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Japanese Packaging

Simon and Martina are right again. There’s something so inspired about Japanese packaging. I remember appreciating the ketchup containers at fast food places like McDonald’s. They weren’t messy packets. 14 more words

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Navigating Healthcare in Berlin

By Serita Braxton

When I first arrived in Berlin from the US, I was completely overwhelmed and confused by the German healthcare system. I knew that I was required to be covered but I didn’t know the difference between… 874 more words


Living In Barcelona Vs London – 10 Lifestyle Changes & Life Lessons

What I heave learned about my Self from these 2 cities? – I am always reflecting on how travel (and living in different places) changes me. 1,867 more words


Some Car Wisdom...

My husband loves cars. And repairing cars. One of his dreams when he retires is to put up his own garage shop.

My husband chooses 2nd hand cars and changes cars frequently because: 1) he wants to cut or avoid depreciation, 2) he doesn’t want to deal with maintenance costs, 3) every car is a challenge to his mechanical inclinations, from choosing to attending to some initial repairs to maintaining. 282 more words

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Expat Life: Ease back home

Undoubtedly, expat life can be very exciting. The experiences and challenges of life abroad teach new skills and enhance capabilities, create new meanings in life, and generally translate into valuable memories, which are worth remembering for many years ahead. 418 more words

German Supermarket Checkouts

One of the biggest annoyances for me since coming to Germany has to be supermarket checkouts. Back home, customer service is of paramount importance to the supermarket chains. 316 more words


What I'll Miss

Since we made our decision to leave Taiwan, I’ve been asking myself if there is anything here that I will miss at all once we are gone. 571 more words

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