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Paraguayan Visas!

As of today, we officially will have our Paraguayan visas! And, boy, was it a trick to get them.

Normally, prior to a trip, a US citizen just gets all of their visas at the various embassies in the States. 404 more words


Another year wiser

Yesterday was my birthday. I was born in the notoriously hot summer of ’76 when temperatures across the UK soared. Now I’m celebrating in winter… which is a bit weird. 320 more words

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Evicted from Chez Moi (Temporarily)

I came to Paris for two months to finally live like a local, spend a long stretch of time in my neighborhood, in my little Paris nest. 1,332 more words


Six Months To Go

or Why I Stayed, and Why I Won’t Be Staying.

According to my calculations, I have 167 days left before I leave Korea. This isn’t the end of my contract (which is 187 days away), but I plan to¬†use all the vacation days I am owed and book myself a one way ticket home. 475 more words


New beginnings


Welcome to my new blog, Follow Your (Swiss) Bliss. I’ve never blogged before but I hope this to be: Beautiful¬†proof and documentation of my new adventure. 127 more words

Axarquia expat celebrates 90th birthday

LONG-TIME Axarquia resident, Lillian Allen, has celebrated her 90th birthday with her family and friends in Torrox Pueblo.
Lilian moved to Spain almost 20 years ago after receiving treatment for breast cancer in the UK. 60 more words

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Off to China

Another semester begins on Monday. While I’d love an extra week of vacation, I’m ready to start the new school year. It’ll be a shock to get to Jinan where the temperatures have been in the 90s. 200 more words