You can only prepare so much when you move abroad. So when things don't initially work out as you had planned or hoped, it's easy to start thinking about giving up. This is Emily's story of how she chose to push through anyway and continue building a life in Munich, Germany.
Deciding whether to stay or go as an adult third culture kid can be next level complicated. This is something that Wiebke has faced several times as a serial expat. These days she works as an expat coach. In this post she shares how she helps her clients decide whether to stay or go.
When a relationship breaks down while abroad, it's easy to wonder whether you should stay or go. Nicole, a first-time American expat in Germany, chose to start a new life abroad alone. Read more about her thought-process and staying in touch with one's inner voice.
Even when you feel like a foreigner and miss the familiarity of home, the rewards of living abroad can still trump the hardships. This is what Bella, a first-time American expat in Italy, has learned.