Tag: expat thoughts

Expat Inspiration Vol. III

June is finally here which means summertime is just around the corner. Summer in Carinthia means days at the lake, gelato downtown, and bike rides on the Alpe Adria Trail – I cannot wait! Expat Inspiration Links – Making Villach feel like home has definitely been a work in progress for me. I appreciated Sonja’s post on Making a […]

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Expat Inspiration Vol. II

Expat Inspiration is a monthly feature on the blog that rounds up the best expat inspiration and wellness tips from the web. Published the first Sunday of every month.  Is it just me, or did April fly by? I better get outside to make the most of the Spring before Summer arrives. This month’s Expat Inspiration is […]

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Learning German in Austria

I have been on a quest to learn German since moving to Austria. When I initially moved here, I had this idea that by living in a German speaking country, I would gradually pick up the language through immersion. What I did not account for was how regional German can be. I had no idea that there […]

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Staying Politically Active as an American Expat

As an American expat, it is important to me that I continue to stay politically active and involved despite living in a foreign country. With all of the things happening back home, I have been busy finding ways to raise my voice and share my concerns in a way that feels productive and useful. After scouring […]

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Celebrating One Year in Austria

I made it! I have officially been an expat living in Austria for one year. I feel like I should throw myself a party for making it through this year, but for now, I will just have a mini blog post party – woot woo! yay! dance party! – glad I got that out of […]

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Expat Wellness: Rethinking the Outcomes of Hard Work 

Welcome to “Expat Wellness” a new series on the blog where I discuss tools, tips, and strategies for integrating wellness and mindfulness into the unpredictable world of being an expat. I have now been an expat for 8 months – 8 months filled with low-lows (crying on an air mattress and living out of a […]

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