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How to Work Abroad for Canadians

For the past few years, I have been living and working abroad. Although having a Canadian passport is really great for traveling, it is not so great for having flexibility in working abroad. Sure, we have many programs available to us, especially partnerships with many countries for the work-holiday scheme, but everything that we do… Continue reading How to Work Abroad for Canadians

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Making Friends Abroad

There are many challenges living abroad but the one common thing that most people are scared about is being by themselves. To leave your hometown, your comfort zone and your already established network of friends and family is not an easy thing to do. It can be frightening, and nerve-wrecking and takes courage and motivation.… Continue reading Making Friends Abroad

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The Journey, not the Destination

Since graduation 2012, I have been traveling and working abroad. My family thinks it is a nomadic unordinary life that I have chosen and even though they are supportive, they are tired of seeing me leaving home each and every year. Society tells me that nomadic living is just running away from the mundane 9-5… Continue reading The Journey, not the Destination

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Why I Learned French

For the last two years, I have spent my life living in Francophone areas, learning French and teaching English. Many people may think I am a 'Francophile' and that I have always loved the French language and culture but it is quite the contrary. Growing up living in Canada, and in the Anglophone-dominated regions, I… Continue reading Why I Learned French