A to Z of Expat Life

A to Z advice for expats Let’s end this year with a bumper-sized article with a full 26 pieces of advice for making the most of your move

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Help your child make friends

How can you help your child make friends? As much as we would like to, we can’t make friends for our children. For some children, learning how to

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Expat isolation and how to cope

How to deal with isolation as an expat  When you have to start your life from scratch in a foreign country where you potentially know no-one apart from

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When Summer seems to be the hardest word

Summer in expat life [pullquote type=”left”]We endure six hour days in December and the sort of vitamin D deficiency that would only seriously be cured by eating a

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Lessons I’ve learned as an expat

The ups and downs of expat life In a few short weeks, several good friends will pack up their homes, sling a bag or two and board flights

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How to cope with long-stay visitors

Are you now a holiday destination for friends and family? International living.  It’s exciting. It’s exotic. It’s different. Perhaps even glamorous if you’re lucky. You get to live,

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The circle of expat life

Adjusting to expat life Life is rarely a straight line. Despite my own neurotic push for things to be linear and collated, tidy and neat, most of the

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21 ways to build friendships

How to build strong friendships Finding a new friend, let alone a whole group of friends is quite tricky as an expat (understatement!). We’ve looked at why it’s

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Build new friendships

Quotes on friendship As an expat, one of the most important – and difficult – issues to sort out is to create a new friendship and social circle.

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How to make new friends in a new country

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

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