3 Easy Ways to Learn Local Languages

The Beauty of Learning Local Languages When people ask me what steps they should take before they move abroad I usually tell them to start the process by learning the languages where they plan to move. For Morocco, I learned french before I arrived, and doing so helped me feel more confident with my communication skills. When I moved to India, I did not know any local languages and I found it hard to adjust at first (even though many people speak English). There is something to be said about learning local languages that have…

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7 Reverse Culture Shocks in the USA

In this post, I am sharing 7 reverse culture shocks that I have experienced as an American expat who lived in India and Morocco. I am now back in the United States after moving abroad and I have a lot to say. I get a bit more real and honest in this post and truthfully, it's refreshing. Life is not always positive and I believe by talking about the good and the bad, we can better support each other when needed. Being an expat is an interesting experience. I did not realize how much I…

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7 Christmas Movies to Watch This Holiday Season
7 Christmas Movies to Watch This Holiday Season

7 Christmas Movies to Watch This Holiday Season

7 Christmas Movies to Watch This Holiday Season It's that time of year again! With the help of my family, we've compiled a list of 7 Christmas movies you should watch this holiday season! We are still about two weeks away from Christmas but I thought I would share this event now. This tradition was birthed when my husband and I lived in Morocco. How this traditions started It was our first Christmas alone and I was yearning to do something Christmasy in a place that was still fairly new to me. Plus, I was…

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3 Ways to Manage Your Side Hustle and Passions
3 Ways to Manage Your Side Hustle & Passions

3 Ways to Manage Your Side Hustle and Passions

3 Ways to Manage Your Side Hustle & Passions Today, I answer some questions about working abroad, managing your side hustle, and setting goals. My hope is that you will learn how to manage your side hustle and passions with the three tips I share in this post. A Little Background Info About Me For most of my adult life, one of the biggest blessings I have found with having ‘regular’ jobs is that they helped add fuel to my many side hustles, dreams, and travels.  Whether that be through the money I earned to…

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