Isobel

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Doha, Qatar – an expat shares his experience as life an expat

Doha, Qatar, is the capital city of Qatar. It shares borders with Saudi Arabia and is another country popular with expats. Having lived there myself…

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Is it safe to travel to Turkey? A question I hear all …

People ask me this question often. Probably because I travel to Turkey regularly. There is no definitive answer because it’s all a matter of perception,…

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Moving home. The physical and emotional rollercoaster

Moving home It’s been a little while since I posted a blog. To be honest, my mind and body needed to take some time out…

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Is Dubai expensive? – an expat perspective

Is Dubai expensive? This is a question I’m asked constantly. It’s certainly a loaded question for people thinking of making an expat move to the…

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​Anantara Veli Maldives – a perfect place to relax and recharge

Anantara Veli Maldives had caught my interest a few times. In addition, the Maldives was on my travel list for a long time. As a…

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Support networks for expats – friends are like family (5)

Support networks are vital, particularly when living life as an expat. When you’re far from home friends become like family. Consequently, contrary to popular belief,…

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Transition and change – an interview with a Canadia​n expat

Transition, change and building a new life in another country isn’t always easy. Most importantly, it involves leaving behind friends, family and all that is…

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9 ways to cope with change and challenges in life

Staying calm and focused when life throws huge life challenges at you isn’t always easy. Change is guaranteed for everyone in life, no exception. How…

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Dubai – 14 things you should never do

Dubai is one of the most popular countries in the world to live and work. In addition, tourists flock to this bustling city in droves.…

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What to do in Berlin in 3 days – planning your visit

What to do in Berlin in 3 days? This was the start of planning my itinerary to this fabulous City packed with history and culture.…

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What to do when someone dies abroad – grief an expat view

Losing someone while you are living abroad Grief is something that affects all of us at some time. While expat life is wonderful, there is…

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How to deal with sleep issues and jet lag

Sleep issues affect everyone for one reason or another. Worry, stress, too much caffeine or alcohol before bed are also a factor. In addition, sleep…

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