This is one of those topics that we all try not to think about but which does require planning. We often hear from expats living away from their families who are grieving because they were not in their country of origin when parents died. Listen the the discussion with easyexpat and follow the links to the blog.
It seems we have had the worst of the weather and temperatures are getting better all the time despite reports of snow on the mountains near Coin in Spain! We'd like to celebrate this change with a new show from Jack Snyder. He is heading for Europe for a couple opf months and we'd really like your suggestions for music venues that you think he should visit. Please drop us your suggestions via the contact l;ink on every page of the site.
We're also going to be talink about the protest season in Berlin and of course, we'll have some recipes for you to get the family together.
With so much news coming to us from around the world where destruction of lives and property are featured, we have pulled together some programming to highlight tweets from expats about what they are doing. Not only is this all about hope and positive vibes but also shows the strength of the human spririt to survive and get on with things.
We hope you enjoy the programmes on Expatsradio made with our contributors around the world. Please send us you ideas for topics and we will continue to make features to match your interests.
Great news for travellers when it was announced that after late night talks, the threatened action by port control officers has been called off. We will keep you up to date if there are any other changes.
It seems that although the crossings are becoming cheaper with a myriad of offers out there, the French have decided to scrap the in-car breath testing kits. Does this mean a rush to speed cameras and other traps for motorists or is it simply that the government have decided it was a test kit too far? Watch this space or our Facebook and Twitter to be kept up to date.
Listen to the interview with a jobless man who would not start work at 8am. What is you opinion? Listen to the #LBC interview and let us know. Is this now how the world is? Do those of us in work have to support anyone unwilling to work no matter how extremer the circumstances? This interview with Paul and afternoon presenter at LBC Julia Hartley-Brewer perhaps illustrate where things are going wrong. Let us have your opinion via the contact links on any page of Expatsradio.com.
Our new travel section is about to arrive and we have some terrific ideas for you to consider. If you are planning a break and can't think what would make it different, keep an eye on the articles which will appear here. As usual , the travel team are open to comments and suggestions so we hope you will keep them coming.
Hello everybody. The team is back in the studio and preparing to launch its new travel features in addition to the competitions and all the usual programming. Keep listening and reading and of course adding your ideas.
Happy 2013 from the team at Expatsradio.con!
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