TEN (10) THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE BECOMING AN 'EXPAT'

Today marks my second anniversary of relocation to Germany. I can't believe it has been already two years since I left the City of Saints to go live abroad. For the occasion, I thought I would write a post to share some lessons learned from my expat life. This might help you shed some light on a few elements of your relocation you won't be able to anticipate.

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THE HUNT II: THE BASE LAYER

Remember when I started my Hunt by stating that finding an apartment is not easy? Turns out I am starting to understand why as the dots are slowly connecting before my very eyes. Back when I chose Erlangen over Nuremberg and Herzogenaurach, I knew that the room I was applying for was limited to a six-month lease...

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MUNICH: THE OKTOBERFEST EXPERIENCE

I was not necessarily planning on going to Oktoberfest this year, as I just came back from a delightful two week vacation in the Balkans. But, when I learnt that my great friend Jo' was coming to town to visit me, resistance was out of the question!

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