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...
The Reality of Expat Life

The Reality of Expat Life

People often ask, “How are you adapting to life in the Netherlands?” “How was the transition?” “Are you fluent in Dutch yet?” “What do you miss about home?” Or we’ll get the other side, like “Your life looks...
What Living in Amsterdam Has Taught Me

What Living in Amsterdam Has Taught Me

Amsterdam is an amazing city. It’s old, beautiful, cultured, and filled with friendly people. (Yes, that idea that the Dutch are rude is NOT true!) Moving to an international city can really be a shock for someone who...
Why Expat Life?

Why Expat Life?

How do you figure out who you are? How do you know when you can finally stop searching to find your place in the world? For me, it’s when you feel like you just fit...without trying too hard....