• My Advice for Hosting Thanksgiving While Living Abroad

    After two years of tackling our favorite holiday here in Spain, Halloween, we’ve really got it figured out. (See previous article https://theexpatchronicle.net/2018/11/04/blending-traditions-part-1-halloween/ )  It’s a day that seems to be embraced all over…

  • 5 Fail-Proof Cures for Expat Homesickness

    Most recently since our family’s relocation from America to Spain, the Fall season also represents a slight tinge of…homesickness.  When I long for apple cider, candy corns, roasting marshmallows and the crackle of…

  • Why Halloween in Barcelona is Amazing

    If you’ve ever met me personally, if we’re friends on social media – HELL, if you’ve ever strolled past our home in New Jersey during the month of October, you know ONE thing.…

  • 6 Surprises About Raising Kids in Spain

    Life abroad really does give you an entirely new perspective into the world – especially European life being more liberal in nature than American life – which at times can seem overrun with…

  • 7 Important Expat Lessons One Year Later

    “What row are we again, hun?” I asked my husband as we stepped onto the airport tarmac leading us towards a massive United Airlines Boeing 757.  “Uhh, I think Row 19…..seats A through…