Hi Everyone! Just back from three weeks of travel (Marrakech for Expat Women, then Jakarta and Bali for the school holidays), I wanted to let you know that our April home page is up! Please take a few minutes to read, enjoy, share and tweet about them for us. Thank you very much and I wish you a fabulous April. Warmest regards, Andrea.
|Jill Walker and Brittany Callard|
Brittany Callard and Jill Walker had been living parallel lives across Europe and South East Asia for the last two decades when they decided to embark on a new project together: CAMENAE. With their collective design training and international business experience, Jill and Brittany have built CAMENAE into a successful luxury brand of Italian made leather handbags and accessories...
|Expat Friends Leaving|
Expat Women Girlfriend
My partner and I have been living as expats for the past six years. Unlike most of our expat friends, we are not on the 'expat treadmill' and do not have to move every two to three years because of our employer. However, many of our friends are now getting ready to be moved to another location and every time we catch up with them, a large part of the conversation revolves around their upcoming move and how unsettling it is. But I cannot help but think about those of us left behind. It is unsettling for us as well...
The STARS Come Out at FIGT
|A Report from the Families in Global Transition (FIGT) Conference, held in Washington DC, March 17-19, 2011|
Two key words came out of the Families in Global Transition (FIGT) Conference in Washington DC last month. The first wasfocus. The second was STARS - Spouses Travelling and Relocating Successfully, as an alternative to the traditional and not always well-respected term, "trailing spouse". UK Telegraph blogger and long-time FIGT supporter, Apple Gidley, tells us more about what took place at this year's FIGT conference...