Blogs Cultural/Historical


We’re at the Top

We made it up all those steps! Now we’re at Calle Larga (Long Street). If we head left for about 3 blocks and turn right, we can take an angled street up to the heart of El Centro and arrive at ... read more

Posted on 27 September 2022 | 1:47 pm

Travel Sketches

9 Incredible Châteaux near Paris

Get to know the most interesting châteaux near Paris, exploring their history, what to see, how to get there, and more.... read more

Posted on 27 September 2022 | 7:52 am

Snippets of Paris

Portugal in December: What’s Portugal Like In December?

December really isn’t a month you usually associate with travelling to Portugal. It’s firmly in the off season and the weather has taken a strong turn to the worse. That said, for adventur... read more

Posted on 25 September 2022 | 3:38 pm

Portugal in December: What’s Portugal Like In December?

Communications are now digital in Paraguay

During my years in Paraguay the communications systems have seen many changes. From almost nothing when I first came here to now entering the digital age. They now are far better than I could ever had... read more

Posted on 23 September 2022 | 6:30 pm

Simons Paraguay

Taxes in Portugal

What Expats should know about NIFs, NHR Status, and filing tax returns... read more

Posted on 22 September 2022 | 5:19 am

Our Portugal Journey

What does street art activism mean? Examples of 2022 artists & cities

Learn about the particular way with which artists protest. This is their street art activism. … Read More The post What does street art activism mean? Examples of 2022 artists & cities appe... read more

Posted on 16 September 2022 | 9:44 pm

Street art tours in Madrid by Cooltourspain

11 Best Tax Return Software Germany in 2022 – Suitable for Anyone

Do you want to file a tax return in Germany but you don’t know the German language? No problem! In this article, you will find the 10 best tax return software in Germany for expats. Many of them... read more

Posted on 16 September 2022 | 12:08 pm

My Life in Germany

Why British King Charles III was named after a Norwegian king.

If you’ve heard bits and pieces of this amazing story somewhere, now it’s time for you to know the whole truth. Let’s start from the beginning. Ok, not that far away in history. A cl... read more

Posted on 10 September 2022 | 8:41 am

Making Norway My Home

Becoming Swiss, part seven: 'Crossing the Finish Line'

It took around two years, but the moment has finally come. Ten months after the final interview a confirmation letter arrived in the post: Jo is Swiss! Now that's worth talking about. First time here?... read more

Posted on 8 September 2022 | 5:00 am

Swiss and Chips

Best VPN for China (and Why You Need One) in September 2022

Every visitor needs a VPN for China, but it’s not always easy to know what is the best option. It doesn’t matter whether you’re coming as a tourist, a student, an English teacher or ... read more

Posted on 31 August 2022 | 5:30 am

China Mike

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