plant-based gluten free food when travelling

How to travel on a plant-based, gluten-free diet

2017 has been a year of transitions for me, one of which was switching to a whole food plant-based diet. I had been gluten-free for more than 5 years, but now also avoiding animal protein added a whole new layer of complexity to my travel and expat stays:

When gluten intolerant, you can’t just go and buy any sandwich when you’re hungry as bread (and burgers & pizza) usually contain gluten. Unfortunately, gluten-free options always have either cheese, eggs or meat in them. The transition to a gluten-free, whole food plant-based diet has been tricky, but it is definitely possible …

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best christmas presents for travellers

The best Christmas presents for travellers

What’s on your wishlist for Santa?

Christmas is coming and who is not looking for great gift ideas? Travel gadgets will always be welcome, and some of these are essential for any long-term trip. Here are 9 favourite travel gadgets that will make the perfect Christmas present for your loved one. I wouldn’t want to miss any of them!

 

Undercover laptop sleeve

This brilliant idea is available in laptop, tablet and smartphone sizes. It’s a fun travel companion for around the world trips and overseas stays when you don’t want to draw attention to your tech gear. Keep your …

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all you need to move abroad for the job

Go abroad for the job: How to become an expat in 4 weeks

In times of globalization and the economic crisis, international job offers are easier to get than ever before. Whether you went through a tough application process or via an internal job transfer to an overseas office, the new team is probably awaiting you asap. And you may find yourself moving country within weeks. Are you ready to go abroad? Here is a checklist to guide you through the initial steps to international relocation:…

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turquoise sea in Comino island in Malta

Expat, Tourist, Traveller, Backpacker or Digital Nomad ?

What’s the best way to discover a new place?

How do you prefer travelling when discovering new places? Most of us have been a tourist before and some may have chosen to travel on a budget as a backpacker. But what distinguishes them from a traveller? And would you consider becoming an expat or digital nomad? They are certainly similar and overlap at times. Let me try to shed some light on what the differences are and how to benefit from all of them: …

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Aiguablava beach

How to cope with the four stages of expat relocation

I recently came across an article on the 4 stages of cultural adjustment when moving abroad. As an expat who has lived and worked in 7 different countries I couldn’t relate more! While each time can be slightly different, there is definitely a repeating pattern every time you make that move. Being aware of these emotional phases and learning how to overcome difficulties during expat relocation helps to take a step towards understanding the culture of your new expat home. Here’s how to immerse yourself in a new country:…

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what to do in malta, azure window on gozo

Relax: 7 things to do in Malta

How about escaping the cold weather on a small Mediterranean island with beautiful turquoise blue bays and breathtaking beaches? Malta may be your perfect off-season destination or winter escape. Its picturesque coastlines definitely surprised me! On top of that it’s very affordable and ideal for travellers on a budget. If you’re up for some island life, hanging out by the sea, snorkelling, sightseeing or pretty coastal walks, check out these top 7 things to do in Malta:…

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Book recommendation: How to be German in 50 new steps

How to be German book recommendationAre you an expat living in Germany or thinking of moving there anytime soon? Well, this might be your chance to discover 50 pleasant chapters about what it’s like to mingle with its people and really get to know the German mentality.

It’s a fun read with insightful expat advice and you will find yourself chuckling away while nodding wisely and thinking to yourself “IT’S SO TRUE!” I’d even recommend it to German expats living abroad – it may be a great Christmas present.

 

Here is how to be more German:…

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Studying abroad in Spain

It’s been tricky lately to post regularly because I have been doing a part-time masters degree in online marketing and e-commerce while working and trying to run this blog. The good news is I am about to hand in the final thesis and ready to share my experience.
Have you been thinking of studying abroad or gaining additional qualifications in another country? Here are helpful ideas and practical advice how to approach your goal and know what to expect.…

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