Tag Archives: packing

What to Pack in Luggage Vs What to Send

When you are moving overseas, it isn’t always realistic to carry everything you’ll need in your luggage. Shipping personal items instead is the solution. But how to decide what to carry and what to send via parcel delivery services or personal shipping. While size is one crucial factor – you won’t be bringing your furniture Read More >

Your Grandparents’ Move to Britain

Long before Ryanair, your grandparents found cheap seats to Britain on the mail boats. Their experience wasn’t totally unlike ours. They didn’t have assigned seating either, and it could be a bit rough. But the other options were too dear. Instead of landing at their real destination, they too arrived at a port some distance Read More >

Surviving Your International Move Solo

                  Moving overseas as a carefree singleton is certainly less complicated than moving with a partner and children, but it isn’t easy. Going home alone after a day of navigating a new culture can be a very lonely experience, even with social media shrinking the distance to Read More >

Spratt Tips: Packing For A Study Year Abroad

Each year many Irish third-level students head off to colleges and universities all over the world for to resume their studies. While some go for the summer or a specific term, most students go for a whole academic year, sometimes longer. For a young person especially, making a big move such as this requires a Read More >