Expat in Spain – Part 1

Just boarded. Ready to hit the high seas.

  The Trans-Atlantic Crossing In September 2014, we boarded a massive cruise ship – the largest of its kind (at the time) where we spent 12 nights on a trans-Atlantic voyage from Fort Lauderdale to Barcelona on a floating city called: Oasis of The Seas. The 13 day-crossing was serene and calm. Barely a ripple […]

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El Caminito del Rey – A Walk on the Spanish Wild Side

El Caminito del Rey

Hey Babe, Take a Walk on the Wild Side Itching for a walk on the wild side? Then a hike on the El Caminito del Rey (King’s little path) is one for you, especially if you like killer scenery, precarious heights, and cool history. Located in southern Spain, about an hour from Malaga, this former […]

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Vida en España

We started at the Empadronamiento (say that 5 times fast). This is a census office. This form is needed to prove you are registered with the municipality. Taped to the reception, we found this sign – Desayunando, disculpen las molestas. Having breakfast, sorry for the inconvenience.

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You Might Be an Ex-pat or TCK if…….

An expat state of Mind

 1. The Idea of Home is Fluid. “Where are you from?”  – Is no longer a simple question. As an ex-pat, the idea of home is multidimensional. 2. You Separate Friends by Time Zones. You have friends in all corners of the globe and have places to stay from Malaysia to Chile. The internet is […]

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Expat Mom Raising TCKs

Expat –  short for expatriate. A person residing outside their country of citizenship. Third Culture Kids (TCKs) – children raised in a culture other than their parents during their formative years. Now that we got that out of the way. What does ex-pat really mean? You may have learned from my bio, that I’m Canadian as is […]

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