Expat Life

Beating The Heat: What I Learned From A Country With Year-Round Summer

In much of the Northern hemisphere, things are warming up. Here in Singapore, it’s the same old temperature and humidity as always. You want to know some beat-the-heat strategies from a country with year-round summer? Why on earth am I punctuating that with a question mark? Shade You know about hats. They’re great for little […]

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Traveling – for real or virtually – is great for your kids’ culture and language awareness

By Rita Rosenback from www.multilingualparenting.com I am sure we all agree that traveling broadens the mind and teaches us about different cultures and languages. Being away from your everyday environment forces you to re-evaluate your own surroundings and often also makes you appreciate what you have – this is true both for adults and children.

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Going Dutch: Raising a Multicultural Family in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is known around the world for being a country with liberal, progressive ideas and being international orientated. The Dutch often pride themselves on their tolerance for other cultures and religions, historically welcoming everyone from around the world who would want to make the Netherlands their home. As a result, the Netherlands has one

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