When an Australian man lands a job transfer in his homeland, he's excited to share the joys of his childhood with his young family. Leaving her native Canada to move to the Shire of Maroochy isn't so easy for his wife, however. He can't see beyond a sentimental and carefree beach life, but with a 3-year old and a potential business to start up, the family will have to find middle ground before they can start their new life.
A forward-thinking couple is taking parenting to the next level by moving to Penang, Malaysia, so their kids can grow and evolve in a cultural melting pot. The hard part, however, is going to be agreeing on how much of the authentic Malaysian experience they want inside their home -- especially as they face such a huge shift in their routine.
A Boston couple moves to Whanganui, New Zealand, to slow down and de-stress. She fell in love with the city years ago and hopes to find peace and serenity with a home on the outskirts of town. However, he's a musician and prefers to be close to the city's music venues.
When a Queens, New York, native got accepted into a PhD program in Stirling, Scotland, she had to first convince her husband to leave his career behind for a move to the United Kingdom. She's looking for an apartment outside of town that allows an easy commute to the university but he's hoping to find a cheap home in the city so he can save money for his motorcycle hobby.
After working abroad in Amsterdam for a year, a West Coast couple found they couldn't imagine living anywhere else. They find Dutch family life as appealing as the city's social scene, so they're making plans to start their family and looking for a house that they can grow in. But their budget won't stretch as far as they thought, so something will have to come off their wish list.
A couple with five-year old twins is trading in Charleston, South Carolina, for the vistas and views of Sayulita, Mexico. As real-estate developers, however, it's going to be a challenge finding a home that fits their standards.
A corporate attorney from Connecticut is looking for a vacation home in the sleepy fishing town of Pontal De Maceio, Brazil. She wants an affordable paradise to enjoy with her family, but a small town means small inventory, and her friend and agent suggests an alternative option: purchasing land and building from scratch.
A young Canadian woman sets out to live her dream of working abroad. The move requires a big sacrifice from her husband as he must leave both his career and dreams behind but he's eager to help her find the perfect home in Chile.
Following in her mother's footsteps, a college graduate has fallen in love with the rich history and art in Paris. Now, both mom and daughter are on the hunt for a small piece of the city they can call their own and fulfill both their dreams of calling Paris home.
After chasing a position there for several years, a Navy man is finally making his dreams come true by moving his whole family, including his wife's mother, to Rota, Spain. It's the perfect job for him and the perfect location for his wife to fulfill her dream of traveling around Europe. With so many other family members in tow, however, it will take huge patience -- and possibly a huge house -- for this crew to find their comfort zone.
The grind of day-to-day life in Los Angeles has a creative married couple looking for a more relaxed existence in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Their hopes are high but finding a home where they can live and develop their business threatens to cause even more stress than they left behind.
A Pittsburgh entrepreneur has saved all her coins with hopes of finding a beach house in Nassau, Bahamas. She's searching place that can partially pay for itself through rentals but if she wants to get it all in this dreamy locale, she may have to cough up more than her life savings and 1,000 bottles of champagne.
To escape the stress of her job at a large tech company in California, Gina has decided to move to Playa del Carmen, Mexico, and embrace its laid-back lifestyle. Her best friend, who is coming along to help her find a the right home, knows it will be hard for Gina to turn off her Type-A personality and focus on her physical and mental well-being.
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