Books that Ignited My Dreams of Travel

During Victorian times, young adults from wealthy families in England went on a Grand Tour. They traveled for extended periods of time as an essential part of their education – an essential part of their passage into adulthood.They spent weeks or months in Paris, Switzerland, Italy – actually, anyplace that beckoned. The more adventurous traveled […]

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risk vs luck

Risk Disguised as Luck

Have you been lucky in life? Have you been faced with the dilemma of risk vs luck?A very good friend of mine likes to complain that I’ve been remarkably lucky all my life while her luck has always been bad. She feels that I’m living my dream simply because I’ve been lucky – not because […]

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Expat Lifestyle

Expat Lifestyle

There are a lot of misconceptions about what expat life is like – probably because there is no one-size-fits-all expat lifestyle.To some people, the word ‘expat’ brings to mind a wealthy, glamorous expat lifestyle. And it’s true that some expats earn the kind of money they could never make at home and live a luxurious lifestyle. […]

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