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5 Things You Should Know About Milan

August 07, 2020
As soon as I say Italy there are 3 main things that pop up in your mind: pizza, bolognese and pasta. Am I right? “Il Bel Paese” is well known for its food and the beauty of its cities. But would you live in one of these cities? What about Milan? The…
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First Trip After Lockdown

August 01, 2020
These past months have been quite intense and scary. As of today, the coronavirus is a bit under control in some countries, while others are still fighting a harsh battle. We all live in uncertainty, we don’t know if and when we will be back to our…
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The Most Affordable Countries to Live

July 17, 2020
Who was thinking to move abroad before the lockdown? And who is still thinking that? Of course, the situation may be changed and there might be much more things to consider, but if you want to move abroad it is still possible. We want to help you by…
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Where is home for an expat?

June 14, 2020
In my early expat days, I have asked this question from myself almost once a day: Where is home? When conversing with my colleagues and local friends, I used to refer to my rental place as home: I am going home after work to pick up my gym clothes…
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Just a diplomatic spouse

May 07, 2020
Looking from outside, most of the time the diplomatic world seems privileged, glamorous and at the same time, quite restrictive. Not many people are aware what happens behind the ‘fancy curtains’, and that’s often a source of clichés, misconceptions…
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Frenchie you are, Frenchie you will stay

November 10, 2019
For some people, being an expat is the best way to live in a place which looks like heaven on Earth - you know, a place where we can drink cocktails and enjoy the sunshine every single day! Well, I’ll let you in on the secret... as an expat, my life…
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Vancouver: Walking out on the West Coast

October 31, 2019
Stained with natural scenery, Vancouver is the most beautifully placed city on this planet. This was the primary reason that Canada’s West Coast appealed to me as a place to live after finishing university in 2016. The other reason being the…
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5 tips on how to find a job in Germany

October 18, 2019
While studying International Management in Ireland and my home country Spain, I gained first work experience in Germany when interning with an e-commerce company in Berlin. Having received a degree, I worked as a Key Account Manager in the retail…
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Living in Paris: what is it about?

October 18, 2019
It's late afternoon on a Sunday in Paris. The sun is setting just behind the Jardin de Luxembourg in the 5e arrondisement, and the temperature is cooling. I am wearing a black-and-rose-flowered cotton sun dress and dark Jackie-O style sunglasses. I…
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Life of an Expat in Islamabad

August 27, 2019
I am Hira, Pakistani, married to a Romanian expat and we met in Pakistan. I am writing this blog to tell about expat life from the eye of a local and expat. They state you cry multiple times when you go to Pakistan, first when you hear you are being…
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