Author Archives: Nana

Chilean culture clash

Our 4 ¬†years’ stay in Chile was one of the most beautiful expat experiences we’ve ever had. We tied deep friendship bonds with both foreign and Chilean friends and got¬†acquainted with a very different culture and a very different mentality. … Continue reading

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Love and ambition: Making the school choice for expat children

It can be a real headache for parents moving abroad: Which particular school, which school system, and which language do we choose for our expat children’s learning environment? Besides all the naturally given circumstances such as country, surrounding language, and … Continue reading

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Piece of cake or tough luck? The expat spouse work dilemma

How hard can it really be? Or is it actually the hard part of it all? I’m talking about finding expat spouse employment, often the tricky part of going anywhere. Cause is it just something you do? Or does the … Continue reading

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Moving abroad as a spouse – thoughts before the big move

What is a spouse moving abroad thinking? I had never seen myself as only or mainly “a spouse”, but I quickly learnt the term. Not being the main character of the move, but rather the accompanying spouse on the sideline, … Continue reading

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