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We recently drove to NYC for a family vacation. I love the culture and history that is enveloped into the city! We did a lot of fun things with the kids, but one of the favorites was being able to see The Statue of Liberty up close. 73 more words


Flight change...

My husband and I were devastated to hear the tragic news that Malaysia Airlines had been hit by another disaster just months after flight MH370 vanished.   351 more words


The Long Way Down...

So the adventure begins. House sold, jobs relinquished, possessions boxed, and we’re off…..

The final days of our UK based lives were a combination of sheer panic, jubilation, some more panic, and then finally the realisation of what we were actually planning on doing! 368 more words


Activist: “There are still many cases of abuse”

“What the main challenges for foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong are? There are still many cases of abuse, that’s an issue confronted by individual workers. 819 more words


The Song Of My People: The Expat’s Guide to Foreign Language

For anyone traveling overseas, speaking the local language is not just useful, but may well save his or her life. For expats and immigrants, threading the needle of “becoming a local” (if that’s even possible) involves picking up not just the local language, but absorbing local inferences and the subtleties of place. 800 more words



Во-первых, я уже в сотый раз поражаюсь той скрупулезности, с которой Стас Кулеш пытается докопаться до истины (чего только стоит этот его пост о землетрясениях ),
а во-вторых, он во мне в очередной раз вызывает эту волну желания переехать в другую страну. В этот раз своими постами об Окленде. Они длинные и жутко интересные. Enjoy it:

1. первые 50 фактов об Окленде
2. вторые 50 фактов об Окленде


Cycles, Change & Continuity; Coming Home

Standing here amid nature’s embrace
in what was such a busy place
things become more a part of what nature has reclaimed.
Tools, boats, gear, everything; 555 more words

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