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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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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

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How life abroad goes when you don’t know the language

So here I was, just moved in together with my boyfriend in an apartment in Skopje. The first year of my new life in Skopje and I didn’t had a job. Some people would say they would get so bored or would go crazy because they don’t have work. But I had the time to… Continue reading How life abroad goes when you don’t know the language

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The first year living abroad, what is happening?

I moved abroad for love, some move for work and others because they are travelers. And living abroad is something different, something on a whole new level of experience. I wasn’t completely new to the country; I knew his family, most of his friends and their culture, but it was not easy. Not everything will go… Continue reading The first year living abroad, what is happening?

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Are you planning to move abroad? Be prepared! Part 2

So you are planning to move abroad, but you don’t have all the information you need? Read the second part to help you with your preparations for moving abroad. It is not easy to find out all the laws of the country about immigration, especially if you don’t know the language. Find people who do,… Continue reading Are you planning to move abroad? Be prepared! Part 2

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Emotionally preparing, the journey towards my new chapter

Can you emotionally prepare for emigrating? No. You cannot predict how you will be feeling and it is different per person. I planned my emigrating for a year, from the moment that I decided to move to Macedonia till the moment I actually left my home, and I was not prepared for the emotions. ‘Are… Continue reading Emotionally preparing, the journey towards my new chapter

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Are you planning to move abroad? Be prepared!

Oh dear lord, the paperwork. There is a lot to keep in mind when you decide to move abroad. And it doesn’t matter to which country you go, there is paperwork and it is a lot. For me luckily my boyfriend is arranging visas for a living, so he knew exactly what documents I needed. The… Continue reading Are you planning to move abroad? Be prepared!