Why Move Abroad?

There are so many benefits of taking all your belongings and moving to a new country. As a teenage expat I've gotten to see these benefits work in my life day by day, so here is a run down of why you should move abroad! Learn about other cultures As a Costa Rican I'm very [...]

Expat Tips

I'm almost 18 years old and more than half my life I've lived abroad. I have loved every single moment of being an expat even if it's hard and exhausting. Today I bring to you guys my top 5 tips about being an expat and living abroad that I have used in the last few [...]

Moving to Africa

When my parents told me that we were moving once again out of Costa Rica I felt sooo many emotions at once, I know this is what a lot of people go through when they aren’t mentally prepared to move so here is my experience… I had been living in Costa Rica for 5 years [...]

Latin-american Stereotypes

Sofía Vergara might be one of the most hilarious and sexiest Latinas on television and Eva Longoria might be known for portraying a feisty, desperate housewife for a long time, J-lo might be the queen of Latin Pop and because of the awful Mexican telenovelas everyone outside of Latinamerica might think all Latinos are like [...]

Homesickness

Homesickness is a big part of living abroad, mostly if you’ve moved to a totally different culture and to a place far away from home. Sometimes being homesick doesn’t have to do with a specific “home” but with the feeling of security, love and comfort that a place has given to you. It takes from [...]

Being The New Kid

This week I’ve had a two day induction to the IB Diploma Program because school starts this Tuesday, and apart from it being tiring, it’s been quite fun. There are a lot of new people at school and that just reminds me of all the times I’ve had to move and be the “new girl” [...]