10 Mobile Applications that every Expatriate must have
With expatriation, one is quickly confronted with many difficulties related to distance, the unknown and simply the new environment in which one now lives. Thanks to digital technology, it is now possible to overcome these difficulties by using mobile applications, designed for each of your needs. We have listed 10 indispensable applications for expatriates […]
How to best manage your budget when you are going abroad?
Moving abroad will impact your financial situation. A lot of expats are stressed about the financial risks of living in another country. Planning your budget ahead will save you from insecurity in your new country of residence and make you feel more confident on how to manage your life abroad. Step 1: Define the […]
5 Ways to cope with Expat Homesickness
What does homesickness mean? According to Fisher and Hood (1987), homesickness is described as “a complex cognitive motivational emotional state concerned with grieving for and being preoccupied with thoughts of home.” This is indeed a strong, complex, feeling as so many negative emotions are associated with homesickness: anxiety, stress, insecurity, loneliness, etc. It can […]
How to have a balanced diet in your new country?
20 April 2020
For some people, moving abroad can be a very stressful experience. The more adventurous expats might think it is the good opportunity to discover new cuisines and exotic food. In both cases, you will likely face a cultural shock that can lead to bad eating habits… and weight gain. We strongly encourage you not […]
From Expat kids to Third-Culture kids
Out of the many concerns expat parents have, certainly the most untold one is related to how it is like to raise a third culture kid. Beyond the commonly asked questions (such as “Is this country family-friendly? Does this country offer a good environment to raise my child? What about the school system here?”), […]
Overcoming Fears of Moving Abroad
Sindy, blogger at My Life in Germany, shares her expat experience with us and how she felt when she moved abroad. She gives you in her story useful advice to prepare and ease your relocation: Moving abroad is a dream for many people. Nevertheless, there are usually fears associated with the move. When I […]