Secret Expat Behavior: Funny things being an expat makes you do

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Being an expat is funny sometimes. If you’re a Yank like me, maybe you’ve lived in Europe a few times, traveled a bunch and always imagined you’d end up there. But as I say all the time, the dream and … Continue reading

How to Move to Europe: Moving Day

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Well, after much planning, shopping, paperwork and perhaps a panic attack or two, moving day has finally arrived. This means you’ve done your research and carefully selected a reputable international moving company, or, if you’re like me, picked one randomly … Continue reading

Day-trip to Madrid: part dos

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As I said in my previous post, Day-trip to Madrid: the prequel, hubbie and I planned a day-trip to Madrid, so I could secure an official document from the U.S. Embassy that stated that though my name had changed after … Continue reading

Day-trip to Madrid: the prequel

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There’s a funny story behind why we ended up going to Madrid for the day. Not funny ha-ha. More like I can’t believe the U.S. functions at all with such an incompetent government funny. I won’t start at the beginning … Continue reading

A visit to remember or a gastronomic mini tour of Mallorca

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Well, as usual, I’m delinquent in my writing. But this time I have a real excuse, I swear. It’s called a full house of visitors, Christmas dinner, playing tour guide and general holiday madness. Fun times were had though. The … Continue reading