Category: Expat Life

In this section I publish posts about what it’s like being an expatriate and the cultures and traditions of the countries I’ve lived in: Italy, Switzerland, Germany and The Netherlands.
I also add some observations about places I’ve often travelled to, like for example France and the UK.

October: Buy Nothing New Month

October is the “Buy nothing new month”. It is a “global movement for collective, conscientious consumption” and the idea started in Melbourne and spreaded to the Netherlands and the USA. The challenge consists in not buying anything new – with exception for essentials like food, hygiene and medicines. […]

Expats infographic

Here is an interesting expats infographic which looks at the total expat population around the world. A few numbers: Since 1960, the number of expats triplicated: in 1960 there were “only” 73 million expats worldwide, today we are 230 million! 3.1 % of the global population are expats. […]

European Day of Languages 2013

Linguistic diversity is a tool for achieving greater intercultural understanding and a key element in the rich cultural heritage of our continent. Today,  throughout Europe we celebrate the European Day of Languages. In 2001, the Council of Europe  established to celebrate an European Day of Languages every 26th […]

Plurilingual Living

Living with multiple languages

Language on the Move

Multilingualism, Intercultural communication, Consumerism, Globalization, Gender & Identity, Migration & Social Justice, Language & Tourism

Bluejay Stories

Creative stories published every week.

drsharongalor

An expat psychologist living in Holland

Attila Ovari

Loving Life and Inspiring Others

Happy Sensitive Kids

For parents, carers & teachers of highly sensitive children and highly sensitive parents

3c5min

cultuur - culinair - curieus

The Museum Times

Bringing you the very best in museums globally

TCKDating

Third Culture Kid Dating; adults who have spent their developmental years outside their parent's culture

Wine and Cheese (Doodles)

Salty observations about life, love, and living abroad

MinimalismusFamilie

Einfach.Familie.Leben

Prepped & Loaded

College planning without the anxiety

Two Kids Plus Dad

A Blog about a father and his two kids

Introspectively Me

Introspection, musings on life, family and HR.

Rose with Thorns

Hope of recovery for all

Find True Love

How to Meet the Love of your Dreams