10 Practical things to consider before moving overseas

The day before I left
The day before I left

Moving overseas is an adventure! But it is also a lengthy and difficult experience, and along with all the emotional ups and downs, there are plenty of annoyances and bureaucratic processes that you have to deal with, usually when you least expect them or have time to deal with them. This post might not be much fun, but if you want an idea of some of the more practical things you should try to do before you leave your home country, keep reading.

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Things I can’t get used to… no matter how hard I try

Now that I’ve been in Austria for almost two years, I’ve managed to adapt… mostly. But at this point, it feels like there are still certain things that I am struggling to get used to. And given that I’m two years in, perhaps I never will! Read on for my top ten!

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10 Things to do in Wolfsberg in Summer

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There is some beautiful scenery in the area

Hanging in a small town of less than 26,000 people, 45 minutes away from a decent-sized city… boring, you might say. Who would come and stay here? Well, for those of you who don’t mind a bit of a rural retreat, I’ve put together a list of ten things you can do in Wolfsberg in summer, all of which could be done without access to a car (though a bike might come in handy for a couple of them. Seriously, this town is a gem!  Continue reading