So, it’s been a little while since the previous three installments about moving abroad (you can read those here, here and here if you like). This post was originally started while I was sitting in a conference hotel lobby in Kongsberg, Norway, and thawing my half-frozen behind by the fireplace. Then life and moving happened, and I was so sure I had actually posted it. … Continue reading Moving Abroad – 4. What’s Next?
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
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
Many times in my life, upon hearing that I am moving to a different country yet again (I do it a lot – I’ve lived in six countries so far (one of those twice, and we are about to move to a seventh), I’ve had people say things like “You move to other countries so much, that’s so brave/difficult/etc., how do you/do you think I … Continue reading Moving Abroad – 1. Into The Not-So-Unknown