Thoughts on a Personal Day | Takingroute.net

The Little Train That Can’t: Thoughts on Personal Days

You know the story. “I think I can…I think I can…I think I can…” That cute little locomotive tried her darnedest to climb steadily up that great, big hill despite her tiny size. Despite how others couldn’t (or wouldn’t) help a sister out. She just wanted to get those fun little toys to those precious … Read more…

27 Observances from our Public School Experience (Seen Through the Eyes of an Expat) | TakingRoute.net

27 Observances from Our Public School Experience (Through the Eyes of an Expat)

We have started a new Instagram project called The Traveling Academy.  We have folks posting regularly who are schooling kids from toddlers to high school while living abroad.  Please come on a follow along and tag your friends who may be interested, too.   When we were in the States last fall we did the unexpected … Read more…

Sorry, Stephen Colbert, but I am America | TakingRoute.net

Sorry, Stephen Colbert, but I am America

It happens pretty frequently. I’ll be in a taxi (or restaurant, market, bus…) and the driver (or owner, vendor, fellow passenger…) will ask me where I’m from. I’ll answer, and, if they’re the curious type, they will launch into questions about my home country. Much of the time, it’s “Basic Geography and Culture for $100, … Read more…

Looming Transitions Giveaway |TakingRoute.net #giveaway #expat

A Giveaway and A Free Resource: Looming Transitions

This Giveaway is Closed.  Thanks for Participating! Something us expats are always doing, transitioning.  Whether to our “host” country, “home” country or somewhere in between, transition is inevitable.  Check out this awesome resource and enter to receive one of the three free ones we are offering!  Also, don’t forget to get your free guide to … Read more…