this is a page for

Category: Feelings About Moving Abroad

Posts about my thoughts and experience from living abroad

Adventures Everywhere

It’s so easy to get caught up in routine. We just keep going at an unbelievable rate and work to check off the accomplishments of life on our list. You don’t have to travel far to have an adventure and make life more interesting.

5 Reasons Why You’re Ready to Move Abroad

Are you thinking about moving abroad? Chances are, it’s been on your mind for awhile.

Fourth of July Feels from Abroad


Experiencing Reverse Culture Shock

Moving abroad is so exciting. It really is – until you come to the point of being away so long from your home country, you experience the shock of how you ‘used’ to live. 

Getting Grungy in Seattle, Washington

My home, and a big reason for what makes me me, is this place on the map called Seattle.

Thanksgiving Abroad: A nightmare

Celebrating Thanksgiving abroad is not as easy as it sounds. Why? Because no one cares.

Becoming Dual Citizen: American-Swedish

In 2008, I embarked on an adventure that I never knew would impact my life. University was over. The recession was beginning. And my mind was in the clouds.

Things You Don’t Think About Before Moving Abroad

Moving abroad sounds like a fairy tale. Everything will be new; culture, currency, friends, language, environment. Your friends and family will be jealous because they never have had the opportunity to travel as much, or even leave the country, let alone live somewhere culturally different. You will be a pioneer.

The Travel Best Friend

Sometimes our travel best friends know us better than our own friends back home. We meet them on the road, and bond quickly.

Mediterranean Home Decor

The place where I have felt the most free, the most beautiful, and beyond all, completely full of life has been my old “home” of Mykonos, Greece. While moving to Sweden has been quite a big difference not only weather wise, but culturally for me, I try my best to bring flavor of Mykonos style to my personal surroundings.