He needed space to grow emotionally and professionally, so he left El Salvador, crossed the border to the USA in the biggest adventure of his life, studied nursing, worked, slept in the park, and later became an expat in Canada. But things are not as simple as they seem…
It’s hard to see the Cuban sun on TV. So, here’s the truth why people love Cuba, from foreigners’ own confessions, whether students or residents.
We challenged expats to talk about the famous people that inspire them, and they came up with complex personalities that blew our minds. Oh, and moms are #1.
What is it you cannot live without? We challenged our top up customers and made up a top 11 most important things expats cannot live without.
Kim Howe, a friend of our blog and a friend of Cuban baseball players, left a touchy and honest comment to a previous article, explaining why mobile recharges to Cuba are so valuable. If you’re a Cuban abroad you know better, it saves your family in Cuba “one month’s salary”. So, for everyone out there […]
Wondering where your fellows in the Cuban diaspora live? What country they picked and why? We did too. So, we made some research and thanks to the World Migration Map compiled top 5 countries they pick to move to. It’s also interesting to learn why these countries, because the law of proximity does not apply to […]
Expat jobs can be more tiring than other jobs for at least one reason: they come with a small print section, that includes working more for less sometimes, or work extra to stay on top. You may have been there before… No matter if academic-related or hard physical work involved, expat jobs are like the […]
Are you the yes-adventure or the no-adventure type? Most probably the yes-adventure if you’re reading this. :) We know adventure has many recipes depending on what makes you tick. But if you’re an expat, for example, you’re most likely the yes-adventure type in the Google Maps sense of the term. If you come to think about […]
Immigration has always been a hot topic, just like religion or taxes. And just like these two, its impact is huge! In the USA, immigrants received throughout history both rounds of applause and bad labels, starting with president Cleveland and up to Trump. But this happened everywhere in the world, not just the USA. Yet, […]
Inborn qualities make a living… And inborn qualities come to light when you’re out of the comfort zone. When you’re an expat, changes take you out of the fluffy bed from day 1, when the idea of moving abroad becomes flash and bones… in your mind. Then comes culture shock and homesickness, low self esteem […]