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How to make new friends in a new country

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How to rebuild your social life abroad Moving overseas as an accompanying partner can be both exciting and lonely. Exciting because you’re embarking on a brand new adventure together and lonely because whilst your partner goes to work, often you’re ... Read More »

How to maintain family bonds across borders

Keeping in touch Couple chatting on webcam Skype

How to keep in touch across borders I wrote some time ago about the difficulties of staying in touch with loved ones when you expatriate and how this has become easier over the years. Recently, talking to my Mother in ... Read More »

Be prepared for emergencies

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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 the emergency ... Read More »

Modern technology and staying in touch

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http://www.healthydietadvisor.com/weight-loss-pills/garcinia-cambogia/ Keeping in touch as an expat The autumn seems to bring a spate of family birthdays – my children, mother-in-law, step-mother, sister-in-law, niece, father and my sister all have birthdays falling between September and November. In years gone by ... Read More »

Homesick expatriates

Homesick expats hitchhiker holding a sign saying home

Homesickness and how can 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 ... Read More »