Survive Christmas Abroad Expat

Christmas can be a lonely time for the expat abroad—especially if you’re living in a place that doesn’t celebrate the way you do back home. I’ve got some tips that long-term expats use to get through the lonely holiday season.

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Must See Malta

As a long term expat living in Malta, I’m often asked about the top must see things in my country of residence. In my 5 years in Malta I’ve visited all the major sites, and most of the minor ones too. If you’re coming down to the island—and especially if it’s your first visit—I strongly suggest adding these things to your list.

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Living in a Developing Country

Living in a developing country can be a challenging—and frustrating—experience for the expat. And I learned a lot of lessons in that regard when we moved to the Mediterranean. You might be wondering by this point if the tradeoffs of living in the developing world could possibly be worth it?

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How to Buy Groceries in the Mediterranean

This was our first experience with vegetable vendors on the island of Malta. We hadn’t yet learned that they came door to door. In fact, we hadn’t eaten very much at all, because the shops always seemed to be closed. And so I share this expat advice with you today, so you will never starve.

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