My Story

Category: My Story

16 November 2018
Annette pacey, mum and blogger writes about her experiences with deciding on schools in Barcelona. Local or international ...
30 October 2018
Sara Gemba tells us about living in the south of Spain. Sarah's Story   My name is Sarah Gemba. I'm 39 and I have been ...
02 October 2018
Alison has lived in France for 13 years with her husband and 2 daughters. She joined the Girl Guides as a volunteer in 2013. She is now ...
06 June 2018
Penelope Olij-Perez, co-founder of Mimoun relocation agency, believes what truly differentiates an excellent relocation expert from simply ...
30 May 2018
  Niamh is Irish and a mother of 1 and has lived in Spain since 2006. After 5 years as an in-house content specialist, she went ...
03 May 2018
Kiersten Pilar Miller is founder of The Milk Bar and Bellies Abroad based in Rome. The Milk Bar, created in 2009 was a store and meeting ...
17 April 2018
Piero Faustini is a Music and Performing Arts Sciences Graduate from the University of Bologna, and has a PhD in Music Science from the ...
09 April 2018
Katja lives with her husband Malte and two girls in New York City. They left their native Germany to live in the USA in the summer of 2016. ...
02 March 2018
When we became parents our main aim was to spend as much time with our daughters as possible, but couldn't. Both of us wanted to try ...
12 February 2018
Emmy Yoshida is the founder and owner of International Babysitters Emmy launched her business in 2016 when she relocated to Milan as a ...
22 January 2018
Amy Odaro spent 9 months in Marche, an eastern Italian region, in 2016 with her husband and young son. Here she talks to MumAbroad Life ...
08 September 2017
When I came back to Rome in 2013, it was quite a shock for me. Italy is my country, it’s true, but after living 8 years abroad, in London ...
04 September 2017
Annette Pacey grew up in New Zealand but has spent most of her adult life between the UK and Spain. She currently lives with her Spanish ...
22 August 2017
Dominique White is a freelance community manager, content advisor and translator who is passionate about children’s literature. She is a ...
18 August 2017
My name is Joy Voelker. I am an American Midwestern at heart,a New Yorker in attitude and ambition and a Spaniard by choice of lifestyle. ...
05 July 2017
My story has been known to give people vertigo… If you know my history you might say it was inevitable. Vanessa Greco tells Mumabroad ...
20 June 2017
"Having left my job in Brussels and with several small children it seemed to be my opportunity to escape office life and do something I ...
16 June 2017
Diane Serra has worn many hats, including Interior Designer, Accessories Designer, UX Designer, Web Designer, Web Developer, Content ...
30 May 2017
Jane moved to Barcelona in 2003 after spending 8 years in Egypt and completing her Doctorate in the Role of Women in Egyptian film at SOAS, ...
24 May 2017
Andrea lives in small town in the north of Perugia with her husband and their twin daughters born in 2000. They moved to Italy when the ...
04 May 2017
Roya Shahr-Yazdi has a German mother and an Iranian father. She was born and grew up in Berlin. Roya moved to the UK to study at the ...
26 April 2017
Hi, my name is Onke Truijen and my husband Glenn and our two kids, Zwaantje (little Swan) and Wester (wind from the west) moved from ...
20 April 2017
Life in a new town just outside Barcelona, one mum tells us what to expect. Tips for a smoother change of life   I'm from ...
31 March 2017
Marisa Raymond and her husband first came to France in September of 2008. Her husband, then a post-doctoral fellow in Colorado, was offered ...
31 March 2017
Dina Vivan is a forty-four year old Italian woman born and raised in Italy who grew up with an international mindset and a love for ...
28 March 2017
When we meet new people on our year-long trip around Europe, the inevitable happens. They ask how it is that the kids aren’t in ...
21 March 2017
Kirstie Rowbotham and her husband moved to France to make wine..........and what better place than in the Bordeaux wine region! Wine had ...
16 March 2017
Karen's Story   Configuring our path of least resistance to living a happy and fulfilled life abroad has been a year in the making ...
13 March 2017
One Canadian family talks about resettling in France We are a small family, myself, my husband and our now 11 year old daughter. An ...
10 March 2017
Emmy & Enzo’s Journey   Every year hundreds of thousands of families emigrate abroad from Britain alone and last year my son ...
09 March 2017
Cris Kristofits has been an expat for over 15 years and is considered one of the “go to” experts in Barcelona on expat family life. As ...
30 January 2017
Elena kloppenburg tell us her story about working with families in Milan. Starting out   How did you become a family ...
30 January 2017
Three years gives you perspective.   I wrote my first blog about my mother’s death exactly a year on from her sudden passing, ...
25 January 2017
Emma Cuthbertson, originally from Cornwall in the UK, is a Salesforce Marketing Cloud Consultant living in Northern Italy with her husband ...
20 January 2017
Mary Loscerbo is a singer/songwriter. Her band, The B.I.T. band (The Best in Town) has been performing together since 2004 specialising in ...
18 January 2017
Michelle Damiani is an American writer and psychologist. Her book about her family’s life in Italy, Il Bel Centro: A Year in the ...
05 January 2017
My husband and I moved here 12 years ago after deciding to give up our sensible jobs and pursue our dream of renovating an old property ...
03 January 2017
Natasha Brough is a 15 year old Australian who moved to Spain with her parents when she was 8. They first lived in Valencia but moved to ...
15 December 2016
Julie Stephenson, Founder of Esperaça talks to MumAbroad Life about her move to Barcelona, owning a fish & chip shop and helping the ...
06 December 2016
House of Voga is the brainchild of Juju Murrell, an art director turned fitness influencer who found yoga after experiencing chronic ...
02 December 2016
Chontelle Bonfiglio is an Australian mother of two boys. After living in Italy for many years she is now based in Australia. She is a ...
28 November 2016
Verena Schmid became a qualified midwife in Florence in 1979. Since then she has assisted home deliveries for more than 25 years, founded ...
15 November 2016
Anna Powney talks about her experience starting a new life in France Relocation and work - starting a new life   My husband ...
26 October 2016
Laura moved to Mallorca in August 2013 with her husband and young family. They had been living just outside of Barcelona on the Maresme ...
17 October 2016
"Even though I have lived in Italy for over eight years and my children were born here, I still can’t get used to the way Italian’s ...
05 October 2016
 Linda & Steve  moved to Rome with a dream, 2 cats and a Swiss Army knife to start our hostel, The Beehive. Our italian ...
19 September 2016
The final part in the series Female, Foreign and Entrepreneur in Italy Emma Cuthbertson speaks to a group of successful female foreign ...
12 August 2016
Corinne Kowal talks about her moving experiences and setting up house and work in a different country. Adapting and ...