Category Archive: Food

Food Glorious Food! And Non-Glorious Aspects of Adapting a New Cuisine


An exciting part of discovering one’s new country is learning about the indigenous cuisine.  Each country has its speciality dishes: Italian pizza, French raclette, Spanish tapas.  At first it’s even a challenge to… Continue reading

The 5 Stages of Culture Shock and How to Ride the Waves


Culture shock is going to be a pretty common factor among expats. Of course it will vary due to experiences and circumstances for each person. It’s the basis for acclimating in a new… Continue reading

4 Myths and 2 Curious Observations on Living in Europe


As a first-timer moving to Europe, I had some preconceived notions flavored with a touch of unfortunate misinformation and a bit of pure ignorance. I had already had the opportunity to experience US… Continue reading