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Life Abroad

7 Countries, 7 Months, 3 Kids - A Search for a Simpler Life

Michael DeSa | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel
Michael DeSa

After working hard for a while, being smart with our money, and investing time into building a strong family, we can now embark on a seven-country, seven-month trip to a new continent. It's time for us to do something we love with the people we love.

8 Reasons to Be Scared of Foreign Grocery Stores

Travel Freak | Posted 01.08.2015 | Travel
Travel Freak

Basically every time you get a veggie or some fruit you have to bring it over to the little scale and punch in the associated number and weigh it and it'll print you a little scan out sticker. Okay, not so bad. Except there's one scale, maybe two, and a bajillion people.

Are You Ready for an International Job? Part II: Loving Local, Going Global

O'Brien Browne | Posted 04.08.2013 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Everyone, regardless of their cultural origins, shares a broad range of cross-cultural experiences when living and working in a new culture. Candidates for international positions should do an intercultural training to ascertain if a life and career overseas is the right thing for them.

The Ebb And Flow Of A Life In Venice

Orin Starn | Posted 01.27.2013 | Travel
Orin Starn

If you wander down the right back alley, you can still find the surviving remnants of a functioning Italian city -- a playground, a tailor, a basketball court, an upholsterer, a yoga class, a pet shop, a funeral parlor.

Notes of a Temporary Ex-Pat #2 (Week One)

W. Hunter Roberts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
W. Hunter Roberts

One of the joys and the fears of travel (not the kind that is safe and monitered so you never have to deal, but real travel) is that existential moment of just throwing yourself out onto the world.