What Living as an Expat in Berlin is Really Like

What Living as an Expat in Berlin is Really Like

Hey guys! Welcome back to American Expats, a series that shows you what it's like to live as an expat in cities around the world. Our latest interview is with Natalye, a California native who lives as an expat in Berlin with her German husband and son. Here,...

17 Super-Fun Ways to Spend a Rainy Day in Paris

17 Super-Fun Ways to Spend a Rainy Day in Paris

In Paris, a rainy day is nothing unusual, especially in fall or winter. Yes, a rainy day can be a bummer if you have a picnic planned. But honestly, Paris can be lovely in the rain. Take it from me - I lived in Paris for a year, so I know very well what to do in Paris...

10 Ways That Living Abroad Permanently Changed Me

10 Ways That Living Abroad Permanently Changed Me

In the past ten years, I've lived abroad in three countries: Argentina, France, and most, recently, Uganda. As a result, I've learned that moving to another country will change you, in ways big and small. From what you to eat to how you see the world… and possibly...

My Super-Detailed Hadrian’s Wall Packing List for Women

My Super-Detailed Hadrian’s Wall Packing List for Women

In May 2018, I spent six days walking the Hadrian's Wall Path, an 84-mile trail that stretches across Northern England. The path follows Hadrian's Wall, a 2,000-year-old Roman wall built by the emperor Hadrian. I absolutely loved my experience walking Hadrian's Wall,...

Hadrian’s Wall Accommodation Guide: Where to Stay During Your Walk

Hadrian’s Wall Accommodation Guide: Where to Stay During Your Walk

When planning my Hadrian's Wall Walk, the thing that overwhelmed me most was booking accommodation. It was hard to tell if the hotels were near the trail (a must), so I had to check distances manually on Google Maps. I was booking last minute, so a lot of hotels were...

20 Photos That Will Inspire You to Visit Japan

20 Photos That Will Inspire You to Visit Japan

In May, I spent eight days in Japan with my little sister. And truly, it was one of the best trips, if not the best trip, of my life. Japan is a magical place and I fell completely in love with it. I've never met nicer people, seen more adorable objects/foods, or felt...

What Living as an Expat in Scotland Is Really Like

What Living as an Expat in Scotland Is Really Like

For this month's American Expats series, we're talking to Camila, a Canadian travel writer living in Scotland. (P.S. I may need to change the name of this series.) Here, she talks about celebrating Burns night, understanding the thick Scottish accent, and her tips for...

What Living as an Expat in Kyrgyzstan is Really Like

What Living as an Expat in Kyrgyzstan is Really Like

Today, our American Expats series takes us to Kyrgyzstan where we meet Brittany, an English teacher living in Kyrgyzstan with her husband and daughter. We talked about living in Central Asia's only democracy, raising a baby abroad, and the one way Kyrgyzstan is...

What Living as an Expat in Madrid is Really Like

What Living as an Expat in Madrid is Really Like

For this month's American Expats series, our next stop is Spain. Cat Gaa, a Chicago native, moved to Seville, Spain, in 2007, and is now living in Madrid with her Spanish husband and young son (with another on the way!). Here, she talks about churros, unique Spanish...

20 Photos That Will Inspire You to Visit Tbilisi, Georgia

20 Photos That Will Inspire You to Visit Tbilisi, Georgia

Browsing through my photos of Tbilisi, Georgia, was a slightly surreal experience. Was I really in Tbilisi last summer? Did I actually spend four days in the Republic of Georgia, a tiny country located on the other side of the world? I wasn't in Tbilisi long, but...

What Living as an Expat in France is Really Like

What Living as an Expat in France is Really Like

Today, for my American Expats series, I'm chatting with Diane, a New Jersey native who has been living in France since 2012. Here, she shares about French style, cheek kisses, and the honest ups and downs of living in France as an expat. I've followed Diane...