“More than 100 years earlier, emigrants were all but cut off from home. Outward journeys lasted weeks or months on sailing ships rather than a few hours aboard a jet plane. Returning home was a rarity and upon departure many emigrants were convinced they would never see their place of birth or extended family again.” Things have certainly changed for the modern expat when it comes to keeping in touch—and more!—as Murray Watson explains.
As an expat, you will be all too familiar with the stresses of moving away and reversing the process can be equally stressful—especially when there’s family involved. But help is at hand, with Removal Services Scotland’s excellent The Ultimate Family Moving Guide.
Expat blogger Janine Clements talks to HotelClub.com Singapore’s Ben Holbrook about her experiences since moving from London in 2011.
Genealogy has become a very popular hobby. People like to find out who they are and where they came from. Researching family histories isn’t simply about collecting names and dates. It can unearth all sorts of interesting facts about migration and other social history.
This week: Losing touch – the difficulties of maintaining friendships and family ties in the face of separations of distance and lifestyle.
This week: Holidays – when you already live in Paradise (and don’t we all?) where do you go for your holidays?