About Us

Here to help you move

This site was set up by London-based Quill Media Ltd. We’re here to help you tackle that whole “moving to a new country” thing without breaking a sweat. We get that it can feel like a wild rollercoaster ride, but our goal is to turn it into more of a fun park experience and less of a haunted house ordeal!

We’ve curated a wealth of resources for you, including relocation checklists and in-depth articles covering hot topics like finding the perfect place to live, staying healthy and fit, tackling relocation paperwork, fitting into your new community, landing a job, choosing the right school for your kids, getting your finances in order, and so much more. We’re committed to being your trusted companion throughout your entire journey, from the moment you decide to move to your first steps in your new country and beyond.

We take pride in providing accurate, up-to-date information in a way that’s not just eye-opening, but also easy to digest. We understand that you’ve already got your hands full, so we won’t make you dig through jargon or unsightly blocks of text to access expert advice.

Meet our writers


Cyrus Kioko – Head Writer

Cyrus is a seasoned blog post writer with over five years of experience in crafting and editing articles spanning technology, lifestyle, and finance niches. Fueled by an authentic passion to contribute valuable insights, he has invested thousands of Netflix-less hours in research for this site. Each piece he writes is aimed at empowering readers to make well-informed, real-life decisions. Holding a degree in commerce and armed with ample copywriting courses, he brings both expertise and a touch of nerdy flair to the table.


Alessia Vorchio

Alessia, the globe-trotting maven with a quirky obsession for visa regulations, has seen more immigration offices than the average stamp in a passport. When she’s not decoding the Byzantine intricacies of entry permits, you’ll find her sipping tea on a slow boat in Laos, or accidentally hiking into restricted zones (because, maps are so mainstream). She has an unusual fascination for the intricacies of bewildering visa regulations and has never been known to overstay in a country despite many years of nomadic living.


Claire Sturaker

Claire, PhD in Luggage Logistics and Master of International Relocation Sciences, navigates the globe with the precision of a Swiss watch and the enthusiasm of a kid in a candy store. Whether she’s detailing the art of cramming life into a suitcase or choosing the perfect city for your study-abroad adventure, the tips in her articles turn daunting travel dilemmas into why-didn’t-I-think-of-that settled decisions. With more diplomas than a wall can hold, Claire is your go-to guru for shipping your life across borders with a smile.


Susanne Jones

Susanne, the wordsmith with a penchant for planting roots in foreign soils, has called more countries home than most people have on their travel bucket lists. Through her vivid narratives on this site she guides fellow adventurers on how to seamlessly blend into new cultures, from mastering local etiquette to unearthing hidden gems. Her rich tapestry of experiences across continents lends authenticity to her advice, making her the ultimate mentor for anyone looking to embrace the expat lifestyle.


Nisha Ja

Nisha, the master of international moves, combines her writing prowess with insider knowledge from her days at a global shipping firm. Her articles on this site form a treasure trove of practical advice for navigating the complex world of moving across borders. Whether it’s packing secrets that could fit an elephant into a suitcase or navigating customs with ease, Nisha’s insights demystify the daunting task of international relocation, making her the go-to expert for nomads worldwide.


Rebekah Rayner

Rebekah, the guru of globetrotting academia, melds her expertise in educational consultancy with a passion for penning the ultimate guides on studying abroad. Her years of experience placing students in their dream destinations shine through in her writing. Rebekah not only helps students pick their perfect study location but also offers golden nuggets on thriving as an expat. Her insights are a blend of practical advice and heartfelt anecdotes, making the leap into international education less daunting and more exhilarating.


Lewis Balham

Lewis, the sage of international relocation, brings a world of experience to his readers, having laid his hat in numerous countries before specializing in guiding souls to the UK. His articles on MovingCountries.guide are a beacon for those looking to navigate the complexities of moving abroad. With a particular focus on the UK, yet rich with tales and tips from his global escapades, Lewis’s writing illuminates the path for expats venturing towards new horizons, making him an invaluable compass in the realm of international relocation.


Maia Cheng

Maia, the international relocation whisperer, writes with an expertise born from her own globetrotting adventures. Specializing in guiding souls to the USA’s vast landscapes, her articles on this site are essential reading for anyone navigating the complexities of American life. Having lived in Israel, Maia blends her personal journey of cultural adaptation with practical advice, making her the go-to resource for smoothing the often-bumpy road of settling into a new country. Her stories are not just guides but lifelines for the globally mobile.


Andrew Shulman

Andrew, the New York City-based maestro of travel and personal finance, pens the ultimate guide for savvy explorers with an eye on their wallet. From the bustling streets of his hometown to the serene landscapes of distant lands, Andrew’s insights blend the thrill of discovery with the practicalities of budgeting, investing, and saving on the go. His articles provide a roadmap for aspiring international relocators to up sticks and cross the globe smartly, without breaking the bank.

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