The Golden Rules of Living Abroad: Written by People Who Haven’t Done it

Before I left home, everyone I spoke to gave me advice. Even though none of them have moved off the continent before, I appreciate their eagerness to contribute and value (most) their insights. Two pieces of advice (other than “call your mother”) were given so often, I’ll now refer to them as “The Golden Rules of Living Abroad: Written … Continue reading The Golden Rules of Living Abroad: Written by People Who Haven’t Done it

Sharing stories at 35,000 feet

Because there’s a weird social juxtaposition when flying 35,000+ feet above ground, I most always utilize the opportunity to share stories with the stranger rationing these four square feet with me. What is “stranger danger” in any other circumstance, conversations often become a meaningful, or otherwise informative experience. Continue reading Sharing stories at 35,000 feet