Cost of living around the world- what will $100 buy you?

When living or traveling overseas, it still always amazes me how much, or how little, your money will get you in another country. Knowing exchange rates is very important to every traveler’s experience. Being wise in money will ensure you are better prepared but also help ensure you will not be taken for a ride […]

Humorous Money

Game of Thrones: Cost of living and real estate comparison

The countdown to the final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones has begun and unless you’ve been living beyond the wall for the last 8 years, you’re probably aware of the exuberant excitement for the premiere. One of the joys of the show is the incredible film locations that make us feel like we’re in a real world […]


13 of the Scariest Places in the World

Not all places are fun and beautiful to visit. There are many places and cities around the world with a dark and disturbing history. And being that it is nearly Halloween, let’s take a trip and visit our 13 scariest places around the world. 1. Estes Park, Colorado- The Stanley Hotel Stephen King’s inspiration for […]


15 GIFs to Perfectly Describe All the Emotions of Moving Abroad

Moving to a new country is a quick way to experience the full range of human emotion: Excitement, anxiety, sadness…. For those who are on the path to becoming an expat, here’s a fun post on what you can expect to go through. And for all the veteran expats, just think back to when you […]

How far have you traveled?

When my husband and I decided to take the plunge and move abroad we did it right! We moved as far away as we possibly could from New York City and ended up in Sydney, Australia. Now, no matter where in the world we live, it will always feel much closer to home. Despite nearly […]


Mythological places every expat wants to live

Getting the opportunity to live overseas is a priceless experience. You get exposure to other cultures, get to try new foods, meet new people, and get the chance to travel to new and exciting places. When I was living overseas in Australia, I took the time to ensure that I traveled near and far in […]

Expat Life Humorous

Are you a Christmas Guru?

As expats know, one of the great benefits to living abroad is getting exposure to cultures outside of your own. This can range from the mundane (shops closing early) to the extreme (Russian drinking games). However, these are things that make life overseas so much richer. To get in the holiday spirit we thought we’d test […]


How not to move abroad in photos

Similar to buying a used car, finding an international mover can be a stressful process. It’s never easy to spot the people or companies that you can trust and who genuinely have your best interest in mind. We always do our best to help you, our fellow expats, get the most reliable information you need […]

Humorous Moving Tips

Funny Review of the Week

  It’s high time for the latest and greatest edition of our Funny Review of the Week series: When initially reading this review a few things stuck out that made me think something was disingenuous about this review. First, the sister is submitting the review even though she wasn’t the person who hired the mover. […]

Funny Mover Review of the Week

In my online travels I often come across fake reviews submitted by moving companies to boost their rating on review websites. Obviously these companies have outsourced the job of spamming these sites because the grammar is terrible. Some of the fake ones are so ridiculous I can’t help but laugh out loud (literally). I decided […]

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