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. La Gomera is a unique, enchanting island nestled among 6 other islands, forming the Canaries. We’re probably closer to Africa…




The Five Phases of Moving Abroad (& how to overcome them)

Moving abroad encompasses an insane amount of sensations. Sometimes I’ve experienced them one at a time, other times I’ve felt jumbled up at once with different feelings. From my experiences, I’ve noticed there’s a trend in the emotions (phases) of moving abroad. This post hopes…




Ex-pat Life: Is It Homesickness Or Something Else?

It’s Friday today, which here in Maldives is the weekend (plus Saturday, back to work Sunday). I find that every single Friday (where I don’t have plans), I either sleep until noon, eat something and then sleep again most of the day, or I stay in…