a couple is inspired to move down under in hopes of finding a better work-life balance for them and their kids. He's going to Adelaide ahead of the family to start the house search and wants to find a home by the beach. However, she prefers to live closer to the city center to have a better commute when she finds a job.
Now that her children are grown, a newly single woman from Reno, Nevada, is ready for a fresh start and is leaving the 9-5 work grind behind. She's looking for her dream home in the beach town of Montezuma, Costa Rica, but with her limited budget, she may not get everything she wants.
A New Jersey couple living and teaching in the Dominican Republic decides to move to Guadalajara, Mexico, for a job offer at The American School Foundation of Guadalajara. They hope to start a new adventure with their two kids and enjoy the museums, culture and community.
The love of traveling has always been this couple's driving force, so they jumped at the opportunity to move to Amsterdam when the opportunity arose. As accountants in the cookie-cutter world of finance in Chicago, they think life in Amsterdam would give them the perfect chance to stand out from the crowd and a professional edge. The area's hot rental market is putting them between a rock and a hard place financially, however, so they'll have to decide between using their money on experiences or their dream apartment.
A biologist is moving his entire family to the south of France for a fellowship opportunity. He wants to find a country house in biking distance of his job while his wife is more concerned with having modern amenities and living close to a town.
A couple is selling their Tennessee business for a chance to live a simpler life with their two children in Palmerston North, New Zealand. She's taking a new job opportunity that comes with a pay cut so she needs to be practical when looking for a home. He's the homemaker and still wants to make sure the family is comfortable in their new house, however, which forces the couple to choose between their heads or their hearts.
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