Regardless of whether this decision is based on necessity or the need for adventure, moving abroad can be quite a dramatic experience. Fun, sure, but scary – and there are some good reasons for it to be this way.
People who have moved abroad years ago often don’t remember what it felt like for them when they first left. If they enjoy their new home, it is only well and good that it stays with them. Hence, more than the other way round we encounter stories about foreign destinations where life is always better and the move? Oh, the move was just fine, really easy, nothing to worry about.
Well, it is time to debunk this. But this time, instead of focusing on the obvious, time for things that I did not expect or that I thought I was immune from before I moved. [Read more…]