Posts tagged moving abroad
Why You Should Move Abroad In Your 30s

Why should you move to Spain in your 28s? Your 33s? Your 42s? Because. You. Want. To. And unlike the vast majority of the 23-year-olds you are bound to encounter, you’ve lived that adult American life, and you know exactly what you’re walking away from. If you're on the fence about whether or not to take the plunge, this article is for you! 

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The Hard Truth: Growing Pains Are Universal

Unless it's something very very specific that you want... like baguettes and fresh jamón for instance in Spain.. you aren't going to find a solution to your real issues by up and moving. As great as my bedroom view of Madrid is, it will get old fast. The language, the change of pace, the newness... all of that will lose it’s freshness & you'll be left wondering why you are still unhappy? Why is this dope ass opportunity still a bit unfulfilling, unsatisfying?

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How to Move Abroad with a Family: Step by Step

You may think moving abroad is for the young, the single, the child-free but you too, the not-so-young, the attached, the family can move abroad.  A little extra leg work before you leave can make your life so much easier. Assuming you have employment lined up and a visa (student or work) settled, here are some things you need to know or be aware of if moving with a family!

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Why I Moved Abroad With My Family

I have always wanted to move to Europe and become a photographer. I was indoctrinated into being a Francophile as a child by my French immersion public school education.  There has always been something about Europe that pulled at my heartstrings and I have always known the moment I had a chance to go that I should. The Spain happened...

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Puppy Love: How To Bring Your Dog When You Move Abroad

You love your pet, not everybody gets that, but I do. And Spain, hard as it tries, it is not a third world country. If you’ve managed to live on your own and care for you pet, you’ll manage to do the same in Spain without much additional effort. So let’s get right to it. Here are tips for how to move abroad with your pet. 

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From Yoga Pants to Oxfords: A Personal Style Evolution

This is my fifth year living in Madrid, and I was looking at a few photos from when I first arrived. My, how things have changed! As a woman of color with a body type that’s not as common here, finding positive representations of myself in the fashion world and the day-to-day was difficult, and still is challenging. Luckily, not only do I have my confidence back (I really want to say swag), but I also know where to look for inspiration.

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Expat Spotlight: Cat Gaa of Sunshine + Siestas and Como Consulting

When you think of long term Spain expats, Cat Gaa is one of the first that comes to mind. Having lived here for almost eight years, started a blog and a business as well as getting married in a few weeks... it seems like she's done it all! Well we got to chat with her about her time in Spain, the brands she runs and advice she has for those looking to move abroad long term. 

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10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Moving Abroad

More and more people are starting to pick up on the secret of how to afford and fund long-term travel. The fact of the matter is, if you want to travel longer and further than ever before, you simply need to spend a period of time living and working abroad. And move to a continent where countries are connected through several means of transportation and 2 hour flights north, east, south, or west, would land you in another country.  

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