Monthly Archives: November 2016

No Man

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

The Hided Treasure of Brazil – 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,...

Off the Beaten Path in 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.

Frequently Asked Questions 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...

The Mayhem of Nairobi’s Rain Season and Why I Can’t Wait For the Glorious...

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...

Top Expat Gifts.

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: Happiness is a State of Mind

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

Christmas Homesickness: Tips to Get Over it

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

Maintaining the Thanksgiving Tradition, 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...