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Expat Bookshelf: Packing for Travel Like an Expat

Expat Bookshelf: Packing for Travel Like an Expat

Americans often struggle with their “stuff” when they move abroad, and for good reasons. Our possessions are often an extension of our world and personality. People enjoy seeing things that they have collected over the years, things that make them remember and can...
Expat Bookshelf: Packing for Travel Like an Expat

Bookshelf: Living as an expat at a lower cost

This week, our attention turns to moving overseas on a budget. I found a few books with good ratings, and although some really focus on retirement, I think they are also a good way to consider living on a limited income elsewhere. A Better Life for Half the Price: How...

Resources for staying connected as an expat

Discussion with expats often center on staying connected as an expat. It’s not an easy task, but having a feeling of connectedness while abroad is a critical component of many people’s wellbeing. Here are a few things that I found that might be useful for you, too!...
Taxes for US Expats

Taxes for US Expats

First, just so you know, I’m not quite dead yet. 😉 I’m still living in the US, working, and working my strategy to move back to Valencia when the time is right. There are definitely travel plans in the works for the holidays, so I hope that will provide...

Guest Post, Part 2: Beginning the Expat Life

In my last post, I mentioned that sometimes blogging can be a great way to share ideas and experiences with others. My friend Adam, who recently moved to Valencia, agreed to share some of his ideas. Here’s part two: ================= I don’t know much about Buddhism,...

Guest Post, Part 1: Beginning the Expat Life

In my last post, I mentioned that sometimes blogging can be a great way to share ideas and experiences with others. One of the people who contacted me through my blog was Adam, who was considering attending graduate school in Valencia. He agreed to write a post to...