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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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)

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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belgium, travel

WTForeign – Belgian Culture Shock (Part One)

I love living in this country, it’s become home to me and there are a ton of positives about moving to Belgium – but there are also a lot of changes I’ve had to make and things I’ve had to get used to.    If you’re an immigrant to Belgium you will definitely have a chuckle at this list of (both the good…

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