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Expat Life: Cursed as Soon as I Open my Mouth!

Cursed is a strong word, maybe I shouldn’t say that. But in small town America, I stick out like a sore thumb. As soon as I open my mouth and speak I get bombarded with questions. 1,082 more words


Are you dead yet?

Saudi update- still not dead. Didn’t expect to be as Saudi is actually really safe. I already knew that but apparently half of the people I know are worried I’ll be murdered here. 274 more words

Saudi Arabia

Are you parenting differently when living abroad?

I often think about my parenting style here in the US and yesterday my friend sent me this article about  “How to parent like a German” 1,150 more words


Make Madrid Mine

Madrid didn’t do it for me. Not the first time. Millions and millions of Madrileños can’t be wrong. But it didn’t make my heart sing. Not at first. 1,242 more words

American Expat


Apparently the company forgot to cancel my return ticket (departure yesterday) so I received an email inviting me to register in advance online.

We didn’t receive anything for the kids so theirs were cancelled. 74 more words

Life In China

A 5-Day Gastronomic Feast: Spanish Chef Jose Alonso at The Ritz-Carlton KL

Spanish food has always had a comforting vibe with dishes that are often reminiscent of meals enjoyed with family or a group of friends. Tapas… 595 more words

Expat Life

La Muela del Diablo

Just a short drive out of the city lies la Muela del Diablo, or the Devil’s Tooth in English. It’s a cool rock formation and a great place to look out over La Paz. 1,105 more words