Category: Being expat

The journey …

Last week I attended the Families in Global Transition (FIGT) 2016 conference in Amsterdam. It was the first time I attended this annual conference which, for the first time, took place outside the US. I am still processing all I experienced and trying to put it all together […]

The Christmas jumper…

Since we are living in a highly international environment, I am constantly fascinated by the different cultures, beliefs, traditions and even though I think that I “get it” most of the times, there are – now and then – details that I want to understand. So, there comes […]

Some songs to remember

The end of the school year is the toughest time for expats or internationally living families. To the usual change of class the change due to friends moving abroad is the one that affects us the most. We begin early to build a R.A.F.T. and say goodbye over […]