Take Your Ideas for a Test Drive

After a vacation in Spain, Karen McCann and her husband returned the following year to study Spanish. The Ohio residents were especially enchanted by Seville. "We spent four spring vacations in Seville, staying for longer and longer periods," says Karen. "Of course, moving abroad—or moving anywhere—has its challenges. But you don't have to wait until all the stars are aligned, the dog passes away, the grandkids are all happily married, and you win the lottery."

Bring a Sense of Curiosity on Your Big Adventure

Bring a Sense of Curiosity on Your Big Adventure. “It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education,” observed Albert Einstein. For many of us, sadly, the destruction of curiosity began long before our school days. When I was growing up, my incessant questions were often dismissed with a reminder that curiosity killed the cat. The message, intended or not, was that shrinking was preferable to exploring. This repeated warning has an impact that goes far beyond the deceased cat.

Is This The Easiest Way to Earn Overseas?

You speak English. What if you could turn that into a moneymaking asset? Teaching English as a second language has, of course, long been a popular occupation for those moving abroad. While requirements vary from country to country, being certified to teach English as a foreign language makes it easier to find a position. There are numerous programs offering certification.

Fresh Income Ideas for Your Overseas Life

What did you love about the work you have done in the past? What do you never want to do again? How can you take the parts you love and put them to work in an exciting new way? Those are the kind of questions Kate Butterworth asked herself when she moved to Athens, Greece. Kate had a background in education but there were already numerous programs available for students wishing to learn about ancient Greece.