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The ultimate guide to RVing

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For many families RVing is an affordable and convenient way to travel, but how do you know if it is right for your family? If you had asked me three years ago, I would have been doubtful. I was raised as a resort girl. My parents were not into RVing or camping or any style of […] Read more…

Malaria: Symptoms, prevention & travel with kids

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That high-pitched buzz. That little pinch you feel when you realize too late you’ve been bitten. That incessant itch. Nobody likes a mosquito – at least nobody I know – and a malaria carrying mosquito? I think it’s safe to say those are the worst. While most malaria cases are found in sub-Saharan Africa, your visit […] Read more…

Preparing your children to be expats

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Moving house is stressful, moving country can be doubly so – especially when kids are involved. Start introducing aspects of your future home’s culture before you begin boxing up your belongings and remind your child or children that your family is in this adventure together -demonstrating this by involving them in big decisions and prep work […] Read more…

How to be a happy expat

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New job, new house, new language, new country… expats make new lives for themselves wherever they go – use these tips to ease your transition. 1. Make new friends – local and expat. John Lennon said it best – “I get by with a little help from my friends.” Building a new community of friends takes time, and […] Read more…