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 … Continue reading Why Move Abroad?
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 … Continue reading Expat Tips
When you move to a new country how fast you adapt and how fast you feel at home will depend on where you come from, what country you are moving to, what type of people you find there and how much you like the new culture (or not like it). When my parents told me … Continue reading What Moving to Kenya is Really Like
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 … Continue reading Moving to Africa
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 … Continue reading Latin-american Stereotypes
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 … Continue reading Homesickness
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” … Continue reading Being The New Kid