Isobel

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Burnout – what to do when it happens

Burnout happens to many people at some point. Its that feeling of having no energy to do what needs to be done. No drive, inspiration,…

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How to make friends as a new expat – 5 great tips

Making friends in a new country can be challenging. Firstly you’re in the middle of settling in. Secondly, all may be feeling unfamiliar and strange.…

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Prague city break – what to see and do in 4 days

A Prague city break was on my list of cities to see, therefore, I hopped online and booked a trip. What a truly lovely destination.…

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UK to Dubai – Tammy tells her expat story

What made you decide to become an expat and move from the UK? UK to Dubai, another great interview from a fellow expat. This is…

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Change arrives for expats – the war ​in the Gulf (4)

Change is something that happens often in expat life. Moving, making friends, learning another language. Everyone processes it differently. Expat life was good in Abu…

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Hotels in New York – The Riu Plaza Hotel – a pleasant surprise

Hotel accommodation in New York can be a hit or a miss. We had no big expectations beyond the fact we would enjoy time spent there.…

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Money – 9 good habits for a new expat

Money sensibility and good habits are a must for new expats. Unfortunately, the expat lifestyle can be hard to resist. As a result, many return…

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Finding a job as an expat – how to make it happen

Finding an expat job isn’t always easy. Where do I start? This is a question asked regularly. To be honest there is no clear answer…

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Venice holidays – what to see and do

Venice holidays are popular for many people. Venice itself is such a magical and unique place. Full of wonderful things to see and do. We…

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Globe spinning world wanderer – expat interview

Julie and I became friends while I was living in Dubai. We have known each other for around 20 years. A true globe trotter in…

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New York Itinerary – what to see and do

New York itinerary planning is a wise thing to do. Firstly it allows you to do and see what you want. Secondly you can use your…

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How to make Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganoush is another favourite dish in the Middle East. Middle Eastern food is not only full of flavour, above all healthy too. This is…

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