Education doesn't have to be restricted to the classroom. While textbooks get the job done, they definitely don't incite the same intrigue as travelling does. Studying abroad offers the best of both worlds: traditional learning in a university setting, while developing your cultural education, developing your personal growth and of course having fun!
My family and I have just returned from six incredible months in Mexico. Our kids are five and just three. Here is a run down of my ten best moments:
So then they asked if we were taking our kids home early with us. We looked horrified and reminded them we were paying them to look after them. And then small one cried that she wanted to come home (ah ha, so you do understand Spanish you little beast!) so we took them with us, leaving a mountain of the detestable party bags rammed full of sweets.
I didn't know a single person when I arrived in the desert. Well, not anyone that I could count on or call up if I found
Taiwan, Malta and Ecuador top the list of the best places to live abroad in the third annual InterNations Expat Insider 2016
You can see the vibrant colours. You can almost see the life bursting from them. Imagine putting all that living goodness inside your body. These days, I eat no processed food. I don't each much carbs or empty calories. I eat a lot of these. From these I can make:
When I received a call from the hospital the day before Halloween asking me to come in tomorrow, it now seems stupidly naive to have assumed that I was being invited for a routine appointment. I wasn't ready psychologically or practically to be told that I had cancer.
Moving abroad as a woman gives you a whole other set of things to consider. What are the local customs and how do they affect women? The role of women in society varies around the world and it is important to be aware of any major differences between your home and adoptive countries in order to avoid committing a potentially serious cultural faux pas.
Travel is one of the most common interests listed on CVs, dating sites, and the web is full of travel inspiration, pictures and tips. If you are reading this, you are likely to have the travel bug. But where does this urge to travel come from? Are we running away from our environment? If so, what are we hoping to find?
This holiday is arguably the most enjoyable of all celebrations in the US. There's just something about indulging in a never-ending meal (literally...we usually have leftovers until I swear off turkey for another year) in the company of family and close friends.