5 Reasons Why Millennial Expats Need Life Insurance When Traveling Abroad

For you young Millennials out there, the world is your oyster. After all, what’s more exciting when you’re in your 20’s and 30’s than international travel or pursuing your career with an extended stay in a foreign country? However, we shouldn’t forget that there are certain risks involved in all this adventure. In this guest […]

4 Steps to Finding a Good Personal Trainer While Living Overseas

With all the holiday indulgence behind us and plans duly made for lifestyle renewal for the coming year, we figured we’d help everyone get off on the right foot with this article contributed by the trainers at Results Personal Training in Singapore. What better way to start off the new year than with a new […]

Recipe: Hearty Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

Our family is about 50% vegetarian. No, that doesn’t mean that my wife and one kid are meat eaters and myself and the other kid only eat plant matter. Or that half our dinner plate has meat on it and the other half vegetables. 🙄 What it means is that around 50% of our meals […]

Are You Insured For Your “Extreme Sports”?

Planning a trekking holiday to your favourite alpine destination? How about a ski trip? Diving, anyone? Or maybe your kids are into horse-jumping or karate? Better check your health and travel insurance policies. Now. Even though we’re just back from another epic summer holiday in Europe, we are already planning our winter holiday, and this year […]

Recipe: Roasted Veggie Quinoa Salad

While it is still summer salad season, we thought we would share one of our favourite salad recipes. Since discovering the fantastic flavor of Andean superfood, Quinoa, this salad has become a staple in our household. It pairs particularly well with another rite of summer: Maple-Ginger Marinated Salmon. While white quinoa has been widely available […]

7 Reasons Why I Take A Morning Walk

What?? You wake up at 5 a.m.?!?! This was the incredulous response of a friend during a recent discussion about morning routines. We were winding up a late dinner and their daughter had passed out in our daughter’s room in what might be called an impromptu sleepover. We agreed that they should just leave her […]

Your Next Expat Post: Health Trumps Wealth

It’s that time of year again, especially for those of us in education whose lives revolve around an academic schedule, that we say farewell to some of our expat friends as they move on to exciting, new adventures. Attending a flurry of “going away” parties over the past weekend and talking to some close friends […]

Do I Need Life Insurance?

Whenever I am feeling that it’s about time to write another post but am lacking inspiration, I always think back to recent conversations with my expat friends to help lead the way to my next literary masterpiece. Little do they know that I use them as guinea pigs in this way, diligently analyzing every word […]

Recipe: Maple-Ginger Marinated Salmon

Living the expat life as we do provides many wonderful opportunities to sample exotic tastes from around the world. If we’re not diving ravenously into the local restaurant scene, we are sharing cherished recipes from our homeland with our expat friends and colleagues. However, it doesn’t take long once we move overseas before we experience […]

Kids Menus: The Authoritative Restaurant Rating Tool

Michelin stars? Bah! The kids menu will tell you everything you want to know about the quality of an eating establishment. In our family, we have an unwritten rule: we don’t go out to a restaurant to eat garbage. Why would we? We don’t go out to eat often, so we all consider eating out […]