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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

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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

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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?

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6 things I learned since I moved to Macedonia

Of course as soon as you start living in another country you will learn plenty of new things. As I was thinking about how to write this article I want to point out the stuff that changed me for the better. The stuff that’s making me happier. This probably sounds weird to many people including… Continue reading 6 things I learned since I moved to Macedonia

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The types of Kafana and my experience

Café or restaurant or… something else? I never heard about kafana until I arrived in Macedonia. When I heard the word I did imagine some kind of café, but I could not have imagined this. Traditional food combined with a lot of alcohol (mostly Rakija, beer and wine) and live folklore music. I do have… Continue reading The types of Kafana and my experience

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Macedonia, the shocking and wonderful mentality

Here I was in Macedonia without a job and not really searching for one either. But couple of months before my visa expired, I started to ask around. As I mentioned in my previous blogs, this Dutch community in Macedonia is small but very, very strong. And right on time I got a job in a… Continue reading Macedonia, the shocking and wonderful mentality