Leave the stress behind

No one could have failed to notice that the UK's property market has been nurturing an environment of steadily increasing property prices, alongside rising interest rates and stamp duty. Add the current pension crisis and the popularity of television programmes on buying properties abroad, and it is no wonder that a record number of UK citizens are choosing to live overseas.

Recent figures indicate that almost one in 10 Brits - at least 5.5 million British-born people - are living abroad or h