A job opportunity has brought newlyweds to Switzerland, but the pair has different opinions on where in Zurich they want to reside. She wants a suburban space that feels like her native Washington state, but he feels that living in Zurich's city center will help them make new friends and adapt quicker.
Samantha loves to travel and jumped at the chance to visit her friend Triston in Zagreb, Croatia. Samantha instantly fell in love with the city and how much culture and art it offers for a fraction of the cost of her home base, San Francisco. She has decided to leave her teaching job behind and move to Zagreb, and her house hunt involves a long wish list and a small budget, so Samantha's being practical. But her friend Triston is encouraging her to be less picky, stretch her budget and live large.
A wife decides to move with her two kids closer to her husband, who's working in Afghanistan, to strengthen the family bond. They meet in Chiang Mai, Thailand, to begin the house hunt, but before they are able to agree on a home, they have to find a way to compromise on style. He wants a modern house with up-to-date amenities but she is interested in finding a traditional Thai home if she is going to move everyone across the globe.
While working at a resort as a lifeguard, Whitney fell in love with Saipan, one of the Northern Mariana Islands in the Pacific Ocean near the Philippines. Her time there was cut short, though, when she became pregnant and returned home to Kansas. Now that her daughter, Rosy, is one, Whitney wants to return to the volcanic island to connect Rosy with her family there. Whitney hopes to find a home with a yard for Rosy to play in that's close to the main thoroughfare to the resorts and beaches. Without a job lined up, however, her tight budget means she'll have to be willing to compromise on size and location.
Becca and Matt are leaving their demanding jobs in Chicago in order to spend more time with their toddler in Auckland, New Zealand. Matt is ready to blow the budget and settle on a big and spacious home for a memorable experience. Becca is the only one with a job, however, so while they wait for Matt to gain employment, it's up to Becca to make sure they stay within their means.
A couple that married in Amsterdam looks at a permanent move to the Netherlands. One feels he'll adjust more easily if they find an apartment with lots of guest and work space. However, the other is nervous about how long they can last on one income in a city that can get pricey very quickly.
A couple that's ready to relax in the warmth and sunshine ditches Ontario blizzards for the beach town of Huatulco, Mexico. While she's looking for a low-maintenance condo close to the town's culture and conveniences, he craves the privacy of a single-family home and doesn't mind going to the suburbs to find it.
A couple decides to leave Brooklyn winters behind for a new life on Ambergris Caye, Belize. They both want a view of the Caribbean with privacy, but one is picky about style and furniture while the other is concerned about driving the crowded streets in a golf cart.
After a two-week cruise through the Mediterranean, Gene and Shawn were inspired to take a big leap and move to Sitges, Spain. Accountant Shawn can work remotely, while Gene is leaving behind his chef position to start anew. With only one income, Shawn is keeping a keen eye on the budget, but freewheeling Gene is ready to spend whatever it takes to get a beach view.
A couple moves with their three children from California to Taipei, Taiwan, to get back to their ancestral roots. But with no current income, their budget may stifle their pricey downtown apartment dreams. To reach an agreement, these two must evaluate their priorities, compromise and determine what's really best for their family.
Newlyweds are moving to Valencia, Spain, just months after tying the knot so he can finish his master's in music. They're excited to experience the culture, but because neither of them have jobs, she's anxious about spending their savings on his dream Spanish home.
A couple that's dreamed of living abroad and exposing their children to a new culture gets the opportunity with a job offer in Amsterdam. She wants to find a place that helps the family feel at home in their new city and prefers a close proximity to parks and museums. They are down to one income, however, leaving him concerned about the budget and hoping for an easy commute.
After an eye-opening motorcycle trip to Thailand, a man decides to sell his home and business and push reset on his life with a move to Chiang Mai. A friend with a vast knowledge of the city is there to guide him and hopes to convince him not to blow his savings on a western-style home.
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