I recently had the good fortune to discover a new memoir by an ex-expat turned author, Margaret Davis Ghielmetti. From Chicago, her marriage to Patrick from Switzerland led her to live on several continents as a ‘trailing spouse’. So far not so unusual, right? (Not for followers of Expatbookshop.com anyway.) Only, Patrick works for the… Read More Jo Parfitt Reviews Brave(ish) a Memoir of a Recovering Perfectionist by Margaret Davis Ghielmetti
“I highly recommend this book to anyone who has moved to or temporarily lived in a different country, who has a loved one or friend who has done so, or who themselves dreams of doing so. The stories illuminate the joys and challenges of that journey and provide much food for thought.” Terri Myers, Amazon… Read More Rave Reviews for The Winding Road to Portugal
Ask twenty men how they came to live in Portugal and you’ll get some surprising answers. In this clever and well-crafted book, Louise Ross sits back and lets the men do the talking in their own words, and the result is fascinating, moving and funny. Take the Aussie brothers who converted a Lisbon kebab shop… Read More Jack Scott Reviews The Winding Road to Portugal
Tanya Crossman, author of the best-selling book, Misunderstood, reviews Arrivals, Departures and the Adventures in-between by Christopher O’Shaughnessy.
Expat Partner – Staying Active & Finding Work by Carine Bormans and Marie Geukens As the person behind the Career in Your Suitcase concept and co-author of the fourth edition of the book of the same name I am a sucker for books on dual careers. This is such an important topic and yet there… Read More Jo Parfitt reviews Expat Partner
Tanya Crossman, author of the best-selling book, Misunderstood, reviews Monday Morning Emails by Jo Parfitt and Terry Anne Wilson.
“Pick up this book and you will be pleasantly surprised that even though the book is mainly about Gran Canaria, the experience is applicable anywhere in the world. “Going Local in Gran Canaria: How To Turn A Holiday Destination Into A Home” by Matthew Hirtes allows you to have a fresh perspective about holidays, career… Read More Going Local in Gran Canaria – Informative and Entertaining
Parminder has written a masterpiece for anyone looking to get the most, not just out of their money, but out of life. Simply brilliant! Abraham Okusanya Founder, FinalytiQ Parminder reminds us that to have an impact on others and to manage our wealth and time so that we can achieve this, is one of the… Read More Seasons of Wealth – a Masterpiece
“This is a lively, informative and entertaining biographical read from Joanne Pasquale, mum and freelance journalist, who gave birth to a boy with Down syndrome in November 2000. The book’s strapline, ‘One boy with Down syndrome and a mum who refused to let others tell her what he could or couldn’t achieve’, gives the reader… Read More A Positive Result – Humorous, Determined and Candid
“For the expat parents looking for more input on how to raise their children abroad, this is a good book to pick up. Raising Global Nomads: Parenting Abroad In An On-Demand World by Robin Pascoe explores the difficulties of raising a child in a foreign country and the demands that go with it. Presented in… Read More Raising Global Nomads – One of the Best
In This Messy Mobile Life, Mariam explores practical ways to understand and use the mola acronym which stands for Mix, Order, Layers and Adventure with case studies, expert opinions, and family tips. I highly recommend reading this very personal, engaging and well researched book to add clarity and perspective to the many issues global families… Read More Anisha Abraham reviews This Messy Mobile Life