• Take the Quiz: Should I Move Abroad

    Before Tony, my husband, and I became expats we would sit in front of the TV and watch other families move abroad. Our favorite show was called House Hunters International and featured a different story each episode. You’ve probably heard…

  • How to Celebrate Halloween in Barcelona As an Expat

    Our expat family’s tips for enjoying the spookiest night of the year even while living abroad. If you don’t already know, Halloween is my favorite!!  That crisp chill in the air, the rustling of freshly fallen leaves at your feet…

  • 30 Ways to Enjoy Barcelona with Kids of Any Age

    Congratulations! You’ve finally made the decision to stop talking about that family trip to Barcelona and just do it. Now the fun of planning and organizing travel details begins. And if you happen to be traveling with little ones, the…

  • Why Winter is the Best Season to Travel to Europe

    Four great reasons to pack your bags when the weather gets cold and travel to Europe. Most people when they hear the word “holiday” or “vacation”, they think of summertime. Relaxing by the pool, dipping their toes in the warm…

  • Host an Amazing Thanksgiving While Living Abroad

    American Expats Can Still Celebrate an Amazing Thanksgiving While Living Away from Home After two years of tackling our favorite holiday here in Spain, Halloween, we’ve really got it figured out. (See previous article Why Halloween in Barcelona is Amazing)…

  • What is Reverse Culture Shock and How to Tackle It

    Many expats and travelers experience culture shock in a new place, but what about the reverse culture shock that happens when returning home? How hard can it really be to return home after years of living abroad? Most expats focus…

  • How to Travel as a Family Without Leaving Home

    While travel is still suspended in much of the world, you can still enjoy traveling with your family while staying home this summer. The thought of packing a suitcase and heading for a memorable vacation these days seems like a…

  • How to Keep Kids Happy on a Rainy Day in Barcelona

    Find out what cool places to go to and interesting things to do in Barcelona with busy kids on a rainy day. Barcelona is a vibrant and outdoorsy city full of festivals, outdoor restaurants, street performers, and days at the…