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Kids Abroad

In The Happy Expat Family I interviewed 16 expat families living all around the world. Something that stands out in each of the interviews is how each of the families benefited from the move. These are some of their comments. Enjoy! How Moving Abroad Has Benefited Our Family: Tracey Krause (Expat Mom Living in Ecuador) “I [...]

Are you planning on taking a scouting trip before you move? Have you traveled internationally? If not, there will be some new things to get used to. We went on a scouting trip to Margarita Island, Venezuela. It paid off. We decided not to move there. We learned a lot from that trip. The cost of living [...]

Whenever you move somewhere new, you experience new things, good and bad. Here are my firsts from my move to Ecuador. In Ecuador I have: seen cockroaches… lots of them (but they weren’t in my house :) ) seen a moth as big as a small bat… inside our apartment eaten a guinea pig (cuy) bought a watermelon [...]

You are at a restaurant in South America, you’re ready to order. You pick up the Spanish menu, try to figure out what it says and then try to order in English. This probably wouldn’t work very well. Here are some phrases to know when you are at a restaurant. On the last Spanish Phrases, someone asked [...]

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