When my husband and I moved to Brussels in 1997 many things changed in our lives. There were the obvious things like switching countries, homes, job, leaving career (for me), having babies overseas, making new friends and so forth and so on. One of the most impactful changes for us was how we viewed food and the preparation of food. Before moving to Europe, … Continue reading What, No Light Salad Dressing?
By now you have heard the terrible news of the bombs that went off in Brussels. Brussels is our other home. We lived in Brussels close to 5 years, from 1997 until 2001. It was an amazing experience and was made even more special because both our children were born there. We left a little bit of hearts there. Today my thoughts are with the people of Belgium. … Continue reading Brussels – Our Other Home
I was recently asked to contribute an article to the expat website World of Expats. This website provides useful information and tips to anyone considering moving overseas on a work assignment. Below is the article I contributed to World of Expats. At the end I provide additional links to the World of Expats site as well as related articles that I have written about expat and … Continue reading Expat Living in London
Yesterday, I walked my dog Maya in Regent’s park and we ran into a black labrador and its owner. The woman asked me about my dog and I noticed she was an American. Well, that was enough invitation for me to start a conversation. It turned out that she had just moved to London with her family. I was able to share a lot of … Continue reading Moving Overseas