Monthly Archives: April 2017

View from the Duomo in Florence - Photo by Rich Ward

I recently returned from a 10-night road trip around beautiful Tuscany - a journey filled with fine architecture, food, drink, views and a good dose of sunshine. Although...

Travel Hiatus: How to Deal With It?

Expats would agree with me that travel opportunities as one of the driving force why some (if not most) of us became an Expat....
King's day

Celebrating King’s Day in the Netherlands

On this date two years ago I had only lived in the Netherlands for 4 months and in honour of King's Day - a...

Please Don't Whisper

Hey you! Shhh...come closer. Can you hear me? What? Yes? Okay. I have some advice for you: please don't ever do this. Do what? Wait,...

If You Love Cars Then You Need to Travel Here!

When I think about Greece I can't help but think about Greek Food. When I think about England, immediately London and tea come to...

How Expats Can Creatively Earn Additional Income While Abroad

The recent global financial meltdown was so severe that no one was spared including the expatriate community. Many never expected the outcomes that forced...
Indian wedding invitation

Marriage and Weddings in India

Weddings here in India are huge!  The festivities can go on for months, with an engagement ceremony, ring ceremony, henna ceremony, and other celebrations,...
Tina's Life Lessons: Potty Training. Just as Difficult in Mexico as in the US

Tina's Life Lessons: Mexican Coke-Cola and Potty Training Boys

In an ongoing series, our writer Tina reflects on her life lessons as an expat in Mexico. Here are lessons 37 - 39. Check...
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Family Getaway at Powerscourt Estate Hotel at Wicklow!

Last Christmas, our small family decided to do a quick getaway at Wicklow and spend Christmas Day at one of Ireland’s famous tourist destination...
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

Saint Petersburg: Russia's Most European City

Google "Russia's Most European City" and the answer that pops up will inevitably be Saint Petersburg. Ask an expat in Moscow what Russia's most...