Buying a house in Amsterdam as an expat

Buying a house in Amsterdam as an expat

Finally! Here’s our story about buying a house in Amsterdam. If you want a peek at our new home, it's okay to be nosey.  In 2016 we made a New Year’s resolution to make buying a house a...
The Inevitable Bike Butt of a New Amsterdam Expat

The Inevitable Bike Butt of a New Amsterdam Expat

Part of traveling or becoming an expat is getting out of your comfort zone. That literally means being uncomfortable. It's all part of the experience! When you're moving to Amsterdam (or any bike-loving city), and you are moving...
How to Move Abroad: The Basics

How to Move Abroad: The Basics

Moving abroad is a big deal. I mean, like a REALLY big deal. It’s not easy. Between emotions, red tape, practicalities, and making friends, it’s just plain hard and you have to be a little crazy to do...
How to Survive Your First Trip Home as an Expat

How to Survive Your First Trip Home as an Expat

Planning your first trip home to visit after a year or two can be so many things! For me, it was exciting, stressful, scary, calming, familiar, and so much more that I couldn’t possibly explain, though I did try! I’m...
Expat Life: Our First Trip Home

Expat Life: Our First Trip Home

After two years and many travels around Europe, we finally visited our friends and family in the United States. About 2 years and 3 months ago we decided Amsterdam would be our new home and had not set immediate...
Expat Love

Expat Love

Included in this post are affiliate links. There is no change in cost to you. Love’s a funny thing. It can make you think and act crazy, but when it’s real and lasting, it’s the absolute best thing...
You’ve Moved to Europe, Now What?

You’ve Moved to Europe, Now What?

If you’ve just moved to Europe (or, if you're considering it), I’ve created this post especially for you!  This is what I would make sure my best friend knew before they took the leap. So, from me to you, I...