A teacher and his family relocate to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, but find themselves unprepared for total immersion in such a different culture and for the money it will take to surround themselves with the amenities that might ease their transition.
A Romanian woman accepts a job transfer to Sydney, Australia, after working in Europe for years. She secretly hopes she'll find love, and when a local friend steps up to help with the house search, it's clear that he hopes so, too.
A recently engaged couple relocates to Utrecht, Netherlands, so that he can attend college. The competitive rental market will be challenge enough, but their disagreement on style, size and location might be the biggest obstacle.
An international couple trade in their comfortable Cape Town life for an uncertain future in India. The South African partner wants to start an acting school, while the Irish half of the couple deals with the possible sensory overload that Kolkata can cause.
Two decades and two kids after making a pact to get married if still single by 30, a pair of childhood sweethearts is ready to move to Antananarivo, Madagascar. The family is following a job but kid concerns and financial constraints make starting a new chapter in a foreign land more complicated than their simple childhood promise.
A busy working mom finds a job that will finally score her more family time. The catch, however, is that it's located across the world in Japan. Finding room in mom's slimmed-down schedule comes at the expense of less space in the home for the family, however, as things in Japan are both small and efficient.
A mother's cancer diagnosis brings her son and his girlfriend home to Australia. Despite being surrounded by family and friends, the couple is on their own for the first time, and they find themselves on different wavelengths as they look for a place to live and try to combine their American and Aussie tastes.
With their children all grown up, a New Jersey couple sets their sights on the sun and sand of Grand Cayman, but they quickly learn that Caribbean living comes at a price. They want to keep their house in the Garden State, but with their oldest daughter's pricey wedding on the horizon, they have to be flexible or accept that paying for two houses isn't the paradise they were hoping for.
An adventurous young couple on teachers' budgets take on a new set of challenges in Spain. They want to fully immerse in the culture of downtown Madrid, but an easy commute to their new job hangs in the balance.
After the passing of his beloved mother, a Crucian man returns to St. Croix with his partner in hopes of sharing the childhood past he left behind. His partner has a busy military career, however, and they only have a single weekend to decide on a house. The pressure builds as they argue over how to balance the practical with their dueling ideas of perfection as the clock counts down.
A family of three makes a move to Brisbane, Australia. Opportunity for adventure abounds, but family concerns include their daughter's education, mom's social transition and finding room for a sea of heirlooms, making it tough to keep everyone happy.
After years of yearning to get back to the Netherlands, a family's biggest challenge in their move to Haarlem may be winning over the heart and spirit of their opinionated son.
A young family moves to London for dad's new job and it's a big transition from suburbs to city living. He insists on being able to walk to his new office in the heart of downtown, but the culture shock of a busy city center might prove too much for mom and son.
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