The 9 Essential Questions that Every Expat Partner Must Ask – by Rachel Yates

  Expat partners are often described as the engines that drive transitions, the quiet power behind the move. Yet scratch the surface and you will find that the perception of an empowered, privileged lifestyle camouflages the uncertainty and hidden vulnerability of life in an internationally mobile supporting role. Interestingly, it’s not just first time expats that are […]

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Moving on, relocating and staying behind…

When international families are preparing for their next move, they often only get a few months or weeks to get everything done. When they leave the place they called home for the last few months or years and conquer new frontiers, they have a lot on their plate and they are on a real rollercoaster […]

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Good reads for internationals

Last update 18.7.2020.  This is an ongoing bibliography with a list of books, sites, films and theatrical productions about expat life, international life, Third Culture Kids etc. (FYI: this list can also be found on my other blog www.expatsincebirth.com)  I always welcome titles or recommendations about useful sites. just leave a comment here below or […]

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International life and children

Many books, articles and posts give advice about what people can expect when starting an international life as adults.   From an adult point of view, the benefits of a frequently moving lifestyle are the “priceless life experience, unique cultural insights and precious skills“. The excitement of a life full of changes and constant travels […]

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