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…

Lessons from 2017 Project (yes, already!)

While I was busy doing well, pretty much nothing at all, I forgot about my poor blog. I just didn’t think I had anything to…

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,…

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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…

The End of the School Contract, Saying Goodbye & Looking Forwards

Here comes the sun- it’s the end of the school year, hooray! Nearing the end of a school contract is always a crazy couple of…

The Not-So Bella Vita (with 10 new lessons I’ve learnt)

It’s about time I started¬†writing about life working and living¬†in Italy. The reason I haven’t yet is mostly because, well, before I was living in…

I miss you, Maldives

I can’t quite believe it’s March already. The last 2 months since leaving Maldives have jumbled along, and although there’s been some wonderful moments (such…

Expat life: Managing a disability while living abroad

So yesterday I visited local island Villigili, a short ride from Male, and tried out wake-boarding with my friends. Bare in mind I’m only twenty-one…

The Pros & Cons of Paying for Work/Volunteer Placements Abroad

So, you want to travel abroad- maybe to volunteer, maybe for work experience, but you don’t know where to start. Companies or for-profit charities can…

Short Expat Breaks: FUN Island Resort

FUN Island Resort was an absolute gem. At an incredibly cheap deal of $154 per night for a triple room, I grabbed my two gorgeous…

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