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Top 5 Things to Bring When Moving Abroad



Greetings from South Africa! I am visiting my best friend for the next couple of weeks and I can’t even tell you how 5 things to have moving abroadamazing it is here. My friend has been living here since January and has said numerous times that she wishes she could stay forever. I can’t say that I blame her but her comments got me thinking, when moving abroad, what are the most important things to have before you get there?

Top 5 Things to Remember When Moving Abroad


Top 5 Things to Remember When Moving AbroadGreetings from Tuscany! I am traveling through Italy and Spain over the next couple of weeks and enjoying every last drop of this Tuscan sun before moving on to Barcelona. I’ve only been here for a few days but I can’t even tell you how many times I’ve said “I could definitely live here.” While I have no official plans to move to Europe (a girl can dream, right?), there are tons of people who really do have those plans! Moving to a new country is very different than moving to the next town over so today I want to share five of the most important things to remember when moving abroad.

What are the Costs Associated with Moving from the U.S. to Europe?

What is the Cost of Moving from the U.S. to Europe?If you’re anything like me, you’ve had a moment when you imagined moving to the other side of the pond. Perhaps you day dream about the siestas in Spain, the funky vibe in London, or the café studded streets of Paris. Maybe you even have a lead on a job. But, what does a move to Europe really entail? More importantly, what are the costs associated with the move?

Lessons about Settling-In at Home after Life Abroad

Moving home adjustments

Sometimes coming home doesn’t feel as good as it used to. My best friend Kayla has lived in Thailand for the past year. She moved there temporarily to teach English and to immerse herself into a new culture. She didn’t stay in a tourist hotel or in corporate temporary living accommodations. She went all in and rented a small apartment in Chon Buri. Like anybody starting a life in a foreign country, she had mountains to climb, including language barriers, cultural shifts, and traditions. Last year I wrote about her experience in a country that doesn’t celebrate any of her favorite holidays. What I failed to realize was how difficult it would be for her to come back to the US.

Is It Possible to Move to a New Country Every Year?

Is it Possible to Move to a New Country Every YearOne of the things I love about blogging is the questions we get to answer. Becky and I spend a lot of time browsing the web to gather the best ones. This one in particular piqued my curiosity, mostly because I daydream about living abroad at least once a day.