Living, working and thriving in Panama

In March, 2012, I moved from Florida to Panama. It was an act of not-so-quiet desperation. You see, the financial meltdown of 2008-2009 whacked us hard. My husband received his master's degree...


My Expat Story: Life Lessons learnt in Greece

Ancient civilizations, intricate myths starring magical beings, sun-drenched islands, shimmering blue seas and delectable cuisine are, no doubt, the first things that come to mind when thinking of Gr...


Taking the leap to a new life abroad

My entire life was Massachusetts. I was born there, I went to school there, and after high school, I went to the University of Massachusetts.  My first taste of living abroad came in 2008, when ...


How we made our digital nomad dream a reality

These days, it seems like “digital nomad” is the biggest lifestyle buzz phrase. We used to sit on our couch in Canada reading articles and watching YouTube videos thinking, “why can...


Why I made my son's second passport a priority

In 2002, my husband Alastair stood in the queue of the Mexican Embassy in Belize. He was clutching his South African passport and silently cursing his father, just as he had done in many embassi...


Destination Profile - Germany

Being Europe’s first and the world’s 4th largest economy, with the second to lowest unemployment rate in Europe, Germany sounds like the land of plenty. But a thriving economy is not t...


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