lifestyle, travel

8 Ways to Make Your Home Abroad Really Feel Like Home

Moving to another country takes a lot more effort than you’d think! Between actually physically getting all of your things to your new country and finding the proper visa documents – sometimes we forget to actually build our lives! MAKE FRIENDS (AND ACTUALLY SEE THEM!) Making friends is really hard, guys. It’s so funny how when we are children, making…

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lifestyle, pregnancy abroad

Expat Guide: Pregnancy in Belgium (Second Trimester)

The glucose/sugar test, an extra ultrasound, meeting up with my pregnant expat friends and taking an emergency/last minute flight to Canada at 27 weeks pregnant. My second trimester was adventurous and incredible, even though the back pains and swollen feet were getting out of control! You can read about my first trimester HERE. The second trimester of pregnancy is weeks 14-28,…

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feature, immigration, lifestyle, travel

How to Move Abroad (Without Losing Your Independence)

Photo by sydney Rae on Unsplash

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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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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