Are you a badass expat? Take this quick quiz to find out.

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What’s your badass expat score?

Do you think you’re a hardcore badass full-fat expat?  Let’s find out.

A few days ago I shared a link to a recent Business Insider article entitled The 19 countries with the worst quality of life in the world for expats.’  I soon had friends and readers telling me how many years they’d spent in which country and realised we could turn these rankings into a quick and easy way to work out your ‘Badass Expat’ score.

I’ve allocated points to each location, the tougher the location the more points you get.  You then multiply the points for each location by the number of years you lived there, tally them up and bingo, you have your Badass Expat score.

My current score is 111.

What’s yours?

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Liter of Light – Hey Kids, DO Try This Science Project

Today’s Liter of Light post is actually an easy little science project to make with your kids at home or in a classroom setting.  It’s simple, inexpensive and quick.  It’s neither dangerous nor messy and most importantly it works!  We decided to do test out this project when we were living in Johannesburg, South Africa.  It was a relevant project that the kids enjoyed because we had been experiencing rolling blackouts or power cuts called load-shedding. Also, in Johannesburg sunshine is plentiful, even though the power supply is not always.   Continue reading