There’s no place like home on Thanksgiving

Friday, December 2, 2011

Since I left the US over five years ago I have gone back for visits but I had never been home for the very special holiday of Thanksgiving…

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Expats: Home sweet home or adventure?

Saturday, August 6, 2011

When you’re an expat you sometimes find yourself limited with the amount of traveling you can really do in a year for various reasons. If you’re working then…

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Cricket and Baseball

Monday, July 11, 2011

When I moved to Australia I realized I had a bit of a learning curve in front of me in terms of the favorite Aussie sports: cricket and…

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Cultural Differences – Observation #3

Monday, July 4, 2011

This is a little one but it keeps popping up every time I’m in a grocery store or pharmacy so I had to capture it. Let’s say you…

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Family and Expat Life

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

In previous posts I have talked about all the things I love about the expat experience living overseas. I have also shared how I know this was the…

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Cultural Differences – Observation #2

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Did they just say that to me?! Conversation #1 at my neighborhood nail salon in Singapore: Manicurist: (as she’s massaging my arm) Lots of hair! Lots of hair!…

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Cultural Differences – Observation #1

Friday, June 17, 2011

As I highlighted in my post “10 reasons to live abroad at least once in your life” cultural differences are one of the most interesting things about living…

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The “S” Factor

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

I was recently thinking about the different places I have lived so far in my life and I recognized a bit of a trend. Almost every place I…

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10 reasons to live abroad at least once in your life

Saturday, June 11, 2011

If you’ve ever entertained the idea of living abroad at some point in your life you may find this post appealing. Of course it’s not for everyone as…

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My love affair with travel and living abroad

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

It began one sunny day back in August 1995. I boarded a plane to Granada, Spain at the age of 20 years old for a semester abroad during…

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