Monthly Archives: November 2016

Living Life in Isolation

No man is an island entire of itself;  every man is a piece of the continent,   a part of the main;    ...

An Introduction to Minas Gerais

Many people doesn't even know that this state in Brazil exists due to all the attention turning to Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo,...

Tonga and the South Pacific

There are so many different ways to travel these days. From budget travel and backpacking to luxury travel and cruising, there is something for...
Are there really no trees in Iceland? Can you swim in hot springs or hike a volcano? What kind of animals live here? Answers to these questions and more.

Questions I've Been Asked About Iceland

Iceland is a major tourism hotspot right now. In 2015, over a million people came to Iceland — which has just over 300,000 permanent...

These days I wake up to the clattering sounds of the rains and then I know that the day's already ruined. Nevertheless, I reluctantly...

Stuff to Send Your Favorite Expat.

Expats aren't THAT different from other people, but if we're not able to make it 'home' (whatever social construct that means to you), then...
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Tina's Life Lessons: The Loom Jewelry Phase

In an ongoing series, our writer Tina reflects on her life lessons as an expat in Mexico. Here are lessons 16-18. Check out the...
Frankfurt Christmas Market

Homesick? Tips to Feel Merrier This Christmas

Anybody who lives away from home can relate to having bouts of homesickness every now and then. Especially for Expats like me, there are...
Maintaining thanksgiving tradition abroad

Preparing For Thanksgiving While Abroad

Picture thisA 10-kilo turkey as the centrepiece, brined beautifully and prepared with fresh orange peels, cinnamon sticks, and a bit of rum; casserole dishes...

Carnival in Slovenia

When we planned our March Balkans trip back in 2014, I had no idea that we'd end up basically following Carnival around Eastern Europe...