Have you ever dreamt of living abroad? While it’s never easy to give up the comforts of home, for aspiring expatriates, the promise of adventure can far outweigh the sacrifice.
That said, it takes a lot of learning and strategy – and trying and failing – to create a life as an expat. We’re exploring a few blog posts this week that will help you learn how to do just that:
5 Ways to Make Money While Traveling the World – Travelocafe
First things first: how to make money in another country! Here are five realistic ways to do that, along with an important reminder: “You are the engineer of your own life.”
So You’ve Moved to Berlin..Now What? 10 Items for Your Expat To-Do List – The Department of Wandering
Does Berlin top your list of places to live? If so, read this blog post before you make the move – it lists everything you need to know about setting up life in Berlin.
Life in Bogatá: 12 Things You’ll Soon Discover – Dave’s Travel Corner
What about Bogatá? Here, you’ll learn everything the travel guides for Columbia may not tell you – including local customs such as saying “good-bye” when getting off an elevator.
Amsterdam: 8 Affordable Restaurants Where Locals Love to Eat – Eurocheapo
Affordability is imperative when moving abroad versus vacationing. If Amsterdam tops your list of places to live, check out this list of locally-vetted, affordable restaurants.
The Pleasure of European Train Travel – Solo Traveler
The beauty of living like an expat: extra time to explore! If you’re Europe-bound for your new home, read on to learn the joys of traveling by train to get to know your new continent.