Best books for preschool children to learn (and fall in love with) …

We’ve had a huge clear out, our stuff is packed for Chile and we’re surviving with the basics. We’ve packed away our books too, including our children’s top reads, but haveĀ been making up for our loss with extra visits to our local library. One book didn’t make it to the packing boxes however – a Spanish / English children’s dictionary…
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The Best British Boarding Schools and ten tips for choosing among them

We’re preparing for our moving to Chile and while it’s been somewhat chaotic, at least we’ve escaped one headache. Right now my parent friends in the UK are undergoing the stressful and time consuming process that is called choosing a school. Mind you, we’re only dodging the stress momentarily. As soon as we hit Chilean soil, I’ll be in full…
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Is this the most important thing to remember about expat life?

Last week I wrote about a survey of the best and worst countries to live in, as voted by Internations’ members. The comments I received were overwhelming. Some were shocked, others unsurprised, many were very, very angry. The most insightful feedback for me was about making your expat lifestyle work for you as an individual. As Rene, a Canadian in…
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Top Ten countries for expats

I’ve just got off the phone from a chat with a man called Malte Zeeck. If anyone gets expat life, it’s Malte. Ten years ago as a German TV reporter struggling to get by in very foreign climates (India, Brazil and China, to name a few), he decided to get together with a couple of his university mates and start…
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