Well, we had a big milestone this week– we passed the six month mark of living in Spain! It felt a bit strange, since six months IS a long time, and it also feels a little like we’ve been here six years– the first months of moving to a new place are so packed with […]
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Hi there! Remember me, from before I moved to Spain, and used to post here all of the time? Well, I’ve missed you. And I am also in a bit of shock that it’s been six weeks since we started our life in Spain! Yet, this also seems really short, for all that has happened […]
Sigh… Saying goodbye is one of the hardest parts of expat life. That’s what it’s been all about for us for the last few days. After almost three decades of goodbyes and hellos (I was an expat kid), it’s still really hard. Harder than ever, actually, because now it’s not just me saying goodbye. Watching […]
Hi everyone! It’s week 5 of Q & A Wednesday, and this week I’m going to (try to) answer a questions that we think about a lot– why we’re expats, and how long we plan on living this way. Sandra asked, “Will you ever come back to North America? Do you plan to be nomads […]
Today’s guest post on expat life comes from Trish Carty. Trish is a chef and nutritional therapist, and writes at Keep The Beet. Although an American living in her own country, Trish has an expat story to tell– of being married to an expat, raising her family between cultures, and navigating a different way of […]
Today I’m happy to be featuring my favorite expat kid, my 7 year old Amelia. She has a lot of thoughts about expat life, and I have to say that I love her advice! Amelia has spent almost half of her life in Europe, including 7 months in Germany, where she attended German kindergarten and […]
Here’s an old post. It makes me even more glad to be done with that phase of the transition! I wish I could go back in time and tell myself that it would indeed get much, much better! ************ July 26th We are finally in our apartment! We had a grueling day on Saturday trying […]