The Preview Trip: Lessons Learned

Preview trips are not always practical or feasible if you are moving a long way across the globe, but I would highly recommend doing one if it suits your schedule and budget. We all have our own preconceived thoughts about places thanks to social media, the news, or hearsay. In the internet age, we can…

3 Unglamorous Facts About Being an Expat Wife

When you think of the “Expat Life”, you would imagine a luxurious adventure in a foreign city – almost like a prolonged holiday with a serving of work on the side.  When you think of an “Expat Wife”, you would imagine a lady of leisure, enjoying the finer things in life. Maybe you would imagine…

The Story of Our Move

It has been a year since the talks about a job relocation started in the company that my husband, H, works for. There were speculations about different destination countries and our minds were swirling with possibilities. The uncertainty was overwhelming, and it tested us as a young twenty-something couple in more ways than you could…