Expatriate habits, the importance of being unique…Oh and Cake.

A few days ago the Guardian published a rather interesting interactive infographic and it got me wondering are exp ats really as unique as we think we are? Lets face it, the first thing that 98% of expats do when they arrive in their country of destination is find and locate the local expat “community”. But … Continue reading

Missing home.

It’s probably just cause it’s winter and I don’t have many friends here yet, but I miss living in South Wales. I never though I’d say that, but it’s true. I think it’s more an attachment to the friends and the emotions that I was feeling this time last year. You see in a few … Continue reading

The Stingy Budget’s best friends.

I don’t know about you, but when I’m low on funds I like to budget everything! And I mean everything! So what happens when the budget suggests that you will struggle to feed yourself? What do you do? Do you call for help?  Maybe, but not yet. Do you spend hours at the internet café filling out over … Continue reading

So, I’m still looking for a job.

Having recently been accused of not being experienced enough in the things that I’m awesome at! I think my CV needs some work – I wonder how many jobs I’ve missed out on because people are finding my CV hard to read? You see, I’m pretty damned good at a lot of things, I’ve been … Continue reading

Looking for a Job…

Okay, so contrary to popular belief looking for a job after you’ve arrived is easy… Getting that job however is hard. Some people just don’t seem to want to fill the role that they are trying to fill. I recently applied for an internship that by all accounts was possibly one of the best internships going … Continue reading

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