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Borders and Burpees: 10 job skills you gain from travel

Borders and Burpees: 10 job skills you gain from travel

24 March 2015   0 comments
Emily McLaren recounts the life skills she gained thanks to her backpacking experience abroad.
Karilogue: The less-glamorous side of expat life

Karilogue: The less-glamorous side of expat life 10 March 2015

Despite loving life as an expat, Kari Martindale explains that expat life is not always as glamorous as it appears. Here's some realities on expat life.
Being Multilingual: Languages come in flavours

Being Multilingual: Languages come in flavours 3 March 2015

Madalena considers how some words simply can't be translated without failing to capture their true essence and meaning.
Dancing in the Fountain: The tipping point of Spanish coffee

Dancing in the Fountain: The tipping point of Spanish coffee... 24 February 2015

Karen McCann explains the peculiarities of ordering and types of tea and coffee in Spain, and how tipping is generally handled in Spain.
MoneySaverSpain: Subsidised and free courses in Spain

MoneySaverSpain: Subsidised and free courses in Spain 17 February 2015

MoneySaverSpain explains how you can study and improve your knowledge with free and subsidised training in Spain.

5 realities of expat relationships

10 February 2015
Hop on board and buckle up for the expat relationship roller coaster. It’s a ride you’ll never want to get off.

A guide to dating in Spain

10 February 2015
If you think dating is complex, you have clearly never dated in Spain. Hear from six expats who took the plunge and offer insight into dating a Spaniard.
International flower relations: Who's the most romantic?

International flower relations: Who's the most romantic? 5 February 2015

Sending flowers may be a typical gesture in most countries, but what do our flower-gifting habits tell us about international relations?
Top 10 things to see in Madrid, Spain

Top 10 things to see in Madrid, Spain 16 January 2015

A guide to the top 10 things to see and do while you are in Madrid.
Geek Mädel: Getting back into my languages

Geek Mädel: Getting back into my languages 13 January 2015

After inadvertently making language-learning a chore, Meg McFarlane finds new ways to make learning languages fun and interesting.
Expatica wishes you a merry multicultural holiday

Expatica wishes you a merry multicultural holiday 23 December 2014

There's no better time to celebrate than at Christmas. The Expatica team shares their personal favourite Christmas traditions, and reflects on 2014.
An expat wife: Why rituals are important for expat families

An expat wife: Why rituals are important for expat families 23 December 2014

Maria Foley explains why family rituals are so important for giving expats some much-needed familiarity and a sense of belonging.
Not Hemingway's Spain: Tracing the true Valencia orange

Not Hemingway's Spain: Tracing the true Valencia orange 2 December 2014

Valencia's orange season has arrived! Zach Frohlich looks at the difference between Spain's Valencian oranges and 'Valencia oranges' in the US.
Bilingual Family: Passing on a mother's tongue

Bilingual Family: Passing on a mother's tongue 3 November 2014

Raising bilingual families means a 'mother tongue' and a 'mother's tongue' are not always the same. Teaching both preserves a part of family history and unity, as Annika discovered.
MoneySaverSpain: Savings for mums in Spain

MoneySaverSpain: Savings for mums in Spain 22 October 2014

MoneySaverSpain offers mums some top tips on the best ways to save money when shopping for baby items in Spain.

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