Find joy in unexpected places.
Immerse in different cultures and languages and learn from them.
Make choices for a happier and healthier life.
May the New Year bring you all happiness, joy and many valuable experiences in whichever part of the world you are.
Thanks so much for your support and comments – it has been a rewarding experience and I value our exchange through this blog very much! 2015 has been a great year. Also, iTravel4live.com got its mascot, smartphone girl 😉 Here are this year’s most popular posts:
Iceland – Land of rainbows
Iceland will always be one of my most memorable travel destinations. The volcanic landscapes, geysers and hot springs beautifully contrast the scenic fjords, glaciers and beautiful waterfalls. I adore the Northern Lights or the White Nights around midsummer in the Westfjords…
Sardinia’s most beautiful beaches
Sardinia’s beautiful beaches surprised me – there’s one white sand beach after the next and it’s impossible to miss those beautiful shades of the vibrant turquoise blue waters! …
Lonely expat: How do you handle loneliness?
Expat life sounds adventurous and exciting to most people. We get to experience different ways of life and to learn about new countries, cultures and mentalities. It truly is exciting! Especially the first six months are filled with thrilling excitement and discoveries about the “new” life while relocation and general adjustment keep us busy. During that time we may go through a rollercoaster of emotions. And when it finally gets a bit quieter and we find a routine, we may feel a little lonely sometimes.
Even after 10 years of living abroad a feeling of isolation comes and goes in steady but thankfully reducing amounts. Don’t get me wrong, I love being an expat, I wouldn’t want it to change. I’d miss expat life back home! Only sometimes it can get pretty lonely; that’s just part of the deal. Here are 7 observations from my experience: …
What are your New Year’s resolutions?