In this episode, we do some myth busting about the value of paying collective taxes. We see how an American expat learnt to appreciate something about his host nation that would raise eyebrows and receive loads of criticism back home. It is often very hard for an expat to communicate the way other people in different parts of the world are living and how the particular system they live under would be of some good use elsewhere.
In this episode, we chat with Ms. Clara Wiggins, a prolific blogger, writer and mother of two wonderful girls from the UK and now living in South Africa. Clara is a TCK (Third Culture Kid) and shares her expat experiences with us and offers up some tips for living life abroad. Clara talks about the challenges of raising and educating children in an environment unlike the one they come from. Also, she taps into issues accompanying spouses of different types face while trying to maintain their relationship.
There are many reasons why partners have to live far apart from one another and that can include things like studying abroad and work opportunities that requires one or both parties to be in different parts of the world.
Five tips to deal with the ups and downs of a long-distance relationship.
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After making the decision to move overseas and setting the departure date, it is time to start preparing. Moving overseas requires much more than moving to another city or state and it can be quite daunting. Therefore the more you do in advance of your departure the better you’ll be ready for your journey.