The time has come to sum up the goals I set for my holidays in Spain. The plan continues, as I will be in Spain again later this year, but I feel like I really tried and made the effort to be in line with what I wanted to achieve. I’d love to share the […]
Sometimes we work towards something, towards one goal, this light in the tunnel, but then at some point we forget why we even started… Living abroad for a while might have been something you wanted to try for a long time. You might have been working towards it, planning your career and activities in a […]
You arrive in another country – serious professional, accomplished individual. Suddenly it turns out that you don’t know where to start, you depend on other people, you don’t always understand the ones around you, you don’t know where to buy best groceries or where to find certain services. You overpay, you frustrate and eventually – […]
I’ve read such a good book recently! I need to share it with you! I got intrigued by the description of this book that I read on one of the blogs, but the way in which it resonated with me was more than I expected. Such a great metaphor of moving abroad and adjusting to […]
I have only just realised that it has been 30 months already since I first moved abroad. From the country I have lived in all my life (Poland) to the country I thought I knew relatively well after spending so much time in the English classes.
Right when you start feeling low, there is one thing you could plan to fall in love again with the city you live in. What’s that thing?
Series ‘I wish I’d…’ is supposed to serve one purpose – help new expats avoid some of my mistakes and make their transition smoother. Of course, you still need to make your own learning. But even if you just reflect on one little thing from the below list and avoid even one difficulty during your […]
So often I was thinking that I wish I’d known certain things before moving abroad. So often I wished I’d known about expat blogs beforehand. If you or anyone in your environment is planning to move abroad, please do share with them this blog and other resources I’m recommending so that they have an easier […]
There are various ways of getting to know the local culture, people and customs. You can read about it, you can go to all the recommended places, but you can also learn more about the parts that are forgotten also by some locals… I’m writing this having just come back from a really great and […]
Long time no light post! I figured that for those of you who are interested to see some more of the UK than just London I’d tell you more about my trip to Canterbury. I recently went to this lovely little town in Kent, with a couple of my friends. I went with an expectation […]