Tag Archives: Homesickness

Change of Seasons

One of the many things that is common for Northern to Southern Hemisphere expats is that the seasons are opposite from what you’re used to. So Christmas is HOT when it’s supposed to be cold. As it is spring here … Continue reading

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Embracing Your Inner Goblin

One of the things I miss about living in the US is Halloween. Yes REALLY! You see we don’t really celebrate it in Australia and although I don’t eat much candy these days, I loved it as a kid. I can’t … Continue reading

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Out of Blue Monday into Fat Tuesday Spirit for July 4th

If you’re living away from home and you’re like me, expect certain holidays to bring up bittersweet memories. Today is 4th of July in Australia and people in the USA are just waking up to their Independence Day. I’m grateful for the SMS … Continue reading

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10 Things to Do When You’re Homesick

Whether you’ve left home for college or are living overseas, you’re bound to have days of longing for “home”. Sometimes it’s the comfort of an understanding voice, someone who reassures you that everything is going to be OK. Other times … Continue reading

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