Expat Pandemic Time Capsule 2020

And breathe....It has been a deathly quiet here on the blog.... Writing has been looooooow on the priority list. The main reason for Radio Silence, is that our kids last had face-to-face learning 23.01.2020. They returned to school yesterday, 29.09.2020. That, Ladies and Gentlemen, is 8 months and spare change. Moreover, for the time being … Continue reading Expat Pandemic Time Capsule 2020

female expat lockdown entrepreneur

Expat Entrepreneurs: Lockdown Stories

While many businesses are struggling in these unusual times, this is a shoutout to 5 entrepreneurial expat/repat women who have launched exciting and diverse projects in spite of, or inspired by the corona crisis. Read on to discover; a luxurious range of candles, a lifestyle book, handy lockdown apps, a crowdfunding scholarship and African inspired … Continue reading Expat Entrepreneurs: Lockdown Stories

Win a copy of Culture Smart! Mexico

¡Ay, caramaba!, next up in our series of monthly book giveaways is a copy of Culture Smart! Mexico. Read on to find out how you can win our October 2019 book giveaway.     October 2019 Book Giveaway It's Competition Time Next up is a copy of Culture Smart! Mexico. Below is a photo of … Continue reading Win a copy of Culture Smart! Mexico

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Win a Copy of Culture Smart! South Africa

As the nights draw in in the Northern Hemisphere you may be contemplating curling up with a book. Equally, as spring blooms in the Southern Hemisphere perhaps you are longingly eyeing your poolside lounger and dreaming of five minutes peace for quiet reading session. It's your lucky day. We're hosting a series of monthly book … Continue reading Win a Copy of Culture Smart! South Africa

Life on the Move by Lisa Webb available on Amazon.

Life on the Move – Now Available on Amazon

Wow, I've read my advance digital copy of Life on the Move and it's fabulous.  I loved all the stories.  I was so interested to read the tales set in my home country, the UK, as they hold an interesting lens up to things I don't normally pause to think about. However, after a combined … Continue reading Life on the Move – Now Available on Amazon

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On why the First Year is the Worst Year for Expats

I can tell the kids are tired and ready for a break.  For the last couple of weeks, getting them up for school has been increasingly tricky.  At the weekend it felt like herding slugs just convincing them to get dressed head out to the supermarket.  I know I'm ready for a break.  I'm feeling … Continue reading On why the First Year is the Worst Year for Expats