immigration, lifestyle, travel

How Moving Abroad Improved my Lifestyle

Traveling can be stressful, and the thought of moving to another country (at first) can seem daunting. Obviously it’s exciting, but it’s also slightly terrifying….no? Just me? Well, I have no shame in admitting my move(s) abroad have been scary!! But, as uncertain as it was, moving to another country improved my life in more ways than I can explain.…

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feature, immigration, lifestyle, travel

How to Move Abroad (Without Losing Your Independence)

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I’ve written a post similar to this a long time ago, called How to Move to Another Country (Without Losing Yourself). This is one of my most popular posts to date, and I think it’s because moving to another country changes your life. Sometimes (the times you read about on blogs like this), it’s for the better. You become more…

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f, immigration, lifestyle, travel

Expat Guide: 6 Ways to Break Out of the Expat Rut

EXPAT RUT (sinking hole of unadventurousness); definition – when the excitement of a new country fades and you start to spend an increasing amount of time on your couch interacting with 2D television people instead of venturing out into the world of 3D real people. Being an expat is fun and exciting and adventurous – and then it just turns…

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guest post, immigration, travel

Moving Abroad Series: Gina from HowToStepMom

Gina, from HowtoStepMom, moved from Rotterdam (Holland) to British Columbia (Canada) to live with her then boyfriend/now husband and his 2 kids. Not only did she need to adjust to expat life, but she also became a step-mom in the process!! Gina is a lover of design (without the funds), an amateur first-time gardener (hoping not to kill all her…

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