*** 11 Differences Holiday versus Living Abroad ***

11 Differences between Living abroad and holiday ‘’ Expats are always on VACATION’’ As if the word ‘’abroad’’ means ‘’holiday’’??? Let’s have a look at some differences. Holiday versus living abroad: • 4-star hotel vs cleaning and organizing your own place • Party...

Objects you ALWAYS take with you as Expat!

    ‘Objects of Attachment’   What objects do you take with you everytime you move? What can you NOT miss when you move through cities, countries, and continents? This was the question I was asked last week by Ira, who’s doing research for...

First day abroad – WHAT do YOU do?

Your very FIRST day abroad.   Today someone asked me: ”Rachel, what is the first thing you do when you arrive abroad?” On the very first day I try to figure out where I am living. Usually I rent an appartment, which is where I arrive the day that the...

SLEEP, Sleep, sleep…….zzzzzzzz

The importance of SLEEP!   The importance of SLEEP! As Expats we can become stressed and overwhelmed with all the CHANGES. However, the more stressed, the more we SHOULD find ways to relax.  Meditation can help, but do you take that TIME? ‘’1 hour /day…that’s...

7 Ways to Beat Homesickness right NOW!

Miss your brother, your mom, your favourite bread, pub, or your best friend??? Expats CAN get the BLUES! Even if moving abroad is exciting, the stress may creep up on you at some point.   Here are 7 ways to BEAT Homesickness!  1. GET OUT! Try not to spend too...

Organize your pile of papers each move ***

Each move, you have more papers that pile up. TIP: Get organized and keep files! WHY?  It gives you relief to have order and a good overview.  You often need to retrieve all the information for taxes and other instances. Having everything in a clear file SAVES you...

Become local or stay a foreigner ?

As an expat you can choose: Stay a foreigner, or Become a local.  Need advise? Let’s talk   As an expat you can choose:Stay a foreigner, orBecome a local. Need advise?Let’s talk! 🙂 Posted by Expat to Inpat on Thursday, 2 April...

Find a doctor in your new area BEFORE you are sick!

Post by Expat to Inpat. Find a doctor in your new country BEFORE you become sick! Why?  Imagine feeling miserably ill,and then start searching and calling around to then find a doctor you never even met.  Be well prepared and book a consultation when you recently...

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