One of the many things the world has learned during this awful COVID-19 pandemic is that a lot of jobs can be done remotely from home. The technology is here. It was only the attitudes that needed a nudge. Is the next lesson that we can work effectively from anywhere with a good, reliable internet Read More >
Category Archives: Work
Parcel Delivery Services & Your Overseas Summer Job
If you are going to be working overseas this summer, parcel delivery services can bring you some home comforts while you are away. Spending a summer working overseas is an amazing experience. Whether you are working in another European country, get a J1 visa to the USA, head to Australia on a working holiday visa, Read More >
Considering a Move to Germany?
If you’re searching for opportunities overseas somewhere you can avoid the controversies about border walls and Brexit, a move to Germany might be in the cards. This is a country that has been there and done that with walls and emerged on the other side a brighter, friendlier place to live. Whether you are going Read More >
Is 2019 the Year to Be a Digital Nomad?
The price of housing in Ireland is going from unreal to tragic. It isn’t possible for most renters in cities to save for a down payment on a home while also paying rent. Moving back in with the parents isn’t an option for everyone. And it is a very frustrating option for those who are Read More >
4 Reasons You Should Be Moving to Finland
People have many different reasons for moving to Finland. Some go because of a personal connection such as a Finnish partner, but many go because the Finnish way of life sounds amazing – especially for families. Saunas, forest schools for little ones, low crime rates, affordable childcare and widespread gender equality make it an appealing Read More >
They’ve Got it Made in Adelaide | Moving to Adelaide, Australia
Many people moving to Australia are going for a specific job, and thus don’t have a choice about where in the country to live. But students going to study in Australia and anyone going on a more flexible visa should really consider the city of Adelaide. Overall, the rates of Irish people moving to Australia Read More >
Pros & Cons of Moving to the Bahamas
Who hasn’t dreamed of giving it all up and moving to a tropical island? Pretty much everyone who has ever sat at a desk for hours on a sunny day or stood serving demanding customers all day has relied on the fantasy of lounging under a palm tree on a pristine beach watching the waves Read More >
Congrats to the FIATA Diploma Grads!
On the 12th September, the Irish freight shipping industry sailed past a couple of huge milestones. The Irish International Freight Association celebrated the tenth anniversary of its FIATA Diploma in Freight Forwarding at the ceremony for this year’s graduation. Spratt Personal Shipping wants to congratulate the 31 newly qualified diploma holders on their hard work Read More >
Moving from Ireland to Poland – What to Expect
The last 20 years have seen strong connections forged between Poland and Ireland. It began with an influx of Polish people into Ireland during the boom years, and grew into a mutual admiration. With Polish grocery stores all around Ireland and Polish newcomers endearing themselves to locals, Poland feels a lot closer than it did Read More >
5 Surprises When You Are Moving to Japan
Japan is an island, just like Ireland. However, this is where the similarities between the two countries end. If you are moving to Japan, you know you are going to experience serious culture shock and occasionally feel very confused, especially if you are not fluent in Japanese. It’s a huge move – culturally as well Read More >