Arrival

Be prepared for emergencies

Ambulance and man on a stretcher

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 »

How to combat jet lag – Infographic

woman relaxing on holiday looking at a plane

Jet lag demystified Did you know that there is an ‘anti-jetlag’ diet? I didn’t! See the infographic below for more information. Explore more visuals like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually. Read More »

Jet lag: how to avoid it and how to survive it

Jet lag Teen boy sleeping in front of a computer

How jetlag 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 ... Read More »

How an expat child deals with transition

Resilient expat child Toddler with hands on hips looking down a long road

zv7qrnb In December 2012 Laura explained how her little girl taught her how to cope with her new expat life. Here, I’ve merged the two articles into one for ease of reading. Learning resilience from my expat American toddler To ... Read More »

Jet lag and children

Jet lag Woman awake in bed looking at alarm clock

Jetlag: Sleepless from Seattle This space is mostly about a family living life abroad and the joys of traveling with children. But anyone who has done it, knows that there are a few obstacles to overcome when you decide to ... Read More »