I’m Not (only) Lucky

I know it is actually meant to be a compliment, but I can’t help feeling just a little offended or irked every time someone tells me, “Wow, you’re so lucky you’ve lived abroad and traveled. I wish I could have done that!” I never know how to respond; it’s awkward.  And no one seems to… Continue reading I’m Not (only) Lucky

How to Kick Homesickness Out

As exciting and wonderful as living abroad is, it can also be very difficult and lonely at times. New customs, unfamiliar faces, no comfort zone. There is often an adjustment period to cope with when moving somewhere new. And even more often, homesickness can sneak up multiple times, at any point while you’re living away… Continue reading How to Kick Homesickness Out