Fadi's career as a commercial pilot lands his family half a world away from their home in Michigan. Equal parts excited and nervous by their new life on Guam, Fadi and wife Christina have different ways of dealing with the unknown. Fadi wants to hold onto the familiarities of a big home and a backyard for their daughter Leila. Christina wants an island life via a small condo on the beach. Beautiful views abound as the family wrestles with Mom's plan of letting the beach be their backyard or Dad's plan of going big or going home when House Hunters International departs, on time, for Guam.
Nick left his home in York, England, at the age of 18 and has been traveling the Baltic region studying the Russian language and culture ever since. Nick's last stop was in Latvia's capital, Riga, where he focused his Master's dissertation on the Russian population living there. Upon finishing his studies, he returned to York, but Latvia was calling. When Nick learned that his old friend of University, Silvia from Italy, was moving to Riga, Nick knew that he has to follow in her footsteps. Armed only with money from his job as a waiter, plus a credit card from his Dad, Nick must find a job and an apartment in Riga. While Silvia thinks that it's more practical to live in.