After posting about the marvels of modern-day Singapore and offering a glimpse of the future in my previous post, I am now going to delve into the past and reminisce about our expat days ...
That’s where our mystery trip of kid-free bliss was headed to.
Singapore skyline at night as seen from Marina Bay Sands hotel
Two very excited travelers on their way to Singapore
Singapore, you see, is where we used to live in the past. From 1998 to 2000, to be exact. It seems like an entirely different lifetime now, and it was. The girls weren’t born yet, the boys ...
Let me just say upfront that I don’t claim to be an expert when it comes to writing blog posts. In fact, some people say the perfect blog post is between 300 and 500 words long, and you all know by now that mine are hardly ever that short. So technically I’m losing 80 percent of the typical ...
“What was the biggest challenge of moving to South Africa?”
I just completed another expat interview, and once again this question cropped up. Ha! If you’ve been reading this ...
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I was trying to come up with a snazzy title for this one but there is just no way around telling it as it is. There is nothing exciting about having to open a bank account in a new country. Neither is there much humor ...
Flag of Pitcairn Islands. Credit Wikipedia
I know ever since I mentioned them you have been dying to learn more about the Pitcairn Islands. Why them, you might ask?
Well, Zax was reeling off the world’s most populous countries to me while I was driving, and I was getting overloaded with too much information, so I had him change course ...
|Indonesian flag from CIA World Factbook|
One of the best ways to have a conversation with your teenager is to go driving someplace. I learned all about the Pitcairn Islands on such an occasion this week. Have you ever heard of the Pitcairn Islands?
But actually, let’s start at the beginning. Today you will learn about Indonesia. This ...
Groenkloof Nature Reserve is right next to Pretoria - and not far from Johannesburg - and makes for an excellent hiking outing. The city is all around you and initially it seems like we can't even have a conversation because there is so much traffic noise. But as soon as you round the first bend and encounter a group of giraffes, you are immersed in nature.