One of the things I usually remember about our various posts is the travel in the region. There was the time when we drove with several friends into a part of Russia where we only ate blini — Russian version of French crepes — for three straight days (vegetarian choices were limited off the beaten track). There was the time when we took a smelly, overnight train to Bukhara and a scary plane ride to Khiva (in Uzbekistan). There was the time when we had breakfast in France, lunch in Monaco and dinner in Italy. And there was the time when we saw Iguazu falls from both the Brazilian and the Argentine side.
These experiences were all very different but there is one thing that unites them — the opportunity to see things we may have not been able to see had we not been posted in the region. Every time we find ourselves expatriated to a country, we always look around. What can we see in this country and in the countries that surround it? What experiences are available to us?
To the dismay of our family and friends back home we almost never go home while living elsewhere. Instead we prefer to explore our surroundings. When, if not then, will we have this opportunity? And that’s why taking this chance to explore and Travel within the region of your post is the T for the A to Z of Successful Expatriation™.
Where have you traveled lately?
Any other T’s out there?
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