Mallorca: Mediterranean Island Life at Half the Cost of the Caribbean

Mallorca: Mediterranean Island Life at Half the Cost of the Caribbean

By |
December 26, 2018

When I first started learning Spanish, I could only speak in metaphors. I sat with my now-fiancée on a 1,000-year-old facade outside the Port of Valldemossa, while we watched the sun set over the Mediterranean. “I don’t want to get off this train,” I told her. I knew the vocabulary for trains because that’s how I got around...

Mexican Food: A Culinary Adventure

Mexican Food: A Culinary Adventure

By |
December 25, 2018

As the 14th largest country in the world, Mexico is also one of the most biodiverse. Bordered on three sides by oceans—the Pacific, the Gulf, and the Caribbean it’s not surprising there’s a lot of seafood in Mexican cuisine. But there’s also large swaths of farmland in the highlands which means a whole host of vegetables and spices...

11 Holiday Celebrations Around the World

11 Holiday Celebrations Around the World

By |
December 17, 2018

Whether you’re living overseas or just traveling for a holiday season vacation, the world is full of opportunities to escape the usual Christmas routine. U.S. expats around the world are celebrating in many different ways in their new homes. Here are 11 examples from across the globe—each offering their own unique flair of festivities...