There’s a property development boom going on in Sweden, and it’s not about to end any time soon.
In fact, Next City’s Kaj Ranen reports that by 2030 Stockholm will pass London as the fastest growing city in Western Europe. That growth will include 400,000-plus new homes in the Swedish capital, which is notoriously conservative about letting its urban area sprawl.
Investors are seeing some more than healthy returns, with the highest house price increases in 2014 at a whopping 33.08%, according to the Global Property Guide. International property developers are also aware of Sweden’s position as the most liquid commercial property market in Europe, a position it has held for a decade.
It must have been tough being the first digital nomad.
Steven Roberts and his “technomadic” lifestyle was written up in a Popular Computing magazine article way back in 1984. In those pre-laptop days, he was literally hauling portable computers and solar panels around on an 8-foot-long recumbent bicycle.
Like many of today’s digital nomads — knowledge workers who are free to work from wherever they please — Roberts maintained a full-time freelance writing career as he travelled. Unlike most present-day mobile workers, though, he rode a 14,000-mile loop around the United States as he wrote, old school computer in tow.
No matter whether it’s a weekend away in a captivating city or a fortnight-long retreat at a luxurious beach resort, taking a break from the trials and tribulations of daily life to go on holiday is something we all look forward to.
But, while you might feel like a million miles from home, what goes on back in the UK can actually have quite a significant impact on your travel plans. Recently, the news that interest rates could be raised in the coming months sent sterling soaring to a seven-and-a-half year high against the Euro.
What’s more, you might not think that things like stocks and shares and the wider economy will affect your holiday, but they can actually determine whether you get good value for money or not.
We love providing our readers with useful resources, so when we found AreaVibes “105 Tips For A Successful Relocation”, we knew we had to share. What caught our attention with this list however, was their unique approach:
A good checklist might keep you organized and reduce anxiety, but we noticed that there was a certain “human element” lacking in these endless lists.
Home Away From Home: Expat Community Groups In Canada
Moving abroad can be a daunting experience, and it really helps to have someone who has successfully experienced the transition to talk to — both before you leave home and once you land.
And once you move into your new place, it’s nice to connect with people from back home and start making friends, expatriates and Canadians alike. We’ve rounded up the best expat community groups across Canada newcomers should check out.
Despite the recent controversy surrounding Web Summit’s decision to leave Dublin for Lisbon in 2016, which is naturally great news for Portugal’s Tech sector, the 2015 Summit was a roaring success. With no WiFi issues to speak of, the food tokens appear to have been the main issue – specifically what you get for your €20 Web Summit food token.
Regardless, our CEO and co-founder Brett Meyers took to the stage on Thursday for a chat about all things Fintech related. He was joined on stage by Mike Laven of CurrencyCloud, Philippe Gelis of Kantox and the Sunday Independent’s Nick Webb.
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One of the three Baltic States, located on the south-eastern shore of the Baltic Sea, Lithuania is part of the movement in these three countries for innovation and growth. With just under 3 million people, Lithuania is small in size but it certainly punches above its weight.
The start-ups here focus on lots of big data and business growth. This is definitely worth a stop on the start-up tour.
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