REMEMBER WHERE YOU ARE

This is a reminder to myself and other expats that we represent who we work for AND we represent where we’re From. People will already…

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

It could be taking a new job, relocating due to your job, staying in a relationship, staying at university, moving out of home, moving to…

The Move to La Gomera (Canary Islands, Spain)

So I’ve been living in Spain- or more specifically, La Gomera- for almost TWO months! Not that you’d think it from my lack of updates.…

Autumn Cycles of Beginnings and Ends

Happy Autumn! For as long as I can remember, Autumn embraces new beginnings. It’s where old chapters fizzle out. Just as in nature, there’s a…

Friday

Expat Life: Viernes Momentos De Magia / Friday Moments of Magic

It’s Friday, just gone 7PM- probably my favourite moment on the island. I’m sitting in a newly discovered cafe (there are so many to choose…

travel

8 Things Your Travel/Expat Friend Does NOT Need to Hear

Travel has rescued me in so many ways. If you’ve had a scroll through my About Me page, you’ll know I’ve had my fair share…

TEFL

TEFL Teaching English Abroad- Where Do I Start?

So you’re thinking about TEFL (teaching English as a Foreign Language) abroad? This post has drawn together the experiences of almost 20 of my TEFLing…

Re-pat Life: A Month of Sundays

The blog’s been rather quiet these last months– I’m sorry for that. There’s never the time, or it’s too late, or I’m too tired. Well,…

Learning to ‘See Through the Fog’ / Why I left Sicily

You may have noticed that I haven’t written anything about teaching English in Sicily on the blog. I might not have been writing but I have…

expat

Expat Life: On Not Being Able to Commit

I’ve been a sort of ‘short-term expat’ for a couple of years now. I spent 5 months teaching in Vietnam, 9 months in Maldives and…

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