About Macedonia · Pregnancy & Mom life

Being pregnant abroad – Delivery and my bundle of joy

Delivering a baby. Every person is different, which means every delivery is different. Which means NO ONE can tell you what is about to happen to you. I read stories and even checked videos and read all the articles you can find. How does this work in Macedonia? And then the doctor tells you: ah… Continue reading Being pregnant abroad – Delivery and my bundle of joy

About Macedonia · Pregnancy & Mom life

Pregnant while living abroad – Being prepared

Getting prepared during a pregnancy, so many questions are popping up on how to organise it all. So many people are asking you stuff or advising you with their best intentions. We read so many articles and scrolled up and down through forums to figure out what we should do and how we need to… Continue reading Pregnant while living abroad – Being prepared

About Macedonia · Pregnancy & Mom life

Pregnant while living abroad – the beginning

It has been a while since I have written anything on my blog. My focus was on something completely different. I was pregnant. Being pregnant abroad can be quite the challenge as I discovered. But luckily, I can look back at it as a very pleasant period. We were in the Netherlands and I was… Continue reading Pregnant while living abroad – the beginning

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Living abroad: will you adapt, lose or find yourself?

What happens when you hang out too much with people from your own country or other foreigners? Are you adapting to your new environment? Is that even necessary? And what happens when you hang out only with the natives? Will you forget where you came from? Will you lose your old habits? But in both… Continue reading Living abroad: will you adapt, lose or find yourself?

Tips & Tricks

Living Abroad During the Holiday Season

Heather Green is an Art teacher and a photographer currently residing in California. Originally from Serbia, she moved to the U.S. with her family when she was 11. Her formal education has been filed with ups and downs due to the language barrier and the transition she had to make in order to fit into… Continue reading Living Abroad During the Holiday Season

Tips & Tricks

GLOSSARY – A Foreigner’s Guide to Basic Macedonian

I always have this argument with the Macedonians telling me that their language is not difficult and doesn’t have that many grammar rules. So yes I have difficulty with it but, the good news is that Macedonians use a couple of words very often. First of all you need to know that the most common subjects in… Continue reading GLOSSARY – A Foreigner’s Guide to Basic Macedonian

Travel & Transport

Shipping your belongings to Macedonia

Expats including Americans, Australians, Spaniards, Serbs, Turks, Swedes and many others have seemingly fallen in love with Macedonia (or a Macedonian). From the spacious mountains to the countryside and lakes, Macedonia has something to offer everyone no matter the preference in living conditions or surroundings. It is also a country that is less demanding when… Continue reading Shipping your belongings to Macedonia