Monthly Archives: October 2016

5 Things You Should Know Before Heading to Iceland (Part 1)

5 Things You Should Know Before Heading to Iceland (Part 1)

Overall, Iceland is a pretty easy place for foreigners to visit. Nevertheless, there are a few things you should know before you get on...
As an American expat living in the Netherlands and having experienced two Stateside visits per year, I’ve found a way to make the visit home feel more like a holiday and less like an obligation.

5 Ways to Make Your Visit Home Feel More Like a Vacation

The visit home I’m an American expat living in the Netherlands for two years now. In the span of two years, I’ve visited my home...

Confessions of a Social Media Addict

Some time back, one of my peers compared a day without social media to suffering in a desert! He went on to say that...

“I’m Not Afraid of Death; I Just Don’t Want to be There When it...

Can I go to Colima, now, please? My good friend Jennifer sent me this Woody Allen quote a number of years ago; she said it...
Lotus Temple

Delhi India: An Amazing Mix of Ancient History and Modern Architecture

Ancient History in Delhi A few weeks after my arrival in India we went sightseeing in Delhi, and I have to say that it made...

“When Are You Coming Home?” The Expat Struggles.

Anytime you go ‘home’ (and that in itself is an interesting question for any expat, especially one with as many years I have), the...
Tina's Life Lessons: Parenting Oops, Cats, and Moving

Tina’s Life Lessons: Parenting Oops, Cats, and Moving

In an ongoing series, our writer Tina reflects on her life lessons as an expat in Mexico. Here are lessons 10-12. Check out the...
Bram Stoker

Feeling Spooky: Halloween 2016 Events Around Dublin

Unknown to most people, the world has to thank Ireland for this annual event of costume-wearing and ghost storytelling popularly known as Halloween. Experts...

Exploring Kuala Lumpur With Kids

One two of our family visa run trips we traveled to Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. I loved it because I am a city mouse...

“We in Middle Age Require Adventure”

It really was a surprise – didn't have any idea.  I meticulously planned everything and maintain spreadsheets heavy with details of timed tasks and activities....