Discover how to save time and money, by managing your finances and overseas transactions with ease.
'You get woken by a phone call and forget which language to use' – some problems can only be understood by those who speak more than one language.
Learn how to feel at home in a foreign country, whether you're there for a weekend, a year, or a lifetime.
Rather than thriving in a local environment alone, Yvonne Salt's research shows many international couples do better by staying connected to an international lifestyle.
The more Jenny Allen accustomed to Dutch life in the Netherlands, the less her friends back home could relate to the 'oddities' of her expat lifestyle.
Emily McLaren recounts the life skills she gained thanks to her backpacking experience abroad.
After diving head-first into Dutch culture, expat Hayley recounts the Dutch cultural traits she has adopted since moving to the Netherlands.
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.
Madalena considers how some words simply can't be translated without failing to capture their true essence and meaning.
Expat Hayley finds that the Dutch language is full of comical words when translated literally into English.
Hop on board and buckle up for the expat relationship roller coaster. It’s a ride you’ll never want to get off.
Sending flowers may be a typical gesture in most countries, but what do our flower-gifting habits tell us about international relations?
After inadvertently making language-learning a chore, Meg McFarlane finds new ways to make learning languages fun and interesting.
There's no better time to celebrate than at Christmas. The Expatica team shares their personal favourite Christmas traditions, and reflects on 2014.
Maria Foley explains why family rituals are so important for giving expats some much-needed familiarity and a sense of belonging.
The Holland Handbook reveals how to live well-fed and well-dressed in the Netherlands while living on a shoestring budget.