Still pondering what to get for that expat or future expat on your Christmas list? I thought I'd have some fun with the run-up to Christmas and one of my favorite Christmas ditties. Between now and December 25, I'll bring you the 12 days of Christmas, shopping-for-expats style. Each day we'll … [Read more...] about On the First Day of Christmas. . .
If you're about to move abroad, you certainly don't want to collect more doodads, tchotchkes, knicknacks and other stuff you'll have to store or move. So what do you give a soon-to-be expat for Christmas? I thought we could join the rest of America in some Black Friday shopping, but for things that … [Read more...] about Black Friday Shopping List for Untethered Expats
May all your expat dreams come true. Photo by kissyface on flickr … [Read more...] about Merry Christmas
Guest Post by Suzan Haskins, International Living Ah, Christmas in Mexico. There’s nothing better. Before Dan and I moved from the States, back when our son was a teenager, we always went on holiday for Christmas…one year to Belize, another year on a cruise to the Bahamas. But more often than … [Read more...] about Christmas in Mexico
Here are a few thoughts about expat Christmas time that I thought were interesting. Expat kids believe in Santa longer. According to Mary Mimouma of Expat Abroad: "My daughter believed in Santa (and the tooth fairy) until she was ten. I found that in most expat families that have “Santa,” all the … [Read more...] about Being a US Expat at Christmas Time
Well, it’s not exactly an expat movie, although various characters do travel to and stay in other countries. But it’s a sweet Christmas-time romantic comedy, so I thought it worthy of a review at this sentimental time of year. It also features an unusual character – the Home Exchange website, a … [Read more...] about The Holiday: Expat Movie Review