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A Woman’s World: Christmas is Magical

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” Definitely. To me, Christmas has always been such a special time. As a child, I loved the spirit of Christmas so much. Now, I am an adult and a mother too, but my fondness of winter festivit...
by Simply Marina on Dec 15, 2016

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by Expat Photographer on Dec 11, 2016

Hong Kong, London, Tahilla and a Christmas Book List

Birds of a feather flock together and guard the Christmas trees in New Hampshire, USAThere is no other way to start this blog post other than jumping in and saying HELLO!  Some of you may have thought I had travelled off into the midnight bloggi...
by Collage of Life on Dec 8, 2016

Getting Inked in Taipei: Kevin Tattoo

Kevin Tattoo is famous in Taiwan for his tattoo shops in Ximending, Taipei. My artist's name is Adrian. He specializes in watercolor tattoos. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Dec 6, 2016

What's with the Happy?

viaWhat's with the Happy?My youngest son and I have been spending quality time together these past weeks. He is embarking on his senior year of high school, prepping for a long year in anticipation of the HSC (High School Certificate) in New Sou...
by Collage of Life on Nov 6, 2016

Jinshin Jyutsu for Fibromyalgia and CFIDS – REJUVENATE

Jinshin Jyutsu for Fibromyalgia and CFIDS - Jinshin Jyutsu is a style of acupressure that is offered at REJUVENATE in Taipei. It involves the application of the hands for balancing energy in the body. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Sep 3, 2016

My Expat Life in the UK – Home, Family, Happiness

Another travel post on the blog? Not really. Just a couple of lines to say goodbye to my little Bulgaria and greet the UK again. Our holiday in Bulgaria is coming to an end. A few more days and we are flying back to London. Am a sad? No. I have enjoy...
by Simply Marina on Aug 21, 2016

Expat skills

Being a expat can change your life for the better. And we bet you can be proud of your accomplishment whilst being a expat.  I’ve trained Medium to highlight articles that deal with the expat experience, and it returns a generally satisfying...

USA to UK: How Caring for her Mom Led to a PhD Abroad

I can't quite remember how I first met Feylyn Lewis. It might have been in caregiving groups on LinkedIn or I might have been impressed by her advocacy for young caregivers on Twitter. Either way, I decided to write to Feylyn and ask her if she would...

Development

Jeremy is entering the so called age of the 'terrible three'.  The age where  toddlers become self aware or more self aware and like Skynet in terminator decide to take over the world wreaking destruction on everything around it.  Or s...
by Jakarta News on Aug 10, 2016

Hotel Insider: Tips for Booking Hotels

As a couple who loves to travel and works on the other side of the hospitality industry as hotel professionals, we’ve learned a thing or two about scoring the best accommodations and making nice with hotels. Being in the industry has its perk...
by The Traveling Scholar on Aug 9, 2016

Sihanoukville Journal versus Expat Journal

Latest news on Sihanoukville Journal, an insider's view of Sihanoukville, Cambodia. When I started my Sihanoukville Journal, everything about Sihanoukville was interesting to me. I’ve been here almost ten years now and it just feels like home t...
by Sihanoukville Journal on Aug 6, 2016

A wet dry season

Jakarta currently is currently suffering more problems than normal and this is being made slightly more worse by the ongoing daily or every other day rain storms and showers across the city. It being the dry season, the amount of rain falling current...
by Jakarta News on Jul 26, 2016

Kenya Desperately Wants Out With Expat NGO… Here’s Why

Over the past few weeks, government regulators have been tapping into this sentiment by criticizing the international NGO community for not hiring Kenyans and paying foreign staff more than local employees. “Kenya doesn’t need your help if the on...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jul 19, 2016

5 Ways Moving Abroad is Good for Your Children

As a parent who admittedly has been caught up way too much in the college prep race, I found myself thinking a resounding YES! when reading the following article: I Don't Care Where My Children Go To College Go on, read the article, but if you're...
by Joburg Expat on Jul 18, 2016

A week off work

Fasting month ended last Tuesday so that meant I had a week off work. The holiday started on Saturday after work and the first enjoyable event was coming home and discovering that we had no power and the meter would not reset. This meant calling the...
by Jakarta News on Jul 12, 2016

“Mummy, Where Do We Live?”

  Children ask questions all the time. I love that. I love kids’ curiosity. Sometimes, it looks like an endless inquisition but I never get bored. I always answer my son’s questions because I know this is the way he learns about the world. I...
by Simply Marina on Jul 10, 2016

My 4th of July Party

  Well another 4th of July has come and gone.  We didn’t have any fireworks, but that’s fine with me.  I’m not a big fan of fireworks.  This 4th saw me having my first party at my house.  We’ve been here over 6 years...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jul 5, 2016

Island Love: Celebrating Three Years of Marriage

By the Numbers: 1066 Days · 5 continents · 23 countries · 1 home · 1 pup Somehow three years have passed since we tied the knot. Part of me still can’t believe we’re married – even three years into it! – yet we’ve...
by The Traveling Scholar on Jul 5, 2016

Eid Mubarak 2016

Its that time again for the annual exodus from Jakarta to where ever by the good people of Jakarta. The end of the fasting season is approaching and Eid Mubarak is only a few days away. What this means is that many people will travel home to celebrat...
by Jakarta News on Jul 2, 2016


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