Beyond Surviving – living and parenting abroad with a partner who works away from home Rhoda Bangerter You moved away to be closer togetherBut now you’re further apart than ever Your partner’s job opportunity in another country seemed like an exciting idea, but lengthy work assignments mean you’re holding down the family fort – alone.… Read More Holding the Fort Abroad – Pre-order Now!
Paul Vanderbroeck & Jannie Aasted Skov-Hansen are co-authors of HERE WE ARE: The International Career Couple Handbook. The book argues that the future of global careers requires a holistic strategic perspective to living and working internationally. Paul Vanderbroeck joined the Breakfast Show on WRS Radio to talk about the book and the research behind it. Listen… Read More The International Career Couple Handbook: an Interview with Paul Vanderbroeck
Cath talks to Sundae Schneider-Bean on the Expat Happy Hour about her illustrated book, Living Elsewhere: Because a life overseas can be tough and, well, sometimes you just have to laugh.
Globalization has given many of us unparalleled opportunities to work, travel, fall in love, and raise kids all over the world. But it has made being a teen more complicated than ever. Imagine having to discover your identity and place in the world when you keep having to move communities, your parents are from different… Read More Raising Global Teens – Pre-order Now
Helen Ellis joins Sundae Bean on the Expat Happy Hour to share her personal story, professional experience, and thought-provoking research on grandparenting from afar. A writer, scholar, and proud grandma, Helen’s Distance Families project brings the grandparent’s perspective to light.
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
The Benefits and How to Get Going This was one week into ‘lock down’ and I knew I needed something to get me focused, to wrestle me away from the endless scrolling, the hopeless searching for better news as I tried to wrap my head around this new reality. I hesitated. Did I need more… Read More Writing Through Challenging Times
Some of the best expat books about education abroad
“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
Cath brew is the Senior designer at Springtime Books and Summertime Publishing, and author of Living Elsewhere – because a life overseas can be tough and, well, sometimes you just have to laugh. Cath is also the talented artist and illustrator behind Drawn to a Story, bespoke gifts for people who struggle, survive and thrive… Read More Subscribe To Drawn to a Story
Moving abroad can be particularly disorientating for children – leaving behind all that is familiar and adapting to new surroundings, new home, new school, new friends, new culture. Fortunately, there are a number of books which can help younger children through the transition. Books for Younger Kids