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  Moving abroad is a stressful, tense and jam-packed experience that takes a lot of energy and time. Beyond the frustration of packing and preparing your material goods for the move, there are many issues to consider, some of which need to be prepared before that exciting flight to your new home. From visa paperwork […]

I’ve written before about learning a new language, but since our site is about living abroad, it continues to be a very relevant topic. Recently, I went back to Hebrew language courses and was surprised to be placed in the highest level.  Apparently, while I was so focused on  mistakes and not knowing certain words, […]

Living abroad can be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it can be an incredible thrill to experience a different lifestyle or culture, a real adventure away from routine. On the other hand, you may also miss the familiarity of home and the comfort of those that you love. So, how can you be […]

Thinking about buying a home abroad? Before you jump to sign the contract, take a look at these 5 important considerations to decide where & how to make your purchase!

Moving abroad is a big decision. One where you should take all the advice you can get. Living abroad not only gets you familiar with a new culture, but it also takes away from you the obnoxious parts of life, those things you would never miss if you stayed. Things like dinner with the in-laws […]

Welcome to my beautiful (and chaotic, and very high up) city of La Paz, Bolivia! A city that is 3650m -4000m above sea level (12000ft – 13100ft), in the midst of the Andes Mountains. A city that has no business being built here, since this is not a practical spot to build any city. A […]

Well, it’s official… in two weeks time, I’m moving to a new apartment yet again! This is probably about the 8th or 9th time it happens, so I already have the process down. I like to think of myself as a moving guru at this point… 🙂 The truth is, moving homes can be a very stressful […]

If you have been reading Home Life Abroad, you might have heard that I’m living in the Canary Islands. There are 7 bigger islands and a few smaller ones.  I have visited most of them and today I want to give you some tips on how to save money in Tenerife. Tenerife is a dream […]

Image courtesy of CraftyJoe / FreeDigitalPhotos.net. If you’re a reader of the site, then you know that I’m an ‘expat’ from Bolivia now living in Israel. I’ve come to love both countries and consider them both to be my home, but they are so different from one another in both good and bad ways. I […]

My family and I went on a short adventure yesterday to the Dead Sea (or “Salt of Sea” in Hebrew). I’m going to put family drama aside for this article because really, who doesn’t have some amount of family drama during a trip? 🙂 For starters, I have a few tips and recommendations if you […]

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