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'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.
The UK has become the eighth country in the world for the highest expat rate; what motivates UK residents to move abroad, and are these factors superior in other countries?
Learn how to feel at home in a foreign country, whether you're there for a weekend, a year, or a lifetime.
Emily McLaren recounts the life skills she gained thanks to her backpacking experience abroad.
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.
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.
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.
Europeans have vastly different 'langauges of love' - what's the social norm for public and private intimacy where you live?
Want to learn how to feel at home in a foreign country, whether you're there for a weekend, a year, or a lifetime? Then this guide is for you.
Growing up abroad opens many doors but, as Maria Foley discusses, living between cultures isn't always the easiest path.