Learning about yourself through language

All good things must come to an end – this is our last Clew edition. We will end the Clew story with some encouragement along your expat way. Sorana encourages you to learn about yourself through learning and speaking different languages: If you are an expat, chances are you might also be bilingual or trilingual or […]

The linguistic je ne sais quoi

There are so many things the French do better…isn’t it…? Perhaps not as many as they seemingly like to think… or as we seem to think that they like to think (well… one of the two).  But sometimes yes, they do do things better. I won’t get into neither haute couture nor haute culture nor haute […]

Expats or lonepats?

“I think you travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there.” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie-Nigerian author There are people “naturally born” to live abroad, and then there are some who cannot even begin to imagine a life somewhere other than in their home country. Of course, a simplistic categorisation such as this one […]