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5 Tech Tips for the Traveler and the Expat

5 Tech Tips for the Traveler and the Expat

The reality of a life in movement, a life on the road, in the air, or on a different continent, is that you have to rely on new ways to function. You may have to learn to drive on the other side of the road, navigate public transport in a metropolis or quickly adjust to […]

Why expats need more wallets

Why expats need more wallets

When we packed to move to China, like most women I had several handbags, but I had only one wallet. It contained everything, from my bank card to shop cards, money, and all those small little things you carry randomly, a lost button you need to put back on a cardigan but never seem to […]

Stopover in Hong Kong

Stopover in Hong Kong

So you have finally decided to fly eastward and you have a stop over in Hong Kong. Last year, one of my friends spent all her stop over time shopping for electronics. Well, yes, it is cheaper, a lot cheaper, to buy your new DSLR or your new tablet in Hong Kong. But not visiting […]

Are you a couchsurfer yet?

Are you a couchsurfer yet?

I joined couchsurfing.org a few years ago after watching a TV magazine that followed the trails of 3 groups of friends traveling around the world via their contacts on the website. I have now been a member for 4 years, and have had active and inactive times, as all members are free to accept or […]