Embracing the New Rhythms of the Expat Life

I don’t know about you, but for me the mention of any particular month of the year immediately brings pictures, feelings, memories and smells to mind. Having grown up in the Northern Hemisphere, whenever I hear the word March, I see bright yellow daffodils, feel the relief of sunnier days and the excitement of the … Read more…

Moving Abroad: Finding Community Overseas

This is the final post of a 6-part series entitled “Moving Abroad”. If you’re just joining us for this series, be sure to start with “Getting Mentally Prepared”. And don’t forget to share this series with anyone you know that is preparing to move abroad!  Three months after our move overseas, our two-year-old son had a … Read more…

Moving Abroad: Getting to Know Your New City

If you’re just joining us for this series, be sure to start with “Getting Mentally Prepared”. And don’t forget to share this series with anyone you know that is preparing to move abroad! Our family has lived at seven different addresses in the seven years my husband and I have been married–and each move has … Read more…

Adventure Awaits: Venice, Italy

Venice is a bucket-list destination for travelers all over the world. Filled with beauty, old world charm, history and delicious food, it’s consistently one of the top-ranked places to visit in Italy. Here are a few things to know before you go: Accommodations Venice has something for everyone, but keep in mind that accommodations on … Read more…

Moving Abroad: Choosing Schools Overseas

If you’re just joining us for this series, be sure to start with “Getting Mentally Prepared”. And don’t forget to share this series with anyone you know that is preparing to move abroad! When we planned our move overseas, the school question wasn’t even a question. I was going to homeschool our two preschoolers. I’d home-preschooled … Read more…