Category Archives: Family life

Ohana means family!

Great line from Lilo & Stich. But this Hawaiian word means more than just family. “Ohana” is family, community, a sense of belonging, but it’s at the same time much more than these words can express. There is no Paradise … Continue reading

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Blogging your experience – what’s in an expat blog?

Expat Earth is one month old. Yay! It’s been a month of blogging for the big public now as opposed to “just” blogging for family and friends. Wherever we’ve been in our expat experience during the past 5 or so … Continue reading

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Yes, it will be Christmas! abroad once again …

Christmas abroad: still same as always As a follow-up to my first Christmas post, I thought I’d round off our holiday theme here on Expat Earth with this short post. We’re done with Christmas shopping now: All the presents are … 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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Will it ever be Christmas?

Real Christmas? I grew up in Denmark, where winters are cold and wet … and Christmas is celebrated indoors with a real tree, rich and fat food, and the big event takes place on the 24th of December. When we … Continue reading

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