How to beat jet lag Tips for tackling jet lag before, during and after your flight. Thanks to http://www.travelbag.co.uk for this graphic.
Why does Empty Nest Syndrome exist? Do you ever wonder how we, the older generation, grew up to be so involved in our children’s lives? I do. Were we so badly brought up that we had to embrace every aspect of parenthood to the nth degree, to become the helicoptering … Read More
What to do during the first weeks upon arrival So you moved, now what? You already went through all the stress and preparations and have now safely arrived at your new home. Breathe out. One difficult and important step is behind you, but there’s still a lot to be done. … Read More
What to do as soon as you arrive in a new country As an expat arriving in a new country there are so many new things to learn and organise you may forget something extremely important; something that could actually be a matter of life or death. How to contact … Read More
Homesickness and how to cope with it What is homesickness? Experiencing a longing for one’s home during a period of absence from it. Judging by the number of people searching for answers on this subject, homesickness is a huge issue for many expatriates. And it’s not a problem that can … Read More
Culture shock and reverse culture shock If you’ve never experienced culture shock, try imagining that you are Alice in Lewis Carroll’s books, ”Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and ”Through the Looking-Glass”. They provide perfect descriptions of the many emotions that swirl around when in the midst of culture shock. Culture shock … Read More
Expats or locals? When you live abroad an important element of your life is your social circle. Here are some of the advantages and drawbacks between being part of the expat community and ‘going native’. The expat community With other expats of your own nationality it’s great to be able to … Read More
How jet lag affects you What is jet lag? How long does it last and how can you deal with it? Here are articles dealing with all those questions. Jet lag: what is it? Jet lag in babies and toddlers Jet lag in older children How long does jet lag … Read More