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Four Seasons in One Day

There is perhaps some irony in the fact that, yesterday, whilst languorously sunning myself on the terrace in the 28 degree evening heat, I thought: “I must…

Summer Rain, Naked Cyclists and Pigeon Poo

It was unusual waking up to the sound of rain this morning. Despite the Belgians’ protestations of near-constant bad weather here in Brussels, I have found it…

Meet Joey O'Shea

Hi My name is Joey and I'm a King Charles Cavalier born and bred in Brussels and can proudly say I am the most loved dog EVER…

Instagram Photo Submissions So Far

Here are the Instagram Photo Submissions so far...Which are your faves? Lydia Ana   Henry   'Aranchabrxl' 'Aranchabrxl'

Meet the Expat – Farrah Ritter in the Netherlands

An interview with American expat, blogger, and mother of three Farrah Ritter... currently living in the Netherlands but soon to be setting off on her next overseas…

Meet the Expat – Robyn Santa Maria, near Marseille

1. Where do you live now, and where did you move from? I live on the sunny south coast of France, to the east of Marseille, having moved…

Why Belgium is a great place for millennials

Belgium is the fifth smallest European Union country, yet it attracts an impressive number of millennial students and professionals to study, work and live there. Why? Here's…

What do you miss the most from "back home"?

Missing things is a hot topic with expats. How about you? Here's a whole range of weird, wonderful and unexpected (plus a few expected) things that expats…

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