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Spirit of eternal rest
Sleep-deprived dad Paul Myers regains his composure in the tranquil galleries of London before returning to France and taking his children out for a spot of domestic stillness at the Musée Rodin
Offshore bargains
From high interest current accounts in British pounds to those in a foreign currency, both expats and onshore savers in the UK can benefit from great offshore rates, says Helen Pridham
Going under cover
Finding healthcare abroad that doesn't cost the earth is a complicated business, even when you're fully insured. Sam Barrett sheds some light on the mystifying world of private health insurance
Cuba best for healthcare
In spite of little wealth and ramshackle streets, Cuba is home to a welfare state that is second to none. Georgina Kenyon takes a look at the healthcare system that even developed countries have their eye on
Dying abroad
Saundra Satterlee writes that death poses particular problems for the relatives of those who perish in a foreign country. She looks at the costs and paperwork that can slow up a painful process
Your passport to riches
Why would you want to move money offshore, or invest in offshore funds and insurance bonds? In this special report Helen Pridham outlines the myriad reasons
Christmas and Eid Al Adha
Barbara Hartley believes we should stop phasing out religious traditions like Christmas and Eid in order to avoid giving offence to non-believers, and celebrate them all in the spirit of multi-culturalism and good will
Banking for newcomers to the UK
While Britain may be a popular destination for overseas jobseekers, mainly from Australia and South Africa, simply setting up a UK bank account can fell them at the first hurdle. Mark King explains
Milking the good life
Johnny Scott meets a family of dairy farmers who swapped a 50-acre farm in Somerset for a 260-acre one in Limousin, despite having never visited France nor spoken a word of French
Bringing eggs to Britain
Amanda Olsson finds that although her children looked out of place in China, on return to the United Kingdom and their 'home', their conversion to Asian culture became startlingly clear