Tag Archive: family

The Packing Regret List: Life as an Expat

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Originally posted on born again brazilian:
For more lists of 10 and insights into Sao Paulo, see American Exbrat in São Paulo. In July we will have been here for three years. While within…

Travel as a Graduation Gift

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While traveling in South Africa, I met numerous young adults who were backpacking across the continent. I asked how they could afford to do something such as that and received a common response:… Continue reading

Will you teach your children a foreign language at a young age?

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The United States is further behind in teaching children foreign languages than many other countries. Most commonly, students will have the opportunity to start a foreign language in high school – maybe middle… Continue reading

Un regalo for your host family!

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Ever wonder what you might give to a friend or host family while abroad? Here is a wonderful post done by Sol Education Abroad with ideas from study abroad alumni!

Christmas celebrated around the world

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Today, I would like to take a moment to wish everyone who celebrates Christmas a joyous day. (However, I would also like to wish those who celebrate other winter holidays – such as Kwanzaa –… Continue reading

Think you can’t travel with Thanksgiving foods on an airplane? Think again!

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The other day when I was listening to the radio, a broadcaster was talking about traveling with food for Thanksgiving. The most common type of travel with food is by car – you… Continue reading

cAir: The New Child-Friendly Airline

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FoxNews had an article on their website that highlighted a new concept airline. (People with kids – get ready to be excited about travel!) cAir would be an airline that tailors specifically towards… Continue reading

It Really Is Okay to Cry

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Crying is the body’s natural way of releasing emotion, stress, and feeling able to express any doubts or concerns. Some people view crying as a sign of weakness – especially for guys. However,… Continue reading

Advice on How to Treat Being Homesick While Abroad

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Out of all of the posts on this blog, the one titled Missing Home Versus Leaving for Home is the most read. In light of that, I wanted to share more links about… Continue reading

4 Ways to Fight Homesickness

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Being away from home can prove to be a struggle for anyone – but imagine finding yourself in a different country for four years, with little hope of returning home prior to your… Continue reading