4 Careers That Will Allow You To Travel

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Do you travel for business or pleasure? Why not both? When you travel for work and leisure, you get the best of both worlds. You can build a stable career while you get to visit countless new and wonderful places. Below are some of the best careers that give you the opportunity to travel. Continue reading “4 Careers That Will Allow You To Travel”

Drinking My Way Around Portland, Oregon

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My time in Portland, Oregon was great while it lasted. I spent about two and a half years surrounding this wonderful city and loved every moment of learning more about it and exploring it. Portland may be known for its craft beer scene, but to me all of their food and drink scene is absolutely outstanding. I had the pleasure of tasting a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks around the city. Check some of them out: Continue reading “Drinking My Way Around Portland, Oregon”

6 Reasons Why Living Abroad Will Make You Smarter

I always like to talk about how travel provides growth and valuable personality traits that are helpful everywhere in the world including: empathy, patience, tolerance, open-mindedness and independence. It also provides and improves skills like communication and interpersonal relationship skills. While travel is helpful, actually living abroad and spending considerable time in a foreign country can make you smarter, science has proved it! Continue reading “6 Reasons Why Living Abroad Will Make You Smarter”

Is a Life of Travel Right for You?

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Some people don’t just travel every now and again. Their whole lives are all about travelling and exploring the world. It’s what makes some people tick! Just because you want to travel, doesn’t mean a whole life of travel is right for you. This guide will help you work out if it’s something you should go for: Continue reading “Is a Life of Travel Right for You?”

11 Things That Will Happen When You Move To India

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There are things you expect when you move to a new country, but there are many others that may come as a surprise, the little things that make up a culture.

When I lived in India I definitely learned some new things about the daily life that I could’ve only understood by living it myself.  Here are a few of those things: Continue reading “11 Things That Will Happen When You Move To India”

Mexico City – Bits & Pieces and Roma Norte

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I visited Mexico City for 10 days this month. I wasn’t there for Christmas but Christmas celebrations, decorations and moods weren’t lacking. The trip was pretty routine and I didn’t do anything specific worth blogging about (I don’t really think you care about my adventures of going to the movies, shopping, dining out and hanging out with friends) but I did take some snapshots of the city that I’d like to share with you.  Continue reading “Mexico City – Bits & Pieces and Roma Norte”

The Best Ways To Beat Homesickness

Authentic chai cup! From the house where the milk was delivered.

Homesickness is the weirdest feeling. Anyone who has ever experienced it knows there is nothing quite like it. It can happen especially when you move to a new country or you move from home for the first time even if it’s just temporary. You feel completely displaced, weird and out of sorts. Nothing around you seems or feels right. Inside you there is a deep well of loneliness that you feel you will never be able to conquer. You feel sick, insecure and melancholy. Don’t despair. You are not alone. Understanding your homesickness can give you a real strategy for defeating it. Continue reading “The Best Ways To Beat Homesickness”

Why Culture Shock Is Good For You

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If you have ever moved to a different country, you have probably experienced culture shock. I know I have. Culture shock is the unexpected impact that comes from living a new life in a different environment with people from different cultural backgrounds. It can cause a lot of anxiety and frustration, but once you learn how to adapt to this new life, you can see how culture shock can be beneficial. Check out the infographic below to learn more: Continue reading “Why Culture Shock Is Good For You”

Featured On Not So British! Blog – Read My Full Interview!

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Carolina from Not so British! is a Portuguese girl who recently moved to England and reached out to me for an interview. With Share Your Story she wants to find people who are or were in the same situation as her or in a similar one – not born in the United Kingdom but who have moved there to study and/or work. She wants these interviews to be shared and possibly be helpful for many looking to make the move. Continue reading “Featured On Not So British! Blog – Read My Full Interview!”

Food Trucks Roll Into India – Here Are 7 To Try

Meals on wheels are starting to become a thing in India. In a culture where quick street meals, meals to go, and lunchboxes are very common for the working class and students, food trucks are increasingly gaining popularity.

Food trucks are very popular in America because you can find amazing food for a great price and a good variety of international food. They are starting to roll in in India with grilled cheese, BBQ, and paletas. They are sure to tickle many people’s palates. Continue reading “Food Trucks Roll Into India – Here Are 7 To Try”