moving to the netherlands
If there is one thing I learned in my short time as an expat, you have to be flexible. Nothing ever goes according to plan. When my boyfriend and I moved to the Netherlands, we experienced several bumps and learned valuable lessons along the way. There is an English saying: keep...
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    Avoid Quarantine When Moving to Japan with Your Dog

    In an effort to contain the spread of rabies, Japan has a six month quarantine period for dogs brought into the country. Just the mere thought of our poor little doggy in some government quarantine facility for six months is enough to make most would be expats change their...
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    How to Make Your Dog Comfortable When Traveling Overseas

    Bringing your dog along for the move to another country is a scary thing. But if you think it’s scary for you, it’s worse for your dog. There are a lot of unfamiliar noises and sensations they will experience and they won’t understand exactly what is happening. If you...
  • Moving Abroad

    Moving Abroad: What to do with All My Stuff?

    It wasn’t until I started packing that I truly realized how much stuff I had. Not only did I have a ton of stuff, but embarking on my new adventure, most of it appeared so useless now. You see, I was moving to another country; starting a new life....
  • Moving to the Netherlands

    Taking the Plunge: Moving to the Netherlands

    Life is full of challenges. Some stay with you while others are more ephemeral; starting a new life abroad is certainly the former. Moving overseas was the most challenging decision I have ever made. When David and I first met, one of the first things he mentioned was his...
  • Moving to Cambodia

    Tips for Starting your Expat Life in Cambodia

    Cambodia is quickly becoming one of the leading expat destinations in South East Asia. As the neighboring countries get more and more expensive, Cambodia has somehow managed to keep the cost of living relatively low. It’s one of the few places in Asia you can still retire comfortably for...
  • International Pet Travel

    International Pet Travel: Take Your Dog Overseas

    Bringing your dog along with you to live in another country may seem like a daunting task. If you’ve found this web page, then you’re probably already waste deep in useless drivel about how hard it is, advertisements for dog shipping companies, and these seemingly legit websites that will...

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