Expat mental health

Every now and again I sit down knowing there’s a post I want to write and having literally no idea how it’s going to go.…

21 great ways to make friends as an expat

September is a busy month in the expat world. While all our friends at home are battling through the summer holidays, expats all over the…

11 reasons why our amazing holiday wasn’t a perfect holiday

I don’t know if it is this age of social media where everything seems perfect or just that I am a perfectionist. But I’m starting…

Are you a last minute person?

I’m a procrastinator. I leave almost everything to the last minute. Rearranging that hair appointment even though it will leave me high and dry with…

11 super fun things to do in Lagos, Portugal

What a week! There are so many super fun things to do in Lagos! It’s become a tradition that every summer we spend a week…

Summer exodus – should I stay or should I go?

“When are you leaving for summer?” It’s a conversation I had about 5 times a day for the 6 weeks before the summer started. This isn’t…

15 lessons learned from travelling with kids

You’d think, after a lifetime of travelling and a 6 years of travelling with kids that we’d have this down a fine art by now.…