Why Expats Should Accept Every Invite During Their First Month Abroad

China is my do-over. It’s my “let’s get it right this time.” When I went abroad for the first time last year, I lived in UAE, muddling through, floundering about– … Continue reading Why Expats Should Accept Every Invite During Their First Month Abroad

The Girl From St. Louisiana: Secrets of Expat Life in UAE

So, where’s St. Louisiana? I don’t know. Do you? Of the twenty new teachers in my summer 2018 cohort, I was the only North American. Everyone else came from the … Continue reading The Girl From St. Louisiana: Secrets of Expat Life in UAE

Why You Should Always Read the Hotel Reviews: While Traveling to Savannah, Georgia with My Mother

I finally invited my mother to travel with me, and I didn’t regret it–not even once. Well, maybe. Just kidding, mom; I know you’re reading this. I figured, why not … Continue reading Why You Should Always Read the Hotel Reviews: While Traveling to Savannah, Georgia with My Mother