Male Trailing Spouses: An Inconvenient Truth

Most trailing spouses are women, but in the last 15 years a new trend in the expat world is ramping up: the male trailing spouse. Defying convention, these men are pioneers in unchartered … [Read more...]

15 Surprising Facts About My Host Country

Let’s face it.  “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” Marcel Proust        Click to tweet You know this feeling. Without thinking … [Read more...]

Culture Shock: What Gérard Depardieu Can Teach Expats

When you move abroad to live or study in another country, you’ll “suffer” from culture shock. Culture shock is the effect … [Read more...]

Bilingualism: 3 questions to expert François Grosjean

François Grosjean is Emeritus Professor of psycholinguistics at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. He is bilingual himself (French and English) with more than 30 years of experience in … [Read more...]

What You Can Learn From a $5 Billion Cross-Cultural Mistake

When you move to another country, you know you’re going to change but you don’t know exactly how. You come with your suitcase, a bit of money and your language. You carry your beliefs and a set … [Read more...]