You might mix up time zones and not be able to find your favorite products abroad, but what they don't tell you about becoming an expat will take you by surprise.
Are you toying with the idea of moving to another country? Does the promise of travel, economic opportunities, adventure, or starting fresh excite you? Then, stick with me!
How we navigated life in Germany during 2020 and surviving Bavarian lockdown 2.0
Guys- I know I mentioned feeling incredibly lost without social media on day one...but unfortunately, it's not really gone anywhere. When you have a fixation with something and it's been actively removed, your entire world is shook top to bottom. I feel it would be very similar to being told you would never walk again […]
This is going down in history as one of the most interesting days of my life. Not the worst, not the best, but definitely one of the most interesting. I can't even believe I'm writing this... In short, I felt lost. I felt like I was having an out-of-body experience. My nerves were shot. I […]
You’ve finally decided to solidify the move and make the jump abroad. Congrats! Now to clear the lump in your throat and cross off the next hurdle (if you have kids) ...where to enroll them in school. Should you go the private route or localize them into a public school? There are private institutions in […]
A solo trip? You mean, by yourself? Isn't that scary? What do you do? Don't you get bored? Hahahaha is all that comes to mind. My very first solo trip was booked when my youngest was 18 months old, and my eldest was just over three years. However, being fully responsible for two under two […]
Gasp! We flew back to the States. Say what?? In the middle of a global pandemic? Yes, you read right. I have received countless questions about our trip, so I thought I would do a quick Q&A run down for flying to the States during a pandemic. 1.) Aren’t you worried about being asymptomatic and […]
Holy cow, you guys. Holy cow. As my friend said, "my feet may be in Germany, but my heart is in America." And holy cow is all I can manage at the moment. Maybe because that's common language around a household with small children, and maybe because I am simply at a loss for words. […]
As any expat will express, our emotions yo-yo between happy to be here and can't wait to get out of here. But the recent global pandemic has drastically changed my views on living in Germany. Under normal circumstances, we would be moisturizing our freshly sun-kissed skin from Greece and prepping for our annual trip home […]