My Functional Medicine Journey in Switzerland

My Functional Medicine Journey in Switzerland

Hi readers, Normally I write about travel and food, but I want to do something different and share a recent personal journey with you as part of the #wellness part of this blog. At the beginning of 2021, I experienced a physical dip that caught me completely off guard. With unnerving symptoms continuing on for [...]

100 Foreigners Share Their Belgian Love Experience

100 Foreigners Share Their Belgian Love Experience

A few years ago, I wrote an article, 7 Things I've Learned About Loving a Belgian. The article picked up traction in a way that really surprised me. People's messages and emails came pouring in; strangers took time to share their experiences with me with impressive candor and humor. Shortly after, I invited expat strangers [...]

The Honest Truth About Homesickness as an Expat

The Honest Truth About Homesickness as an Expat

It's happened many times: I'm having a drink at a party and small-talking with new people when they ask about where I'm from and where I've been. Inevitably due is a question laced with a hint of concern. They pry politely and it's cute how they almost whisper the question like it's a secret. "Don't...don't [...]