Running Errands

The view of the sun setting over the snow-dusted mountains in the photo above is a picture taken by a colleague of T, who has kindly gone to personally view the apartment which we have now agreed to rent.  In a few days we will be traveling to Telemark to run pre-moving-in errands.  T will give his first lecture in the course he’s teaching, we will sign papers, … Continue reading Running Errands

Moving Abroad – 3. Keeping Your Cat and Your Sanity

In this third post in the series about moving internationally (here are the first and second posts in the series), I will endeavor to give Useful and Practical Advice™ for not losing your sanity, your cat (dog, hamster*, tank of pet jellyfish**), your offspring, or your luggage while moving to another country. A little background for those just tuning in – I am currently in … Continue reading Moving Abroad – 3. Keeping Your Cat and Your Sanity

Moving Abroad – 2. Immigration Requirements and Moving Expenses

So, you have decided that Country X has everything you want, and the things it does not, you can live without, and you definitely want to move there.  What hurdles stand between you and the cute little house on the hill with the red picket fence? Picking up where the previous post left off, this is the second installment in the series (go here to read … Continue reading Moving Abroad – 2. Immigration Requirements and Moving Expenses